VIDEO: Bob Miller on the Kings vs Sharks rivalry

Another game, another night with minimal offense. The Kings and Sharks skated to a 1-1 tie through the first 60 minutes of action last night in San Jose. Neither side scored in overtime, however the Sharks won via the shootout after four Kings players couldn’t find a way to put one past Antti Niemi.
The Kings […]

Quotes from Sharks locker room after 2-0 loss to LA

Late last night we heard from the Kings and Sharks’ head coaches (linked here), as well as comments from LA’s locker room (link).
Now, we go across the aisle to see what some of the Sharks players were saying after their 2-0 loss to the Kings.
Sharks captain Joe Thornton on the overall game – “Good third […]

Kings def Sharks 2-0 – comments from the coaches

The Kings and Sharks are now tied in their six-game season series. San Jose picked up game one on home ice 4-2, just a few weeks ago. Tonight, LA won 2-0 at Staples Center.
When things were all done and the final buzzer had sounded, each coach held a post game presser…
Terry Murray […]

Kings win 2-0 – post game quotes from LA locker room

We can delve into the specific numbers tomorrow – but it sure seems like when the Kings take more than 30 shots on goal, the win.  Tonight they put 33 shots on Sharks’ goalie Antti Niemi and skated off the ice at Staples Center with a 2-0 win.
After the game, Jonathan Quick and Ethan Moreau […]

LA Kings at San Jose – pregame primer with Marty McSorley

King turned Shark, Marty McSorley

After the LA Kings were defeated by Vancouver in the first round of the 2010 NHL Playoffs, it was a bad feeling that stuck around all summer.
The tension and disappointment was still in the air during training camp a few months later and it was easy to keep the issue on […]

Which Team Won’t Be Back?

The NHL’s 2010-11 season is now over, with the Boston Bruins crowned as Stanley Cup Champions.
For those ready to turn the page and look ahead, let’s talk about the Western Conference standings.
Every year there is a certain amount of turnover within the eight teams qualifying for the post-season. For example, last season, four ‘new’ teams […]

LA Kings Roundtable – Stanley Cup Conteners in 2012?

On the eve of the NHL’s post-season coming to end, there are still two open questions – who will win the Stanley Cup this year, Boston or Vancouver?
And what about the Kings?
For more on that second one, the guys over at KingsCast pulled together a panel, consisting of people like Dennis Bernstein of The […]

VIDEO: 2011 Kings Playoff Recap, Interviews, Backstage

Need to add a little Kings hockey to your week?
Take a look at the video below…
The team over at Kings Vision has pulled together clips of game action, behind the scenes footage, locker room activity, perspective from coach Terry Murray, interviews with players – including Dustin Brown, Kyle Clifford, Drew Doughty, Jack Johnson, Anze Kopitar, […]

LA Kings center Anze Kopitar – What if? And what’s next?

March 23, 1994 will forever be remembered as the night Kings captain Wayne Gretzky passed Gordie Howe to become the all-time leading goal scorer in NHL history.
I’m not so sure March 26, 2011 will have the same staying power over time. But, for now, it’s the date that Kings players, fans and management can’t erase […]

LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi wants ‘pissed off’ players

At several points throughout the season, Kings GM Dean Lombardi has been talking about how his team handles success and, more importantly, failure.
After being excused from the post-season by the San Jose Sharks – in a series the Kings easily could have won – what’s his gut telling him right now?
Lombardi – “I want guys […]