Kings Junior Prospects Square Off, plus Schenn

Over the last few years there has been a steady stream of encouraging news coming from the Kings prospects playing in junior hockey. They’ve had players win medals for their national teams at the World Junior Championships – including gold, silver and bronze this year – as well as made waves in the CHL.
Right now, [...]

RECAP: Willie Mitchell on NHL Home Ice Radio

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell joined the guys on NHL Home Ice radio earlier this afternoon.  Although they asked a little about the win last night and his injury woes in 2010, the bulk of the interview was spent talking up rookie Kyle Clifford.  Here’s a quick recap…
* How important was it to win [...]

STAT CHECK: Boston Bruins at LA Kings

Here are your five fun facts on tonight’s match up between the visiting Boston Bruins and host Los Angeles Kings…
* Even with two long losing spans this season, the Kings are only six points off their point total from last season through 48 games. SIX. Last year they had 57 points, compared to 51 this [...]

…And Now You’re Caught Up (1/24/2011)

Still living in the euphoria of the Kings victory over the Coyotes on Saturday night?
Well, it’s time to check back in with the hockey world and get up to speed. Here are the ten Kings-related stories you need to know coming out of the weekend…
* The Kings play the Bruins tonight. Nearly one year ago [...]

Update on Scott Parse – The Other Left Wing

Amidst the Kings’ season long search for scoring left wingers, there is one name that many people may have forgotten…Scott Parse.
After all, he only played in five games before being placed on long term IR. And he was limited to 59 games last year while being shuttled back and forth several times between LA and Manchester [...]

Shane Doan Would Pick Kopitar at NHL All-Star Draft

Anze Kopitar received some recent praise from one of the most respected captains in the league…
Friday afternoon Shane Doan of the Phoenix Coyotes was a guest on The PowerPlay (NHL Radio show) and they were talking about the fact that the Coyotes didn’t have any players selected to attend this year’s NHL All-Star Game.
Which, if you’re [...]

Jack Johnson Plans the Super Bowl

When a team is mired in a slump like the Kings have been this month, at some point it’s refreshing to turn the conversation away from hockey.
With that in mind, how about a little football talk? After all, there are a pair of pretty big games going on later today.
And sure, Canadians love their [...]

Quick Back To Making History for the Kings

Goaltender Jonathan Quick set a number of team records for the Kings last season, including games played (72) and wins (39).
Well, he was back to his old tricks again Saturday night in the Phoenix desert.
Actually, it was Glendale. But, that’s beside the point.
Two weeks ago he earned his 19th victory of the season in [...]

Two Minutes In The Box… with Andrei Loktionov

Former fifth round draft pick, Andrei Loktionov, is back with the Kings.
He played one game with the team last year and had a handful of games earlier this year in the NHL before spending most of the season with Manchester (AHL) – where he was leading the club with 23 assists.
The creative center found [...]

Kyle Clifford and Kevin Westgarth Respond to Biz Nasty

In an era when so many professional athletes are very buttoned up and often provide cliche answers to questions, some find a way to break out of the pack.
Paul Bissonnette of the Phoenix Coyotes is one of the latter. As noted yesterday, even though he’s played less than 100 games in the NHL, his [...]