Jonathan Bernier, who was not seen at the White House with the rest of the Los Angeles Kings at yesterday's ceremony, is not on the ice with the team at today's practice at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
Goaltending Coach Bill Ranford is practicing with the team and wearing an extra set of eq... Read More
My weekly LAKings.com feature is now live on the main site, and I hope you'll take a few minutes to read about the team's White House visit from the players' perspective. Nearly all of the quotes are fresh, though I used several that had been posted yesterday in an effort to tie the piece togeth... Read More
jonnyrosen1's photostream on Flickr.The Los Angeles Kings were honored by President Obama along with the Los Angeles Galaxy at the White House on March 26, 2013. To see all the photos, click on the link above to "jonnyrosen1's photostream".... Read More
It's back to business in downtown St. Louis for the Los Angeles Kings, who are scheduled to hit the Scottrade Center ice shortly after noon. There was some snow on the ground that greeted us upon our arrival yesterday afternoon, but most of it melted under mild temperatures that should creep up towa... Read More
How much different was this White House visit to your trip six years ago with Carolina?
“It’s all pretty similar. I think we were in the same room, same area, obviously with a little bit less people than we have now. And I think George Bush had a tough time pronouncing Rod Brind’Amour’s name wh... Read More
How would you describe the experience of being in the same room as the standing President of the United States?
“It’s unbelievable. It’s something you never think you’re actually going to get a chance to do. just kind of this guy that makes a lot of decisions for your life, but you never think you... Read More
What was your impression of the President walking into the room and shaking your hand?
“His demeanor was pretty impressive – just kind of exuding confidence and I guess exactly what you want from the leader of the free world.”
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You lifted the Stanley Cup above your head last year. How do you put into words meeting the President of the United States?
"I don’t know. It’s a culmination of a bunch of cool events for us, with accomplishments from the journey we went though. I guess it’s the last one. The team and everyone’s ki... Read More
At what point of the Stanley Cup celebrations did you realize you’d be traveling to Washington, DC and visiting the White House?
“It never entered my mind, really, because I was so wrapped up in the Kings finally winning a Stanley Cup and so many fans and all of us who had who had been around so ma... Read More
It'll take a day or two to get all of the images and quotes from today's White House visit onto the blog. I'll use this drive to Dulles Airport to start transcribing and should have some of the quotes posted by the time wheels are up.
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