In the Room: Kings and Stars talk 5-4 win by Dallas

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Following the Kings wild 5-4 loss to the host Dallas Stars on Saturday night, here is what was being said in both locker rooms:
Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter on the team’s play in the first period:
“I think we both had great opportunities in the first period. They scored on theirs and we didn’t. It was [...]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Stars, November 22

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With the Kings set to complete their three-game season series with the Stars in Dallas on Saturday night, we have our first return guest here on the Puck Probability series. Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News was so much fan last time around, he’s back to help us close out the set between these [...]

Things You May Not Know: Kings-Stars Finale Edition

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This is it. In just about a three-week span, the Kings and Stars will have completed their three-game season series. Dallas, fresh off their Friday trade with the Sharks – where they sent defenseman Brenden Dillon to San Jose in exchange for defenseman Jason Demers and a third-round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft – [...]

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. [...]

Things You May Not Know: Hurricanes-Kings Edition

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The NHL schedule makers wasted no time getting this season’s two-game set between the Kings and Hurricanes out of the way. Carolina hosted the initial meeting a few weeks ago and came away 3-2 winners. Now, the clubs will meet up in downtown LA this evening to finish things off. Before they meet on the [...]

Puck Probability: Odds for Hurricanes at Kings, November 20

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Coming off a 5-2 win over the visiting Florida Panthers on Tuesday, the Kings will now play host to the Carolina Hurricanes, a team that beat LA on the East Coast earlier this month. Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar returned from injury that night, but it wasn’t enough to prevent a 3-2 loss. Tonight, they’ll [...]

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 [...]

AHL: Monarchs Magnificent in Morning Matchup

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For the Manchester Monarchs, being on the ice at 10 AM isn’t necessarily a novel idea, as the team regularly holds their practices at that time. However, once a year, when they step onto the ice Wednesday morning, they do so in front of a much larger crowd. The team holds a promotional game called [...]

In the Room: Kings and Panthers talk LA’s 5-2 win

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Following the Kings 5-2 win vs. the visiting Florida Panthers on Tuesday night, here is what was being said in both locker rooms:
Kings coach Darryl Sutter on his defensemen:
“It’s good to see Robyn and Greene score, they don’t get much credit, and they can give you the blue collar every night. They are our two [...]

Word Association with Willie Mitchell, Panthers captain

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With Willie Mitchell back in town, it seemed like the perfect time to break out something our readers are always asking for. Even though Florida’s morning skate was optional for their players today, to the surprise of nobody, Mitchell was not only out on the ice, but was one of the last players off it, as well. Soon after, he [...]