Kings Camp 2014: Checking in with Vincent LoVerde

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Every hockey player’s path is different. Some, like Drew Doughty, are early first round picks and step into the league right away. Others have a longer road in pursuit of fulfilling their NHL dreams.
After four seasons at Miami University, Vincent LoVerde’s professional journey began by being cut from an ECHL team. From there, LoVerde landed [...]

Training Camp Open, Kings Trade Coming Next

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Last summer, Dean Lombardi and his staff spent hours, days, and weeks-on-end agonizing over the salary cap. How were they going to get certain people re-signed, fit everybody under the cap, and make it all work without damaging their future wiggle room? In the end, Lombardi and Jeff Solomon, his key right hand in these [...]

Kings Camp Preview: 7 Questions with Dman Andrew Bodnarchuk

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Even without suiting up for a single NHL game, one could argue that last season was a career best for Manchester Monarchs defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk. In his sixth professional season, the former Bruins draft pick put up 32 points, 12 more than his previous best of 20. On top of that, his +43 rating left [...]

Rookie Game 2: Zykov Shines Kings put away Coyotes

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A band of the Kings top prospects bounced back with a 3-1 win over the Coyotes rookies in their second meeting in two days at Gila River Arena on Wednesday after losing the previous meeting 4-1. The Kings came out hard and outmuscled the Coyotes to take control of the game and never really let [...]

The Mayor on NHL Radio – talking Western Conference surprises

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Here is a free replay of the “The Mayor” John Hoven on NHL Network Radio talking about which Western Conference teams may surprise people this season and possibly make a playoff push. In the conversation with host Jimmy Murphy on Top Shelf, some of the teams mentioned include the Coyotes, Oilers, Flames, Predators, [...]

LIVE STREAM: Rookie Game 2, Kings at Coyotes

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Game two of the Kings vs Coyotes Rookie Series, watch it live courtesy of Arizona’s video stream:

You can read a recap of Game 1 here.

Rookie Game Recap: Baby Kings fall to Coyotes Prospects

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A lackluster Los Angeles Kings rookie team showed up at Gila River Arena Tuesday, as they were easily swept aside by the Arizona Coyotes rookies. After a fairly even first period, the Coyotes took over the game and the night ended with a 4-1 defeat for the Kings.
Coyotes took an early lead when Henrik Samuelsson [...]

LIVE STREAM: Kings at Coyotes Rookie Game

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Game one of a two-game series between the LA Kings and Arizona Coyotes top prospects will kick off tonight in Phoenix. If you’d like to watch the game, courtesy of the Yotes, here is a live video stream:

The Kings are going with Nick Shore, Scott Sabourin, and Derek Forbort wearing As. No player will wear [...]

Kings Camp Preview: 7 Questions with Goalie JF Berube

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Getting a call-up to the NHL is the moment most professional players dream of. It marks their first time to show the world their skills and gives them an opportunity to show they belong.
What often isn’t seen are the opportunities that call-ups can lead to for players still stuck in the minors. Entering last season, [...]

LA Kings 2014 Rookie Camp Preview

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Dozens of the Kings top prospects are descending upon Los Angeles as you read this. They’re flying in from all over North America in advance of this year’s Rookie Camp, which is set to kick off this weekend at their training facility in El Segundo.
While the official roster has not been released yet, below is [...]