Kings Links: #HistoryBegins
Some Kings news, some NHL news, some NWHL news.
Los Angeles Kings News
Game report: LA Kings lose to San Jose Sharks in season opener Elliott Teaford's game story from last night.
LA Kings Insider
OCTOBER 8 POSTGAME NOTES Jon Rosen's takes from last night.
WAKING UP WITH THE KINGS: OCTOBER 8 "A sloppy, disjointed assemblage of missed passes, amoebic five-man units and poor checking, the Kings were not the faster team on the ice."
2015-16 NHL PACIFIC DIVISION PREVIEW: THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE COYOTES ICYMI: NyLaKy of ThxBud did her breakdown of the Pacific Division and gave predictions yesterday.
PODCAST 084: JUNIOR YEAR MAGIC The ThxBud podcast is back! They discuss a myriad of things over the course of an hour but it's a good listen as always.
Video: LA Kings Rewind: 2015-2016 Home Opener
Doesn't sound like there will be anything further from SJ/LA last night. Would expect conversations with both Brown/Lucic, though.— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) October 8, 2015
LRT: Not surprised on Lucic. I thought Brown MIGHT get a game, as an early-season message-sender if nothing else.— Rich Hammond (@Rich_Hammond) October 8, 2015
In Other News
Patrick Kane gives Hawks focused effort; Kings look like mess; more The tidbits about LA are pretty spot on and I am choosing to ignore the crap about the Blackhawks.
The Other Half
On Walking Away ICYMI: Casey Rathunde's piece on choosing to no longer support the Blackhawks or the NHL.
Catherine M Silverman
Dear Random Fan: You Are Not The Problem Police Cat's response to those who really don't get it.
Along the Boards
JF Berube: Two Truths and a Lie A humorous way of "getting to know" Jean-Francois Berube, the New York Islanders' newest goaltender.
Coyotes place towering enforcer John Scott on waivers No more extra leadership for the Coyotes.
Manon Rhéaume to Drop Puck on NWHL Opening Day The former tendy was one of the first women to ever play a game in the National Hockey League (yes, really!), though it was in a preseason game. She'll drop the puck as #historybegins on Oct. 11.
Along the Boards
Cat-eye masks could be a game-changer for NWHL goalies The women are switching from full cages to cat-eyes, which could make a huge difference for the netminders.
NWHL Among First Leagues to Sell Out Opener The history is a little vague on the specifics, but the National Women's Hockey League appears to be among one of the few professional leagues to sell out their opening games.
If you're on twitter, check out what the NWHL account is doing today.
#tbt to when playing professional hockey was just a dream! #HistoryBegins October 11. @NWHL_ @NYRiveters pic.twitter.com/HUIIFfKpw2— Bray K. (@bdk27) October 8, 2015
#tbt to when playing professional hockey was just a dream! #HistoryBegins October 11. @NWHL_ @BuffaloBeauts pic.twitter.com/K9i2EDdcCU— Meghan Duggan (@mduggan10) October 8, 2015
#tbt to when playing professional hockey was just a dream! #HistoryBegins October 11 pic.twitter.com/OEi3rgeKHc— Kaleigh Fratkin (@fratkin13) October 8, 2015
#tbt to when playing professional hockey was just a dream! #HistoryBegins October 11. @TheBostonPride @NWHL_ pic.twitter.com/N6jlofYlQD— Marissa Gedman (@GEDyewsumm) October 8, 2015