Kings players have parting thoughts for Jonathan Bernier

You’d be hard pressed to find a negative article on new Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier. He was a consummate professional during his time as a member of the Kings organization.
So it’s no surprise that as today wore on and the news of his departure from LA began to spread, several of his now-former teammates […]

Lombardi’s views on what Matt Frattin brings to the LA Kings

Yes, there’s still more from today’s conference call with Kings GM Dean Lombardi.
In addition to his previously posted thoughts on why Jon Bernier was dealt to Toronto, changes to Willie Mitchell’s health, talks with Dustin Penner’s agent, negotiations with Bud Holloway and a potential new contract for Rob Scuderi – what, that’s not enough for […]

Lombardi explains how and why Bernier was dealt to Toronto

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We already have comments from Dean Lombardi talking about Bud Holloway, Willie Mitchell, Dustin Penner and Rob Scuderi from today’s conference call up on the homepage. Now, let’s double back and take a look at how this all started – a trade that sent goaltender Jonathan Bernier to Toronto.
“Since last year,” Lombardi said, when asked how […]

Ron Hextall on the Beriner trade to Toronto, details on two new Kings

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More on the Jonathan Bernier trade to Toronto…
The basics of the deal – along with some highlights of Matt Frattin – were posted earlier today at this link.
Now, here’s some thoughts from Kings Assistant GM Ron Hextall:

We’ll have comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi up in about an hour.
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Bernier trade completed, first notes on Frattin and Scrivens

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Nothing like a little hockey news over Sunday brunch.
It’s official. After months years of speculation, the Kings have traded Jonathan Bernier. Although he’s been linked to over half the teams in the league at various times, his next stop will be the Toronto Maple Leafs.
In return for the former first round pick, LA received forward […]

Bernier after his first regulation loss of the season

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Following the Kings 2-1 loss in Minnesota on Tuesday, here’s what goalie Jonathan Bernier had to share…
– On if he could tell the Wild were desperate: “Yeah, obviously I felt our effort wasn’t great tonight.  And in this league if you don’t show up, most nights you’re going to lose.  And that’s what happened tonight.  […]

What will Sutter say? Pre-game comments, Kings at Ducks

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It doesn’t happen often, but it happened today.  The Kings took morning skate at the Honda Center in Anaheim.  Rather than bus down prior to the game, the team arrived yesterday following their win at home over the visiting Edmonton Oilers.  Although all players were at the arena today, only about half of them took to the ice.  Guys […]

Suter, Pominville, Wild coach talk 3-0 loss to LA Kings

Over in the Kings’ locker room they were talking about Thursday night’s game providing a bit of redemption, as LA felt like they let one get away in Minnesota last week (where they had a 3-1 lead and lost via a shootout). In the re-match – and possible playoff preview – it was the Wild coming […]

What will Sutter say? Comments after 3-0 win over Wild

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Paced by two goals from Justin Williams – giving him markers in five straight games – and another tally from Jeff Carter, the Kings picked up a small piece of redemption when shuting out the visiting Minnesota Wild.  Following the action on the ice, here’s what coach Darryl Sutter had to share…
– On Robyn Regehr’s contribution tonight: ”He’s a […]

What will Sutter say? Classic comments after 3-2 win in Dallas

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Following the Kings 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars, here’s what coach Darryl Sutter had to share…
– On Brad Richardson: “Gave us some energy and some speed…He and I have a good relationship and I feel bad not playing him. He’s a guy who can play anywhere in your line-up and it’s been hard for him.”
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