Welcome to LA – 10 Tidbits on Marco Sturm

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The last time the Kings went looking for help on the left side it took almost the whole summer to figure out that Ilya Kovalchuk would be staying in New Jersey.
Fortunately, this time around, it only took around 10 days to officially […]

Marco Sturm: Five Points on the LA-Boston trade

Magic Mountain has nothing on the Kings this year. If you want a wild ride, just try following LA’s hockey team. Winning streaks, losing streaks, injuries, trades, no trades – it’s a wild ride.
Here are five points on the ‘Marco Sturm to the Kings’ trade…
1. Like the Alexei Ponikarovsky signing over the summer, this isn’t […]

Future Fridays – Interview with Matt Nieto

Matt Nieto grew up in Long Beach, CA as a huge LA Kings fan.
So, it was a little ironic for him when his teammate (Derek Forbort) was selected by the Kings in the first round of the draft this past June.
Perhaps it’s something he’ll get to experience himself though in the not too […]

(Part of) History Will Not Repeat Itself Tonight

Tonight will mark the 11-year anniversary of Staples Center first hosting an official NHL game.
The final score was 2-2, a tie between the host LA Kings and visiting Boston Bruins.
Like it or not, the shootout is now part of the NHL landscape. Thus, you can be assured of one major difference in tonight’s contest between […]

NHL DRAFT 2010: Interview with prospect Charlie Coyle

Every kid selected in this year’s draft will have his own story to tell.
In this prospect profile we get to know somebody who could be tailor made for the Los Angeles Kings in the first round.  Charlie Coyle is ranked 24th by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau. However, he may not make it that far down the board, as he […]