1. NHL Playoff Predictions 2012: Western Conference First-Round Winners

    The NHL playoffs are upon us once again after an exciting end to the regular season. As usual, there is no shortage of storylines going into the first round of the playoffs...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about over 2 years ago 1,767 reads 0 comments

  2. Los Angeles Kings: 3 Players Who Will Have a Big 2012

    The 2011-2012 season started out as a promising one, but all that promise soon turned to disappointment. The Los Angeles Kings could not find ways to score and ways to win, which led to the firing of head coach Terry Murray...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about almost 3 years ago 1,197 reads 0 comments

  3. Los Angeles Kings: Can They Make the Playoffs with Their Goal-Scoring Woes?

    After 37 games, the Los Angeles Kings remain one of the lowest-scoring teams in the NHL . They just recently broke a double-digit streak of scoring two goals or less per game; ...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about almost 3 years ago 582 reads 2 comments

  4. Los Angeles Kings: 4 Players That Need to Step Up Their Game

    The Christmas break has come and gone in the NHL , and the Los Angeles Kings currently find themselves outside a playoff position. You can attribute their poor play to poor coaching, but that is only part of the story...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 996 reads 4 comments

  5. Los Angeles Kings: Possible Trade Deadline Deals

    With the Los Angeles Kings floundering in the standings, this year’s trade deadline could be an important one for GM Dean Lombardi and the team...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 3,594 reads 5 comments

  6. Los Angeles Kings: A Look at Their Best Players so Far This Year

    Few players have stood out in the mess that is the Los Angeles Kings this season. The Kings have posted a record of 14-13-4 on the season, but despite their mediocre start to the ...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 334 reads 2 comments

  7. Why Jonathan Quick Is a Vezina Candidate

    There have been very few bright spots in the LA Kings ’ disappointing start to the 2011-2012 season. The team that was supposed to contend for the Stanley Cup now sits at 12th in their conference and has lost five straight games...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 468 reads 3 comments

  8. Los Angeles Kings: 4 Teams That Could Use Jonathan Bernier

    It’s a good problem to have if you are the Los Angeles Kings . You have one of the best young goaltenders in the league in Jonathan Quick and right behind him you have another young goaltender just waiting to break out...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 2,036 reads 2 comments

  9. Los Angeles Kings: Are They Really Stanley Cup Contenders?

    Can the Los Angeles Kings win the Stanley Cup this season? The more you watch them play, the more you think the answer is no. The truth is the Kings haven’t been awful...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 712 reads 4 comments

  10. Los Angeles Kings' Most Important Games Before the All-Star Game

    Through the first quarter of the season, the LA Kings have not played at the level expected of them coming into the year. It may still be early, but the Kings see themselves outside of the playoff picture...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 386 reads 0 comments

  11. Los Angeles Kings: What Is Wrong with Dustin Brown?

    On the whole, the Kings have picked up their game as of late, winning four of their last six. Despite their modest success, Captain Dustin Brown appears to have lost his way...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 1,227 reads 4 comments

  12. NHL Trade Rumors: Should the Kings Trade for Jeff Carter?

    It’s mid-November and we’re nearing the quarter pole of another NHL season. After the first twenty games or so, the GMs around the league know what kind of team they have...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 2,077 reads 12 comments

  13. Los Angeles Kings: What To Do with Willie Mitchell and Dustin Penner

    Willie Mitchell and Dustin Penner are two significant pieces of the Los Angeles Kings roster, although Penner is significant for all the wrong reasons...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 1,554 reads 14 comments

  14. Los Angeles Kings: Why They Regret Trading for Dustin Penner

    At last year’s trade deadline, the Los Angeles Kings had high hopes when they traded for left winger Dustin Penner. The Kings had put together a solid record and looked to Penner to add some size and scoring ability to an already talented squad...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 1,856 reads 2 comments

  15. Los Angeles Kings: Why the Team Can't Score

    The Kings are falling. They can’t score and something needs to be done to reverse the trend before things get out of hand. The Kings sit at 23rd in the league with 36 goals in favor...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 582 reads 4 comments

  16. Los Angeles Kings: Explaining Jonathan Quick's Dominance

    How long will Jonathan Quick remain the best goalie in the league no one has heard of? Not much longer now. Quick has continued to put up rock solid numbers in goal for the LA...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 340 reads 4 comments

  17. Los Angeles Kings: What to Do with Jarret Stoll Next Year

    Jarret Stoll enters the final year of his contract on the third line this season due to the trade for Mike Richards. His two-way skill and scoring ability makes him a fine third-line center for the Kings , but his $3...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 658 reads 2 comments

  18. NHL Trade News: 3 Reasons the Kings Should Trade Jonathan Bernier

    Drafted No. 11 overall in 2006, Jonathan Bernier remains a top goal-tending prospect for the Los Angeles Kings . He has helped the Canadian World Junior team to a Gold Medal and has a ...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 1,391 reads 8 comments

  19. Los Angeles Kings: 4 Reasons This Is Their Year

    The Los Angeles Kings are off to a solid 5-2-1 start to the year, and look like a team that has something to prove...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 333 reads 2 comments

  20. Los Angeles Kings: Jonathan Quick's Start and Expectations for the Season

    Running a shutout streak at over 126 minutes, Jonathan Quick has been stellar in goal for Los Angeles this season...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  21. Wayne Gretzky and the NHL's 20 Biggest Trades of All Time

    We’ve been through a busy offseason in the NHL for trades. We saw the likes of Mike Richards, Jeff Carter and even Dany Heatley switching addresses over the summer...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 4,403 reads 20 comments

  22. Los Angeles Kings: What the Kings Need to Do to Land Zach Parise

    If you had to point out a weak area on the LA Kings roster, it would be at left wing. The position is not as deep as it could be...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 1,458 reads 23 comments

  23. Los Angeles Kings: Anze Kopitar and Other Possible NHL Award Winners

    The Los Angeles Kings sit on the verge of a breakout season. For the first time in years they are legitimate Stanley Cup contenders. Awards and accolades usually follow teams that have great seasons...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 1,035 reads 4 comments

  24. Colorado Avalanche: Semyon Varlamov and Colorado's Playoff Hopes

    The trade for goaltender Semyon Varlamov left fans wondering: “What was Colorado thinking?” If things keep up, they’ll be wondering: “What was Washington ...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 1,166 reads 8 comments

  25. Los Angeles Kings: Why Drew Doughty Is the Real Deal

    Now that news has finally broken on Drew Doughty ’s new contract, the question can be asked: is he worth the money? With an eight-year, $56 million dollar contract, Doughty will be one of the best paid defensemen in the NHL ...

    Gary Llewellin Written by Gary Llewellin about 3 years ago 347 reads 6 comments