REPORT: Kings Top Prospect Set to be Traded

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Although the NHL is in trade freeze period, that does not stop junior hockey clubs from making deals. In fact, with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) trade window open from December 19 to January 6, 2015, it appears Baie-Comeau Drakkar is about to make a significant trade. From what we’ve gathered, forward Valentin Zykov looks […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Coyotes at Kings Edition

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Over the past five years, the Kings have engaged in some spirited rivalries with the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks, yet few games have been as consistently intense as a matchup between the Kings and Arizona Coyotes. Guys have been suspended, hits have been questionable, and even the two captains have engaged in a […]

Kings Prospect on TV Today, plus Scout Notes

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Earlier this week, my latest feature story for the Kings website went live. That latest article in the on-going monthly series, where I provide an in-depth look at one of their prospects, focused on Roland McKeown of the OHL. He was selected by L.A. with the second round draft pick they acquired from Vancouver for Linden Vey at […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – LAK issues, contracts, line combos

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Here is a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about all the latest topics surrounding the LA Kings, including – their game vs. the Blues, what’s wrong with the line combos, contract talks with Justin Williams, the AHL moving […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Blues at Kings, December 18

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No, the Kings and Blues aren’t starting another seven-game playoff series, it only feels that way. Later tonight, they will close out their two-game home-and-home series with a matchup at Staples Center. Will the Kings come from ahead to lose again, like they did on Tuesday? That answer won’t be known for several more hours.
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Things You May Not Know: Blues at Kings Edition

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When your team comes from ahead to lose, that usually upsets the coach. Thus, Darryl Sutter probably isn’t the guy you want to speak with at the moment considering the Kings third period collapse in St. Louis last night. There is some good news, though. Less than 48 hours after the final buzzer sounded under […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Blues, December 16

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If you’re talking Kings-Blues, you’re likely to bring up their recent playoff battles before getting too deep into the conversation. You also have teams captained by American-born players in Dustin Brown and David Backes. St. Louis coach Ken Hitchcock would also most likely add that his guy, Alex Pietrangelo, is worth mentioning – alongside Drew […]

UPDATE: Back of Kings 2015 Outdoor Jerseys

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When you are dealing with sources and trying to piece together a story – regardless of the topic at hand; sports related or otherwise – occasionally, it takes time for the facts to come into focus. For those following our stories on the jerseys created for the Kings-Sharks outdoor game next year, you may remember […]

WCB on NHL Radio – talking Kings, Canucks, Oilers, more

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David Amber of Rogers Sportsnet joined John Hoven and Jonathan Davis as a guest on this week’s show. They provided some west coast bias on the latest news swirling in the NHL, as well as the day’s highlights and scores via the NHL Network Radio on Sunday, December 14, 2014.
In the free replay below, David Amber and the […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Maple Leafs, December 14

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Just over 20 years ago, the Kings and Maple Leafs waged the greatest playoff series in NHL history. It was also the final year of the Campbell Conference, what is now known as the Western Conference. Expansion was underway and the league would have a different look in the years ahead. On the ice, the […]