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Ben Scrivens Holds Kings Together In Quick’s Absence

Few players have been as incremental to a hockey team’s recent success as Jonathan Quick has been to the Los Angeles Kings. However, a groin strain suffered in early November now looks set to sideline the 27-year old until at least the end of December. In his absence, LA has leaned on Ben Scrivens, and

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NHL Pacific Division Predictions 2013-14

The 2013-14 Pacific division is an amalgamation of the three Western Canadian teams in the Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames, and the four West coast teams in the Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, Los Angeles Kings and Phoenix Coyotes. It looks like an extremely tough division. Here’s a breakdown of the seven teams

2013 NHL Playoffs: Western Conference Preview and Predictions

The 2013 NHL playoffs kick off on Tuesday with three of the Western conference series opening their accounts on that day. The West’s top three seeds were wrapped up promptly, but the conference produced fascinating battles both for home ice advantage and its final two playoff places. Last year the eighth seed in the West

NHL Final Day Preview: Western Conference

The state of play in the Western conference entering Saturday’s action really is everything that the final day of the NHL’s regular season is and should be about. There are still two places in the postseason to be contested between three teams and none of the match-ups are set in stone. Hockey Schedule previews a

NHL Western Conference Playoff Race: Schedule Breakdown

We’ve entered the final couple of weeks of the season and the playoff race is heating up. In the Western conference the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks are mathematically guaranteed a playoff berth. It seems pretty likely that the Vancouver Canucks will join them pretty soon. That realistically leaves eight teams battling for the five

NHL Pacific Division 2013 Playoff Watch

In 2011-12, the Pacific division was the most exciting competition in the NHL. The division title was up for grabs between four teams up until the last weekend and four Pacific teams were vying for three places at the end of the season. In the end the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup and

Defending Stanley Cup Champions LA Kings Rolling With Win Streak

It seems like the Stanley Cup hangover had hit even after the 2012 NHL lockout delayed the start to the 2013 season reducing it to just 48 games. However, despite injuries, the Los Angeles Kings are gradually turning their performance around and starting to look like the team that hoisted the Stanley Cup back in

Offensive Woes Plague Los Angeles Kings Again

The 2011-12 season was a story of two different Los Angeles Kings teams. For most of the season they were a team with an anaemic offense ranking 29th in the league scoring 2.29 goals per game. From March onwards, and through the playoffs, they were one of the league’s most balanced and tough offense. Darryl

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