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Kings to begin Stanley Cup defense against Blackhawks

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07:48 PM ET 01.09 | As we begin to learn details of the shortened NHL season and looming schedule, many are wondering when the Los Angeles Kings will begin their defense of the Stanley Cup. Per initial reports, the Kings will host the Chicago Blackhawks in the season opener on Jan. 19. Before the game, the Kings will hold their ring ceremony and raise the Stanley Cup championship banner. News of the matchup came from Sportsnet's John Shannon. The game matches up two of the past three Stanley Cup champions. Last season, the Kings and Blackhawks played each other four times with Los Angeles earning the edge in the head-to-head series, 2-1-1.

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January 10, 2013  09:27 AM ET

whoop whoop...zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

January 10, 2013  09:47 AM ET
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whoop whoop...zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Come on Spiny we all know you're a closet Kaner fan. :-)

January 10, 2013  10:20 AM ET
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Come on Spiny we all know you're a closet Kaner fan. :-)

Kaner? I've only just met her! (takeoff on an olde A&C line...
Lou; I'm bringing my new girfriend to Maine with me
Bud; Bangor?
Lou: Bangor/ I hardly know her

January 10, 2013  11:00 AM ET

first time having a comment removed in a loooong time.

January 10, 2013  12:10 PM ET

Nice start.......s/b a good one.

 
January 10, 2013  06:32 PM ET
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first time having a comment removed in a loooong time.

I get 3-4 a week and an avatar or 2

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