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Hockey 101 – The Referee and the Linesman – What the Heck are They Doing?

March 12, 2012 by


The best part of writing this hockey blog for women is when you ask me questions and I actually know the answer! And you have been asking about the Referee and the Linesman. Who are they? What are their jobs? How do they not get punched in the face more often? Well, I’ll answer the […]

Hockey 101 – What does the NHL Trade Deadline mean?

February 15, 2012 by


  There is a lot of uproar this time of the hockey year regarding the NHL trade deadline. I thought I’d put together a little explanation of what the deadline means to the NHL and for the Kings. This little article is not supposed to go in-depth but to help those who are new or […]

Q & A – What does the NHL Realignment mean for the Kings?

December 7, 2011 by


First off, the NHL league is divided by conferences and divisions. The NHL League has 30 teams. Then it is broken down into two conferences – The Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. Each conference holds 15 teams. The two conferences are further broken down into divisions. Each Conference has 3 divisions of 5 teams. […]

Q & A for Beginners – Delayed Offsides – You want more!!!

November 22, 2011 by

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Well! Let it not be said that I ignore the masses – ha! I swear if it was legal, I’d be drawn and quartered by hubbypat for not including more info on delayed offsides. I’m told my info regarding offsides was very good but my delayed penalty explanation could use more examples. This should make […]

Hockey Q & A for beginners – Offsides and Delayed offsides – lolwut?

November 21, 2011 by


I was asked what is offsides this past weekend at the game by a few ladies in our suite. I thought I had put that up here, but it was icing. I tried to give a simple answer and I think for the most part it was understood. The ladies told me they thought they […]

Kings play Minnesota Wild – Wild what?

November 12, 2011 by


It seems that the Kings are playing a team tonight called the Minnesota Wild. My question is..Has Minnesota redefined the english language? I thought wild was an adjective. Or maybe it could be a verb. BUT it is not a noun. Maybe they ran out of money to complete their name or maybe they’re waiting […]

Hockey Q & A – Icing, It’s simple! except for….

October 27, 2011 by


Mary, my sister and our resident hockey newbie, has written her observations on abbreviations and hockey questions. I have to say I enjoyed it very much, cracked me up! But, at the same time, I’ve heard from others when talking hockey, some of the stats and penalties, etc can get confusing. As with everything, once […]


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