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Good morning, St. Paul

Good morning, St. Paul, and good morning, Insiders. Good morning... college hockey! For a city that doesn't offer the same type of "recreation" as Nashville or Vegas, or the same weather as Los Angeles or San Jose, St. Paul is still an enjoyable stop. First, it's Minnesota, and we work in hockey,... Full Story

Good morning, St. Paul

Good morning, St. Paul, and good morning, Insiders. It's the World Series again, in case anyone hadn't noticed, and the Dodgers are playing games while the Kings are on a road trip. Last year, much of the series took place during the latter portion of an Eastern Canada swing, which meant there we... Full Story

Good morning, St. Paul

Good morning, St. Paul, and good morning , Insiders. It's a chilly but fair day in Minnesota's capital, and clear enough to look out across Rice Park and see banners advertising upcoming productions of Rigoletto and Kinky Boots hoisted to the facade of the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. A... Full Story

Good morning, St. Paul

Good morning, State of Hockey, and good morning, Insiders. What is the preferred nomenclature, by the way, "Bloggers" or "Insiders?" Didn't Rich go with Bloggers? Syntax aside, the Kings left Los Angeles at noon yesterday, touched down in the Twin Cities on a clear and chilly evening, and arr... Full Story

Good morning, St. Paul

Good morning, upper Midwest, and good morning, Insiders. Every year I talk a big game with my colleagues about how I'm going to rate the road cities in the Western Conference during the off-season, taking into account a variety of criteria such as in-arena WiFi, the view from the press box, the dis... Full Story

Good morning, St. Paul

Good morning, Minnesota, and good morning, Insiders. After an arrival shortly before 1:00 a.m. at MSP - that's a good two-hour flight from Nashville - the Kings bused across the Mississippi River and arrived in central St. Paul, where they beat the Calgary Flames not in a hockey game but a race t... Full Story

Good morning, St. Paul

Good morning, Minnesota, and good morning, Insiders. So you might have heard: we're staying at the same hotel as the Calgary Flames. #Kings win. #Kings fly to St.Paul. Stay at same hotel as #Flames. CGY tomorrow. LA Sat. Wild times for sure!— Roger Millions (@RogMillions) March 27, 2015 ... Full Story

Good morning, St. Paul

For the first time in the 2014-15 circuit, we have snow. We're not expecting a heavy snowfall in the Twin Cities, though areas in south-central Minnesota are expected to receive in the ballpark of seven inches. For those keeping score, each of our last three visits to Minnesota have produced the ... Full Story

Good morning, St. Paul

Good morning, St. Paul. Good morning, 2013-14 Los Angeles Kings season. Was anybody else as excited for this post as I was? The season opener is upon us, and for one day we’re not talking statistics, or season series, or trends over X amount of games. The slate has been wiped clean, last year'... Full Story

Landing in Minneapolis

Once again, it's time for the recurring LAKI segment that everybody eagerly anticipates politely tolerates, Landing in ! The Delta charter caused nary a stir while crossing over MN-62 and touched down at MSP shortly before 5:00 p.m. I believe we crossed over Lake Minnetonka roughly five or six... Full Story
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Good morning, St. Paul

The Los Angeles Kings traveling party endured the heaviest snowfall totals of the year – on April 22. Surpassing the one or two inches that fell the day that the team arrived in Columbus on February 4, sleet was falling when the team touched down at the Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airpo... Full Story
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Good morning, St. Paul

If you are to heed the Central Connecticut State University rankings from 2012, St. Paul is the fourth “most literate” National Hockey League city. Its twin city, Minneapolis, ranks as the second most literate city in the country. The formula is based on six “key indicators” of literacy: newspaper c... Full Story