Gasper and Anze still setting people straight on the Kopitar Bros

It’s easy for some to watch the above video clip and begin wondering if there’s another Slovenian Sniper on his way up through the LA Kings system. However, nothing could be further from the truth.
First off, Gasper Kopitar is signed to an ECHL-only deal with the Ontario Reign, so he’s not even Kings property. [...]

Coyotes lose Ekman-Larsson, then drop game to Blue Jackets

Post-game comments from both locker rooms following the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0 loss to the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night…
Coyotes Head Coach Dave Tippett on tonight’s game:
“Well, we just didn’t play well enough, we didn’t execute well enough, we didn’t compete hard enough, and we made some mistakes… The two goals they got were on [...]

AHL: Vey scores a pair, Berube sets Monarchs record

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – Center Linden Vey and left wing Tanner Pearson each collected three points as the Manchester Monarchs snapped their two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Sunday.
Manchester (22-7-1-4) leads the Atlantic Division [...]

VIDEO: Full Brian Burke presser, changes underway in Calgary

If you know anything about NHL managers, you’re already hip to the fact Brian Burke is one of the most polarizing figures in the game, as well as one of the most entertaining. When he was hired by the Calgary Flames several months back, the writing should have been on the wall that major [...]

Hickey, Tavares, Getzlaf talk Islanders 5-2 loss to Ducks

Those Anaheim Ducks just keep on rolling, running their home record to 11-0-2 after a 5-2 win over the visiting New York Islanders on Monday night.  Now sitting at 21-7-5 overall (47 points), they’re tied with Chicago for the overall NHL lead. Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf extended their points streaks and Jonas Hiller once again [...]

Murphy, Murphy and more Murphy

Hall of Fame defenseman Larry Murphy was drafted fourth overall by the LA Kings in 1980. After picking up four Stanley Cups (two each with Pittsburgh and Detroit), his career came full circle when he played his final NHL game against the Kings in a playoff game on April 23, 2001 – when LA eliminated [...]

Dustin Penner’s perspective on his penalty and the LA Kings

Following Tuesday’s 3-2 shootout win by the Kings, several Anaheim players stopped by the LA locker room to talk with their crosstown rivals. While things like this happen on occasion, it seemed the exchanges were more about showing appreciation and respect to their opponents than simply catching up with old friends. Guys on both sides [...]

UPDATED – PREVIEW: Kings – Ducks Stadium Series jerseys

Besides the weather, once of the most talked about elements related to the upcoming Kings-Ducks game at Dodger Stadium surrounds the jerseys each team will be wearing. For the last few months, we’ve been tweeting out information as it was confirmed to us by multiple sources. Back in September came word that the Kings wouldn’t [...]

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AHL: Maxim Kitsyn scores first pro goal – from out at the red line

With a 3-2 shootout loss on Sunday, the Monarchs were unable to avoid a perfect 3-0 weekend. However, there were still several positives to take from the game, including the point they earned (giving them five of a possible six points over the weekend) and forward Maxim Kitsyn scored his first professional goal. Here’s more…
Game [...]