October 2012 - LA Kings Insider
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A Tale of Two Forums

Continuing in our series about bygone hockey arenas, today I have stories about two Forums in which I did radio and television broadcasts. MONTREAL FORUM One of the most famous hockey arenas, and the one housing the most Stanley Cup Championships was the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec, Ca... Full Story
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Davis Payne III

In part III, Davis is asked about people who influenced him to want to be a coach...what did he know about Darryl Sutter before he interviewed...other "friends' with the Kings...staying in the "mix" when in "transition". JF:  Anyone that sticks out to you, as a major influence, in becoming an... Full Story
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Part 2 With Davis Payne

Here is part 2 of the 4 part series with Davis Payne...he talks about his general philosophy re coaching...his approach to his interview with the Kings and assistant coach vs. head coach responsibilities... JF:  General philosophy.  We don’t always like to be labeled but if you were to try to... Full Story
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There Used To Be An Arena

With apologies to the Frank Sinatra song, “There Used to be a Ballpark,” I thought I would write some thoughts about NHL arenas which no longer exist or no longer have hockey but where I broadcast Kings’ games during my 40 years with the team.  I was shocked when I started making out a list and foun... Full Story