Kings Links - Emotionless: Hanzal Popular; Lundqvist Out; 30 Thoughts

The Kings are lacking emotion; Coyotes' taking most calls on Hanzal; Lundqvist has an injury, will not play tonight vs the Bruins. Elliotte Friedman offers 30 Thoughts including some about the current cap situation.

It was a bad night for the Los Angeles Kings who looked largely uninspired following their trip to the White House. Jon Rosen gives his thoughts on the issue.

LA Kings Insider

WAKING UP WITH THE KINGS: FEBRUARY 4 This isn't the same team with a different blue line and everyone seems to be lacking emotion.

LA Times

Kings' dispirited 4-0 loss to Capitals leaves them far from repeat hopes If something doesn't change soon, they could end up like the Carolina Hurricanes "as another footnote in an inglorious history."

Thx Bud

5 STANDOUT MOMENTS FROM ‘ROAD TO THE NHL STADIUM SERIES': EPISODE 1 In less depressing news, Chanelle Berlin of Thx Bud compiled her five favorite moments from the first episode.

In Other News

Blueshirt Banter

Henrik Lundqvist Injured, MacKenzie Skapski Called Up A note for your fantasy teams. Also, hopefully he's ok.


30 Thoughts: What’s happening with Kane? Elliotte Friedman's wonderful column, which spans the gamut of Rob Blake addressing rumors to GM Don Maloney's desires in a trade as they rebuild.

The Score

Coyotes taking most calls on Hanzal, not Vermette, Yandle Speaking of the Arizona Coyotes, apparently there is a lot of interest in Martin Hanzal who is an excellent 2-way center with a cap friendly hit and could be very helpful to any team looking to make a playoff push.