Mike Richards comments on Jeff Carter trade rumors

Richards and Beriner (photo: D. Sheehan)

The rumors are out there. It’s inevitable at this time of year. And, given the Kings’ lack of offense this season, what else do you expect?
Every few days a new rumor pops up, with this player or that player on their way to LA. So far, GM Dean Lombardi hasn’t [...]

Kings locker room tense due to trade rumors, per Doughty

Drew Doughty (photo by: D. Sheehan)

The final story on the LA Kings’ season has yet to be written. Several chapters are already completed though, including the season opening trip to Europe, Mike Richards hot streak in November and the firing of Terry Murray in December.
So far, 2012 has seen a reoccurring problem from the past [...]

Sutter, Brown and just about everybody at a loss for words

For the second straight game the Kings lost 1-0. With Jonathan Quick in net, it’s almost like rinse and repeat. He’s playing stellar in net and the team in front of him just can’t seem to find a way to bang a few pucks in down at the other end of the ice.
After dropping a [...]

Quotes from the Flames locker room after 1-0 win in LA

In a 1-0 game, it wasn’t that surprising when the goaltenders were selected as the top two stars, with Calgary’s Mikka Kiprusoff receiving number one and LA’s Jonathan Quick getting second. The third star went to Mike Cammalleri, who scored the lone goal of the game. It was his fifth goal in 14 games since [...]

LA shutout by PHX – game recap using only Sutterisms

If there’s one thing we’ve come to expect from the Darryl Sutter era in Los Angeles, it’s entertaining – and occasionally confusing – press conferences. As usual, he didn’t disappoint last night, even if there weren’t any more Merle Haggard references.
For you super busy people, here’s the game in a nutshell using only his popular [...]

Quotes from the Coyotes locker room after 1-0 win in LA

Prior to the game, Coyotes forward Ray Whitney referred to match-ups with the Kings as ‘muck fests’ and usually filled with tight, defensive-oriented hockey. Kings defenseman Jack Johnson went so far as to say the games can be boring to watch, with Phoenix lulling teams to sleep.
Neither was the case in the first period, which [...]

Preview: Fox Sports West feature on PennerCakes event

During the second intermission of tonight’s Kings-Coyotes broadcast, Fox Sports West will run a special feature on this week’s PennerCakes event at IHOP. The video highlights package includes some quotes from Dustin Penner, thoughts from a few several of the lucky raffle winners who attended, and there’s even a small cameo in there from [...]

Doughty and Johnson make predictions – plus ticket contest

Tonight marks game five of the Kings-Coyotes six-game season series. Three of the four played so far have been decided by one goal and two have been shutout wins for LA. Additionally, the teams sit seventh and eighth in the Western Conference standings, separated by only two points.
Defenseman Jack Johnson sizes things up for us…
“Phoenix [...]

The Wizard plays the ultimate game of ‘Where’s Whitney?’

Where’s Whitney…going? (photo: D. Sheehan)

This season, #WheresWhitney has become a popular hashtag on twitter among Coyotes fans, as they keep an eye on popular winger Ray Whitney. With the trade deadline approaching though, it’s getting harder and harder to figure out where he just might be next.
“I haven’t been rumored to go to some of [...]

Coyotes coach Dave Tippett on memories, Brown and more

Tippett instructing practice (photo: D. Sheehan)

Dave Tippett played over 700 games in the NHL, primarily as a left wing for the old Hartford Whalers. Soon after his playing days were over he found himself as the head coach of the Houston Aeros (IHL), where he won a championship in 1999. The following year [...]