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Well, Why Not?

Well, Why Not?

I really don’t know why they’re bothering to even drop the puck Wednesday night. After all, if the entire world is to be believed, Gary Bettman came out after the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime Sunday night, congratulated both teams on a great series, then told Kings captain Dustin Brown to [...]

Predators Don't Fold, Top Kings 4-3

Predators Don’t Fold, Top Kings 4-3

The Nashville Predators faced the Los Angeles Lings in the second game of their 7 game road trip, and for the Predators, they needed another fast start like the one they had in Phoenix. They also needed a better finish than what they had in Phoenix. That fast start was just what the Predators got, [...]

ANONYMOUS Tale of the Tape: Blackhawks vs. Kings

ANONYMOUS Tale of the Tape: Blackhawks vs. Kings

Wow. What a series. The Chicago Blackhawks staged an impressive comeback against the Detroit Red Wings to oust them in 7 games. The most impressive battle was not the one on the ice but between the gentlemen perched behind the bench. Babcock and Quenneville went back and forth like the epic chess match of ’72 [...]

Give me your lunch money… now!

Give me your lunch money… now!

  Jonathan Toews finally stood up to the bully and said NO! This ended the way most of these schoolyard altercations do, with the smaller “victim” on the ground waiting for someone to jump in. On the other side, I believe it has left the bully questioning a lot. Joe Thorton and Jonathan Toews shared [...]

Predators Defeat the Kings in a SO 2-1

Predators Defeat the Kings in a SO 2-1

The Nashville Predators have struggled to generate offense so far this young season. Their task is to get shots on net and quality scoring chances, to get back to playing Predator hockey. A game built on grit, speed, and effort. That task was going to be made more difficult as they faced the defending Stanley [...]

Lundqvist Gets His Due In A Lackluster NHL Awards Show

Lundqvist Gets His Due In A Lackluster NHL Awards Show

  After being the bridesmaid the first 3 times he was nominated, Henrik Lundqvist was finally crowned king of the goaltenders Wednesday night in Las Vegas. Lundqvist received 17 of 30 first place votes from the NHL’s general managers to give him his first career Vezina Trophy. It also gave the show one of its [...]

Kings' Captivating Cup Run Perfectly Exemplifies Hockey's Greatness

Kings’ Captivating Cup Run Perfectly Exemplifies Hockey’s Greatness

It was a 49-year championship drought that was snapped by the Chicago Blackhawks on a warm summer night in Philadelphia just two years ago. A 39-year wait came to an end in June of 2011 when the underdog Boston Bruins took down the heavily favored Vancouver Canucks on Rogers Arena ice. On Monday night, the [...]

Stanley Cup Finals 2012:  One Man's Preview of New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings

Stanley Cup Finals 2012: One Man’s Preview of New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings

It’s been a magical ride for the two teams that now site just four wins away from hockey immortality and forever staking their claim in NHL history with their names on the Stanley Cup.  It’s taken a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to this point, and now over the course of the [...]

Hockey Independent Playoff Roundtable: Stanley Cup Finals Predictions

Hockey Independent Playoff Roundtable: Stanley Cup Finals Predictions

  — Welcome back to the Hockey Independent roundtable where five writers from the HI staff have come together once again to provide you all with our Stanley Cup Finals predictions. The contributing authors to today’s piece will be Cris Cohen (New York Rangers), Seth Levin (New Jersey Devils), Alex Muscat (Detroit Red Wings), Bill [...]

Red Wings Crowned by Kings 5-2

Red Wings Crowned by Kings 5-2

The Detroit Red Wings (44-23-3, 91 points) continue their road struggles with a 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday night at the Staples Center. Unlike their third period rally this past Friday at The Joe, the Red Wings were never in it as they trailed from start to finish. The Red Wings are [...]

Predators Grind Out a 2-1 Win Over the Kings

Predators Grind Out a 2-1 Win Over the Kings

The Nashville Predators secured a workmanlike 2-1 victory over he Los Angeles Kings at the Bridgestone Arena to run their record to 37-19-7, good for 81 points. The first period was a spirited affair between the two teams as each had some good scoring chances. Pekka Rinne got the start in net for the Predators, [...]

Detroit Red Wings Weekly Rewind

Detroit Red Wings Weekly Rewind

Despite All-Star goalie Jimmy Howard returning to the lineup, it wasn’t the best of weeks for the Detroit Red Wings (41-19-3, 84 points). Not only did they go 0-2-1 for the week, they lost fellow All-Star Pavel Datsyuk for up to three weeks as he recovers from knee surgery. The news didn’t get any better [...]

Report: Bruins Interested In Kings' Captain Dustin Brown

Report: Bruins Interested In Kings’ Captain Dustin Brown

Following Thursday night’s acquisition of former Blue Jackets’ center Jeff Carter, reports began to surface about the Los Angeles Kings’ interest in dealing their captain, Dustin Brown before Monday’s trading deadline. TSN’s Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger were the first to break the news, with McKenzie later suggesting that Los Angeles is interested in dealing [...]

Brown And Out: Rangers Should Stay Away From Kings Captain

Brown And Out: Rangers Should Stay Away From Kings Captain

By now everyone’s seen, reacted to, analyzed, overreacted and speculated about the impact the acquisition of Jeff Carter will have on the Los Angeles Kings. Did they win the trade? What is Dean Lombardi doing? Perhaps more importantly, what strip club is his old pal Mike Richards taking him to first? TSN’s TradeCentre , who’s coverage [...]

Predators Fall to the Kings 4-3

Predators Fall to the Kings 4-3

The Nashville Predators continued their west coast swing with a visit to Los Angels to take on the Kings at the Staples Center. The Predators gave workhorse Pekka Rinne the night off and Anders Lindback got his first start in net since March 20th of last season. The Kings went with their back up netminder [...]

The Southeast Unleashed - May 2011 Inaugural Edition

The Southeast Unleashed – May 2011 Inaugural Edition

The NHL’s Southeast Division was formed in 1998 as a part of the Eastern Conference due to expansion. It has had two Stanley Cup winning teams, the 2004 Tampa Bay Lightning and the 2006 Carolina Hurricanes. Each month we will link you to the relevant news and notes of all five Southeast Division teams.   [...]

DAILY RUMORS: Dustin Brown To Buffalo?

DAILY RUMORS: Dustin Brown To Buffalo?

The Buffalo Sabres continuing struggles have led to speculation management could swing a deadline deal to bolster their flagging playoff hopes. Fuelling the rumors is word the Sabres could soon be under new ownership committed to build them into not just a playoff contender but a future Stanley Cup champion. That likely explains why “Eklund” [...]

Cam Janssen's agent Scott Norton unveils "Make My Day Mondays"

Cam Janssen’s agent Scott Norton unveils “Make My Day Mondays”

When it comes to helping the less fortunate, contributions can go beyond simply donating money to a charity or giving cash to a homeless person. That is the focal point of sports agent Scott Norton’s new program called “Make My Day Mondays.”

Player Agent Scott Norton Introduces "Make My Day Mondays"

Player Agent Scott Norton Introduces “Make My Day Mondays”

For most of us who use Twitter, we saw the unveiling of Make My Day Mondays a few days ago when NHL player agent Scott Norton of Norton Sports Management introduced it. One of his clients, St Louis Blues enforcer Cam Janssen, got into right away when he tweeted: “Dinner at Indian rest. Walked out and [...]

DAILY RUMORS: Lyle Dismisses Three Proposed Trade Scenarios Involving Kaberle to the Kings or Stars

DAILY RUMORS: Lyle Dismisses Three Proposed Trade Scenarios Involving Kaberle to the Kings or Stars

We at HockeyIndependent.com want to be your resource and filter for what is going on in the NHL. We try to disseminate the noise in the blogosphere. We don’t look to to attack those sources, but to question the veracity of the rumor with cold logic, hockey smarts and knowledge. To do that… we have [...]