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Mike Richards gets another shot

While in the heat of a playoff race, the Los Angeles Kings have decided to call in for reinforcements in the form of veteran Mike Richards. Richards is finally out of purgatory and has managed to land himself with the big club and has been centering the third line. “This team has relied on experience […] The post Mike Richards gets another shot appeared first on Along the Boards.
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Kings win 3rd straight on trip, top Islanders on Anze Kopitar's goal

  Anze Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, defenseman Alec Martinez had two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night. Kopitar, who had a goal and five assists in his previous three games, got to a deflected puck off a drive by defenseman Andrej Sekera and fired it past Jaroslav Halak...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Ice Girls Bikini Calendar Shoot Rivals Any Bikini Calendar Shoot Ever

The Los Angeles Kings Ice Girls just performed one of the most absurdly hot bikini calendar shoots for 2015. Buckle up.
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The Locker: Throwback Thursday

4 Dec 1999: Vladimir Tsyplakov #9 of the Los Angeles Kings pushes Stan Drulia #20 of the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Lightning tied the Kings 3-3 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kellie Landis /Allsport
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Andrej Sekera Trade Paying Dividends for Brayden Mcnabb and Los Angeles Kings

Andrej Sekera #7 of the Los Angeles Kings controls the puck in front of Lauri Korpikoski #28 of the Arizona Coyotes at Staples Center on March 16, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings won 1-0. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The month of March has been great for the Los Angeles Kings. Ever since Los Angeles traded for veteran defenseman Andrej Sekera, the team has gone...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch the L.A. Kings Ice Girls Pose In Malibu for Bikini Calendar Shoot

If the NHL playoffs started today, last season’s champions, the Los Angeles Kings, would not be a part of the postseason activities. To help all those Kings fans forget about that depressing reality, we have something special to show you. Shown above is a just released behind-the-scenes video of the Kings Ice Girls in Malibu for Day 1 of their calendar photo shoot. If things go...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings humble Rangers in dominating fashion

The Los Angeles Kings came into New York needing a win, and they got an emphatic win over the Rangers. The Kings completely shut down the Rangers, clogging skating lanes and neutralizing the Rangers best weapon –speed– and forced the Blueshirts to play a slower, more methodical game. That is when the Kings are at Read more → The post Kings humble Rangers in dominating fashion...
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Game 72: Deliver crushing blow to Kings playoff hopes

The Los Angeles Kings are in town tonight to take on our New York Rangers in what is being billed as a rematch from last year’s Stanley Cup Finals. In short, it’s not, but the Rangers can deal a critical blow to the defending champs hopes this season. The Kings are four points out of Read more → The post Game 72: Deliver crushing blow to Kings playoff hopes appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The invaluable Alec Martinez

This week, big returns are stealing the headlines for the Kings. With oft-talked about center Mike Richards making his way back to the Kings, many people have been hyper-focused on what he is able to do, and if he still has anything to offer to this year’s team. Going unnoticed by the general masses is […] The post The invaluable Alec Martinez appeared first on Along the Boards.
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Will Reigning Stanley Cup Champions Spark Another Historic Run to the Finals?

Kings Captain Dustin Brown kisses hockey’s greatest trophy after winning it for a second time in 2014. (Mandatory Credit: Jae C. Hong/AP Photo via It really is the Wild West in the National Hockey League, as teams from both the Central and Pacific Divisions are pushing for playoff berths. But as the regular season comes closer to an end each day, one big question...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings face huge road trip

Having a five game road trip when you are fighting for a playoff spot can be challenging. When those five teams are the Devils, Rangers, Islanders, Wild, and the Blackhawks, four of which are playoff contenders in their own right, it makes that challenge even more daunting. That is what the Los Angeles Kings, who […] The post Los Angeles Kings face huge road trip appeared first...
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What Does a Stanley Cup Winner Look Like in March and April?

Los Angeles Kings – 2014 Stanley Cup Champs (Photo via By: Jim Meinecke The NHL season is winding down, and that means the playoffs are right around the corner. The Penguins have had a forgettable March so far and many folks are writing off any chance for a cup run with their recent play. It is normal to hear that a team “cannot turn it on” for the playoffs if they...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Darth Vader wipes out on ice at hockey game (Video)

Just another day in the A...— Jason Chaimovitch (@JChaimo) March 22, 2015The Dark Side of the Force couldn't prevent Darth Vader from wiping out on the ice during pregame festivities at Sunday's Manchester Monarchs game.The AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings were holding Star Wars Night, and Monarchs mascot Max the Lion was escorting Darth Vader...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick

Jonathan Quick took exception to Henrik Sedin pursuing a loose puck. As we’ve seen in the past, that means punches from the Kings goaltender. This time his opposing netminder, Eddie Lack, skated to center ice and challenged Quick to come out and meet him. Quick declined. The post Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings activate D Martinez from IR after 18-game absence

  The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Alec Martinez from injured reserve after an 18-game absence with an apparent concussion. The defending Stanley Cup champions announced the move Friday. Martinez hasn't played since Feb. 7, when he was hurt in a game at Tampa Bay on a hard check from Cedric Paquette. Martinez has five goals and 12 assists in 45 games this season for...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings activate Alec Martinez after 18 games out

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Alec Martinez from injured reserve after an 18-game absence with an apparent concussion. The defending Stanley Cup champions announced the move Friday. Martinez hasn't played since Feb. 7, when he was hurt in a game at Tampa Bay on a hard check from Cedric Paquette. Martinez has five goals and 12 assists in...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings – The Final Dozen

View image | With twelve games left in their regular season, the Los Angeles Kings are barely holding on to a playoff spot. They have eighty-two points. They’re currently tied with the Winnipeg Jets, who have eighty-two over all points, and 29 road wins. The Kings have 32 road wins which puts them ahead of the Jets in the playoff race. They have one of the toughest...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Analytics Power Rankings: 3/16

These rankings shows which teams are trending up and down based on the past week’s play. What goes into this ranking? Shot attempts for percentage, offensive/defensive zone starts, goals for percentage, scoring chances for percentage and puck luck are the elements of this analytic power ranking. Last week’s NHL Analytics Power Rankings can be found here. Keep in mind that based...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

There’s “a possibility” Mike Richards will return to the NHL

You could write countless articles and spend thousands of words trying to analyze the quick decline of Mike Richards. After arriving in Los Angeles, Richards’ offensive production slipped considerably. After averaging just over 72 points a season between 2007-08 and 2009-10, Richards averaged 39 a year with the Kings. One of those years you may be able to ignore due to the lockout...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrej Sekera trade worth risk for red-hot Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings are finally starting to look like a team that’s won two Stanley Cup championships in the last three years. After a sluggish start to the 2014-15 campaign, L.A. has won eight straight games and knows it has a great chance to become the first team to claim back-to-back Stanley Cup titles since the 1997-98 Detroit Red Wings. This is why trading for veteran...
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick smashes stick vs Flames (GIF)

Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick destroyed his stick by smashing it on top of the crossbar after giving up a goal during the second period of Thursday night's game against Calgary.Quick felt interference should have been called after getting tangled up with Flames forward Curtis Glencross in the crease while shots were coming towards the net. The Flames scored eventually...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Los Angeles Kings make the playoffs?

The 2014-2015 season has been an up and down season for the Kings thus far. Having lost 4-0 to the San Jose Sharks (who the Kings eliminated in the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs after losing the first 3 games in the series) in the the season opener, the Kings already looked to be off the a rocky start. Then after an overtime loss to the Arizona Coyotes, the Kings would...
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Was The Last Los Angeles Kings Captain Before Dustin Brown?

Dustin Brown has donned the “C” for the Los Angeles Kings since 2008. The winger, who was 23 years old at the time he was named captain, is the youngest and first American-born captain in Kings history. Brown has led his team to two Stanley Cup championships in the last three campaigns, but there was a time not too long ago when he wasn’t the leader for Los Angeles. Can you...
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Richards Clears Waivers; Kings Send Him To Manchester’s AHL Team

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The Los Angeles Kings have assigned Mike Richards to their AHL affiliate after the high-priced center cleared waivers. The Kings assigned Richards to the Manchester Monarchs on Tuesday after no NHL team picked him up. Richards went on waivers Monday after several seasons of declining offensive production. Although Richards played a key two-way role on the Kings’...
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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