Contest: First Goal – NHL playoff games 4/17/2012

As announced over the weekend, we’ve taken the MayorsManor First Goal Contest to a whole new level. By simply picking a few players, you could win a jersey or stick signed by the entire LA Kings team!
This edition of the First Goal Game will run through the remainder of the NHL Playoffs and is completely [...]

Contest: First Goal – NHL playoff games 4/15/2012

As announced yesterday, we’ve taken the MayorsManor First Goal Contest to a whole new level. By simply picking a few players, you could win a jersey or stick signed by the entire LA Kings team!
This edition of the First Goal Game will run through the remainder of the NHL Playoffs. Each morning we’ll post the games scheduled for that particular day. [...]

Trade Rumors – five things at play for the LA Kings

In less than two weeks, most fans will turn their attention back to the action on the ice. For now, it seems all everybody wants to talk about are trade rumors. Who’s leaving, who’s staying, what would it cost to get this guy or that guy?
Here’s a quick recap of the five things [...]

Terry Murray’s quotes on Bernier from post-game presser

Following tonight’s 3-0 loss to the Devils, Kings coach Terry Murray said the following in his post-game presser…
(Overall game recap): “Tonight is about turnovers. All three goals that New Jersey scored ended up being plays that we had possession of the puck and we just don’t execute and then they come right back at us [...]

Jarret Stoll on Kings 3-0 loss to New Jersey Devils

Post-game comments from Jarret Stoll…
“Obviously, we didn’t have our game tonight. We were pretty bad out there and this is definitely one of those games you put behind you the second it’s over and refocus. We’ll get to practice tomorrow and get ready for our next game in Dallas. That’s our mindset, we need to [...]

New Jersey Devils at LA Kings – what to watch for

LA comes into the game with a 5-1-1 record, including wins in four straight and both of their games at Staples Center this season.
New Jersey is 3-2-1, splitting the two games they’ve played on the road.
Here are some things to watch for tonight…
- Goaltending: The Devils lost future Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur when these [...]

POLL: Did coach Murray make the right call on Bernier?

The lively debate continues among LA Kings fans – who should start in goal?
Coming into this season, coach Terry Murray said he would ride the ‘hot hand,’ rather than follow a penciled in schedule. Which is part of the reason today’s announcement caught some people off guard, Jonathan Bernier will be in goal Tuesday [...]

Kings coach Murray explains why Bernier will start vs NJ Devils

The biggest news item from today’s morning practice was that Kings coach Terry Murray will put Jonathan Bernier in net vs. the New Jersey Devils tomorrow night at Staples Center.
Regular starter, Jonathan Quick, is riding a three game shutout streak – the longest in team history – having just defeated the Blues, Coyotes and Stars.
Why [...]

VIDEO: Stoll never shoots, Devils def Kings 2-1 in shootout

Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was the definition of ‘money’ in the shootout last year, scoring on nine of 10 chances. Tonight, he sat on the bench and watched as the Kings were defeated 2-1 by the Devils in New Jersey.
With the game tied 1-1 after overtime, LA coach Terry Murray [...]

LA Kings at New Jersey Devils – three things to watch for

Tonight’s game between the Los Angeles Kings and new Jersey Devils will feature a pair of homecomings and a season debut.
The two clubs last met on October 30, 2010 in LA and the Kings were victorious 3-1, led by goals from Justin Williams and Jarret Stoll.
Here are three things to watch for on each side [...]