Kings Links - Defense Wins; Dupuis's Health; Leafs Blown Out
Secondary scoring! More health problems in Pittsburgh. Nashville killed the Leafs.
The Los Angeles Kings got a lot of scoring from their defense, as all six members notched at least one point. Special shout out to Brayden McNabb for his multi-point night.
LA Kings Insider
VIDEO, PHOTOS, QUOTES: WILLIE MITCHELL RECEIVES HIS RING The Kings' front office (and Darryl Sutter) presented Willie Mitchell with his ring before the game and he spoke about the standing ovation he received at the game.
WAKING UP WITH THE KINGS: NOVEMBER 19 Simple execution = goal = Matt Greene's stunned faced forever.
NOVEMBER 19 PRACTICE NOTES Sutter is displeased with the young rookie. Welp, so much for that Calder nod I know we were all dreaming of.
Kings keep it simple and beat Panthers Hammond's game story and a little tidbit about the Florida Panthers' emergency call up from their AHL affiliate.
In Other News
Pascal Dupuis has blood clot in lung, out at least 6 months Scary news for the 35-year-old winger. Well wishes and all the best to him. Here's hoping for a full recovery and no lingering effects.
The Globe and Mail
Randy Carlyle under fire as Leafs hit skids again The much maligned coach is under fire - but he won't be fired.
NHL's player safety department misses nothing An interesting tidbit, the DOPS "monitor whether broadcasters are getting rules right or wrong and beat-writer Twitter accounts to ensure incidents are correctly reported to fans."
New York Times
Far From Play, N.H.L.’s Safety Chief Seeks Infractions and Transparency Stephane Quintal aims to increase transparency so that fans, players and media members alike can understand the reasoning behind the decisions the DOPS make.
#NHLrank: Defensemen I don't disagree with #2, but #1? REALLY?! Ugh.
#NHLrank: Goaltenders They're doing this weird thing with early season rankings and projecting it for the rest of the season. I think #1 and #2 are flipped, but it's hard to say.