AHL: Martin Jones backstops Monarchs to 4-1 win

In hockey, no lineup is safe. Every team must deal with injuries and roster moves throughout the course of the year. This holds true for the Monarchs too, as Tyler Toffoli and Lindey Vey were called up to the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Compounding the losses on offense, defenseman Andrew Campbell was held out [...]

LA Kings Media Roundtable Part 5 – Does Lombardi’s style work?

This is it, the final edition of this summer’s LA Kings Media Roundtable – aka the annual KingsCast summer forum.
Along with a handful of other people who cover the team, we recently spent time debating key issues currently surrounding your favorite hockey team. In the initial video we argued about free agency, Dustin Brown’s contract [...]

Salary Cap Crunch – Kyle Clifford or Trevor Lewis?

We keep waiting for people to beg for mercy, complaining that their heads hurt from all the math. Instead, the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive all summer long to our series of salary cap articles. And why not, if there was ever a period in NHL history where you really needed to understand the cap [...]

Wait, the Kings trade for Dan Carcillo isn’t official?

There was so much news out of LA Kings headquarters on Thursday it was dizzying at times. And one of the little nuggets that could have easily slipped through the cracks was a brief mention about the previously announced acquisition of Dan Carcillo.
According to GM Dean Lombardi, the trade is actually not a 100% done deal [...]

Friday practice report – comments from Lewis, Richards, Scuderi

Coming off their 3-0 win over the Sharks in Game 5, the Kings did off-ice work and attended meetings at their training facility in El Segundo earlier today. Here’s what several players had to share when they were made available for questions…
Trevor Lewis

Mike Richards

Rob Scuderi

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Post-Game 5: Dustin Brown on effort and Matt Greene’s play

Comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown following LA’s 3-0 win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night…
On if the Kings played with the effort they wanted:
“Definitely a step in the right direction.The’res still room to improve as a group, as a team. But that was a solid effort. But it’s about [...]

Logan Couture calls out Drew Doughty

Longtime friends, Drew Doughty and Logan Couture have tried to put their relationship on the back-burner ever since it was known the Sharks and Kings would meet in the second round.  Obviously, this isn’t the first time they’ve faced each other on the ice, let alone in the playoffs.  However, the pressure on both is ramped [...]

Trevor Lewis on missing Stoll, playing with Brown tonight

Following the Kings’ 45-minute morning skate at Staples Center in advance of tonight’s Game 5 vs. the visiting San Jose Sharks, here’s what forward Trevor Lewis had to share…
On the line changes coach Sutter is making to start Game 5:
“I assume we need to get a little more offense going. Sometimes you need a little [...]

Trevor Lewis – ‘It sucks to be in the penalty box’

Trevor Lewis post-game comments…
On if he was pushed: “I didn’t think it was a penalty. I don’t know.   It is what it is.  Can’t change it now. We need to focus on the next game.”
On the penalty kill in OT: ‘The guys did a good job. It was an unfortunate bounce. Just need to focus [...]

Post-Game 2: Trevor Lewis – ‘I almost passed out in the celebration’

Following the Kings’ come-from-behind win over the visiting San Jose Sharks in Game 2, here’s what Trevor Lewis had to share…
- On being able to step back and consider the moment based on how this game ended:
“I just think our power play was big tonight and special teams we need. Special teams you need in [...]