Who’s the Jerk Here?

This was going to be a happy story. It was going to start out this way: “The Ducks were never as bad as their recent record showed,” and then go on to talk about how a big win against the Penguins changed every...

Penguins Squash Kings

The LA Kings played decent hockey for periods of Thursday’s game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. But with talent like that on the other side of the ice, that’s not good enough. LA ended up on the short end of a...

This IS What They Were Thinking

Three or fewer. That’s how many penalties Randy Carlyle of the Ducks has as his goal for the team. They exceeded that by a factor of two, taking six for twelve minutes of disadvantage, against Colorado on Monda...

Kings Uncrown Pittsburgh

The scoring for the Pittsburgh Penguins is all at the bottom of the lineup—if you go numerically. Think about this: from 71 (Malkin) to 87 (you know who) the Pens had 36 points coming into Thursday night, when ...

Magic Alright

There was magic in the Pittsburgh offense versus LA Saturday afternoon, but two things made it fail: not enough of it, and a goalie in Jonathan Quick who was better than the shooters the Penguins offered. Wi...

Pigeons Beware

Hard to believe the following words: some of the greatest living hockey players in the world were in one place on Saturday night. That place was LA. And many of those players were former Kings. Think Gretzky, B...

Bennett Comes Up Big in Pens’ 5-4 OT Win

Coming into the week, Penguins head coach John Hynes told the local media that recalled RW Beau Bennett needed to “show no doubt” that he was an NHL player before he could get another shot at the next level. ...