Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings Problems, WC Playoff Predictions

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about the Los Angeles Kings missing the playoffs and to offer predictions on all eight Western Conference teams who did make it into post-season play. Among the highlights were a look […]

Dustin Brown on Fixing the Kings, Pushing Back on Sutter

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Never one to shy away from the media, Kings captain Dustin Brown met with a small group gathered at the team’s training facility in El Segundo earlier today. Following his club missing the playoffs for the first time since 2009, there was obvious disappointment and many in management, as well as inside the locker room, […]

Kopitar Reflects on Down Season and Potential Contract Extension

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Kings center Anze Kopitar met with the media at the team’s training center today following his exit interview with management. Early on in the discussion, Kopitar revealed he will soon join Team Slovenia at the IIHF World Championships because, after all, “It’s kinda hard to say no to your Dad.”
Below are additional highlights from the […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Jets at Kings Edition

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For the second (and final) time this season, the Winnipeg Jets arrive in Los Angeles without a healthy Evander Kane. In their initial meeting back in October, the Kings rolled to a 4-1 victory on the strength of Martin Jones in goal and at a time when the Pearson-Carter-Toffoli line was running roughshod over the competition.
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Five Things You May Not Know: Rangers at Kings Edition

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Some games simply don’t need much hype or explanation prior to puck drop. Thursday night’s Stanley Cup Final rematch is one such contest. Anytime you get teams from the two largest U.S. markets, there is the natural East Coast v West Coast flavor permeating the air. This one is a little extra special because of […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Kings at Oilers Edition

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A little more than two decades ago, a trip through Calgary and Edmonton was about as brutal of a roadie a hockey team could endure. Not only because of the weather, but more for what took place on the ice. In more recent times, it has become the California trip – running through San Jose, […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Kings at Flames Edition

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Forget the vaunted two-goal lead in hockey, the Kings blew a three-goal lead against the Flames last week in the closing minutes of their contest in Los Angeles. Johnny Gaudreau aka Johnny Hockey recorded a hat trick, then added two more goals against Edmonton in Calgary’s next game, and was just announced as the NHL’s […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Flames at Kings Edition

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When the NHL schedule came out, if you thought tonight’s game between the Kings and Flames would be a battle for the wild card spot in the standings, you’re clearly not telling the truth. Most people in Calgary likely didn’t even expect their team to be as good as they have been this season. Conversely, […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Coyotes at Kings Edition

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Over the past five years, the Kings have engaged in some spirited rivalries with the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks, yet few games have been as consistently intense as a matchup between the Kings and Arizona Coyotes. Guys have been suspended, hits have been questionable, and even the two captains have engaged in a […]

Things You May Not Know: Blues at Kings Edition

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When your team comes from ahead to lose, that usually upsets the coach. Thus, Darryl Sutter probably isn’t the guy you want to speak with at the moment considering the Kings third period collapse in St. Louis last night. There is some good news, though. Less than 48 hours after the final buzzer sounded under […]