Found November 30, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Helene Elliott of the LA Times, His familiar public address introduction of "Ladies and gentlemen, your Los Angeles Kings," was a touchstone for all who cared about them even in the darkest days when the team was, according to bankruptcy laws, actually Bank of America's Los Angeles Kings. It was only right that the Kings were home June 11 and (David) Courtney was able to say the simple but magical sentence most fans doubted would ever be meant for them: "Ladies and gentlemen, the Stanley Cup." An undercurrent of exhilaration simmered beneath his professional tone, and no one could begrudge him that joy. The tragedy of his death Thursday from a pulmonary embolism isn't limited to the fact that 56 is too young to die. Or that he had enjoyed merely two years of married life with Janet Fisher, whom he wed in a ceremony at Lake Mission Viejo. That, too, is unspeakably sad. It is also beyond heartbreaking that although he got to see the Ki...

Kings mascot beats Dwight in contest

Clearly, Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard isn't exactly the greatest shooter of all-time but when you lose a shooting contest to a mascot, it's pretty embarassing.After the Los Angeles Lakers shootaround on Wednesday, the LA Kings mascot "Bailey" was hanging out and decided to challenge D-12 to a shooting contest.Here are the details from ESPN's Dave...

Kings' Clifford getting work in ECHL

For the members of the locked out NHL workforce that have decided to join new teams during the labor disagreement, many have immersed themselves in unfamiliar, engrossing surroundings. Winnipegs Tobias Enstrom and New Jerseys David Clarkson fled to Salzburg, Austria and now drive near Mozart statues and past gardens depicted in The Sound of Music while on the way to the rink. Vancouvers...
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