Kings Links - Happy Birthday Edition
Lots of birthdays today. And the NHL awards are tonight.
I know everyone is on absolute pins and needles about who might win awards tonight!
Eric has your awards preview here.
Also, today is Jarret Stoll's birthday so get on the twitter and wish him a happy birthday.
Happy Birthday to a true gentleman, class act, and certainly a great hockey player. Happy 32nd Birthday @jarretstoll! http://t.co/EmD2hKC7dV— Kings Vision (@KingsVision) June 24, 2014
Sharing his birthday are Bernie Nicholls and the esteemed Jon Rosen. Get on the twitter and wish them both happy berfdays!
and a happy birthday to the best blogger in the biz @LAKingsInsider pic.twitter.com/e8r8tPTKeE— LA Kings (@LAKings) June 24, 2014
Happy birthday to this beauty! You'll always be my favorite hockey player ❤️ love you dad! @bernienicholls9 pic.twitter.com/BT6ywR6s86— McKenna Nicholls (@mckennanicholls) June 24, 2014
LA Kings Insider
REPORT: KINGS TO TRAVEL SECOND-FEWEST MILES IN PACIFIC A refreshingly, not horrendously grueling schedule for a change. The Kings are tied with the Winnipeg Jets for least amount of back-to-backs.
INFLUENCES, HIP CHECKS DISCUSSED WITH ROB BLAKE Rosen chatted with the former star defenseman about his infamous hitting style.
Battle of California
Battle of California 2014-15 Schedule: Anaheim vs. San Jose vs. Los Angeles ICYMI, BOC broke down the schedule of when all three California teams face each other. LA sees SJ and Anaheim five times each.
In Other News
Winging It In Motown
UFA Targets as Fast Food Establishments A humorous look at free agents and comparing them to popular fast food chains.
2014 NHL Draft: On Quality of Competition for CHL Defensemen Quantifying the reliability of draft eligible defensemen.
Why you should hope your favorite team drafts an NCAA hockey player Basically, age and development time translate to greater success. It's a good article to read, though.