NHL Blog Beat – May 30, 2014

Recapping the Eastern Conference Final, why Anze Kopitar is the best player so far in this year’s playoffs, why Barry Trotz is the right coach for Alex Ovechkin and more.  BLUESHIRT BANTER: Joe Fortunato on the NY Rangers eliminating the Montreal Canadiens in...

NHL Blog Beat – May 28, 2014

Playoff analysis, reaction to the Capitals hiring Barry Trotz as coach, the Kesler Conundrum, evaluating defernsemen with CorsiRel and more. PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert explains how the Western Conference is embarrassing the Eastern Conference. JEWELS FROM THE CROWN: The...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 27, 2014

Kings take commanding series lead over the Blackhawks, updates on the Rangers and Canadiens, Capitals hire Barry Trotz as new head coach, and more.  LOS ANGELES TIMES: Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty, Justin Williams and Jake Muzzin enjoyed two-point performances while...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 25, 2014

Kings defeat the Blackhawks in Game 3 of Western Conference Final, updates on the Canadiens and Rangers, plus the latest on the Stars, Capitals and more.  LOS ANGELES TIMES/CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: For the second straight game, Jeff Carter was an offensive force, scoring...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 22, 2014

Kings rally to thump the Blackhawks, updates on the Rangers and Canadiens, plus the latest on Brayden Schenn, Olli Maatta, Marc Savard and more. LOS ANGELES TIMES/CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: The Kings scored five unanswered goals in the third period, including a hat trick by...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 13, 2014

Ducks push the Kings to the brink of elimination, updates on the Blackhawks, Wild, Penguins & Rangers, plus the latest on the Capitals and Coyotes.  ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER/LOS ANGELES TIMES: The Anaheim Ducks ran up a 4-1 lead then held on for a 4-3 over the LA...