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Coyotes-Kings Preview

The first two minutes of the Los Angeles Kings' season went precisely as hoped. The 58 that followed were a mess. A full 60 minutes and their first win of 2015-16 will be the goal Friday night against the Arizona Coyotes, who enter the first full season of a rebuilding project with greater hopes than the meager expectations placed on them by others. The Kings kicked off an opening...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic given Match Penalty

Former Bruins tough guy Milan Lucic is now a member of the L.A. Kings. Last night, in his debut with the Kings, he was checked in the open ice by Logan Couture. The hit in question was hard, and legal. Instead of taking his medicine and playing on, he decided to go after Couture. Link to the video in question. While I don't think Lucic should be given a match penalty for going after...
Via Goon's World
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Dustin Brown appears to headbutt Logan Couture

It looks like Dustin Brown is already in preseason form. Brown, a forward for the LA Kings, displayed a high level of truculence with a check on San Jose Sharks player Logan Couture. Brown hit on Couture — Stephanie (@myregularface) October 8, 2015 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Head Butt? In all seriousness though this hit definitely looks questionable....
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Finalize Roster Ahead of Season Opener

New Kings forward Milan Lucic fights Josh Manson of the Anaheim Ducks during a preseason game at Staples Center in Los Angeles on 9/29/15 (Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) As the minutes tick off the clock leading to tonight’s opening faceoff of the 2015-16 NHL season, the Los Angeles Kings have been busy finalizing the group of players with whom they will begin...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks visit the Los Angeles Kings in Season Opener

Game Information: San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center in Los AngelesGame time: 7:30 Pacific / 10:30 EasternTV: NBCSN (US) After what felt like an eternity the puck will finally drop on the NHL season and topping off the 4 game schedule for tonight is the San Jose Sharks who will visit the Los Angeles Kings. Breaking Down The Los Angeles Kings The Los Angeles kings...

Report: Slava Voynov will sign with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL

Slava Voynov didn’t wait long to get back into playing pro hockey, as the former Los Angeles Kings defenseman will reportedly sign with the KHL’s SKA St. Petersburg per Sport-Express’s Igor Eronko. Slava Voynov set to sign with #SKA of the #KHL #LAKings — Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko) October 2, 2015 Voynov served time in luxury jail this summer after getting arrested for...
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings looking to 'control' Quick's weight this season

How will the Los Angeles Kings attempt to keep Jonathan Quick in top form all season long? The answer, as reported by LA Kings Insider, might be by controlling Quick’s weight. Bill Ranford, the goaltending coach for the LA Kings, was asked about Quick’s weight and how a fluctuation might impact the goaltender’s mechanics. Ranford’s answer revealed that Quick’s weight...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Kings (Last Season: 40-27-15, 4th in Pacific)Coach: Daryl Sutter (547-414-61, 109 ties; 17th season, 5th with LA)Key Additions: Milan Lucic, Christian Ehrhoff, Jhonas EnrothKey Departures: Justin Williams, Andrej Sekera, Jarret Stoll, Mike Richards, Martin JonesKey Player: Milan LucicLucic was acquired for a heavy price before the draft, as the Kings sent Martin Jones...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 NHL Defensemen Rankings For 2015-16: Drew Doughty Tops Everyone

One of the most common denominators of Stanley Cup-winning teams is a legitimate No. 1 defenseman. Given their importance, we rarely see them traded or allowed to become unrestricted free agents. The best way to acquire one is through the draft, and then teams have to be patient in their development because of how difficult it is for young D-men to make the transition to the NHL...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings season preview

Plus: The Kings have a lot of depth among their forwards. Justin Williams and Jarret Stoll are gone, but they are replaced by the brutal power forward Milan Lucic and a full season of Nick Shore. The Kings were a dominant possession team last year, leading the league in shot attempt differential. The Kings also possess one of the best, if not the best, top-pairing defensemen in...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Clifford postgame (9/29)

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Via Fox Sports West
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic already looking forward to facing Bruins

Los Angeles Kings winger Milan Lucic will have to wait 51 games before his first matchup with his former team, the Boston Bruins. Not that he’s counting or anything. Lucic, whose eight-season run with the Bruins came to an end when he was traded to the Kings this past June, made it clear in an interview with The Boston Globe’s Amalie Benjamin that he’s eagerly anticipating...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings top Coyotes on Weal's overtime goal

LOS ANGELES -- Jordan Weal's goal 3:37 into overtime lifted the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes. Michael Mersch and Brian O'Neill also scored for Los Angeles. Starting goaltender Jhonas Enroth made seven saves in 32:31 before being replaced by Peter Budaj. Budaj turned away 10 of 11 shots in 31:02. Third overall pick Dylan Strome scored for Arizona, as did...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Slava Voynov terminates own contract, is returning to Russia

Slava Voynov, suspended indefinitely by the NHL for domestic violence, has notified the league he’s done playing with the Los Angeles Kings and is returning to Russia. “Earlier today, I notified the National Hockey League, the National Hockey League Players’ Association and the Los Angeles Kings of my decision to immediately begin the formal process of returning to Russia with...
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings, Slava Voynov To Return To Russia

Slava Voynov who had plead no contest and served 45 days of a 90 day sentence before being taken into custody by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency or ICE.  Voynov was awaiting an immigration hearing to determine whether or not he be deported.  By opting for self deportation he leaves the door open to being able to return to the United States at a later date. Slava...

Slava Voynov will return to Russia, ends contract with Kings

    Slava Voynov will return to Russia to resolve the issue of his visa after he got into legal trouble for committing domestic violence, he announced on Wednesday. Returning to his home country will end his contract with the Los Angeles Kings, which called for him to be paid just over $16 million over the next four years. “Earlier today, I notified the National Hockey League...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Richards’ contract terminated over border incident

The Los Angeles Kings on Monday terminated Mike Richards’ contract, a day after they placed him on waivers. The team was expected to buy him out of his 12-year deal, so this was an unexpected move. However, the move might not stand up if challenged by the NHLPA. Though there are few details about what...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings terminate Mike Richards’ contract

The Los Angeles Kings have announced that they have terminated the contract of center Mike Richards. The team put Richards on waivers on Sunday and many expected a buyout to be announced on Monday. Instead the Kings have fully terminated the deal, citing a breach of contract on Richards’ part. The Kings have not announced why Richards was in violation of his contract, but it is...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarret Stoll arrested for possession of drugs

Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday on suspicion of drug possession at the MGM Grand Hotel’s Wet Republic pool complex, according to CBS Los Angeles. Stoll was allegedly in possession of cocaine and ecstasy, and was taken into custody by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department. He reportedly posted a $5,000 bail and was released from the Clark County Detention...
Via The Sports Daily
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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