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Overhyped or Real Deal: Grading the Top Pro Sports Stars Under 25

The sports world is filled with talented up-and-comers and members of the media love nothing more than obsessing over their every move. At our best, we heap praise and expectations upon future standouts, athletes who truly are the real deal. Sometimes, however, we put the cart before the horse, prematurely showering the undeserved with excessive adulation.

It’s impossible to know for sure in the moment, but some guys seem like safer bets than others.

Why the Philadelphia Flyers' 2014 Preseason Performance is Cause for Concern

Posted 09/29/2014 - 21:36 by HockeyPolls

The Philadelphia Flyers have struggled at times during this NHL preseason. With Monday's loss against the New York Rangers, the Flyers have fallen to a 2-3-2 record. The record is hardly cause for panic, but the way the team has performed this preseason does raise several reasons for concern as the team heads into the regular season.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Los Angeles Kings Live Blog: Reactions and Analysis

The Los Angeles Kings walked out of Staples Center with a 2-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens tonight. 

The Kings have swept the two-game season series against the Canadiens and it marked goaltender Jonathan Quick's first against the Eastern Conference club. 

The Kings' win is their fifth in a row and they will now head out to Winnipeg to take on the Jets on Thursday.

Wayne Gretzky Discusses NHL and Southern California with Rachel Nichols

Wayne Gretzky's blockbuster trade from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings in 1988 did what many thought was impossible: It ignited the popularity of hockey in Southern California.

Chicago Blackhawks: Keys to Winning Game 3 of the Western Conference Final

The Chicago Blackhawks flew out to Los Angeles on Monday, June 3, knowing that they haven't accomplished anything yet.

Sure, they lead the Los Angeles Kings, 2-0, in their Western Conference Final after taking care of business at home in Chicago. Sure, for the most part, the Blackhawks played very solid hockey, outskating the Kings while weathering the physical play of L.A. and getting to Kings netminder Jonathan Quick early in Game 2.

NHL: Week 2 Western Conference Power Rankings Based Solely on Performance

It's been another great week of hockey in the ultra-competitive Western Conference. There have been many surprises and exciting games thus far in the second week of the shortened 48-game season. Each game is crucial, but there have been many of those dreaded three-point games that cause parity to be at an extreme high.

After another week, we have a slightly clearer idea of which teams are playing well and which teams aren't. Let's take a look at the Western Conference after the second week of the season.

2013 NHL Season: Things That Hockey Fans Would Love to See

Hockey starts in just a few hours!

Hockey fans are some of the best in sports, but they have been mistreated by those who run the league several times in the past few years. However, those who stay could be rewarded with some terrific hockey this season.

There are a few things that all hockey fans would love to see happen this year, and even if they are unlikely, nothing is impossible. Let's take a look at these things that would make this season even more special.

NHL: Why Darryl Sutter Got the Best out of the LA Kings When Terry Murray Didn't

Posted 10/16/2012 - 14:06 by HockeyPolls

Whether you like Darryl Sutter or not, the job he did as head coach of the Los Angeles Kings after he was hired to replace Terry Murray was stellar.

Los Angeles Kings: Could the Staples Center Host a Frozen Four Someday?

Posted 06/15/2012 - 12:04 by HockeyPolls

Less than a week before the Los Angeles Kings commenced their startling 16-4 run to the 2012 Stanley Cup, the Tampa Bay Lightning savored the last lingering perk from their own title in 2004.

Stanley Cup Finals 2012: Can the Kings Close out the Devils in Game 5?

The New Jersey Devils finally found a way to get past Kings goalie Jon Quick in Game 4, defeating L.A. 3-1 and avoiding a finals sweep.  Nevertheless, with the series heading back to New Jersey, the Kings have played some of their best hockey on the road, and they'll look to end their nearly 45-year championship drought tonight. 

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