In the Room: Kings and Panthers talk LA’s 5-2 win

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Following the Kings 5-2 win vs. the visiting Florida Panthers on Tuesday night, here is what was being said in both locker rooms:
Kings coach Darryl Sutter on his defensemen:
“It’s good to see Robyn and Greene score, they don’t get much credit, and they can give you the blue collar every night. They are our two […]

Word Association with Willie Mitchell, Panthers captain

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With Willie Mitchell back in town, it seemed like the perfect time to break out something our readers are always asking for. Even though Florida’s morning skate was optional for their players today, to the surprise of nobody, Mitchell was not only out on the ice, but was one of the last players off it, as well. Soon after, he […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Panthers at Kings, November 18

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Even if you’re only halfway paying attention, you already know that Willie Mitchell is returning to Staples Center tonight and that’s one of the many key storylines to follow. We know you guys thought. You’re looking for more. With that in mind, we’ve asked George Richards of the Miami Herald News to join us for today’s Puck […]

Things You May Not Know: Panthers-Kings Edition

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Which Panthers team will show up Tuesday night when the team makes their only appearance of the year at Staples Center? That’s likely a tougher question to answer than predicting what Darryl Sutter will say when you ask about who his starting goaltender might be for a particular game. After scoring only 15 goals over […]

DETAILS: LA Kings get big defenseman from Florida for draft pick

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Although the Kings’ players are getting the day off today, the same can’t be said for GM Dean Lombardi.
Early this morning it was announced that Los Angeles had acquired left-handed defenseman Keaton Ellerby from Florida in exchange for a fifth-round selection in the 2013 NHL Draft.
Here are 10 Tidbits on the deal…
– The fifth round […]

Contest: First Goal – NHL playoff games 4/17/2012

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As announced over the weekend, we’ve taken the MayorsManor First Goal Contest to a whole new level. By simply picking a few players, you could win a jersey or stick signed by the entire LA Kings team!
This edition of the First Goal Game will run through the remainder of the NHL Playoffs and is completely […]

Warming up the leftovers with Clifford, Greene, Westgarth

Things have been a little busy lately, so it’s time to play catch up this morning. Sometimes, you have ‘extra’ quotes that just never see the light of day because of timing, other news stories popping up, etc. Then, they’re lost forever. Rather than let that happen, let’s back track for just […]

VIDEO: Mike Richards hit by Bergenheim, no suspension

The NHL has announced there will not be any suspension or fine for the hit Florida’s Sean Bergenheim put on LA center Mike Richards late in the second period of last night’s game.
It’s been ruled a full body hit.
Judge for yourself…

More notes and quotes coming soon, including an update on the extent of Richards’ injuries.  […]

LA wins 2-1, postgame quotes from Panthers locker room

Despite out-shooting the Kings 42-26, which was also the most shots LA has given up to any opponent this season, the Panthers lost 2-1 on Thursday night…and it was the seventh straight time the Kings have downed the Panthers, dating all the way back to November 5, 2003.
Although the two teams rarely play each other, […]

Panthers at Kings pregame primer – with Mike Richards

When the Florida Panthers and Los Angeles Kings last played each other it certainly featured an exciting finish. Tied 2-2 with less than three minutes remaining in the third period, Anze Kopitar scored to put LA on top and they went on to win the game 3-2.
That was only Kopitar’s fourth career game vs. Florida, […]