The Week in the West

The Week in the West

Wait. This is all backwards. With the season just underway, the LA Kings started in a 0-2 hole. Most people had them as a good candidate to build on last year’s playoff berth and strong showing. The Anaheim Ducks, who almost always get off to a dreadfully slow start,...
LA Kings’ Style Not Flashy

LA Kings’ Style Not Flashy

The LA Kings knew they were going to make the playoffs last season, even though most other people thought they would not. They proved naysayers wrong, and took on Edmonton in round one. They bowed out, but not before seven games had been contested. What does that get...
What’s Best for You

What’s Best for You

“As I  mentioned, the hurt in the locker  room  was  deep team-wise, but it was very deep for Brownie. It’s  very rare in this  sporting  world—forget about hockey—sporting world that one individual spends that many years, wins championships, and finishes the night...
A Tough Ask

A Tough Ask

If you hadn’t noticed, let me point something out to  you:  in English, verbs have  become nouns. Case in point: “to ask” is something  one does. That’s what verbs are—actions. But “an ask” is now somehow a noun—that is, a  thing. And that’s what LA tried to respond...