WCF Game 4 morning skate: Williams on lines, injuries and playoffs

Comments from Kings forward Justin Williams following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 4 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
On Duncan Keith’s suspension:
“They did what they do, we do what we do. It is what it is. He’s out a game, he’s a big part of their team. So be it.”
On if the Kings need [...]

WCF Game 4 morning skate: Stoll on line changes, Keith’s suspension

Comments from Kings center Jarret Stoll following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 4 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
On playing on the top line with Williams and Brown:
“I don’t know what you’d consider ‘top lines’ or what. But, whoever you’re playing with, try to be good, create chances, try to be a plus player. [...]

NHL explains the Duncan Keith suspension

For your convenience, comments made by coach Darryl Sutter and other Kings players earlier today are linked down below.
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Jeff Carter on his mouth, payback and the play of several teammates

Sometimes timing doesn’t work out the way you want it to. Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith was scheduled for a 10:30am PST phone hearing today with the NHL to discuss possible supplementary discipline for his high stick on Jeff Carter in Game 3.  And with several LA Kings players and coach Darryl Sutter set to meet [...]

VIDEO: Keith high-sticks Carter, apologizes on ice, talks about it post-game

Here’s a breakdown of the play that will be talked a lot about over the next 24 hours – especially as the NHL is expected to review the situation and possibly issue supplementary discipline. With about 12 minutes remaining in the second period, Jeff Carter first makes contact with Duncan Keith (or at least his glove), who [...]

Flash quotes from Blackhawks locker room after 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3

Comments from the Chicago Blackhawks’ locker room after dropping Game 3 to the Kings by a score of 3-1…
Jonathan Toews on the overall game: “We lost the game. We’re not happy with the result. We will learn from it and do whatever we have to do in the next one. They played with more energy. [...]

Word Association with Theo Fleury

When you think Flames vs. Kings it’s hard not to conjure up an image of Theo Fleury.
He brought more passion to a single game of hockey than some players bring in an entire season. Over multiple teams in a career that lasted more than 1,000 games in the NHL, he epitomized the line ‘You hate [...]

NHL All Star Game Mock Draft with Anze Kopitar

In a little less than an hour, hockey fans everywhere will be treated to something truly unique.  This year’s NHL All Star teams will be selected by Nicklas Lidstrom (Detroit Red Wings) and Eric Staal (Carolina Hurricanes) in a live television draft.
The pre-event storylines are abundant – will the Sedin twins be slit up? Will teammates, [...]

NHL All Star Game Mock Draft with Matt Greene

Kings defenseman was Matt Greene was the 44th overall pick back at the 2002 NHL Draft. So, he knows all about waiting around to be selected.
Right now, he’s probably half way to Pioneertown (story here). However, before he left we did a mock draft for this weekend’s NHL All Star Game.
Like the mock drafted posted [...]

NHL All Star Game Mock Draft with Drew Doughty

All Star Games in every sport have become boring.
We all know it.
If the game is in your city, it’s a great experience – as it was here in Los Angeles in 2002…a weekend filled with legends of the game everywhere, the fan fest, a skills competition, etc.
However, the game itself isn’t much to get pumped [...]