Tag: Kings

The birth of hockey in California is the death of ‘hockey in California’ as you know it.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com Greetings from Anaheim. It's a new day here. Literally, it just turned midnight. Figuratively, there was an important shift in the hockey-in-California narrative just now. For the seventh time in...

How many gimmicks can the NHL cram into one hockey game? Let’s count.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com LOS ANGELES I hadn't lived in this city for more than a month when a shouting match erupted as I walked through my new neighborhood one afternoon. I looked up...

It might take 13 games, but 1992 Finals rematch will come to fruition.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com The matchup most expected for the Eastern Conference finals came to fruition as the time zone's deepest squads, Pittsburgh and Boston, clash with a berth in the Stanley Cup...

Stanley Cup playoffs: Why Chicago, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and Boston will advance.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com In the first round, we predicted six of the eight series correctly. The two we were most unsure about were the two incorrect picks – no surprise at all...

Stanley Cup playoffs: Why San Jose, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Boston will advance.

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com The playoffs have been interesting so far. Some teams have surprised me. Others haven’t at all. The biggest surprise was the play of the New York Islanders. I thought Pittsburgh...

A Stanley Cup winner’s ring is up for auction — with your name on it.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com Every now and then you'll see one: A piece of sports championship memorabilia up for auction from a once-wealthy player hard up for cash. Or, in the case of...

History and another lockout aren’t on the Kings’ side. They’ll win the Cup anyway.

Hockey fans have been talking a lot about last June here in Los Angeles. I've also heard whispers about the lockout-shortened 1995 NHL season. You can guess why last June is special to...

Throwback Thursday: ‘Forgive My Misconduct.’

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com http://www.youtube.com/v/vfjZfcIYbcw?version=3&hl=en_US Today we introduce a new feature on AllPuck.com: Throwback Thursday. Throwback Thursday can be anything, really, as long as it isn't current. And there's nothing current about the music video...

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Kristin Chenoweth’s New York Confidential

The Emmy and Tony Award winner shares her passion for a particular New York City restaurant. "I love Café Lalo, It’s very sentimental because I...

Jennifer Lopez Getting Married?

By Pippa Rodriguez At her final off-the-charts show “All I Have” in Las Vegas, Jennifer Lopez was evasive about potential nuptials with her main squeeze,...

‘Today’ producer Vivian Solomon lives by Latino family traditions

This article originally appeared on NYDailyNews.com Tradition and character mean a lot to Vivian Solomon, producer at the "Today" show, who was born and raised...