TBT: Luc’s First Hat Trick, Kings Memories at Nassau Coliseum

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Tonight’s game will mark the Kings final visit to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the stadium where the Islanders have played their home games for the last 43 years. 
It’s also a perfect opportunity for the subject of this week’s Throw Back Thursday article. Not only is it a building very reminiscent of the Kings former home […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Richards, Kings, Ducks Problems

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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 touch on all the latest happenings in the Western Conference. Among the highlights were observations on Mike Richards’ return to the NHL, Jarret Stoll’s progress, a surging Anze Kopitar, what might be […]

LA Kings Prospect Tracker, Plus Playoff Matchups Set

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All Canadian major junior leagues have now completed their regular seasons and playoff matchups have been set. Every Kings prospect playing in the OHL and QMJHL qualified for post-season action, with two of them even set to square off in the opening round as Spencer Watson (Kingston) will face Mike Amadio (North Bay). The Kings […]

10 Tidbits on Mike Richards Return to the NHL

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As expected, Mike Richards is back in the NHL.
However, his return probably didn’t follow the path Kings’ management had in mind when they first sent him down to the AHL in late January. You simply can’t prepare for every factor in the world of sports because some of what unfolds is ultimately out of your […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio talking Sharks and Pacific

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Brodie Brazil of Comcast Sports Bay Area, Joshua Cooper of Yahoo Sports and Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine joined this week’s Two Man Advantage show on NHL Network Radio with Jonathan Davis to talk about various Western Conference playoff matchups, plus some of the myriad of changes expected in San Jose, Mike Richards […]

REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio – Will the Kings Make the Playoffs?

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN radio, where he broke down all things LA Kings with host and former NHL player Jason Strudwick. They started off talking about a little UFC and then worked their way through L.A.’s defense before ending on the team’s playoff chances and what […]

Dirty Dozen: 12 Postgame Comments Following Kings-Ducks

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Postgame comments collected following the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 OT victory over the visiting Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night at the Honda Center…
Justin Williams on getting one point rather than two:
“The last two games in this building, we’ve given up third period leads. Which, come playoff time, is a recipe for elimination, so something we’ve […]

Honors for Pair of LA Kings’ OHL Prospects

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It’s that time of the year again – when the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) releases the results of their Coaches Poll. In the past, Kings’ players (then, just prospects) Drew Doughty and Tyler Toffoli were among the plethora of kids honored on the annual list. This year’s final tallies offered the following honors for a […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Western Conference News and Notes

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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 happenings in the Western Conference. Among the highlights were news on Alec Martinez returning to the Kings lineup, some extremely candid comments from Coyotes captain Shane Doan, […]

Doan Loves To Hate, Maybe Has Had Enough

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Over the past dozen or so years, there have been a myriad of changes out in the Arizona desert. Wayne Gretzky came and went as part of the Coyotes ownership group, the team moved to a beautiful new arena in suburban Glendale, and they’ve gone through a handful of jersey designs. Through it all, the […]