Lombardi on Quick, Doughty, Kopitar – ‘The training wheels are off’

More from Kings GM Dean Lombardi…
On the possibility of adding a more experienced player, ala Robyn Regehr, to the team for next season:
“That’s the one thing about this group; people forget how young they are. But, they’re not young in experience. People put these young guys down because they’re all 27 and younger. They’ve been […]

Lombardi’s on Contracts for Justin Williams and Andrej Sekera

Below we have even more from this afternoon’s conference call with LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi In this segment of the call he discussed the contract status of impending unrestricted free agents Justin Williams and Andrej Sekera…
On which of the Kings’ contract dominos needs to fall first before the cap situation becomes more clear:
“I understand […]

Kopitar on Reign Going Back to Texas Up 3-2 in Western Conf Final

Overcoming the odds is nothing new to Gasper Kopitar. His hockey career has taken him from a brief stint with the WHL Portland Winterhawks to captaining the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL. He then went to Europe and played for Mora IK, where his brother Anze later joined him during the 2012 NHL lockout. […]

CONTEST: Win Ontario Reign Playoff Tickets for Tonight

It’s time for another contest, as we are giving away free tickets to tonight’s Ontario Reign home playoff game vs. the Utah Grizzlies. If that sounds like fun, simply leave a comment below and we will randomly selected three names at 1:30pm PST. Each winner will receive a pair of tickets and will be contacted via […]

CONTEST: Win Ontario Reign Game 7 Tickets

As we’ve been known to do from time to time, we’re giving away some hockey tickets. After coming away with a 4-1 victory at home last night, the Ontario Reign will now face the Colorado Eagles in a winner-take-all Game 7 matchup tonight at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario. Puck drop is scheduled for […]

Flashback Friday: Word Association with Sutter, Miller, Nickson

Coming out of the Kings visit to Vancouver on Thursday night, what better series of articles to delve into for Flashback Friday than some stuff involving the Canucks? Obviously, there would be 100 different ways to go with this – including Dustin Brown’s big hit in the playoffs, Jarret Stoll’s overtime winner (which he nearly […]

TBT: McSorley Still Hurt by Stick vs Montreal

With the Montreal Canadiens in town to face the Los Angeles Kings tonight, it only seems natural to feature Marty McSorley in this week’s Throwback Thursday.
Being called for an illegal stick in Game 2 of the 1993 Stanley Cup Final was something that haunted McSorley for the better part of two decades. So much […]

VIDEO: AHL West Press Conference Replay

Finally. It’s actually somewhat hard to belief the AHL West is being officially announced today, considering all the work that has gone on behind the scenes over the past four seasons. Yet, here we go. Live from San Jose, David Andrews, league President and Chief Executive Officer, will formally roll out the plans for five […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – talking defense, call-ups, etc.

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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 all the latest topics surrounding the LA Kings, including Robyn Regehr’s injury, which defenseman in likely to be called up from Manchester soon, trade possibilities in the coming month, goaltending, […]

FREE REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio Talking Kings Problems

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Here is a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN Radio in Edmonton. During the segment they discussed Mike Richards future, Dean Lombardi’s heart-to-heart talk with Richards, Darryl Sutter’s use of young players, Anze Kopitar being on the same line with Marian Gaborik, Jeff Carter at center vs. wing, line combo suggestions, goalie Martin Jones, Slava […]