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Kings Links – Nelson Emerson’s Day

After taking yesterday off, the links are back today! I know you’re super excited. Also, yesterday was Nelson Emerson’s day and today is Rob Blake’s day so follow Philip Pritchard on twitter if you care.

Kings News

Playoff Moments: #9 Every Day Anze He led all players in scoring for the second time in three years and is awesome.

LA Kings Insider

PLAYER EVALUATION: FRASER He only played 33 games this year and was then a “cap victim” and was not offered a new contract this year.

Kelowna Daily Carrier

L.A. Kings hire Rockets’ goalie coach The Kings didn’t hire a new goalie coach, just promoted from within.


In Other News

Five For Howling

The Open Meeting Law and the Arizona Coyotes lease agreement The drama continues for the city of Glendale as yesterday their mayor apparently thinks the Glendale City Council violated some law, which could affect the new lease agreement for Arena.


The Penguins and The Kings: Team Defense Where does goalie talent pick up where team defense leaves off? It’s an interesting look.

Advanced Hockey Stats Case study: Nick Spaling It’s an interesting take on the “eye-test” vs advanced stats and how that relates to evaluating a player.

NHL Fights: Declining rapidly There’s still toughness and gritness in the league, especially with the Penguins, but the need for enforcers and fights is going down.

Mile High Hockey

O’Reilly signs last minute deal with the Avs The star forward finally agreed to take a pay cut in order to stay in Denver.

Talking Points