Clearing the Crease… with Jonathan Bernier

In the interview below goaltender Jonathan Bernier says “Sometimes it doesn’t go your way.”
For him personally and for the LA Kings, that’s a quick synopsis of the season to date.
By this point the team was expected to be near the top of the Western Conference. On this homestand specifically, they were expected to create some breathing room […]

HIGH / LOW with Coach Terry Murray

Yesterday, Kings defensemen Drew Doughty, Jack Johnson and Matt Greene provided their highs and lows from the first half of the season.
Even though last month Willie Mitchell jokingly said “Forwards just skate up and down and don’t think” that didn’t stop eight of them – including Ryan Smyth, Wayne Simmonds and Jarret Stoll – […]

Jack Johnson Undisputed – Full, Extended Version

Undisputed is the new online video series put together by LAKINGS.com.
The first profile in the eight-part series features defenseman Jack Johnson.
A mini-version of episode one will air during the Kings broadcast on Fox Sports. However, you can see the full, extended cut (approx. 10 minutes) after the jump…

Episode two, featuring a different Kings player […]

HIGH / LOW with LA Kings Forwards

Earlier this week the Kings reached the midpoint of their 82-game regular season. In a separate article today we shared comments from the Kings’ defensemen, providing their thoughts on the first half of the season.
Now, let’s see what eight of the forwards have to say…
Wayne Simmonds – Obviously, I don’t think up to this point our […]

Interview: Catching Up with Derek Forbort

A few months ago prospect Derek Forbort stopped by to talk about being drafted by the Kings (first round, 2010) and adjusting to life as a freshman at the University of North Dakota.
Fresh off of winning a bronze medal last week at the 2011 World Junior Championships, he’s back again. In the interview below we […]

HIGH / LOW with LA Kings Defensemen

In the past we’ve used our popular High / Low format to have guests review various things – Rob Blake and Luc Robitaille reflected on their careers, Jim Fox offered opinions on opening night and playoff games, and even some guys from Manchester have stopped by to talk Monarchs hockey.
With the Kings reaching the midpoint […]

Kings Ruin Dodgers Perfect Record

Seven was unlucky in several ways last night.
It was game seven of the Kings’ season long eight-game homestand – the part of the schedule that was supposed to see them climb the ranks of the Western Conference.
It was also the seventh time the Kings and Dodgers had joined forces on the marketing front. For ‘Dodger […]

LA vs St. Louis Blues – Pregame Quotes and Notes

To say the Kings season has been filled with peaks and valleys would be an understatement. Long winning streaks have been filled by horrible periods of loss after loss.
Coach Terry Murray, the players and fans don’t seem to know which team will show up on a nightly basis.
One such example came in mid-December during a […]

Gift Ideas For Jack Johnson, From His Teammates

A few Kings players have birthdays today – forward Kyle Clifford turns 20 and defenseman Jack Johnson is now 24. Meanwhile, former Kings goaltender Kelly Hrudey will be…well, he’s just having a birthday today.
Clifford’s not even legal yet, so you can’t take him out for a drink. And Johnson, he inked a seven-year, $30 million […]

Top Line Reunited and It Feels So Good

Kings coach Terry Murray has decided to put last year’s best line back together again. Ryan Smyth, Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams will be the top unit tomorrow night against the St. Louis Blues.
As noted yesterday, it was back on January 13, 1979 that the Kings most famous trio – the Triple Crown Line – […]