Kings Players Trying to One-Up Each Other

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After winning the Stanley Cup twice in the past three seasons, and then not making the playoffs this year, many questions are swirling around the LA Kings. Sunday brought a day of many confusing feelings for players – with team captain Dustin Brown calling it, “just an awkward feeling for this group.” He later added, […]

Stadium Series: Kopitar and Andreoff Pregame Quotes

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Los Angeles Kings forwards Anze Kopitar shared the following comments in advance of tonight’s outdoor game vs. the San Jose Sharks at Levi’s Stadium…
On if he experienced any problems with the lights during Friday night’s practice:
Kopitar – “I didn’t have any problems. I didn’t really notice it until you just said it.”
On if the time […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Blake hate, Shore, Quick, Andreoff

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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 topics surrounding the LA Kings, including some fans still holding onto a disdain for Rob Blake, how that might impact this weekend’s jersey retirement, what is wrong […]

How the Kings Can Best Use Nick Shore

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Discussions of line combinations are a continuous topic in hockey circles, and even more so in Los Angeles of late, where Kings coach Darryl Sutter has often been channeling his inner-Terry Murray. Gone is the early 2012 era, a time period in which Sutter went with nearly the same line-up every night. More recently, largely […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Jets at Kings, Jan. 10

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Just below the marked hatred that once existed between the Kings and three of their other former Smythe Division rivals – Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary – there used to be somewhat of a rivalry with the Jets. At the very least, many memorable moments in Kings franchise history took place between the two clubs. With Rob […]

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 […]