The View from Calgary - LA Kings Insider


Scott Cruickshank: Flat Flames schooled as fathers trip wraps up with 5-3 loss in Los Angeles

“Giving away two inches and 14 pounds — on average — to the Kings, thumpier than usual on this night, the travellers could not find any thrust.”

Scott Cruickshank: Kings coach remembers days with Gaudreau clan

“In a relationship that stretches back almost 20 years, Stevens got an eyeful of Johnny Gaudreau.”


Wes Gilbertson: L.A. Kings rally to burn Calgary Flames

“They’re also only three points up on the Kings, and it’s hard to imagine any playoff scenario that doesn’t include the star-studded squad that has raised two banners over the past three seasons.”

Wes Gilbertson: Calgary Flames Snapshots: Lance Bouma coming into his own

“You can bet Bouma would fit right in with Sutter’s rough and rugged Los Angeles Kings, the Flames’ opponents for Thursday’s late clash at Staples Center.”


Ryan Pike: Post-Game: Crowned

“The Flames lost the shots battle, the Corsi battle, the face-off battle and were out-scored at even-strength by a 5-2 margin.”


ctibs: L.A. Reigns. Flames vs. Kings Recap

“Someone should buy Jonas Hiller a pizza after this game. He was completely hung out to dry this game, as evidenced by the number of amazing saves he had to make on odd man rushes.”

Mike FAIL: Flames vs Kings – Possession matters (Stats Recap)

“In terms of shot volumes, this is a scary example of why Calgary is not a playoff bound team. When you only manage nine shot attempts to 26 against in a period: you’re probably not finished your rebuild yet.”