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Black and White: Changes

Though the testimonials of executives, coaches and players – and the imagery of the lights being turned out in the dressing room – those in the re-formed hockey operations continue to articulate their mission statement in helping to re-set the Los Angeles Kings on a course towards competing for championships. Through the use of video […] The post Black and White: Changes appeared...
Via LA Kings Insider
43 minutes ago

Audio: Let’s check-in with Helene Elliott from the WCF

It may gnaw at the sports psyche of some Kings fans, but this Ducks-Predators series has blasted off with highly compelling hockey through the first three games. From Nashville, LA Times columnist Helene Elliott joined LA Kings Insider to update us on happy hour specials at Tootsie’s the mood of the city, the impact a […] The post Audio: Let’s check-in with Helene Elliott from...
Via LA Kings Insider
5 days ago

Player evaluation: Brown

DUSTIN BROWN This season: 80 games, 14 goals, 22 assists, 36 points, 22 penalty minutes, -4 rating, -1.37 CF%Rel, 16:00 time on ice The good: The A#1 lead thought reviewing Dustin Brown’s 2016-17 season is a testimonial to his character. One year ago, Brown was not done right by those who made the decision to […] The post Player evaluation: Brown appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
Via LA Kings Insider
5 days ago

LA Shouldn’t Need to Break the Bank on Tyler Toffoli’s Extension

Via Jewels From The Crown
6 days ago

How Tanner Pearson’s extension impacts the Los Angeles Kings’ offseason

Rob Blake locked up an important part of his team’s core last week, signing left winger Tanner Pearson to a four-year, $15 million contract extension. His first big transaction as the new General Manager of the Los Angeles Kings was to ensure that the 2012 first round pick will be playing in Los Angeles for the foreseeable future. Pearson, who made his regular season debut in early...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Damir Sharipzianov Looking for Fast NHL Return

After his rookie season in pro hockey, Russian defenseman and Los Angeles Kings prospect Damir Sharipzianov was assigned back to the KHL. He will spend the 2017-18 season in his hometown, playing for Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk. The Hockey Writers reached the 21-years-old player while settling in Nizhnekamsk and talked with him in his native Russian language. In this exclusive interview...
Via The Hockey Writers
10 days ago

Should Ducks get mighty support from Kings fans?

A Kings fan wants to do what's right, right? So what does that actually entail, right here and right now, with the rest of NHL world watching as they watch the Ducks waddle through another round of the Stanley Cup playoffs? Put it this way: O.C. Orange ain't the new L.A. black. Who started this misguided narrative that, because the Kings now have a couple of Stanley Cup souvenirs...
Via LA Daily News
10 days ago

LA Kings re-sign Tanner Pearson to 4-year, $15 million deal

Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Re-Sign Tanner Pearson to 4 Year, $15 Million Contract

Via Jewels From The Crown
13 days ago

Goalie Problems: Who Will Back Up Jonathan Quick Next Season?

Via Jewels From The Crown
13 days ago

Kings in Check: Need Bold Moves to Stay Alive

A lot has already been said about the aging, underperforming Los Angeles Kings roster, and the path to playoff contention is only going to increase in difficulty for front office newcomers Luc Robitaille and Rob Blake, a first-time NHL team president and first time general manager, respectively. Now that the Kings have overhauled their organizational leadership, the board is set...
Via The Hockey Writers
15 days ago

What should the Los Angeles Kings do with Jarome Iginla?

When the Los Angeles Kings acquired forward Jarome Iginla from the Colorado Avalanche on March 1, two things were assumed: that he would add some extra scoring punch for an offensively-challenged team, and that he was a short-term rental to help the Kings get into the playoffs and make a deep run. Well the latter hope of the deal obviously ended in failure with LA stumbling down...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings sign Swedish defenseman Oscar Fantenberg

Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

With NHL Draft order set, Los Angeles Kings, Vegas Golden Knights have decisions to make

Going into the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery, the expansion Vegas Golden Knights held the third highest odds of winning one of the top three selections and were hoping to be able to make an early splash in their first ever draft. The Los Angeles Kings had lower odds but still held a top ten selection in the pre-lottery order and had their eyes on snagging a young prospect to complement...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

John Stevens is a vanilla, unsexy hire for the Kings, which is fine

When Darryl Sutter was let go by the Los Angeles Kings, we wondered how far outside the organization the Kings would look to find the two-time Stanley Cup winner’s replacement. The answer? Not very. On Sunday, the Kings announced that associate head coach John Stevens would be the team’s new head coach. Stevens has been a member of the Kings’ coaching staff since 2010-11,...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

John Stevens promoted to head coach by Los Angeles Kings

Via Associated Press
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews has high praise for Predators after they sweep Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks entered the postseason as the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, and they have been eliminated after just four games. The Nashville Predators completed a sweep of Chicago with a convincing 4-1 win on Thursday night.Following a series that was never really close after a 5-0 blowout in Game 2, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said it is “insulting” to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Bob Miller bids the L.A. Kings fans and the NHL adieu

It was a whirlwind weekend for retiring Los Angeles Kings voice Bob Miller. He called an emotional overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks in his final home game at Staples Center on Saturday. Then in his very last game on Sunday, he called yet another overtime game, which resulted in a loss to arch-rival Anaheim. But it wasn’t the results that mattered, as the final weekend of...
Via Awful Announcing
April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Jarome Iginla has old-time hockey fight as Flames-Kings spirals out of control

The Los Angeles Kings season is slipping away from them as they try to hold onto some hope that they’ll make it into
Via The Comeback
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss
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