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Kings-Bruins Preview

Milan Lucic is set to face off against his former team for the first time, but the forward's homecoming is secondary to some on-ice concerns right now for the Los Angeles. The Kings' struggles lately have mostly been in the defensive zone, something they'll try to correct as they start a season-high seven-game road trip Tuesday night against the Boston Bruins. Lucic, who's been...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Brown's 2 goals lead Kings to 6-2 win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Dustin Brown scored twice and Jake Muzzin and Alec Martinez each added a goal and an assist to lead the Los Angeles Kings over the Arizona Coyotes 6-2 on Tuesday night in their first game after the All-Star break. Marian Gaborik and Brown scored 12 seconds apart late in the second period, Gaborik's goal coming off a turnover when Arizona defenseman Kevin Connauton...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL loves L.A.: Kings to host 2017 All-Star Game

It appears all sports worlds are coverging on Los Angeles. On the heels of the Rams' NFL return to Southern California (and the Chargers possibly following suit), and Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, the NHL announced that the Kings and the Staples Center will host the 2017 NHL All-Star Game next January. The league made the announcement Saturday from Nashville, the...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

A Couple Kings And Their Dogs

LA Kings Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Marian Gaborik and Darryl Sutter got together to talk about their pet dogs with always entertaining host Cabbie. In the conversation, Carter reveals he isn’t always the top dog in his household. Plus, Doughty’s pet beagle Reggie isn’t much of a hunter. Gaborik’s ex-girlfriend kept his dog and he’d name a new dog after former teammate...
Via Beyond The Benches
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Los Angeles Kings’ Anze Kopitar Underrated?

We all know who Anze Kopitar is. Alternate captain for the Los Angeles Kings, two-time Stanley Cup champion and an amazing elite NHL center. Though he doesn’t lead the league in points and goals every single year, he goes completely under the radar. Seriously. The first-line center, who signed a huge extension with the Kings in mid-January, was snubbed in All-Star voting. What’s...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick makes unbelievable helicopter paddle save

Jonathan Quick is sometimes unfairly judged as an average goaltender that plays on a great team. While that idea may have some merit, what cannot be questioned is Quick’s athleticism. It is almost unparalleled in the sport and he put it on full display Wednesday night against Colorado. Wow. Very few people can make that save. It takes superior hand eye coordination to pull it...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic inadvertently punches linesman in the face

Linesman and referees don’t have it easy. Things can get really tough when officiating a hockey game. As an official, it’s part of your job to go deep in the trenches and try to stop scrums. Usually, intervening in a potential dust-up doesn’t have negative consequences, but last night a linesman got punched in the face when doing so. In last night’s Los Angeles Kings vs...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings TV voice Bob Miller to have heart surgery, take leave

LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Kings television broadcaster Bob Miller is taking a medical leave of absence to undergo heart bypass surgery. The Kings made the announcement Wednesday before their home game against Colorado. The 77-year-old Miller has been the Kings' play-by-play voice since 1973. He received the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award from the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2000...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: All-Star Representatives

As the All-Star Game draws near, teams are getting their last games in Tuesday and Wednesday nights before the short break. Or at least it will be a break for most of the players. For others, they will be showing off their skill in Nashville, TN. There were plenty of surprises of who made the All-Star roster this year. There were some surprises as to who didn’t make it this year...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Milan Lucic ejected after sucker punching Coyote

Milan Lucic is known for his temper and for his tendency to overreact. Those two traits were on full display when he sucker punched Kevin Connauton after receiving a slash. Lucic was kicked out of the game for his retaliation and wasn’t too happy with the officials. Lucic reportedly thought his wrist was seriously injured following the slash which he used as his explanation...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings extend Anze Kopitar’s stay

When the news came out on Jan. 16 that Anze Kopitar got an extension on his contract with the Los Angeles Kings it came as no surprise. No information was released on the financial aspect of the deal, but the contract extended his stay as a King for eight more years. According to the Kings’ website, the contract starts at the beginning of the 2016-17 season and goes until the end...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings add Lecavalier, Schenn in trade with Flyers

The Los Angeles Kings have had a phenomenal season so far, as they currently sit 10 points ahead of second-place in the Pacific Division and have the third-best record in the NHL. The usually slow-starting squad has been on fire in the season’s first half, and on Wednesday it made a move to solidify its lineup. The Kings acquired Luke Schenn and Vincent Lecavalier from the Philadelphia...
Via Rumors and Rants
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick ties shutout record for American-born goalies

On Monday night, in a completely ignored story, Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick tied a pretty significant NHL record. With his team’s 5-0 destruction of the Vancouver Canucks, Quick is now tied for the most shutouts by an American-born goaltender. His 40th shutout put him on equal footing with John Vanbiesbrouck and Frank Brimsek.  OK, it’s tying an American record...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings’ Toffoli off to a strong start

The Los Angeles Kings have one thing on their mind this season like all other teams: get to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. For the Kings though, that goal is even more important as they missed the playoffs last year. This came as a surprise to most as they had just won the Stanley Cup in 2013 and they didn’t look like they would slow down. Though non-Kings fans might not know his name...
Via isportsweb.com
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings' Dustin Brown hopes Mike Richards gets help he needs

Former Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings forward Mike Richards has experienced a fall from grace few professional hockey players of his caliber ever have.Richards, who was a key member of the 2012 and 2014 Stanley Cup-winning Kings teams, was arrested for allegedly carrying painkilling prescription drugs across the United States-Canadian border in June.This, coming off of...
Via Yardbarker
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Dept. of Player Safety inconsistent with discipline?

After handing down one of the longest suspensions in league history, it looked as though the NHL's Department of Player Safety was really throwing down the hammer when comes to late hits and checks to the head.Just two days into the season, this appears to not be the case, as a handful of questionable hits have already gone without suspension.Eyebrows raised at the consistancy of...
Via Yardbarker
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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