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Hockey For Beginners – Get to know your Nicknames

January 27, 2012 by

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“Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.” – Thomas Paine We know them by their nicknames. The Great One, Rocket Richard and Super Mario. Because really, every great sport player has been given a nickname. It makes us closer to them, more attainable if you will. This is a name we gave […]

All-Star Schedule

January 26, 2012 by

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Thought I’d just give you some info on the All Star schedule. You can click here for all the events on nhl.com.  If you are a Uverse user like I am, you do not get this feature since Uverse sucks butt and dropped the nhl network. You will have to either go without, or do as […]

A Brief History of the Hockey Stick

January 24, 2012 by

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Ice hockey sticks are approximately 59.1 inches (150cm) to 78.7 inches (200cm) long. The blade is slightly curved in one direction, either way, to aid in retaining or lifting the puck of the playing surface. The goaltender has a slightly modified stick. The lower part of the stick is wider, the angle is smaller and […]

Los Angeles King’s Stat website for playoff chances

January 20, 2012 by

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I love this site! It’s called Sport Club Stats and it will give you the chances of your team making the playoffs. The website itself says: “Welcome. This site sheds light on 3 things: A team’s odds of making the playoffs. How today’s games impact those odds. How well they need to finish the season […]

Dustin Penner Pancakegate response and interview at Meet the Players

January 17, 2012 by

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Thanks KingsVision and Dustin Penner for this gem from The Meet the Players at Hollywood Park: Dustin Penner at Meet the Players  (please click on link) You can go here  forMayor’s Manor where Dustin Penner responds in an open letter regarding his pancake injury and read more.  Wonderful! Penner uses this as a way to […]

A brief History of the Hockey Puck

January 15, 2012 by

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The puck was introduced to Canada by natives of Halifax in the mid 1800′s. It was originally made of wood and they were square, not round. Next came the rubber pucks which were made by slicing a ball in half. The first round pucks were made in Montreal in the 1880′s. The origin of the […]

Thanks LA Kings for Meet the Players!

January 11, 2012 by

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              Well, I had the best time ever! This was my first year as a STH and so my first Meet the Players. Other fans had previously said to leave early so I left work super early with my co-worker (hubby had to work) and got there around 4:30. We were […]

Happy Holidays King’s Fans!

December 25, 2011 by

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To All Hockey Fans: “May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.” – Irish Blessing Revised […]

A Few Quick King’s Notes

December 21, 2011 by

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This picture is from Hammond’s site and it shows our new Coach Sutter on the ice at practice today. Hammond has another pic and more info here. The Los angeles Kings had a press conference today at 1:00 pm and nothing exciting happened. Sutter said the NHL is a 3-2 league meaning he thinks defense […]

King’s officially announce Darryl Sutter for Coach

December 20, 2011 by

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    Darry Sutter happy on the farm. Making millions, living the good life.             Darryl Sutter takes phone call from Dean Lombardi – accepts the multi-million,  two-year job as Head Coach of Los Angeles Kings.          Coach Sutter – Oh, look at that face! We are going […]

Fantasy Hockey: The Favorites vs The Best

December 18, 2011 by

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Since I don’t want to talk about my real team today, I want to talk about  my Fantasy Hockey team experiment. It doesn’t matter how busy you are with your job, spouse, children, friends, sport team, family and everything else, you must play fantasy hockey. I suppose there are more places to play, but I […]

The ONLY 3 reasons a King’s fan lives in O.C.

December 5, 2011 by

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1. They are taking care of an elderly family member for over 20 years now and cannot move. 2. They bought their house back before the Ducks were dreamt up and now have lost their jobs making it impossible for them to sell their home and move to L.A because they have no money and […]

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