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Hannah Hunsinger – woman who fell on ice – is a Kings Ice Girl

Hannah Hunsinger ice girl Kings

The biggest mistake Hannah Hunsinger ever made wasn’t wearing high heels on the ice after the Kings won the Stanley Cup on Friday night. Nope. Not at all.

It was giving NBC LA her full name, which then attached her most embarrassing moment ever with her name and allowed us to track her down.

Hunsinger made it onto viral blooper reels by wearing heels and predictably slipping and falling on ice. She was interviewed by NBC LA afterwards, where her claim to fame was “fell on ice.” That’s probably the tag line she envisioned for herself when she graduated high school and was full of all sorts of big dreams.

Hannah Hunsinger

As far as we can tell, Hunsinger is 21 or 22 and from San Diego. She is a Kings Ice Girl and even appeared in the team calendar:

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Pierre McGuire gives Alec Martinez slap on the butt after interview (GIF)

GIF: Pierre McGuire gives Alec Martinez a healthy slap on the... on Twitpic

Hope you weren’t expecting any displays of broadcasting professionalism from Pierre McGuire after the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup on Friday night.

Pierre McGuire Alec MartinezThe NBC broadcaster was on interviewing duties after the Kings won Game 5 3-2 in double overtime to clinch the Cup. McGuire had his chance to speak with the hero, Alex Martinez. After their interview, McGuire, who clearly considers himself to be “just one of the boys,” gave Martinez a slap on the butt.

McGuire used to play in college and was a scout/coach and later GM, so maybe he considers himself more part of the sport than media. Still, that was a little much. I think Martinez was even wondering what was going on. And nobody enjoyed that more than Pierre.

GIF via @cjzero

Henrik Lundqvist just devastated after giving up Alex Martinez goal to lose Stanley Cup

Henrik Lundqvist Stanley Cup

Henrik Lundqvist was probably the biggest reason the New York Rangers reached the Stanley Cup Finals and were as competitive as they were against the Los Angeles Kings.

The veteran goalie stopped 40 of 41 shots in a 2-1 Game 4 victory for the Rangers at home against the Kings on Wednesday night. He stopped 48 shots in Game 5 on Friday, but he let Alec Martinez put a rebound past him late in the second overtime to give the Kings the series.

Lundqvist’s reaction to losing the game and series was just heartbreaking. The guy truly played his butt off, but he goes home a loser like the other 29 teams in the league.

What a shame — he was awesome throughout the postseason. I don’t think he’ll ever get over that one.

What’s up with Jeremy Roenick’s eyes here?

Jeremy Roenick eyes

Dang, Jeremy Roenick looks like he just saw a ghost. Or is that just how he looks when he thinks about the fact that the Kings are about to become Stanley Cup champions?

Roenick’s eyes here are just classic, but when contrasted with that Pierre McGuire beautiful smile, it’s even better.

Chill, Roenick, you’re looking like a WWE wrestler getting ready to pump up a crowd. You’re at a 10, and we could use you at a 5.

Kings drop Rocco’s Old School as sponsor after owner tried to hire hitman to kill model wife

Dino Guglielmelli Monica Olsen

The Los Angeles Kings dropped “Rocco’s Old School Products” as a sponsor after learning the company’s owner was being investigated for trying to hire a hitman to kill his wife.

53-year-old Dino Guglielmelli pleaded no contest Friday to attempted murder charges after a recording showed he tried to pay an unemployed army vet $80,000 to kill his wife, former model Monica Olsen, while the two were going through a bitter divorce.

Guglielmelli is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday and faces nine years in prison after pleading no contest to second-degree attempted murder charges.

Guglielmelli is the owner of Creation’s Garden, a supplements and beauty care company. One of the subsidiary brands of the company is Rocco’s Old School, which specializes in tattoo aftercare products. Rocco’s Old School was the presenting sponsor of the LA Kings Ice Girls and worked with the Kings on other sponsorship projects until early in the season, evidence shows. This photo was taken in September:

The company’s name still appears on the Kings’ website in association with the Ice Crew:

Kings Ice Crew Roccos

LBS was informed that Rocco’s was dropped as a sponsor when the charges first came to light. The Kings began using their own logo in association with the Ice Crew for a few months until finding a new sponsor. They have since replaced Rocco’s with Zerorez Socal. Zerorez is a carpet and tile cleaning company, so sponsoring a crew that cleans the ice is a natural fit.

Guglielmelli was busted after the Army vet he tried to hire freaked out and contacted police before secretly recording Guglielmelli. Guglielmelli spent eight months in custody after it was discovered he was trying to wire $4.4 million out of the country and flee.

Guglielmelli and Olsen were married in 2004 and have two children together. They were going through a divorce after nine years of marriage and were fighting over money and custody of their children.

When asked on the recording about killing the mother of his two children, prosecutors say Guglielmelli said:

“They’re totally fine. All they need is their dad.”

Below is a video showing some still modeling photos of the 32-year-old Olsen:

And here is a video report on the story:

Kings barely miss on tying goal vs Rangers (Video)

The Kings and Rangers are going to Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals after the Rangers won Game 4 2-1 by the thinnest of margins.

The Kings were relentless in their attacks during the third period, but they were unable to tie the game. The closest they came to a goal was with nearly a minute left when an Alec Martinez shot was redirected in front of Henrik Lundqvist with 1:15 left in the game. The puck squirted through Lundqvist’s legs and ended up about an inch short of becoming a goal.

Rangers Kings goal

Derek Stepan used his glove to brush the puck away, and the Rangers barely avoided allowing the tying goal. The Kings had a couple of players in front of the net trying to poke it in, but they couldn’t get it done.

Now the series returns to LA where the Kings can close it out in Game 5 in front of their fans.

Justin Williams scores game-winning goal in OT (Video)

Kings Justin WilliamsThe Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in overtime of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals Wednesday on a goal by Justin Williams.

Williams capitalized on a terrible turnover by Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi. Girardi mishandled the puck when he was trying to clear it and it was intercepted by Mike Richards. Richards passed to Williams, who had a clear shot on Henrik Lundqvist and buried it top-shelf to break the 2-2 tie and give the Kings the win.

The Kings had a great chance to score in the final 30 seconds of regulation and barely missed, but Williams didn’t this time as they got the victory.