1. Los Angeles Kings: Dean Lombardi Lands Penner in Monster Deal

    It's been an interesting season for Kings fans with the ups, downs and everything in between. Some guys have really stepped up, demonstrating what it means to be part of a great franchise...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 424 reads 2 comments

  2. NHL Trade Rumors: 10 All-Stars Most Likely To Be Dealt

    The holiday trade freeze is over and the National Hockey League season is back in full swing. With that said, it's important to note that many general managers' phones are ringing off the hook...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 6,742 reads 21 comments

  3. Los Angeles Kings Sign Jack Johnson to Seven-Year Extension

    Tonight marked one of the most important moments of the 2010/2011 season for the Los Angeles Kings. It was long thought that Dean Lombardi wanted to lock Jack Johnson up for a long time, and tonight he was finally able to do so...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 604 reads 4 comments

  4. NHL Power Rankings to Start The New Year

    As teams near the half-way point for the 2010-2011 NHL season, it's time to take a look at my Power Rankings so far. I will be ranking the teams from number thirty to number one...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 3,213 reads 37 comments

  5. Jeremy Morin: 20 Top Hockey Prospects to Watch in 2011

    We are right in the heat of the World Junior Hockey Championship. This is some of the most exciting hockey that fans will see all year long. Junior hockey gives us a chance to look at the players of tomorrow...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 5,397 reads 26 comments

  6. Los Angeles Kings: Sturm Shows Up, Kings Dismantle Sharks

    The Los Angeles Kings have returned from the holiday break in full force. After a stellar start to the season, a mediocre November and a solid start to December, the Kings finally look like they have turned a corner...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 255 reads 1 comments

  7. Los Angeles Kings: Searching For An Identity at The Christmas Break?

    Although no team has played 41 games this season, many media outlets consider the Christmas break to be the "half-way point" of the NHL season. By this point, each fan base has had the chance to see its team perform...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 176 reads 0 comments

  8. Corey Crawford, Sergei Bobrovsky and the Top New Faces in Net This Year

    Hockey is unlike most sports in that so much emphasis is put on one position. Goaltenders in the National Hockey League are some of the most important people to their respective teams...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 63 reads 4 comments

  9. LA Kings vs. Toronto Maple Leafs: Who Can Take Advantage of League Cap Woes?

    As the holiday trade freeze takes effect, National Hockey League trade rumors will start to heat up. Despite the season only being a few months old, we have heard names like ...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 376 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Trade Rumors: The 10 Teams That Need Evgeni Nabokov Most

    The last few weeks here at The Bleacher Report have been great for writers and readers like myself. It's been a true pleasure to read the NHL Trade Rumors series that has been circulating on the site...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 1,958 reads 4 comments

  11. NHL Power Rankings: The Top 25 Power Play Snipers

    What a year of National Hockey League play we've witnessed so far. We've seen ups, downs and everything in between. Since the start of the season, some beautiful goals have been scored...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 13,331 reads 25 comments

  12. Los Angeles Kings: Scoring Woes Continue into December, Could Sturm Be a Fix?

    What an interesting year it has been for the Los Angeles Kings. After one of the hottest starts in the league, and team history, many people were saying that the Kings were poised to take a huge run at the ultimate prize in the Spring of 2011...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 846 reads 2 comments

  13. Fitting Tribute for Markus Naslund: Once a Canuck, Always a Canuck

    After months of build-up and ceremony speculation, Markus Naslund's No. 19 was sent to the rafters of Vancouver's Rogers Arena. It was a night full of emotion, touching video tributes and speeches that pulled on the heart strings...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 889 reads 2 comments

  14. NHL Trade Rumors: 10 Reasons Jarome Iginla Should Stay in Calgary

    Jarome Iginla has been the face of the Calgary Flames for years. There is no player quite like him in the league. He plays with more skill, heart, determination and scoring prowess than 99 percent of the league...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 1,162 reads 9 comments

  15. Los Angeles Kings Silencing Critics with Back-To-Back Wins

    It's been an incredible interesting season in Los Angeles for the Kings this season. After coming out of the gate with a blazing start, the Kings came back down to earth losing seven of eight games to end November...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 122 reads 0 comments

  16. Los Angeles Kings: Could Marco Sturm Be Our Savior?

    It's so tough being a fan of a hockey team that is so much better than its record indicates. After a 3-2 overtime win against the high flying Detroit Red Wings , the Los Angeles Kings have compiled a record of 15-10-0...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 440 reads 5 comments

  17. NHL Trade Rumors: The Top 10 Teams That Could Deal for Edmonton's Dustin Penner

    Who is Dustin Penner? A casual hockey fan probably knows about Penner's size and a casual hockey fan probably knows that Penner can score. In my opinion, the best quality he has is his puck shielding ability...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 3,423 reads 28 comments

  18. Toronto Maple Leafs: Who Is Wayne Simmonds and Why Do They Want Him?

    Brian Burke's two-year anniversary as the General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs was only a couple of days ago. He openly admitted that his "plan" hasn't panned out and that the Leafs aren't close to where he wants them to be...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 1,576 reads 38 comments

  19. Los Angeles Kings: Quarter Pole Report Card

    The Los Angeles Kings have already played 22 games this season. In my opinion, there is no better time to write a report on the team than the quarter pole. This season has been full of pleasant surprises...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 718 reads 3 comments

  20. Los Angeles Kings: Who Could Be the Top Left Winger For This Team?

    The Los Angeles Kings are poised to make a run at Lord Stanley's cup during the playoffs this year. They have the size, the speed and the scoring touch to make it all come together...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 976 reads 11 comments

  21. The Best and Worst From This Young NHL Season

    As we approach the quarter pole for this young National Hockey League season, I thought that I would take the time to write a slideshow talking about the best and worst stories thus far...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 2,655 reads 38 comments

  22. NHL Trade Scenarios: Los Angeles Kings Should Trade for Jarome Iginla

    The Los Angeles Kings are still searching for an identity. They are a top end team without the top end talent. We could make an argument that Dustin Brown, Justin Williams and Jarret Stoll are all playing all-star hockey right now...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 709 reads 2 comments

  23. Los Angeles Kings: How Experience Has Changed This Team

    As the Los Angeles Kings near the 20-game mark of this season, experience is starting to shine through...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 244 reads 1 comments

  24. Power Rankings: The 30 NHL Top Lines

    After weeks of research, I am finally ready to rank the NHL's 30 top lines. This information is the most up to date that I could find on the Internet...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 11,311 reads 58 comments

  25. Los Angeles Kings: Are They the Most Underrated Defensive Team in the NHL?

    You don't have to be an avid Kings fan to know that this team can put the puck in the net. With names like Kopitar, Williams, Stoll, Brown, Smyth and so many more, it's no surprise ...

    Michael Stuart Written by Michael Stuart about over 3 years ago 604 reads 46 comments