Kings Links - Controversy; Hockey Boom; Coach/GM Compensation; Ailing Joey; Three Stars
The Kings were embroiled in controversy - again; hockey is popular in Sunny So Cal; Gary Bettman not a fan of Coach/GM comp; what's wrong with Ryan Johansen? J. Quick is NHL's third star this week.
Southland's Hockey Boom Both the Kings and Reign won in front of sell-out crowds Friday night.
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WAKING UP WITH THE KINGS: OCTOBER 26
HOW GEOMETRY CREATED THE ILLUSION OF A FLAMES GOAL As related to last night's controversial no-goal call, how the various "angles" posted on twitter created the sense that Quick's glove (and puck) was entirely over the line.
Only A Matter Of Time Now Before LA Kings LW Prospect Michael Mersch Bursts Onto NHL Scene Gann Matsuda profiles the Kings' top prospect
In Other News
Winging It In Motown
NHL Coach & GM Compensation: Why The League Office isn't a Fan The commissioner does not like compensatory picks for front office/coaching changes and tweaking the rules would be a slippery slope.
Sabres' Kane out 4-6 weeks with MCL injury Rough time for the forward.
Johansen illness not heart-related, agent says: report The Blue Jackets center is day-to-day with a mysterious illness that got him sent home from the team's road trip.
Kuznetsov, Markov and Quick named stars of week The NHL's "Three Stars of the Week" features Quick, who went 2-0-0 and allowed two goals in two contests.
On the Forecheck
Mattias Ekholm Signs Six Year Extension Somehow Dave Poile managed to pull a Dean Lombardi trick out of his hat and convinced this amazing, young Swedish player he wasn't worth very much money and he should sign for six more years. Wow.
USA Women's Hockey
2015 FOUR NATIONS CUP - SUNDSVALL, SWEDEN The full roster and some news about training in the Chicago area.
Whale Still Perfect, Topping NY Riveters 3-1 The still winless Riveters have something to be proud of in this game.
Buffalo Beauts Beginning to Come Together Despite being 0-2 on the season, the Beauts have had some strong play and are starting to gel.