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The long wait ends. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE
The long wait ends. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

Tanner Pearson signs his first NHL contract
Jon Rosen's profile of the late bloomer who beat the odds to become a first round pick. Good quotes from Pearson, Yannetti, and Nelson Emerson.

The ever-intriguing Dwight King
Bourne is interested in Dwight King's upside. Not many fans around the league were aware this big guy was our 2nd line LW from Februrary until the end of Round 1.


Willie Mitchell brings the Stanley Cup home - Angus Certified
Terrific article on the way Port McNeill embraced Mitchell. The council says August 12th could be Willie Mitchell Day forever if he gets a second Cup. Pssst, make it happen, guys.

Goalie Guild's Latest NHL Depth Chart Report
The Kings get an A grade for their overall goalie depth, but now have just three prospects in the system.

Where was Stanley? Up a tree, at your party


Cup tour pictures never fail to make me smile. Here are a few recent favorites.

My favorite Kings player with a hunting bow and the Cup up in a tree.
Just like Bernie, funny and badass.

Justin Williams' reflective moment
JW has the lead on "Prettiest Sunset Lake Photo" and "Offseason's Best Hair."

Will Ferrell has a movie premiere with the Cup at the Hockey Hall of Fame.
"Thanks for wearing a Kings jersey to Toronto." "You're welcome."

Gorgeous photo gallery and essay on Sutter's day to celebrate.
From Robert Gauthier, Los Angeles Times

What about Shane Doan?

He is "giving Phoenix time" while also going on a cross country tour to find a possible new home. Vancouver was the latest to woo him over antipasti. Despite a flurry of vague rumors, it's same old, same old.

Question of the day:

Which prospect breaks into the league first, with the Kings or somewhere else - Pearson, Toffoli, Andreoff, Hickey, Muzzin, Jones?