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Why didn't the 1999 Stars petition to have Brad Lukowich or Doug Lidster added to the cup?

The Stars did petition to have the names of Brent Severyn (30 games, no playoff games) and Derek Plante (16 games, no playoff games) included, and the petition was granted. But they didn't petition...

Bullet Points: Cleaning Out My Locker

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Not being much for big build-ups -- unless it's a cup run -- here's what you need to know: I'm returning to my little self-run blog. Some of you might remember it. "Some of you" = about five of...

Late season collapse sweepstakes: 2012 Leafs vs. 2006 Kings

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Has there ever been a bigger late-season collapse than this Leafs one? | ProHockeyTalk Since Feb. 6 – when the Leafs were 28-19-6 and on the way to their first playoff appearance since 2003 –...

Post-Game Bullets: uh oh

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27-Mar 28-Mar 29-Mar 30-Mar 31-Mar 1-Apr 2-Apr 3-Apr 4-Apr 5-Apr 6-Apr 7-Apr SJS 88 ANA PHX DAL DAL LAK LAK DAL 87 EDM VAN SJS SJS NAS STL PHX 87 SJS ANA CBJ STL M...

Go Pete!

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Devils bolster defence by recalling Peter Harrold from Albany - The Hockey NewsThe New Jersey Devils have recalled defenceman Peter Harrold from Albany of the AHL. Devils chief executive Lou...

Logjam Monday: Good, Bad, Points-Blown

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Good: CHI, PHX and ANA lost. (The Ducks are out, but a loss for them is always worth celebrating.) Bad: n/a Tonight: LAK/VAN (Go Kings), DAL/CGY (Go Stars), COL/SJS (Go Sharks). Points-Blown...

Yes, the Kings are in 3rd, THREE POINTS OUT OF 11TH!

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Not to be a Negative Nancy or anything. GOOD: LAK won, COL lost (Kings are now even with the Avs in ROWs), CGY half-lost, DAL lost. BAD: LAK won in shoot-out (we need ROWs), SJS won, PHX won,...

Western Logjam: tonight's games

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LAK/STL (go Kings!) BOS/SJS (go Bruins!) COL/PHX (go regulation!) VAN/DAL (go Canucks!) CGY/MIN (go Wild!) Three points separate six teams. And Chicago, eight points ahead of the Kings, have...

Kings Since Deadline: 2nd in goals per game, 3rd best record in NHL

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Columns are sortable. GDG = goal-differential per game. GP REC GF GA W% GPG GAA GDG PIT 10 9-0-1 41 21 0.950 4.10 2.10 2.00 CHI 10 8-1-1 34 24 0.850 3.40 2.40 1.00 LAK 10 8-2-0 3...

Monday Logjam: Points Blown

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Here's this week's games for the logjammed teams. Four of the seven will make the playoffs. Opponents in parentheses are outside the logjam. PTS ROW MON TUES WED THUR FRI SAT SUN CHI 88 35 ...

Yes, the CBA allows Radulov to return to the NHL without clearing waivers

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No one has questioned whether or not Nashville retains Radulov's rights. Well, part of those rights is their right to exercise Radulov's waiver-exemption. The clock on that exemption stopped in 2008.

"Duck Season - Fire!": Points Blown Standings

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KEY: Q = my standings, default sorted by points-blown (explanation of points-blown here). NHL = the official standings, via NHL.COM. PRJ = projected point total for 82 games. TO 93 = the...

Western Logjam: Glass Half Empty, Glass Half Full

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Glass Half Empty: Sharks won. Flames won. Kings are in 11th, behind everyone else with a prayer to make the post-season. Glass Half Full: Coyotes lost to Flames. Sharks won in a...

How I Think This Will All Play Out

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Colorado Avalanche Tough opponents: NJD, NYR, CGY, PHX, VAN, SJS, VAN, CGY, NAS Less tough: CBJ If they're lucky, they'll manage 3-3-3 out of the nine tough games, and 1-0 out of the easier game....

Fun with graphs: how our logs got jammed

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This graph shows the W% of each of our fellow logjammers (LAK, CHI, CGY, PHX, COL, SJS, DAL) after each of their first 70-71 games. I cut the graph off at .400 (floor) and .700 (ceiling) so that...

Photofinish in the West

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I'm away from my spreadsheets today but I wanted to get the conversation going regarding the Kings' playoff chances and the general playoff picture in the West. Bullets: The Kings are in 11th...

Fun with graphs: goals-for and goals-against

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The Kings have scored 18 goals in the five games since Jack Johnson departed and Jeff Carter arrived. I wondered if that's the most the Kings have scored over any five game period this season. It...

If I didn't already think Bruce Boudreau was a really good coach I would think he was dumb

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Bruce Boudreau rips referees - Ducks blog : The Orange County Register "Some of the worst calls I’ve seen in a friggin’ long time," he said. "A game of this importance, we can’t have officiating...

Points-Blown Standings: March Madness Edition

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Eighteen games to go. It now looks like 93 points will be good enough to make it into the playoffs in the West. (At least, it's good enough in 90-95% of the sportsclubstats' 10,000,000...

Marcel Dionne threatens Kopitar with Sundinification

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MayorsManor.com - LA Kings Hockey Blog: Marcel Dionne - 'Kopitar needs to make a decision' First up, here are some updated thoughts from Dionne on the Kings highest paid player... "I think K...

Marc Crawford says the playoff threshold could be high 80s in the West

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Can that be? Let's look at the sportsclubstats numbers. Not the "chance of making the playoffs" numbers. The part where they show if point total x for each team is good enough to make the playoffs,...

Deadline Deal Alum Teddy Purcell is NHL's 2nd Star of the Week

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Tampa Bay Lightning's Teddy Purcell named NHL's second star of the week - Tampa Bay Times SECOND STAR – TEDDY PURCELL, RW, TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Purcell ranked second with 10 points (three goals,...

Dean Lombardi: did he break a promise to Jack Johnson by trading him?

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You’re Full Of Shit Mr. Lombardi " Surly & Scribe's L.A. Kings Hockey Blog Matt Barry gave us a transcript of the Bill Waters & Jack Johnson interview today. There are two parts I wanted to...

Kings have 10 goals in the last six games and Andrei Loktionov has three of them

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So obviously the sensible thing to do is send him to f***ing Manchester. Dustin Brown and Justin Williams each have 2 goals, Drew Doughty, Jordan Nolan and Dwight Kings each have one. One of...

Today's scandalous topic: what do you want for Dustin Brown?

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I know I've been critical of Dustin Brown. Let me just clarify that I think DB is a great player with a great contract, and he's someone who I think is ideally suited to being a team's third or...

Kings trade Jack Johnson, Wayne Simmonds, Brayden Schenn and a 1st for Mike Richards and Jeff Carter

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As much as I like Wayne Simmonds, Brayden Schenn and Jack Johnson, how can you not make that trade? And, if you look at today's deal and last summer's deal as one protracted mega-blockbuster, who...

Post-Game Bullets: and the game isn't even over yet

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I'm going to go out on a limb and call this game. Avalanche wins. I would like to pretend I'm cleverly trying to fake out the hockey gods by "walking out" early. But no. I am certain the Kings...

Trade Deadline Conversation Starters

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These are just ideas. I've been thinking a lot about what I would actually do if I were actually in a position to do anything, and it occurred to me to share the process (it is a blog, after all),...

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