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3-ON-3 FORMAT RETURNS TO ALL-STAR GAME
For the second consecutive year, the Honda NHL All-Star Game features a 3-on-3 All-Star Tournament. The format divides the All-Star Game into three 20-minute games, with star players from each Division making up the four All-Star teams: Pa... Full Story
There are a lot of people extremely proud of Wayne Simmonds being named to his first career All-Star Game. It spans the entire continent, from his hometown of Scarborough, to Philadelphia, where he has emerged as a beloved fan favorite, and back in Los Angeles, where he began his career before being... Full Story
During a broadcast meeting prior to today's FOX Sports West-televised All-Star show, Bob Miller experienced discomfort and was ultimately taken to USC Medical Center "as a precautionary measure."
Via a Kings spokesperson:
Bob experienced some discomfort earlier today and after consulting with me... Full Story
As NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the media at All-Star weekend at Staples Center, he began his remarks by raving about how the entire event in this city "is turning out to be spectacular."
Bettman said it was fitting for Los Angeles to host 100th All-Star Game during the Kings' 50th sea... Full Story
For players on Pacific Division rivals that usually enter a hostile environment when they play the Kings at Staples Center, this visit they expect different one -- hopefully. This weekend is a chance to enjoy time with family and face a little less pressure than they have in playoff series and grind... Full Story
Good morning from the JW Marriott at L.A. Live, Insiders. For those interested in today's NHL All-Star Celebrity Shootout, the rosters are below. I'll be down at ice level picking up interviews that will be shared during FOX Sports West's 90-minute All-Star Saturday Show, which begins at 2:30 p.m. a... Full Story
In a surreal scene, members of the media were allowed onto the Microsoft Theater stage at the conclusion of the NHL 100 event to speak with the honorees. The only thing in hockey coverage that is remotely similar is the scene on the ice after a team has won the Stanley Cup and there’s a reporting fr... Full Story
Prior to the NHL 100 ceremony at Microsoft Theatre inside L.A. Live, Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr and Mario Lemieux sat behind a podium and answered questions from the assembled media. The first question: Is the greatest player to ever play sitting at the podium right now?
“I think we're all in prett... Full Story
Hello from downtown Los Angeles, where Lindsay and I are preparing for the ceremony honoring the top 100 players in NHL history. The first 33 players to be named to “NHL 100,” who played during the original 50 years of the National Hockey League, were announced earlier this month and are listed at t... Full Story
Several notes, followed by an NHL press release:
At tomorrow's skills competition, Drew Doughty will participate in the Hardest Shot and the passing portion of the Skills Challenge, and Jeff Carter will take part in the Accuracy Challenge and the one-timer portion of the Skills Challenge. The eve... Full Story
There are a lot of people laughing at The Ellen Show executive producer Andy Lassner in this segment. Anze Kopitar, Trevor Lewis and Tanner Pearson laugh at Andy. Tyler Toffoli joins a little later in the workout room to laugh at Andy, as does Jeff Zatkoff from the Kings' dressing room. Strength and... Full Story