Heroes For a Day: Your Stanley Cup Champion LA Kings


There are so many unique and marvelous things about the Kings’ Stanley Cup Championship run. Most of these things have been repeated and dissected ad nauseum – the 10-1 road record, Quick’s record setting goalie stats, the Kings 16-4 overall record, beating the # 1, 2 and 3 seeds in the West, being the first … Continue reading

Never Any Dought


After months of wondering how it could possibly take this long, we can all finally breathe easier: Doughty has signed that fat contract at long last. $7 million per year over 8 years seems to be a fair compromise for both sides. Doughty got his extra $200k per season (Kings’ rumored offer was at $6.8 … Continue reading

Drew Doughty Drama Continues into Training Camp


Well, it’s official. Drew Doughty is not at camp on time. I’ll admit I never thought it would come to this. Today on LA Kings Insider, Rich Hammond had a very interesting interview with Dean Lombardi. Here’s the link for the full interview: http://lakingsinsider.com/2011/09/16/lombardi-on-doughtys-holdout/ If you don’t feel like reading the full interview, here’s the … Continue reading

Highway Robbery! Martinez locked up for 2 years/$1.4 million


The Kings announced today that they re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Alec Martinez to a two year, $1.4 million deal, with a cap hit of $737,500. Martinez, who will be 24 later this month, had modest totals of 5 goals and 11 assists in 60 games last season – which is probably why the Kings … Continue reading