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Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov suspended due to domestic violence incident

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been suspended indefinitely from all club activities pending a formal investigation by the National Hockey League of an arrest this morning on charges of domestic violence.Voynov was arrested for allegedly violating California Penal Code section 273.5.The suspension was imposed under Section 18-A.5 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
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NHL Week 2 Roundup: Early Surprises and Disappointments

We’re only two weeks in to the NHL season, and some of the league’s more passionate fans are already panicking. A few teams, specifically the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Colorado Avalanche, have gotten off to relatively disappointing starts to their seasons. However, with each of these teams only playing five or six games, it would be wise for these...
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Los Angeles Kings Statement On Slava Voynov

These developments are of great concern to our organization.  We support the NHL’s decision to suspend Slava Voynov indefinitely during this process, and we will continue to take appropriate action as the legal proceedings and the investigation by the NHL take their course.
Via Kukla's Korner
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Slava Voynov suspended for domestic violence

Things have taken a sudden, dark turn for Slava Voynov. The Los Angeles Kings’ defenseman was arrested this morning on domestic violence charges and has been suspended indefinitely from the team pending a formal investigation by the NHL. The NHL’s collective bargaining agreement has a rule that states, during a criminal investigation, “the League may […] The post Slava Voynov...
Via Two Pad Stack
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Slava Voynov arrested on D.V. charge, suspended indefinitely

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was arrested Monday morning on domestic violence charges and has been suspended indefinitely from all club activities pending a formal investigation by the National Hockey League. The suspension was imposed under Section 18-A.5 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement: “The League may suspend the Player pending the League’s formal review...
Via Sports-Glory
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Kings’ Slava Voynov Suspended After Being Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely by the NHL on Monday after being arrested on charges of domestic violence. The league handed Voynov the indefinite suspension under Section 18-A.5 of the collective bargaining agreement which allows the league to act swiftly even before the facts of the case are known. The section reads: “The league may suspend...
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Kyle Clifford accidentally kicks Jason Zucker in the face

Jason Zucker took out Kyle Clifford’s legs and was handed a two-minute penalty for tripping. As Clifford fell to the ice, his skates flew up and crashed against Zucker’s face. The situation looked grim, but remarkably Zucker escaped a serious injury and returned to the ice later in the game. That was a close shave. (We’ll show ourselves the door)
Via Puck Drunk Love
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Quick saves Kings from defeat in game with playoff-like intensity

Jonathan Quick stood on his head Thursday night in the Los Angeles Kings' 1-0 shootout win over the St. Louis Blues at the Staples Center. The Kings' netminder registered 43 saves in 65 minutes of hockey, along with three saves on three shots in the shootout. Kings center Jeff Carter broke the tie on the first shot of the shootout, beating Blues goalie Brian Elliott for what...
Via Fox Sports West
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Young talent key in another LA Kings title run

The Los Angeles Kings came into the season as one of the few very elite teams throughout the league, and a favorite to capture a third Stanley Cup title in a span of just four seasons. Not bad for a team that didn’t even have one just a few years ago. Nonetheless, the Kings have discovered the formula for building up a franchise that can demonstrate sustained success, and they’ve...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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Kings lock up underrated Jake Muzzin

Drew Doughty, schmrew Doughty. For all the talk about the Los Angeles Kings’ franchise defenseman, there has been one member of that group flying way under the radar. Jake Muzzin, Doughty’s partner on defense. The 25-year-old defenseman emerged as a quality player for the Kings since making his NHL debut four years ago. He hit […] The post Kings lock up underrated Jake Muzzin...
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Kings’ Jake Muzzin Signs Five-Year, $20 Million Contract Extension

Dean Lombardi knows how to build a winning NHL franchise. The Los Angeles Kings general manager has put together two Stanley Cup-winning teams over the last three years, and he’s constructing the foundation for more championships by re-signing top-four defenseman Jake Muzzin to a team-friendly five-year, $20 million contract. The team announced the deal Wednesday afternoon, and...
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Video: Tyler Toffoli scores ridiculous goal

The Los Angeles Kings got off to a slow start this season, but the defending Stanley Cup champions appear to have things rolling now. On Tuesday night the Kings waxed the Edmonton Oilers 6-1, after ripping the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 on Sunday night. In both games, the Kings were led by the line of Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson, better known as “That 70s Line.” Toffoli...
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Kings Injury Update: Marian Gaborik will not be in tonight's lineup due to lower-body injury

The Los Angeles Kings will be without winger Marian Gaborik for tonight's game, according to Chris Peters at #450354748 / gettyimages.comThe 32-year-old forward is dealing with a lower-body muscle injury and could be out for the foreseeable future as there is no timetable for his return.  The Kings are also without forward Trevor Lewis.  They will give 23-year...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Kings, Oilers have funny exchange on Twitter

The Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers had a funny back-and-forth conversation on Twitter on Monday. It all started when the Oilers were practicing at the Kings' facility and cracked the glass with what appeared to be a shot that missed the net. They sent a snarky tweet about it to the Kings. Sorry @LAKings, we may have broken...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick sneaks an autograph to a fan

Jonathan Quick is a sneaky man. While sitting on the bench, he obliged an autograph request from a young fan. Paper and a pen were slipped through the glass and Quick cautiously autographed the paper before carefully folding it back up and sliding it back. Awesome. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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