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L.A. Confidential

RosebowlPASADENA -- Things have settled down here in the City of Brotherly Love, and there are no demonstrations or rallies scheduled for tonight.

So all eyes in SoCal can be aimed squarely at tonight's hockey game between one of the best teams in the east and one of the best in the west.

Or Florida versus Los Angeles.

Magicjohnson Panthers spent the first half of their practice at Staples Center in darkness, a power surge knocking out a good chunk of the power in the arena. It was kind of cool, though, and made the skate feel like a Saturday morning practice at a youth rink in Waterloo instead of at a major league facility.

Not a lot going on, Pete DeBoer saying Rostislav Olesz is doubtful to play because of his shoulder. Also, Noah Welch is tonight's healthy scratch. Team worked a lot on the power play today once the lights flickered back on, Jay Bo and Bryan McCabe running the point, Horton-Weiss-Booth the forwards.

Weiss says the PP boys want at least two tonight.

We'll see. If the lights are on, that is.

-- Special LIVE! edition of On Frozen Pond tonight, with Steve 'Goldie' Goldstein making a guest appearence since tonight's game is not on local television. Remember to stop on by for some good old fashioned fun!