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Los Angeles Kings: 3 things to consider before next season

It has been an exciting summer for the Los Angeles Kings as the organization has made the moves that they believe will lead them back to playoff contention. Some of those offseason moves leave room for speculation as the NHL season nears. Here are the top three things to consider before next season: 1. Will Milan Lucic fit in with the team? This move was arguably the most surprising...
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Why The Los Angeles Kings Will Return To The Playoffs

For the Los Angeles Kings, it's never been a matter of what they can accomplish in the playoffs. Their recent track record speaks for itself.Instead, it's simply been a matter of whether or not they can get into the playoffs.Last season, the Kings surprised many by narrowly missing the playoffs. They finished 40-27-15, coming within two points of the Calgary Flames for third...
Via The Sports Quotient
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Battle For The Pacific Division: The Los Angeles Kings

As the summer drags on I thought I’d take the time to take a look at the other teams that make up the Pacific Division, what they did and where I think they could end up when its all said and done.  This time I will look at that Sharks most hated rivals in The Los Angles Kings who missed the playoffs after winning the cup the year prior and still managed to make more news for...

NHL 30 For 30: Los Angeles Kings

Welcome to NHL 30 for 30: a series that will breakdown every NHL team this offseason. You can expect to see new posts all summer, starting from the 30th place team, and finishing with the Stanley Cup champions. With so many changes coming in the offseason, some teams will be improving dramatically, while others will be forced to make some tough decisions for the future. It’s going...
Via The Fantasy Fix
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: An Anze Kopitar contract extension may be in the works

It’s never too early to start thinking about the 2016 NHL offseason, especially if that’s the year that a team’s star forward is about to become a free agent. That would be the case for the Los Angeles Kings as power-forward Anze Kopitar’s contract is set to expire as free agency begins in the summer of 2016. The 27-year-old center has been a key part of the King’s recent...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brent Sopel holds all-girls camp, tells registrants it’s free

Here’s a cool story. The CBC has reported former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Sopel, last seen sporting one of the best mustaches ever, held an all-girls hockey camp and told the 30 registrants that the $950 registration fee would be refunded in order to support future camps. Sopel hopes word of mouth builds the camp up, and campers have a great time. “Essentially, what...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Sign Andy Andreoff

The Los Angeles Kings have had quite the summer as they have acquired some exciting new players, especially Milan Lucic. It was recently announced that the Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Andy Andreoff to a two year contract worth $1.175 million. One off the biggest trades this offseason for the Kings was for Milan Lucic. Andreoff became an unrestricted free agent this offseason...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings re-sign 5 restricted free agents, including Shore

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have re-signed five restricted free agents, including center Nick Shore. The Kings on Thursday also re-signed defenseman Vincent LoVerde and forwards Jordan Weal, Andrew Crescenzi and Nic Dowd. Shore got a two-year, $1.2 million deal after making his NHL debut last season. He appeared in 34 games for the Kings, making his NHL debut....
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings re-sign Andy Andreoff for 2 years, $1,175,000

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have re-signed forward Andy Andreoff to a two-year deal worth $1,175,000. The Kings announced the deal Wednesday. Andreoff was a restricted free agent after getting two goals and one assist in 18 games last season for the Kings. He made his NHL debut last Oct. 14 and appeared intermittently in Los Angeles' lineup, scoring two points in the...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic On Possible Extension With Kings: ‘I Would Love To Stay Here’

Milan Lucic is entering the final year of his contract, which carries a salary cap hit of $6 million. He was traded from the Boston Bruins to the Los Angeles Kings in a multi-player deal before the 2015 NHL Draft, one that included the Original Six club retaining $2.75 million of his salary. Lucic hasn’t yet played a game for the Kings, but at this time, he isn’t opposed to...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Re-Sign Defenseman Jamie McBain Amid Voynov Uncertainty

Jamie McBain looks for an open teammate during a game at Staples Center in 2015. (Mandatory Credit: Juan Ocampo/Getty Images) Strapped for salary cap space and still uncertain of the fate of Slava Voynov, the Los Angeles Kings announced last Friday that they had re-signed Defenseman Jamie McBain to a one-year contract. Originally drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the second...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers get Sekera for six years

Former Los Angeles Kings defenseman Andrej Sekera has inked a six-year, $33 million contract.The 29-year-old defenseman greatly improves Edmonton's weak blue line, and will look to be a cornerstone piece in the revamped team.Andrej Sekera joins goaltender Cam Talbot as a missing piece to the Oilers puzzle. The Oilers had the worst blue line and goaltending combo in the league this...
Via Fox Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Reloading for Another Stanley Cup Run

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic, right, controls the puck ahead of Kings defenseman Alec Martinez during a game on Dec. 2, 2014. The Kings acquired Lucic on Friday.(Jae C. Hong / Associated Press) Another year, another team from either Chicago or Los Angeles hoisting the Stanley Cup. But while one NHL powerhouse celebrated their third Cup in 6 years, the other spent its time scattered...
Via The Sports Journal
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Richards incident involved oxycodone

The LA Kings terminated Mike Richards’ contract with the team and so far details have been difficult to find. It was easy to speculate that the termination was due to an off-ice incident, but the specifics have been kept under wraps. Pierre McGuire suggested the incident occurred at the Canadian border and now TMZ suggests it involved the drug oxycodone. Via TMZ: NHL officials...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 30, 2015  |  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

Kings terminate Mike Richards' contract due to 'breach'

The Los Angeles Kings released a bombshell of a statement today, announcing that they’ve terminated the contract of forward Mike Richards. Here’s the press release from the club. “The Los Angeles Kings today have exercised the team’s right to terminate the contract of Mike Richards for a material breach of the requirements of his Standard Player’s Contract. We are...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings’ Stoll pleads guilty in Vegas cocaine case

LAS VEGAS — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll pleaded guilty to two reduced misdemeanor charges to resolve a felony cocaine case stemming from his April arrest at a Las Vegas Strip swimming pool. Defense attorneys David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld appeared in court Thursday for Stoll, 33, to submit a written plea to breach of the peace and trespassing. A felony charge...
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

tPB Community Mock Draft 2015: Los Angeles Kings

As we press on through the draft: TPB Community Draft Order Team tPB GM Selection Edmonton OilersThe66thDopefishConnor McDavid Buffalo SabresJonathanKabanaJack Eichel Arizona Coyoteskingling43Dylan Strome Toronto Maple LeafsJNash22Mitch Marner Carolina HurricansjaschiffNoah Hanifin New Jersey DevilskbennettMathew Barzal...
Via The Pensblog
June 18, 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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