Jan 21, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) celebrates a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the second period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Around The Kingdom: Daily Links 1/22/14

The Kings continued their sub par play last night dropping a game 5-3. I am fine with teams losing, it happens. But at least give yourselves a chance to win the game. The Kings were sloppy in their own end and had several defensive breakdowns that lead to easy goals. To top it all off they basically rolled over against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The freaking Blue Jackets! Things have been tough for the Kings of late and they need to do something to turn it around.

In other Pacific Division news, the Vancouver Canucks beat the Edmonton Oilers closing the gap in the standings ever so slightly. But the major news would have to be the Anaheim Ducks finally lost at home in regulation. They dropped a 3-2 decision to Winnipeg Jets. Who would have thought the Jets would be the team that finally ended that streak.


– Is Matt Cooke the NHL’s most hated player? (Gone Puck Wild)

– A local boy got a bit of a pay-day yesterday. (Too Many Men On The Site)

– Help us beat Pucks of a Feather. (Rink Royalty)

Last Night’s Scores

Islanders 5, Rangers 3

Senators 2, Capitals 0

Kings 3, Blue Jackets 5

Wild 0, Stars 4

Maple Leafs 5, Avalanche 2

Canucks 2, Oilers 1

Jets 3, Ducks 2

Highlight Of The Night

Here is the game-winner from last night’s Ducks game, an absolute snipe by Evander Kane.

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