Penner holds court after practice, then meets KISS

Comments from Ducks forward Dustin Penner after Anaheim took their practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday night…
On Willie Mitchell saying Drew Doughty was sweating because he’s out of shape:
“Willie would be correct.”
On if he was sweating:
“Like Mike Tyson in a spelling bee.”
On being out on the ice:
“It was nice to be out here. We saw [...]

Doughty looking to pay Penner back at Dodger Stadium

Comments from Kings defenseman Drew Doughty following the team’s practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday night…
On playing outdoors
“I’ve never played outdoors in a game. [Reporter: Even while growing up?] Oh you mean like just for fun? Yeah, I played probably when I was 12 years old, 13 was probably the last time. [It’ll] bring back [...]

Drew Doughty previews Kings at Ducks

Some comments from defenseman Drew Doughty following the Kings’ morning skate in advance of tonight’s game in Anaheim…
On playing the Anaheim Ducks in back-to-back games:

“It’s fun playing teams back-to-back. To be honest, I don’t think anyone here is thinking about that stadium game. Everyone else is making a big deal about it but really we [...]

Doughty explains his current and future relationship with Muzzin

Following the Kings morning skate at Toyota Sports Center earlier today, Drew Doughty shared some thoughts on his partnership with Jake Muzzin (something he openly lobbied for in the pre-season), a milestone coming up, playing against his friend Logan Couture and LA’s developing rivalry with San Jose. Take a look at what he had to [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on Sportsnet Radio – Kings at Sharks preview

Time to talk some LA Kings and San Jose Sharks hockey. Once again, I joined Sportsnet 960 to share some news and opinions on tonight’s battle for first place in the Pacific Division. Among the topics we hit on were – Darryl Sutter, Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Slava Voynov, Willie Mitchell, Jonathan Quick, [...]

Brad Richardson likes Tortorella, laughs off Doughty

It almost seems automatic. Player leaves a team, returns to face his former club, then scores against them.
Take Brad Richardson, for example. As a member of the Kings, he relished every opportunity to play the Colorado Avalanche, who originally drafted him in 2003 before trading him to Los Angeles five years later.
After signing a free agent contract with [...]

LA Kings recall two players, make a pair of other roster changes

With an offense that continues to provide less than consistent scoring, it was only a matter of time until a move had to be made in Los Angeles. As we first discussed when NHL team’s had to submit their initial rosters to the league office, coach Darryl Sutter was going to carry eight defenseman until [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Kings, Oilers, roster moves

Prior to tonight’s Edmonton Oilers vs LA Kings game, I once again joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to preview the Pacific Division match-up and break down several key issues.   We talked about Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Daniel Carcillo, Kyle Clifford, Matt Frattin, Darryl Sutter, trade rumors and much more. Give it a listen and [...]

Rangers Brian Boyle still relishes opportunity to show off for Lombardi

With three first round picks in hand entering the 2003 NHL Draft, then-Kings GM Dave Taylor and his staff headed to Nashville, Tennessee for the league’s annual event. Meanwhile, back home in LA, the team threw a lavish party for their season ticket holders.
Fast forward to the present and the Kings’ current roster features three [...]

MayorsManor: What line-up the LA Kings should use, not what it will be

Hopefully by now you’ve had a chance to read the article put up over the weekend predicting what moves the Kings would be making to get down to the maximum roster size of 23 players. Perhaps the most common question asked this week is how/why Tyler Toffoli didn’t make the final list.
It’s explained in that [...]