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Southern California NHL Players Help Make Charity Hockey Game In Anaheim A Big Hit

RELATED STORY: Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings Players Vent Their NHL Lockout Frustrations


LA Kings left wing Dustin Penner was one of several Kings and
Anaheim Ducks players who participated in a charity game
in Anaheim on December 14, 2012.
(click to view larger image)
Photo: David Sheehan/FrozenRoyalty.net

ANAHEIM, CA — With National Hockey League players idled by a lockout that is now in its 92nd day, and with no end in sight, some Southern California players decided to put some of their unwanted spare time to good use on December 14, 2012, when they skated in a charity game at The Rinks – Anaheim Ice, benefitting the Jr. Ducks Pee Wee AAA team (11 and 12-year olds), and Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC).

The game was a four-on-four contest with a lot of goals, no defense, half-speed skating (if that), and not a whole lot of goaltending, which is par for the course for similar Read more of this post

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Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings Players Vent Their NHL Lockout Frustrations

RELATED STORY: Southern California NHL Players Help Make Charity Hockey Game In Anaheim A Big Hit


LA Kings left wing Dustin Penner, shown here during
a May 2012 practice session, was one of several
Kings and Anaheim Ducks players who participated
in a charity game in Anaheim on December 14, 2012.
(click to view larger image)
Photo: David Sheehan/FrozenRoyalty.net

ANAHEIM, CA — On Friday evening, there was a packed house of cheering fans, ice, and players skating on it, scoring a total of 16 goals.

To some, that might sound vaguely familiar.

Yes, for those who can remember, and that might be difficult, the game of hockey was being played at The Rinks – Anaheim Ice, where a charity game featuring several players from the Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings was played on December 14, benefiting the Jr. Ducks Pee Wee AAA team, and Children’s Hospital of Orange County.

Frozen Royalty will have a story on the game and the charitable causes mentioned later this weekend. But the more pressing story was the reason National Hockey League players were available to play in the game in the first place, especially after Read more of this post

Tickets Still Available For NHLPA Charity Hockey Game Benefitting LA Jr. Kings and Twin Peaks Cancer Foundation

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Photo courtesy LA Jr. Kings

EL SEGUNDO, CA — Tickets are still available, but are going fast, for the National Hockey League Players Association Charity Hockey Game and Auction on Friday, November 9, 2012, benefitting the LA Jr. Kings (PW AAA 2000, and the Twin Peaks Cancer Foundation, played at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, California. Game time is 7:00 PM.

Autographed merchandise will be auctioned, including pucks, sticks, and game-worn jerseys. You can also bid on a chance to coach one of the teams.

“The Twin Peaks Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to supporting breast cancer education, early detection and research,” the foundation stated in a press release. “Breast cancer affects more than just those diagnosed; it affects spouses, children, family members and friends.”

“Proceeds will also help the Jr. Kings Pee Wee AAA1 team travel to the 53rd Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament Read more of this post

Los Angeles Kings Head Coach Terry Murray Looks Back At 2010-11 Season

FROZEN ROYALTY EXCLUSIVE: Each summer, since his arrival in Southern California, Los Angeles Kings head coach Terry Murray has graciously taken a break from his preparation work for the new season to talk with Frozen Royalty during a one-on-one interview. He did so once again this week, looking back at last season and ahead at the 2011-12 campaign. In this story, the first of a series, Murray shares his thoughts on his team’s up-and-down 2010-11 season.


Los Angeles Kings head coach Terry Murray (standing; third from left) with his team during practice at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, California.
Photo: David Sheehan

EL SEGUNDO, CA — One of the most talked about aspects of the 2010-11 season was the fact that the Western Conference playoff race was so tight from the first day of the season all the way to the last, as the eight playoff teams were not determined until the very end.

“The division, the conference was so competitive,” said Los Angeles Kings head coach Terry Murray. “It came right down to the last game of the year, whether Chicago gets in, or Dallas gets in. It was that competitive.” Read more of this post

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