A look at the LA Kings 2014 trade deadline possibilities

For some reason, the trade questions are flooding in from hockey fans way more than in years past. That’s a good thing, but it’s also challenging to answer everybody on Twitter, Facebook, email, radio, etc. So, let’s just take one comprehensive look at what the Kings might be up to. Below are many of the [...]

Four Kings prospects set to square off on TV

It isn’t often you can watch four LA Kings prospects play on TV, but tonight is one of the rare exceptions. Better yet, you’ll be able to see two of the Kings top 10 prospects – one on defense and one at forward.
CBS Sports Network (DirecTV 221, Dish 152) is the place to be tonight [...]

LA Kings 2014 mid-season prospect rankings – the countdown begins

As the NHL trade season heats up, it’s always a good time to check in on the Kings top prospects. Which players are moving up our rankings, and how are the overall skills developing at various positions throughout the organization? Those are certainly important questions to answer as general managers like Dean Lombardi evaluate their [...]

LA Kings 2014 mid-season prospect rankings – honorable mention

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, where we go for a deep dive on the top prospects in the LA Kings organization.
Before we begin though, let’s bring new readers up to speed a bit. Now, some might view this as bragging or tooting our own horn, but we prefer to think of it [...]

Anze Kopitar – he’s back with thoughts from Sochi

Comments from Kings forward Anze Kopitar following the team’s practice on Monday. It was his return to TSC, after playing for his native Slovenia during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.
On his overall Olympic experience:
“It was obviously very positive, for me personally, and most importantly for the team. I think we did really well, we opened [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Duthie and Baker

Guests James Duthie and Ken Baker joined us for the February 23, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Trade rumors and fallout from the Olympic medal games were the major topics of conversation this week – and to help Jonathan Davis and I with all the debates, we were joined by Mr. [...]

AHL: Shore’s two goal night seals Monarchs victory

It wasn’t pretty, but the Manchester Monarchs closed out another three games in three days weekend with a win. Facing a division rival for the second straight night, the Monarchs were tasked with facing the Worcester Sharks and Troy Grosenick, a goalie who had performed well in previous meetings.
As mentioned previously, Martin Jones was on [...]

AHL: Fraser and Weal help fuel Monarchs to come from behind win

Special teams can be the deciding factor in any given hockey game. A hot powerplay can fuel a team to victory, while a weak penalty kill can sink a team’s chances at the win. For the Manchester Monarchs, a night in which their penalty kill allowed three goals would not hold them back from victory.
Saturday [...]

VIDEO: Kings players watch final minutes of USA-CAN game

Courtesy of Kings Vision – peek in, as the LA Kings watch the final minutes of the USA vs. Canada Olympic semifinal match at the team’s training facility on February 21, 2014…

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AHL: Monarchs, Fraser lose to Falcons in shootout

Nobody said hockey is a fair game. After spending the past six seasons in the NHL, winning two Stanley Cups in that time, Colin Fraser was sent down to the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL. Friday marked his debut with the team, as they hosted Springfield.
The visiting Falcons would open the scoring thanks to former [...]