Kings split-squad rosters for games vs Coyotes

Coach Darryl Sutter announced on Saturday that Dustin Brown, Willie Mitchell and Jonathan Quick will not play in either of the Kings two games scheduled for tonight. Below are the rosters for the split-squad games vs. Phoenix.
Game in Los Angeles:
FORWARDS
SKATERS
10 C Mike Richards
11 C Anze Kopitar
13 L Kyle Clifford
14 R [...]

OFFICIAL: LA Kings 2013 pre-season schedule

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Although it hasn’t been officially announced yet, the 2013-14 NHL regular season schedule is set to start around October 1. ALl teams will be playing a slightly condensed schedule to allow players to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.
For now, you can start to plan your calendars by making note of these seven [...]

POLL: Blake, Roenick or others for Hockey Hall of Fame?

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Taking a brief break from the Development Camp Preview series with the LA Kings prospects to focus on something else happening this week.
Tomorrow the Hockey Hall of Fame will announce the names of the four players who will forever be enshrined into the hallowed institution during a big ceremony in November.
Last year’s class was Pavel [...]

Jarret Stoll concerned about Kings being ‘easy around the net’

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A few comments from Kings’ center Jarret Stoll following LA’s 3-1 loss in Phoenix on Tuesday night…
- On the team not seeming to flow well: “Yeah, it was kind of a weird game for a lot of it there. We had some good plays, we had some good chances; we just didn’t bear down in [...]

Coyotes’ coach Dave Tippett on 3-1 win over the visiting Kings

Following the Coyotes 3-1 win over the visiting LA Kings, here’s what Phoenix coach Dave Tippett had to share…
- On the overall game: “It keeps us in the game. The only way you have a chance is if you get two points and win. I thought we battled hard tonight. I thought Barbs was really [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 36 – Kings at Coyotes

Ah yes, a little Kings-Coyotes action to stoke the fires of a rivalry already full of hatred and animosity.  What more can you ask for on a Tuesday night?
After their last meeting in Los Angeles just two weeks ago, defenseman Drew Doughty told MayorsManor the Coyotes whine nearly as much as the Canucks.
That’s a pretty bold statement, [...]

Bernier talks lucky seven and growing rivalry with Coyotes

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Jonathan Bernier‘s stats are starting to enter some rarefied air. After a 3-2 win over the Coyotes on Tuesday night he’s improved his record to 7-0 in games he’s started this season.
During that stretch his goal against average is just 1.63 and his overall GAA of 1.94 is fourth best in the NHL.
It wasn’t an [...]

Comments from Doan and Coyotes locker room after latest loss in LA

Following the Coyotes 3-2 loss to the Kings at Staples Center on Tuesday night, here’s what they were saying over in the Phoenix locker room…
- Shane Doan (who scored two goals, and also led all players in the game with 11 shots on goal and 13 hits) on the overall game: “Obviously everybody in this [...]

Doughty thinks Coyotes whine nearly as much as Canucks

Doughty LA Kings v Coyotes March2013

Tuesday was an eventful evening for defenseman Drew Doughty. Not only was he taking on the Coyotes for the second time in two nights, he finally erased the zero in his personal goal column. After 28 games of telling people he wasn’t that worried about it, the truth came out – his goal in the [...]

Bissonnette’s views on Kyle Clifford aren’t so nasty anymore

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One of the beautiful things about two teams playing in the same division is the history that organically develops over time. While the final scores from dozens of games help build the rivalry, it’s usually specific moments and incidents that have a greater influence on shaping the ongoing story between said teams.
Like most things with history though, people’s perspective of those [...]