Word Association: Kings players take on the hated Canucks

Drew Doughty was the first Kings player to openly talk about his hatred of the Canucks a few years ago.  Since then, several others have gone on the record with their disdain for the gang from Vancouver.  However, the other thing most commonly noted is that they’re a good team, usually followed by comments about [...]

What will Sutter say? Talking Martinez, goalies and fuel on Friday

It’s time for another round of the always awesome, sometimes confusing and rarely disappointing – What will Sutter say? Today’s edition of quotes came following the Kings practice at TSC. Well, quite a bit after because the coach wanted to shower before meeting with the media – as the team was preparing to head off to [...]

Tuesday morning notes – starting goalies, line-ups and links

Tonight the Kings are in Edmonton for a game beginning at 7pm PST. Here’s some key preview info to get you prepped and ready…
- Jonathan Quick was the first goalie off the ice at this morning’s pre-game skate. So, he looks to be the Kings starter.  In 12 games vs. the Oilers, Quick has posted a [...]

Friday morning notes – Kings’ starting goalie, gameday notes, etc.

The Kings held an optional morning skate today in advance of their match-up with the Blue Jackets tonight at Staples Center. Here here are some brief pre-game notes…
- Earlier in the week, coach Darryl Sutter said he hadn’t thought about which goaltender would start vs. Columbus - while complementing  Jonathan Bernier and noting he needed more from Jonathan Quick.  Now, it looks like the verdict [...]

Slava Voynov saying little with words, more with his actions

A few weeks ago we posted comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi, where he went out of his way to praise the maturity and growth he witnessed in Slava Voynnov during the NHL lockout.
During that time, Voynov played 35 games in Manchester and produced 16 points (seven goals and nine assists). And he’s kept up the pace, [...]

What will Sutter say? Coach returns to LA with plenty on his mind

Following the Kings first practice back in Los Angeles since returning from their five-game road trip, here’s what LA coach Darryl Sutter had to say…
- On the just completed road trip: “Well obviously we weren’t really good in Anaheim. Played well in Columbus, deserved to win. Nashville we couldn’t generate anything against them because they’re [...]

Video highlights – all the goals from Red Wings 3-2 win over LA

Highlights from the Kings 3-2 loss to the Red Wings…
Pavel Datsyuk makes in 1-0 Detroit:

Damien Brunner puts the home team up 2-0:

With less than a minute to play in the first period, Anze Kopitar gets LA on the board:

Then, with less than a minute remaining in regulation, Alec Martinez ties the game:

But, with 4.5 seconds [...]

Post-game comments from Alec Martinez after Ducks def Kings 7-4

Following Saturday night’s 7-4 loss by the Kings in Anaheim, Kings d-man Alec Martinez was pretty down. Still, here’s what he had to say to the media…
- On missing Willie Mitchell and Matt Greene: “Obviously those guys are a huge part of our team and we miss them regardless. But yeah, we have to bare [...]

Word Association: Four LA Kings on Four Anaheim Ducks

As part of our preview for tonight’s Kings v Ducks game we played Word Association with four Los Angeles players, asking them to react to the names of four Anaheim players. These were all done one-on-one, so no player heard what the other guy said – which is interesting when you compare their answers…
Dustin Brown [...]

The Russian Report with Slava Voynov

Russian defenseman Slava Voynov has become a mainstay in Los Angeles since they traded Jack Johnson midway through last season. In 54 regular season games with the Kings he produced eight goals and 20 points. Voynov also suited up for all 20 games in the playoffs.
When the lockout hit he was able to play in Manchester [...]