LA Kings 2014 mid-season prospect rankings – honorable mention

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, where we go for a deep dive on the top prospects in the LA Kings organization.
Before we begin though, let’s bring new readers up to speed a bit. Now, some might view this as bragging or tooting our own horn, but we prefer to think of it [...]

Colin Fraser after his first game in Manchester

Prior to Friday night in Manchester, Colin Fraser hadn’t played in the AHL since suiting up for the Rockford IceHogs in 2008. However, after being put on waivers by the LA Kings just as the NHL was going on their Olympic break – and ultimately going unclaimed by one of the 29 other clubs – [...]

Gasper Kopitar drawing rave reviews with ECHL’s Ontario Reign

While Team Slovenia and older brother Anze continue to gather big headlines over at the Sochi Olympics, Gasper Kopitar is grinding his way through the ECHL. Once thought to be a likely member of the squad his native country would send to Russia, the younger Kopitar took a few months off earlier this year, preventing [...]

Blue Jackets not happy with Dustin Brown hit

Kings captatin Dustin Brown laid a hit on the Blue Jackets Ryan Murray Thursday night at Staples Center that seems to be causing quite a stir. In the heat of the moment, Brown was assessed a two minute penalty for charging (which it didn’t appear to be). However, after the game the two locker rooms [...]

Dustin Brown on the frustration in Kings locker room

After dropping their fourth straight game on Monday night, the Kings find themselves with just a single win in their last 10 games played. Goals have been hard to come by and the players have been inundated with questions about what’s gone wrong and how to best address it. Drew Doughty had talked about the [...]

Wayne Simmonds returns to MayorsManor

More than two years after being traded out of LA, Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds makes his return to MayorsManor via the following chat from earlier today…
On some people still talking about the Carter and Richards trades – and if it’s safe to assume he doesn’t get questions about his time with the Kings from the [...]

Sutter, Greene, Quick try to explain Kings loss to Penguins

Despite the laughs that former teammates Jarret Stoll and Rob Scuderi shared pre-game (photo courtesy of NHLPA), it’s likely one of them wasn’t very happy later in the evening. After being downed by the Penguins 4-1 on Thursday night, the Kings have now scored only three goals total over their last five games. All have [...]

AHL: Pearson and Vey come up big in Burger King jerseys

As Los Angeles prepared for its first outdoor hockey game, thousands of miles away in Manchester they paid tribute to their parent clunb. Saturday was the Monarchs’ annual Kings Night, which saw the team wear the cult classic Burger King jerseys originally donned during the 1995-96 season.
With the Portland Pirates in town, division rivals of [...]

Penner holds court after practice, then meets KISS

Comments from Ducks forward Dustin Penner after Anaheim took their practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday night…
On Willie Mitchell saying Drew Doughty was sweating because he’s out of shape:
“Willie would be correct.”
On if he was sweating:
“Like Mike Tyson in a spelling bee.”
On being out on the ice:
“It was nice to be out here. We saw [...]

Catching up with the returning Tyler Toffoli

He’s up, he’s down, he’s back.
With nine goals in 33 games played as an LA King this season, Tyler Toffoli sits sixth on the team’s goal scoring sheet. That’s two more goals than Mike Richards and one shy of Dustin Brown – in spite of playing 17 fewer games. However, after recording zero [...]