Kings Players Trying to One-Up Each Other

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After winning the Stanley Cup twice in the past three seasons, and then not making the playoffs this year, many questions are swirling around the LA Kings. Sunday brought a day of many confusing feelings for players – with team captain Dustin Brown calling it, “just an awkward feeling for this group.” He later added, […]

UPDATED: Full Details on Kyle Clifford Extension

Clifford with Stanley Cup Kings MayorsManor

Winning a Stanley Cup championship is hard enough, but as Kings GM Dean Lombardi has stated numerous times since 2012, trying to do it again brings even more challenges. Six players who suited up for Game 5 vs. the New Jersey Devils are no longer with the organization and several more players on the current […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Jets at Kings, Jan. 10

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Just below the marked hatred that once existed between the Kings and three of their other former Smythe Division rivals – Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary – there used to be somewhat of a rivalry with the Jets. At the very least, many memorable moments in Kings franchise history took place between the two clubs. With Rob […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Predators, November 25

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Last season, each contest in the Kings-Predators three-game season series was decided by one goal. David Legwand potted a pair of goals for Nashville in one of those games and Slava Voynov scored the first goal in game one. Neither of those players will factor in Tuesday’s contest, as the former is in Ottawa now […]

In the Room: Kings and Hurricanes talk LA’s 3-2 win

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Following the Kings 3-2 win vs. the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night, here is what was being said in both locker rooms:
Kings coach Darryl Sutter on the overall game:
“We controlled the game in the offensive zone, so we did what we wanted. We tried to get to the net, but [Cam] Ward’s been hot. […]

Mark Morris on Muzzin, McNabb, and ManchVegas

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After decades of promising to build from within, the Kings have finally stuck with it and flourished under GM Dean Lombardi. Among the many changes made to the team’s infrastructure in the months following the Massachusetts native coming to Los Angeles was to hire a former college coach to take over behind the bench of […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Stars at Kings, November 13

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Tonight’s matchup between the visiting Stars and host Kings should be an interesting one for at least two intriguing reasons. First, this is the second of three meetings between the two teams in less than 20 days. Why they need to complete their entire three-game season series in the same month is one of the […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Stars, November 4

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If you’re a Kings fan, we already know what you’re thinking – will the team ever win on the road again? And if you’re a Stars fan, you’re probably just wondering if they can beat Los Angeles in Dallas for the third straight time. For Los Angeles, they arrive in Big D as a bit […]

Kings Options on Defense with Voynov Out

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Although this should hardly need a preface, we’ll provide one anyway. We are more concerned about the well-being of all parties involved in today’s events than we are about the sport of hockey at the moment. Naturally, we wish nothing but the best outcome for all involved – and that means their health and safety […]

Training Camp Open, Kings Trade Coming Next

Kings Roster Questions

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 […]