Penner – ‘It becomes very suffocating for the opposition’

Dustin Penner‘s trials and tribulations have certainly been well documented in Los Angeles. However, he may be turning a corner with the help of linemates Jarret Stoll and Trevor Lewis. Lately, they’ve been showing signs of good chemistry and, more importantly, have been productive offensively. For Penner, his goal last night gave him goals in [...]

Sharks’ Martin Havlat salutes the LA Kings fans

Not really sure what’s going on here – you be the judge…

The above video is of Martin Havlat scoring the first goal for the San Jose Sharks in last night’s 5-2 loss to the Kings. For what it’s worth, according to one report, during the post-game media scrum Havlat denied he was flipping off the crowd.  [...]

Quotes from Sharks locker room after 5-2 loss in LA

After getting beat the night before by the Anaheim Ducks on home ice, the Sharks didn’t fare any better in Los Angeles. Martin Havlat, recently back from injury, did his best to help San Jose – contributing with their first goal and latter adding and assist – but, it wasn’t nearly enough to keep up with [...]

Kelly Hrudey not happy about Bernier vs Hollywood

If you’re on twitter, you probably saw our note earlier today that the folks who own the Hollywood sign have been in touch with the NHL regarding Jonathan Bernier’s mask. According to sources, Bernier either needs to remove the sign from his current mask or he must pay royalties for using it.
After his pre-game skate [...]

First Goal Contest – Sharks at Kings (March 20)

The Kings are entering uncharted waters tonight against the Sharks. Winners of four in a row for the second time this season, LA has a chance to do something they haven’t done all year, win a fifth straight.
While the Sharks have beaten the Kings two out of the three times they’ve played this season, it [...]

Brian O’Neill using Mike Donnelly as inspiration

If your last name is O’Neill, isn’t it only appropriate that you make your professional debut on St. Patrick’s Day?
After signing a one-year contract with the LA Kings a few days prior, that’s exactly what Brian O’Neill did this past Saturday for the Manchester Monarchs. Adding an exclamation point to the evening, he also scored [...]

Dustin Brown cares about some things more than others

As training camp opened last September, Kings captain Dustin Brown and teammate Justin Williams joked about how then-coach Terry Murray would probably be interchanging them quite a bit as right wingers on the first and second lines. What he didn’t see coming was a move to the left side for most of the second half [...]

POLL: Who was LA Kings Player of the Week? (March 19, 2012)

Earlier today, I was on the All the Kings Men podcast, for my usual ‘Mayor’s Mondays’ spot. We talked about the week that was for the LA Kings – including three wins over Detroit, Anaheim and Nashville. We also looked at Jonathan Quick reaching the 30 win plateau for the third straight season and if that’s a [...]

VIDEO: Highlights from LA Kings 4-2 win vs Preds

Below are video highlights from the Kings 4-2 win over the Predators – including goals from Anze Kopitar, Dustin Penner, Dwight King and Kyle Clifford. Trevor Lewis, who had two assists, was named the first star of the game. Goalie Jonathan Bernier stopped 19 of 21 shots and was the second star. Penner, with a [...]

LA Kings locker room quotes after def Preds 4-2

We posted coach Darryl Sutter’s post-game quotes in a previous post. Now, let’s head inside the Kings locker room and see what some of the players had to say:
First up, goalie Jonathan Bernier – who recieved a rare start and stopped 19 of the 21 shots he faced…
Bernier on the overall game – “We didn’t [...]