AHL: Andreoff pots two goals in last game as Monarch

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With only two more games until the team goes on a brief holiday break, the Manchester Monarchs came into Friday’s game looking to continue their domination of division rival Worcester Sharks. In their previous three meetings this season, Manchester has gone 3-0 while scoring a combined 12 goals and only allowing four. They would extend […]

AHL: Berube backstops Monarchs to victory

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Almost anyone in the hockey world will tell you about the importance of good goaltending. While the Manchester Monarchs came into the season with some question marks on their roster, they had the benefit of knowing JF Berube would solidify the position that is so crucial to a winning team. On Friday in Portland, Berube […]

Andreoff “a little shocked” over conditioning stint

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For professional hockey players, the course to being an NHL regular is no easy feat. Even when you work hard enough and progress enough to make an NHL roster, there is no guarantee you will draw into the lineup on a nightly basis. This is a lesson that Andy Andreoff has had to learn the […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – LA contracts, injuries, and trades

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Here is 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 topics surrounding the LA Kings, including – Alec Martinez, where Slava Voynov fits in now, pending free agents, trade possibilities, Andy Andreoff’s skills, Darryl Sutter’s line […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Coyotes, December 4

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After not seeing each other since the first week of the season (a contest won by Arizona 3-2 in overtime), the Kings and Coyotes will face off Thursday for the first of two matchups this month. One could argue that the teams are somewhat where they would have been expected to sit in the standings […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Predators, November 25

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Last season, each contest in the Kings-Predators three-game season series was decided by one goal. David Legwand potted a pair of goals for Nashville in one of those games and Slava Voynov scored the first goal in game one. Neither of those players will factor in Tuesday’s contest, as the former is in Ottawa now […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Stars, November 22

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With the Kings set to complete their three-game season series with the Stars in Dallas on Saturday night, we have our first return guest here on the Puck Probability series. Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News was so much fan last time around, he’s back to help us close out the set between these […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Hurricanes at Kings, November 20

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Coming off a 5-2 win over the visiting Florida Panthers on Tuesday, the Kings will now play host to the Carolina Hurricanes, a team that beat LA on the East Coast earlier this month. Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar returned from injury that night, but it wasn’t enough to prevent a 3-2 loss. Tonight, they’ll […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Stars, November 4

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If you’re a Kings fan, we already know what you’re thinking – will the team ever win on the road again? And if you’re a Stars fan, you’re probably just wondering if they can beat Los Angeles in Dallas for the third straight time. For Los Angeles, they arrive in Big D as a bit […]

Deslauriers checks in on way out of SoCal

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Nick Deslauriers, originally selected by Los Angeles in the third round (840th overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft, certainly spent plenty of time talking with us during his years as a Kings prospect. Last spring came a trade to Buffalo that caught many people off guard. In fact, it was only a few months after […]