Bruce Boudreau should never speak

Boudreau: There’s a ‘dark cloud’ over Getzlaf this season “It just seems that this year, there’s that dark cloud,” Bruce Boudreau said in the wake of Sunday’s loss to Detroit, per the L.A. Times. “When he makes a mistake, no matter how well he’s played during the course of the game, it seems to cost us.”…

Memory Lane: the Kings in January, 2011-2016

Here are the last five year’s of January Los Angeles Kings line-ups. 2016 January 9 vs. St. Louis (players new this season — or since the previous January — are in gold.) Milan Lucic – Anze Kopitar – Tyler Toffoli Tanner Pearson – Jeff Carter – Marian Gaborik Dwight King – Trevor Lewis – Dustin…

I’m unhappy and here’s why

Rob Scuderi in Chicago is not a good plot development. Jarret Stoll in Minnesota is probably neither here nor there, but he will be happy to score key goals against us. But I don’t want to see Rob Scuderi in the playoffs. I can still picture him fucking Detroit out of a cup, all by…

My vote for paragraph of the month

From Get’rDunn at Battle of California: While the big news coming out of Tuesday’s slate of games was Connor McDavid dying due to exposure to radiation, there was a far more significant loss to a team that actually mattered and wasn’t a perpetual doormat. Anze Kopitar took what appeared to be a butt-end of a…

The last time the Kings lost the first 3 games…

…was in 1985, although one of those was an OT loss, which just counted as a plain old loss back then. So if you don’t count that, you have to go all the way back to 1969, when they lost the first three in regulation. The ’69 team finished worst in the league. The ’85…