Clipping other people’s clippings

Clipped by Jon Rosen: The Hockey News picked up on a brief Milan Lucic story towards the bottom of Fluto Shinzawa’s Sunday Hockey Notes (from two Sundays ago) and noted that “unless the Kings shed salary elsewhere” that it’s going to be difficult to keep Lucic for more than one season and “potentially expendable at season’s…

Don’t Write Hostile Self Righteous Articles?

Scribe: Stay Calm and Don’t Write Hostile, Self Righteous Articles You think there are people out there who throw daggers at Slava but then listen to Jimmy Page’s amazing riffs on old Led Zeppelin songs, while watching Cosby show reruns and thinking about that time they paid for pay-per-view to watch Floyd Mayweather beat up some guy…

Mike Richards, Dean Lombardi, grievances, etc.

Scribe: It’s On Like Donkey Kong I have read the CBA […] and read varying opinions that seem based on scant precedence and speculation. I have concluded […] : The Kings are likely screwed unless they have some compelling evidence we haven’t heard about […] . If this is just a case where he supposedly didn’t train properly,…

Back to the Future with the Anaheim Ducks

Anaheim Ducks ’14-15 Outlook August 2, 2015 — The Anaheim Ducks are out to win the Stanley Cup now after falling just one win shy of beating the eventual champions in the Western Conference Final. They certainly have the core to go far, but do they have the depth? I can predict with 100% certainty…

Snarky cop and confused cop, ep. 2

@kingsofhockey since I haven't looked into it at all, go ahead and take whichever one you want, and I'll do the opposite. — Quisp (@KingsKoolAid) July 14, 2015 @KingsKoolAid Okay man, I posted mine. You're up, bad cop. — Bobby Scribe (@kingsofhockey) July 14, 2015 So, as you can see, I am the Bad Cop.…

What will the league do with Slava Voynov?

So Slava Voynov pled no contest today to a misdemeanor and got 90 days in jail and three years probation. Everyone has opinions about what the Kings should do and potential hypocrisy re how they handled Richards and/or Stoll. Let’s skip that for now. It’s a worthy topic and it’s covered really well in Dennis Bernstein’s…

Here’s the thing about Justin Williams

I don’t know if Justin Williams wanted to re-sign here; maybe he did, maybe he didn’t. I also don’t know if $3M and change was the best he could get from a decent team. And, yes yes yes he’s a champion and he’s Mr Game 7 and he has three rings and all that. But:…