Since today is otherwise an off day for the Kings, here’s a brief report from an interview the always-interesting Sean Avery just did on XM Radio’s hockey channel. His comments on last night’s diving penalty are of particular interest.
Figured I would expand on some things that didn’t get a lot of coverage in tonight’s game story…
Patrick O’Sullivan is a healthy scratch for the Kings, for the second consecutive game, along with Mike Weaver and Raitis Ivanans. Mathieu Garon is in goal…read into that what you will…
Here’s some stuff from this morning’s skate, in advance of tonight’s game against the Rangers…
That’s five consecutive losses for the Kings, who will take no consolation in the fact that they outshot their opponents in four of those games. The Kings have recorded at least 34 shots in three consecutive games and in six of 13 games this season.
No rest for the weary… After a week on the road, the Kings will practice at 11 a.m. Sunday. They will, however, take Tuesday off between games against the Rangers and Penguins.
The Kings have scored a combined four goals in their last four games.
Chivas USA has scored a combined four goals in its last four games.
The Kings play Dallas on Saturday and Chivas plays Houston on Sunday. Which L.A. team will score more this weekend?
If you don’t know that the Kings are playing the Rangers and Penguins next week, well, clearly you aren’t watching the TV broadcast of tonight’s game.
Thanks to our online guru, Josh Kleinbaum, putting this together, we now have a forum to discuss the Kings. So let’s dive into tonight’s game against Columbus…