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October 4, 2009 6 Comments
LOS ANGELES — One of the questions making its way through the Bob Miller Press Box at Staples Center on Saturday night was:
Which team is bankrupt and has no owner again?
Indeed, although the Phoenix Coyotes are owner-less and are in the midst of bankruptcy, it was the Los Angeles Kings who played like they were the bankrupt team in an embarrassing 6-3 opening night loss that was played before a sell-out crowd of 18,118 disappointed fans who booed the Kings off the ice at Staples Center. Read more of this post
August 31, 2009 11 Comments
The weekend of events included several well-received panel discussions featuring current Kings players, front office staff and alumni, along with a large tent filled with hockey-related games for kids and adults alike and several exhibits, including all of the National Hockey League’s award trophies, except for the Stanley Cup.
HockeyFest 09 was highlighted by Saturday’s panel featuring the famed Triple Crown Line of Marcel Dionne, Charlie Simmer and Dave Taylor along with Sunday’s panel featuring long-time play-by-play announcer Bob Miller.
HockeyFest 09 drew a significant number of fans who were immersed in all things Kings and it appears that the event was a success. Read more of this post
August 29, 2009 Leave a comment
LOS ANGELES — The dreaded lull is coming to an end.
For hockey fans, the period immediately following the July 1 unrestricted free agent signing spree through the opening of National Hockey League team training camps is usually so slow in terms of news that desperate hockey fans will eat up just about anything that’s published or broadcast, no matter how ridiculous, outlandish or just downright phony it might be.Thankfully, we are now about one week away from the opening of rookie camps across the league, with training camps opening a week later.
Here in the Los Angeles area, hockey fans are getting a head start on ending the dreaded lull.
For all of you Los Angeles Kings fans out there, unless you’ve been marooned on a deserted island, stuck in the middle of the Sahara Desert, on a long backpack trip through a wilderness area, or just taking a vacation from all things hockey, you have certainly seen and heard the total media blitz (television commercials, radio spots, Kings officials talking it up on radio interviews, newspaper and web stories) about the Los Angeles Kings HockeyFest 2009. Read more of this post