Wait, the Kings trade for Dan Carcillo isn’t official?

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There was so much news out of LA Kings headquarters on Thursday it was dizzying at times. And one of the little nuggets that could have easily slipped through the cracks was a brief mention about the previously announced acquisition of Dan Carcillo.
According to GM Dean Lombardi, the trade is actually not a 100% done deal [...]

Lombardi on contracts he’s working on – ‘Every nickel counts’

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So far, the summer of 2013 hasn’t been quite the magical ride for Dean Lombardi that he experienced last year.
Not only did the Kings fall short of their goal – winning a second Stanley Cup – he also was faced with a shrinking salary cap to go along with three Unrestricted Free Agents and more [...]

What to expect from the LA Kings at the 2013 NHL Draft

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After sitting through a very boring fall, where the NHL didn’t play any games in October, November or December – things have been moving along at a fairly break-neck pace ever since.
First came 48 games in 99 days, then the post-season, the NHL Awards (well, sort of), the crowning of a new champion…and now, this [...]

Kyle Clifford on Justin Williams fighting, retaliation and fatigue

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The Kings did not take to the ice today, coming off their 3-1 win in Game 3. However, several player were made available for questions. Here’s what Kyle Clifford had to share…
On last night’s win:
“I think we came out with a really good start and that’s what we wanted. The first two games in Chicago [...]

What’s waiting for the Kings in San Jose?

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Even though the home team has won all five game playoff games between the Kings and Sharks and LA hasn’t won a game in San Jose since the 2011 playoffs, it hasn’t dampened the mood of coach Darryl Sutter or his players.
In an article posted yesterday, Sutter said things like – “We played well enough [...]

Kyle Clifford and Colin Fraser try to be cute

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The mood at LA Kings practice today was upbeat and light-hearted enough, and as usual, MayorsManor was in the thick of things. Over in the far corner, we even had a little fun with forwards Kyle Clifford and Colin Fraser. Here’s some of the exchanges…
Clifford on the apron being worn around the room today by [...]

Game 5 morning skate – video interviews with Brown and Clifford

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Following the Kings’ 45-minute morning skate at Staples Center in advance of tonight’s Game 5 vs. the visiting San Jose Sharks, here’s what forwards Dustin Brown and Kyle Clifford had to share…
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Wed practice report – Anze Kopitar on Kyle Clifford joining his line

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Following the Kings practice at their training facility in El Segundo earlier today, here’s what Anze Kopitar had to share…

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Game 4 morning skate: Kopitar says Clifford brings ‘a little meat’

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Following the Kings’ morning skate in San Jose earlier today, here’s what Anze Kopitar had to share…

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Kyle Clifford ready to bring a physical presence to Game 4 vs Sharks

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Following the Kings’ morning skate in San Jose earlier today, here’s what Kyle Clifford had to share…

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