Kyle Clifford thinks Kings channeled their inner New England Patriots

Kyle Clifford helped lead the way for the Kings on Saturday night, scoring two goals – his first multi-goal game in the NHL. He also showed a lot of moxie by taking on the much bigger Douglas Murray in the game’s only fight (video above). After LA polished off the Sharks 5-2, here’s what Clifford had [...]

Kyle Clifford – ‘We can’t start turning on ourselves’

Kings forward Kyle Clifford shared a few thoughts after today’s practice…
- On if the team is angry after the loss last night: “I think we have to keep our composure. I wouldn’t say ‘anger’ is the word. I would just say…Motivated.”
- On the mood on the plane after two consecutive losses: “We just have to re-group. We [...]

Dwight King and a Roberto Luongo look-a-like contest

One of the reasons we’re so fond of our Word Association segment is that it can be akin to sifting for gold. Amid the typical media questions – that some players find ridiculously boring – the format can suddenly produce a hidden treasure. And that’s what happened as we gathered comments to use in our [...]

Kings players on which Canucks defenseman comes to mind

Last hour we posted some Word Association with seven members of the LA Kings, where they took on four big names from the Vancouver Canucks.  As always, there were some very interesting answers.
Now, let’s go in a slightly different direction.
We threw a twist into things and asked “When you hear ‘Vancouver defenseman,’ which player comes [...]

Word Association: Kings players take on the hated Canucks

Drew Doughty was the first Kings player to openly talk about his hatred of the Canucks a few years ago.  Since then, several others have gone on the record with their disdain for the gang from Vancouver.  However, the other thing most commonly noted is that they’re a good team, usually followed by comments about [...]

Word Association: Five Kings take on four Avalanche players

It’s another day game for the LA Kings, something coach Darryl Sutter said he doesn’t think they struggle with.  So, we’ll see if they can continue the positive momentum they’ve shown over the last five games.  It will be a challenge because, as Anze Kopitar said yesterday, the Kings will be facing a speedy Avalanche [...]

Tuesday morning notes – starting goalies, line-ups and links

Tonight the Kings are in Edmonton for a game beginning at 7pm PST. Here’s some key preview info to get you prepped and ready…
- Jonathan Quick was the first goalie off the ice at this morning’s pre-game skate. So, he looks to be the Kings starter.  In 12 games vs. the Oilers, Quick has posted a [...]

Kyle Clifford – ‘I don’t want to just be a fighter’

We’ve already heard from coach Darryl Sutter, Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar. Now, here’s what Kyle Clifford had to say following the Kings 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night…
- On his goal (shown below): “Just got the puck on net and good things happen…I’d like to say that’s where I wanted [...]

Dustin Penner and Rob Scuderi – just a couple of homebodies

During the early part of last season we had a series of articles where members of the LA Kings talked about things they had learned about their teammates. According to readers, some of the most popular answers were Dustin Brown trying to explain the subtle differences between nerd vs. geek and then-newcomer Mike Richards talking about [...]

Colin Fraser ready for ‘a tough barn’ in Nashville tonight

Forward Colin Fraser has faced the Nashville Predators 18 times in his career and picked up three assists along the way – with the most recent one coming during his last visit to Music City. He helped set up Drew Doughty that night in a 5-4 Kings win – which also stands as as Jonathan [...]