A look at the LA Kings 2014 trade deadline possibilities

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For some reason, the trade questions are flooding in from hockey fans way more than in years past. That’s a good thing, but it’s also challenging to answer everybody on Twitter, Facebook, email, radio, etc. So, let’s just take one comprehensive look at what the Kings might be up to. Below are many of the [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking LA Kings news

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Time to talk some LA Kings hockey. Once again, I joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to share some news and opinions on Jeff Carter, Jonathan Quick, Alec Martinez, Jake Muzzin, Drew Doughty, Matt Frattin, Willie Mitchell, Martin Jones, Darryl Sutter, trade rumors and much more. Give it a listen and see what you [...]

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

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Prior to tonight’s San Jose Sharks vs LA Kings game at Staples Center, I once again joined the guys on Sportsnet 960 in Calgary for a game preview. During the guest spot we discussed the recent play of Jonathan Quick, Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Matt Frattin, Robyn Regehr, Dustin Brown, physical battles, 2013 NHL Playoffs, [...]

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

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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 [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on EDM radio – talking Kings pre-season questions

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On Monday evening I was back on Team 1260 in Edmonton with former NHL player Jason Strudwick to share some insights and opinions on the LA Kings upcoming season. If you missed the spot when it aired live, the full segment is available below for your listening pleasure.
We’ll tackle all the major questions surrounding the [...]

Matt Frattin out for game vs Avs, but fitting in nicely with Kings

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Who might be the luckiest guy in Kings training camp this year? None other than Matt Frattin.
He’s gone from being in and out of the line-up the past two seasons in Toronto to being handed the left wing spot on a line with Mike Richards and Jeff Carter.
Not too shabby, eh?
Unlike some other players who [...]

Matt Frattin quotes after game in Anaheim

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Raw quotes from Kings forward Matt Frattin following Tuesday’s pre-season game in Anaheim…
On how much he has practiced special teams:
“Not that much. A little bit on the morning skates before games. Just breakouts and end zone a little bit. It’s five on zero, so it’s nothing with pressure. In games, we’re moving the puck really [...]

Kings camp, Day 1 – checking in with the new guys and Muzzin

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Some raw quotes following the Kings afternoon session on the first day of training camp 2013…
- Jake Muzzin on if he did anything fun over the summer: “Nope. Strictly business all summer.” (sarcasm)
- Muzzin on if he uses the nickname Gordo, what teammates now call Jordan Nolan: “I don’t call him Gordo. I call him [...]

Will Matt Frattin be the answer at left wing for Sutter and the Kings?

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This coming November marks the twenty year anniversary of one of the most disputed trades in Dodger history. On November 19, 1993 LA dealt seldom used pitcher Pedro Martinez to the Montreal Expos in exchange for a left-handed hitting All Star second baseman named Delino DeShields. Just three years later, DeShields was allowed to walk [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on NHL Network Radio – talking Clifford, Kings plans

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Over the weekend I joined host Nick Alberga for another guest spot on NHL Network Radio (XM 92 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
In the segment we discussed MayorsManor breaking the news of Kyle Clifford’s new two-year contract with the Kings, Willie Mitchell’s [...]