Kings Contracts: Heating up, Cooling off, and the Buyout

When it comes to the Los Angeles Kings summer to do list, to say things are fluid would be about as obvious as calling the sky blue. A potential buyout for center Mike Richards and the ongoing legal issues surrounding defenseman Slava Voynov should be enough to bring everything else to a screeching halt. However, […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings Problems, WC Playoff Predictions

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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 the Los Angeles Kings missing the playoffs and to offer predictions on all eight Western Conference teams who did make it into post-season play. Among the highlights were a look […]

Dustin Brown on Fixing the Kings, Pushing Back on Sutter

Never one to shy away from the media, Kings captain Dustin Brown met with a small group gathered at the team’s training facility in El Segundo earlier today. Following his club missing the playoffs for the first time since 2009, there was obvious disappointment and many in management, as well as inside the locker room, […]

Brown, Kopitar, Sutter on Life Without Stoll and Williams

Among the Kings myriad of roster issues needing to be addressed over the next two months is what to do with pending unrestricted free agent forwards Jarret Stoll and Justin Williams. Both were critical pieces to the team’s two Stanley Cups. However, given the salary cap issues facing GM Dean Lombardi, there likely won’t be […]

Dirty Dozen: 12 Postgame Comments Following Kings-Ducks

Postgame comments collected following the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 OT victory over the visiting Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night at the Honda Center…
Justin Williams on getting one point rather than two:
“The last two games in this building, we’ve given up third period leads. Which, come playoff time, is a recipe for elimination, so something we’ve […]

Doan Loves To Hate, Maybe Has Had Enough

Over the past dozen or so years, there have been a myriad of changes out in the Arizona desert. Wayne Gretzky came and went as part of the Coyotes ownership group, the team moved to a beautiful new arena in suburban Glendale, and they’ve gone through a handful of jersey designs. Through it all, the […]

Flashback Friday: Word Association with Sutter, Miller, Nickson

Coming out of the Kings visit to Vancouver on Thursday night, what better series of articles to delve into for Flashback Friday than some stuff involving the Canucks? Obviously, there would be 100 different ways to go with this – including Dustin Brown’s big hit in the playoffs, Jarret Stoll’s overtime winner (which he nearly […]

Dustin Brown – “We didn’t make any plays in the third period”

Comments from Los Angeles captain Dustin Brown following the Kings 4-2 loss to the Ducks in Anaheim on Friday night…
On his frustration:
“Frustration… We understand what makes us successful. We made really good plays low when coming out of our zone in the first two and we didn’t make any plays in the third period. We […]

Dustin Brown – “There is never, ever any doubt within this room”

Quotes from Los Angeles captain Dustin Brown following the Kings 2-1 win over the Sharks on Saturday night at Levi’s Stadium…
On if Marian Gaborik is playing ‘Kings hockey’ more, now that it’s been about a year since the trade:
“I think it’s a work in progress. For a guy who has kind of played a different […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Rangers at Kings, Jan. 8

It’s funny, after the Kings beat the New Jersey Devils for the Stanley Cup in 2012, there wasn’t much of a buzz for a rematch the next time they played (in fairness, that was partially due to their next encounter not coming for quite some time due to the NHL Lockout). More recently, the Kings […]