NHL ice guru Dan Craig on what to expect at Dodger Stadium

More comments from the NHL press event held at Dodger Stadium on Monday afternoon. Here’s what NHL ice guru Dan Craig had to share…
On the difficulties of the LA weather:

“That’s why we have the trailer that we have. It’s a special engineered trailer, especially engineered for. This is a brand new truck. It was [...]

Robitaille on having Gretzky involved in LA’s outdoor game

It’s getting closer… the Kings and Ducks will square off outdoors in less than two weeks. To help kick off the official countdown, the NHL held a special press conference at Dodger Stadium on Monday afternoon, where Wayne Gretzky met the ice truck as it arrived at Chavez Ravine. Among the others in [...]

Tyler Toffoli after LA Kings 4-1 win over San Jose Sharks

Tyler Toffoli continues to shine for the Kings. On Tuesday night vs. the Sharks he set up the first goal of the game and scored the second, finishing the night as a plus-2 with a team-high five shots on goal. Perhaps even more amazing is six other LA forwards had more ice time [...]

Doughty explains his current and future relationship with Muzzin

Following the Kings morning skate at Toyota Sports Center earlier today, Drew Doughty shared some thoughts on his partnership with Jake Muzzin (something he openly lobbied for in the pre-season), a milestone coming up, playing against his friend Logan Couture and LA’s developing rivalry with San Jose. Take a look at what he had to [...]

Vancouver win streak on the line tonight, are they for real?

The Vancouver Canucks enter tonight’s game at Minnesota owners of the NHL’s longest current win streak at seven games. Vancouver has outscored their opponents by a wide margin of 24-8 in the seven games.
When you go inside the numbers there are two things stand out during the streak. Giving up just over one goal a [...]

Ben Scrivens on returning to the circus

After this Saturday’s game vs. the Islanders in Los Angeles, the Kings will depart for a four-game road trip, including the first three in Canada.
And that’s where the fun will begin for goaltender Ben Scrivens.
Traded by the Maple Leafs to the Kings this past summer, Scrivens could potentially find himself at the opposing end of [...]

Nick Bonino talks Ducks’ orange jerseys and Kings physical play

Comments from Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Bonino following the team’s morning skate, in advance of hosting the LA Kings later tonight…
On the Stadium Series jerseys:
“I like it. I think one of the coolest things about the Ducks’ is the orange color and it’s pretty cool to see a jersey all orange. It’s nice. Stadium jerseys [...]

Ducks’ Boudreau talks up the Kings, warming up to Penner

Comments from Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau following Anaheim’s morning skate, in advance of hosting the LA Kings later tonight…
On Bryan Allen:
“It’s a game time decision. He’ll take warm up and we’ll see.” [Reporter: So it wasn’t contingent upon whether he skated…] “No. No. We wanted to give it until the last minute, didn’t want to [...]

Some pretty disturbing numbers around the NHL

As we hit the quarter poll of the NHL season it’s time to go inside the numbers and what he have found for some teams is truly disturbing. The Edmonton Oilers (3.73), Calgary Flames (3.71), Florida Panthers (3.19) and NY Islanders (3.14) are at the bottom of the NHL Goals Against stats chart.
Edmonton has surrendered [...]

NHL players no longer excited by trips to play California teams

Last Saturday, the Lightning suffered their first loss to a Western Conference opponent when they were rocked 6-3 by the Phoenix Coyotes. Starting tonight in Los Angeles, the Lightning begin a stretch of three games in four days through California that will see them conclude the trip with back to back games in San Jose [...]