Ice hockey will be played today. Which is really cool and all, taking on the champs is always a fun time.
I'm also pretty pumped that the NHL schedule makers, with all their foresight have decided to make this a 2 pm central start time because ....
Tonight, Live at the X....
Kings Gameday: Some 'Wild' News! - Battle of California
Battle of California has acquired some exclusive news about the Minnesota Wild and their most pressing issue.
Minnesota Wild add Charlie Coyle to power play unit - TwinCities.com
Everyday Yeo's shuffle'in.
Minnesota Wild vs. Los Angeles Kings - Preview - October 19, 2014 - ESPN Los Angeles
Life on the road, against the champs. Think they'll show us their trophy?
Tending The Fields
Iowa Wild blanked by Milwaukee at home | Des Moines Register
Marek Mazanec stopped 29 shots and Viktor Arvidsson scored three goals in 9 minutes to help Milwaukee win 4-0 Saturday.
Off the Trail
P.K. Subban powers up out of penalty box, scores lovely goal (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Well that's a little bit embarrassing.
Chris Campoli concussed after elbow; does Sweden need more fighting? (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
They could find themselves in quite the Bickel if they're not careful.
NHL Recap - Tampa Bay Lightning at Vancouver Canucks - Oct 18, 2014 - CBSSports.com
The Vancouver Canucks were already praising Steven Stamkos hours before they faced the Tampa Bay Lightning star on the ice.
NHL Recap - Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks - Oct 18, 2014 - CBSSports.com
For the second straight game, the Chicago Blackhawks took lots of shots, but didn't have much to show for it.
NHL Recap - Toronto Maple Leafs at Detroit Red Wings - Oct 18, 2014 - CBSSports.com
Henrik Zetterberg's self criticism made for a great weekend for the Detroit Red Wings.
NHL Recap - San Jose Sharks at New Jersey Devils - Oct 18, 2014 - CBSSports.com
Though they have gotten off to a strong start this season, the San Jose Sharks believe they can be better.
NHL Recap - Colorado Avalanche at Montreal Canadiens - Oct 18, 2014 - CBSSports.com
P.K. Subban and the Montreal Canadiens spoiled Colorado Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard's first NHL start.
NHL Recap - New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins - Oct 18, 2014 - CBSSports.com
The much-maligned Pittsburgh Penguins' penalty killers provided the lift needed to back up an already-sizzling power play.
NHL Recap - Boston Bruins at Buffalo Sabres - Oct 18, 2014 - CBSSports.com
The Boston Bruins bounced back from their worst defensive performance of the season with their first shutout victory.
Head on over to Jewels From The Crown to get all the latest Kings news.
NHL Preview - Minnesota Wild at Los Angeles Kings - Oct 19, 2014 - CBSSports.com
The Minnesota Wild's season-opening gauntlet against the Western Conference's best continues Sunday when they visit the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.