Updating the archives: 2017-18 in LAKI photos

SPRING CLEANING | Every year there is a treasure trove of photographs that do not meet LAKI’s oppressively stringent quality requirements. So, should they not be deemed glossy and pristine enough to grace the distinguished header of a Good Morning, St. Louis post, many will be shared as part of a “year in photos” archival offering each off-season. This year, there are the familiar photos out of the windows of airplanes, hotels and airport terminals interspersed with the bench pics I take after my FOX Sports West interviews and the general travel and practice snapshots. Also, there are festive Daryl Evans suits. So many festive Daryl Evans suits.

Previous annual photo archives: 2014-15 | 2015-16 | 2016-17

DL flight 185 dep. LAX 12:51 p.m. 9/17/17…

arr. PVG 6:20 p.m. 9/18/17

Navigating Shanghai-Pudong International Airport

Arrival in Shanghai

Mercedez-Benz Arena

Photo credit: LA Kings

Tiananmen Square

Cadillac Arena, Beijing

Back on United States soil (though not quite adjusted to the time), the Kings traveled to Las Vegas to play the Golden Knights in their very first exhibition home game.

Warm-ups in San Jose

Saluting Bob Miller at Los Angeles City Hall

Adrian Kempe answers questions after recording his first NHL hat trick


Suburban Ottawa, ON

Much of the CBJ>TOR>OTT>MTL>BOS>STL trip was spent indoors watching the Dodgers in the World Series. We were in St. Louis during the wacky 13-12 Astros win in Game 5. Sigh…

Kurtis MacDermid, first career goal, scored on Carey Price, 10/26/17 @ MTL

Practicing on-campus at Boston University

LAK in the D

Patrick O’Neal shows off the spot underneath the United Center where he, Sean O’Donnell and I watched Alec Martinez score a Western Conference-clinching goal against the Blackhawks in 2014.

God Bless Ya

Remnants of the Skirball Fire, December 6, 2017

Commuting to work just west of the fires that crept into Bel Air

Hot spots still visible on the commute from work.

Alex and Adrian meet the Commish

Choppy and Lappy

Photo credit: Emily Grignavicius

New Year’s Eve, Vancouver, BC

Poor attempts made to capture the Vancouver fireworks from Canada Place

Foggy January 1 in Vancouver

Practice at the University of British Columbia

The hour-long flight from Vancouver to Edmonton is a scenic ride across the North Cascades, Rockies, Kootenays and Selkirks

Breaking: It is cold in Edmonton in early January

Scotiabank Saddledome

I’m seeing double! FOUR INSIDERS?!

Daddy and daughter afternoon

(For the final time ever on these pages??!) GABBO GABBO GABBO

Dallas, TX


Paul LaDue, first career goal, scored on Ben Bishop, 1/30/18 @ DAL

Nashville! Tootsie’s!

Late arrival in Winnipeg

Game-day media availability on the second day of a back-to-back set

Choppy and Jo. Bernier

Denver International Airport

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