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Jon Rosen

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Good morning, Columbus

This is the east-facing view from the 11th floor of our hotel in Columbus this morning, depicting the Greater Columbus Convention Center and a sliver of the I-71 and I-670 intersection in the background. Approximately one inch of snow fell yesterday, giving way to an overcast, 27-degree morning.... Read More
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Tuesday morning links: More west coast hockey?

It’s not Kings-related, but it’s Pacific Division-related. One of the more interesting stories to come out over the weekend was this report from FOX Sports Arizona’s Craig Morgan that because of the delays in Greg Jamison’s purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes, another suitor may be emerging in the bid to buy the team – and it is likely Bill Gallacher, who owns the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks. It is still very early in this process, though Morgan reported that Gallacher “could be part of a group in the running to purchase the team on a fast track.”
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Arriving in Columbus

Welcome to the Midwest, where weather exists. For the purpose of testing the video capabilities of this blog, here's a nine second clip of the descent from the plane into the media bus following the four hour and five minute flight earlier today. Guest star: Patrick O'Neal. Arriving in Columbus ... Read More
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Quick and the art of logging minutes

Darryl Sutter said “I hate myself for pulling goalies” at practice on Saturday, and actions back up that statement. Saturday’s loss to Anaheim was the only true performance-based occurrence in which he pulled a goalie as the Kings’ head coach. Jonathan Quick had left a game in Colorado last February... Read More
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Tightening up defensively

Teams always want to open a long trip with a win, and considering the road-heavy schedule that takes the Kings away from Southern California for seven of the next eight games, they’ll look to use Tuesday’s game against Columbus as a catalyst towards success in February and to set up the remainder of... Read More
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L.A. Kings Super Bowl predictions

Mike Richards So who wins the Super Bowl? Baltimore Ravens. What’s the score? We’ll say 27-24. Did you have a football team growing up? No, I actually didn’t watch football until I went to Philadelphia and started going to the games. You kind of have to there. Yeah, you have to there... Read More
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The view from Anaheim

There’s an interesting storyline revolving around two brothers sharing the stage of a championship setting – and no, I’m not here to pile on yet another angle to the Harbaugh-centric Super Bowl. Former LA Kings Insider Rich Hammond takes a look at Rob and Scott Niedermayer within the framework of th... Read More
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February 2 postgame notes

-Jonathan Bernier recorded his first appearance in a game since Saturday, March 31, a 4-3 shootout loss to Minnesota. His last win came on Saturday, March 17, a 4-2 win versus Nashville. -Bernier has entered a game in relief seven times in his career, posting a 3.21 GAA (243 minutes / 13 goals ag... Read More