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  • Andrej Sekera adjusting to the Kings and their style

    Los Angeles Times "New side on defense, new team, new conference and a new set of expectations. Suffice to say, there was an awful lot thrown at defenseman Andrej Sekera in his Kings debut on Friday night at Anaheim. The Ducks pulled off a third-period rally and beat the Kings, 4-2. Game 2 of the Sekera Era..." March 01

  • L.A. Kings beat Detroit Red Wings, extend winning streak to eight

    L.A. Daily News "Justin Williams’ timing was perfect Tuesday. Jonathan Quick’s reflexes were impeccable, too. The Kings’ penalty-killing remained flawless. Funny what a long winning streak can do for a team. Williams, Quick and the Kings’ special teams play propelled them to a hard-earned 1-0 victory over the..." February 25

  • Kings acquire defenseman Andrej Sekera from Hurricanes "The Los Angeles Kings have filled a major need ahead of Monday's trading deadline by acquiring veteran defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes for a conditional first-round draft pick and prospect Roland McKeown according to multiple reports. According to Elliotte Friedman, if the..." February 25

  • Blackhawks, Kings reportedly among teams most interested in trading for Sekera

    The Score "The Andrej Sekera sweepstakes are heating right up. The Carolina Hurricanes defenseman has become arguably the most sought-after trade target in advance of Monday's deadline, and the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have emerged as two of the most interested suitors, according to Bob..." February 25

  • Kings sign Clifford to five-year, $8 million extension

    Pro Hockey Talk "Just one day after re-upping with Jordan Nolan on a three-year deal, Los Angeles has locked in another of its resident tough guys. Forward Kyle Clifford, who leads the team with eight fighting majors this season, has agreed to a five-year, $8 million extension, per Sportsnet. Clifford, 24, has..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    LAK have signed Jordan Nolan to a three-year contract extension with an AAV of $950K.

  • Kings score three times in the second to hand the Avs crucial loss

    Denver Post "A continuous offensive attack was not enough to override a tough second period for the Avalanche on Wednesday night. In a late-night, nationally televised game at the Pepsi Center, the Los Angeles Kings overcame a large shots disadvantage to win 4-1 and snap the Avs' modest two-game winning..." February 19

  • Kings’ streak reaches five with win over Tampa Bay

    L.A. Daily News "The Kings held a one-goal lead in the third period Monday against the Tampa Bay Lightning, but defenseman Drew Doughty wanted more. He rocketed down the left wing with the puck on his stick and weighed his options, the best of which seemed to be to fire the puck on goal. A nanosecond before..." February 17

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    Damien Cox @DamoSpin

    Leafs would have to take back Mike Richards from Kings in a Phaneuf deal. TOR would want one of LA's better prospects.

  • Tyler Toffoli’s hat trick leads L.A. Kings past Calgary Flames

    L.A. Daily News "The puck wasn’t actually following Tyler Toffoli around the Staples Center ice Thursday night, but it sure seemed like it during the Kings’ 5-3 victory over the Calgary Flames. It also seemed every time he had it on his stick blade he smacked it into the back of the net. Toffoli’s first career..." February 13

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    NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

    NHL has unveiled architectural rendering of 2015 Coors Light NHL #StadiumSeries game to be played at @LevisStadium.

  • 6 most underrated players in the NHL

    USA Today "It’s easy to judge a player’s excellence on his All-Star nods or big offensive numbers. There are a lot, however, who do more than the surface stats may indicate. Let’s take a look at some of the most underrated players: Center: Mathieu Perreault, Winnipeg Jets Your pick of Jets forwards..." February 11

  • Kings beat Blue Jackets, 4-3

    Jewels From The Crown "A creative way to earn the two points, but we'll take it. A crazy first, a dominant second, and a comfortable-then-really-uncomfortable third period added up to a 4-3 win for the Los Angeles Kings over the Columbus Blue Jackets. LA hasn't had consecutive wins since December 20, so enjoy this..." February 10

  • Kings' Alec Martinez day-by-day with concussion-like symptoms

    Sporting News "There's no time schedule for Kings defenseman Alec Martinez's return from vicious hit, according to the LA Times. "He's got concussion-like symptoms that don't appear to be very severe," Kings coach Darryl Sutter said. "But we have to be careful and cautious." Martinez was hit hard by the..." February 09

  • Slava Voynov police report: argument details, choking, kicking alleged

    Los Angeles Times "Slava Voynov allegedly told his wife “he wanted a divorce” and “there would be no more money” and repeatedly kicked her during an October altercation between the couple that led to a felony domestic violence charge against the Kings defenseman. The details are part of a Redondo Beach Police..." February 05

  • Capitals clobber Kings behind Brouwer's 2 goals

    CSN Washington "Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday night at Verizon Center: How it happened: Troy Brouwer scored goals in the first and second periods, Nicklas Backstrom and Eric Fehr scored goals 59 seconds apart in the third and Braden Holtby turned aside all 27..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • With Kings sliding, will Lombardi make a trade?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dustin Brown thinks it’s a matter of emotion. And maybe there’s something to his argument. The way the Kings play when they’re successful takes commitment. But Darryl Sutter disagrees. He doesn’t think his team’s problems have as much to do with emotion as they do with a different..." February 04

  • Kings' GM Dean Lombardi focusing on salary cap issues

    Los Angeles Times "High-powered meetings take place in the White House every day. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi added to the unofficial total Monday, while his team was at the White House to be honored for its 2014 Stanley Cup championship, when he sought out NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to seek clarification..." February 03

  • Kings enjoy second White House visit in three years "The Los Angeles Kings renewed acquaintances with President Barack Obama on Monday at the White House, where they were honored for winning the Stanley Cup championship last year. The Kings were joined on stage in the East Room and on a pre-ceremony tour and gathering with President Obama by..." February 03

  • Kings ready to make second White House visit "The Los Angeles Kings will renew acquaintances with President Barack Obama at 2 p.m. ET on Monday, when they are honored at the White House for winning the Stanley Cup championship last year. The Kings were also honored by President Obama on March 26, 2013 for winning the Stanley Cup..." February 02

  • Mike Richards declined Kings’ invite to the White House

    Pro Hockey Talk "The L.A. Kings will visit the White House and be honored by the President of the United States on Monday for their 2014 Stanley Cup victory. One player who won’t be there is Mike Richards. The 29-year-old had three goals and 10 points last spring as the Kings captured their second Stanley..." February 02

  • Rob Blake hasn’t spoken to Maple Leafs about job "Assistant general manager Rob Blake has no interest in leaving the Los Angeles Kings, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported on Saturday night. Blake’s family is fond of the Los Angeles area and he is pleased with his role in the Kings’ front office." February 01

  • Is something brewing between Kings, Maple Leafs? "There's a little bit of black and blue smoke coming from the Los Angeles Kings and Toronto Maple Leafs' camps, respectively. There have actually been rumors for more than a week that the two teams have had discussions recently and some more recent developments suggest something is brewing, or that..." January 30

  • Carter and Toffoli Spark LA's 4-3 Win

    Jewels From The Crown "Toffoli returns with a bang, but it's Jeff Carter who really drives the offense as LA gets a dramatic win over Chicago. Must-win games don't happen in January. They just don't. Having said that... the Los Angeles Kings really needed that one, didn't they? So, a 4-3 win for the Kings over..." January 29

  • Kings hoping for a spark with Tyler Toffoli's return to lineup

    Los Angeles Times "Kings forward Tyler Toffoli, who has missed six games because of mononucleosis, will be back in the lineup Wednesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks, according to Kings Coach Darryl Sutter. lRelated Kings, Blackhawks to face off again in rivalry of respect, not hatred KINGS Kings,..." January 28

  • The NHL's greatest bromance has officially ended

    USA Today "With Mike Richards officially clearing waivers, we might be seeing the last phase in one of hockey’s most epic bromances. Richards will report to the AHL Manchester Monarchs on Wednesday and it’s almost certain that his playing days with best bud Jeff Carter are over. A once potent forward,..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Whatever the Kings decide with Richards, they’re ‘going to have to play better’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Darryl Sutter still thinks Mike Richards can be a good NHL player, and he’s frustrated by the media coverage of the Kings’ decision to place the 29-year-old center on waivers. “This is hockey, and some of you guys don’t get it, period,” the coach told reporters today, per LA Kings Insider...." January 27

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    Mike Halford @HalfordPHT

    Mike Richards clears waivers

  • McKenzie: Coyotes, Ducks, Kings primed to trade

    Nichols on Hockey "On if there’s one team we should be watching nearing the trade deadline as the linchpin in the process: “Well, I think that in terms of a seller it’d be the Phoenix Coyotes. They’ve got Antoine Vermette. They’ve got Zbynek Michalek. They possibly have Keith Yandle, although there seems to be..." January 27

  • Lombardi on waiving Richards: ‘These are the tough decisions you’ve got to make’

    Pro Hockey Talk "L.A. Kings’ general manager Dean Lombardi pointed to loyalty as one of the reasons it took until Monday to place Mike Richards on waivers. “If you’re going to expect loyalty from your players, then you, at times, have to show loyalty to them,” Lombardi told reporters. “Under the circumstances,..." January 27

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    lisa dillman @reallisa

    Per Kings release , nick shore recalled from Manchester

  • L.A. Kings place Mike Richards on waivers "The Los Angeles Kings placed Mike Richards on waivers Monday, as first reported by Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. The depth centre has seen his production drop off again this season — 15 points in 47 games — and Richards’ name had been bandied about in trade talks this season with multiple..." January 26

  • Kings Assign Forward Nick Shore And Goaltender J.F. Berube To Manchester (AHL) "The Los Angeles Kings have assigned forward Nick Shore and goaltender J.F. Berube to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Shore, a 6-1, 194-pound native of Denver, Colo., appeared in three games this season,..." January 23

  • Sharks put together complete effort in win over Kings

    CSN Bay Area "It was a preview of the Stadium Series game at Levi’s Stadium in one month, but Wednesday’s Sharks-Kings game at SAP Center was also a matchup of two teams desperately trying to win their final game before the All-Star break after weeks of inconsistency. The Sharks came out on top, outplaying..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Flames stun Kings in overtime again

    Calgary Herald "Dennis Wideman thought it was in. Then he didn’t. Then, after the National Hockey League reviewed the strange-looking goal which appeared to strike the in-net camera with 52 seconds left in overtime, the entire Calgary Flames bench erupted, celebrating a 2-1 overtime victory over the Los..." January 20

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    Elliott Teaford @ElliottTeaford

    #LAKings practice looking pretty optional this morning. Tyler Toffoli out there with teammates. Mono getting better.

  • Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey retired by Kings

    CBC Sports "The Los Angeles Kings retired Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey on Saturday night, honouring the Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman who delivered huge hits and scored big goals on their blue line for parts of 14 seasons. The Kings recognized Blake during a ceremony before the defending Stanley Cup..." January 18

  • Leafs and Jets reportedly had conversations with the Kings regarding Mike Richards

    Pro Hockey Talk "In an attempt to gauge interest in Mike Richards the L.A. Kings reportedly had conversations with both the Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs. According to hockey insider Pierre LeBrun, talks stalled as a result of the money remaining on Richards’ deal. The 29-year-old still has five..." January 16

  • Devils stun Kings, 5-3, as Steve Bernier scores twice

    Newark Star-Ledger "Steve Bernier scored two power play goals and Mike Cammalleri picked up his team-leading 14th as the Devils stunned the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, 5-3 Wednesday night at Staples Center. The Devils are 3-1-1 in their last five games. That's seven out of a possible 10..." January 15

  • Kings’ Toffoli (mononucleosis) expected to miss 3-4 weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "Doesn’t look like That 70s Line will be skating together anytime soon. With Tanner Pearson sidelined (and facing surgery) for a broken fibula, the Kings will now reportedly also be without Tyler Toffoli for the next 3-4 weeks as he deals with mononucleosis, per LA Kings Insider. " January 15

  • Kings lock down in 2-0 win over Leafs

    Jewels From The Crown "Kopitar's goal 37 seconds in stands up to the end, as Martin Jones picks up a long-awaited shutout. I have never been so thrilled to see a defensive struggle. After allowing 49 goals in their prior 14 games (including 15 in the last three losses), it was a huge relief to see the Los Angeles..." January 13

  • Kiss of bad luck: Kings’ Toffoli sidelined with mono

    Pro Hockey Talk "If you’re prone to being annoyed by cheesy word play, kiss your patience goodbye, because Los Angeles Kings forward Tyler Toffoli‘s missing Saturday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets because of mono. That’s the word from the OC Register’s Rich Hammond, who asks the question on many hockey..." January 11

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    Jon Rosen @lakingsinsider

    Learned from reliable source in 2INT he suffered broken ankle; hockey ops just confirmed. Also heard broken lower leg may be more accurate.

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Kings start new year with a road win over Canucks

    Los Angeles Times "eave it to Mr. Game 7 and a man who has created his own past playoff magic in this arena to lead the Kings out of their road abyss. It was right wing Justin Williams and center Jarret Stoll scoring goals 53 seconds apart, late in the third period to push the Kings to a come-from-behind 3-2..." January 02

  • Perron scores Oilers’ winning goal in shootout versus Kings

    Edmonton Journal "After five straight losses, Edmonton Oilers interim bench boss Todd Nelson got the game puck Tuesday night after his first NHL coaching win. David Perron, the fourth Oilers shooter, deked Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick to give Edmonton a 3-2 shootout victory and end a nine-game losing..." December 31

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