Marcel Dionne on Jonathan Quick and NHL goaltending

Jonathan Quick in retro gear (photo: Ikiri)

Fresh back from a five-day trip to Russia, Marcel Dionne arrived in LA last week to participate in the LA Kings Fantasy Camp. The night before he joined several other members of the Kings Alumni and this year’s campers, I met with Dionne for a one-on-one interview, where we [...]

VIDEO: Bob Miller on the Kings vs Sharks rivalry

Another game, another night with minimal offense. The Kings and Sharks skated to a 1-1 tie through the first 60 minutes of action last night in San Jose. Neither side scored in overtime, however the Sharks won via the shootout after four Kings players couldn’t find a way to put one past Antti Niemi.
The Kings [...]

Darryl Sutter to be welcomed aboard by Bob Miller

If there is one thing synonymous with the LA Kings, it would have to be Bob Miller – the voice of the team for nearly 40 years. Fittingly, he’ll oversee tomorrow’s press conference where Darryl Sutter will be officially announced as the Kings new head coach by GM Dean Lombardi.
Today is an off day [...]

Need captions for these Kings-Sabres pics from Germany

The other day we had a lot of fun with a few Drew Doughty pictures from Hamburg, Germany – and several readers came up with some great captions.
Well, the fine folks at the O2 Arena in Berlin just posted an album of over 150 pictures taken during today’s game between the LA Kings and Buffalo [...]

NHL Premiere: LA v Buffalo pre-game notes, quotes and first goal contest

Good morning. It’s time to grab some coffee and enjoy some hockey, all the way from Berlin, Germany. Here’s your pre-game primer – featuring notes and quotes from several members of the Kings, as they prepare to face the Buffalo Sabres for the only time this season. Details for today’s ‘first goal [...]

Soo Greyhounds GM says Kings getting Richard Clune II?

Michael Kantor of Soo Greyhounds

With the Los Angeles Kings annual summer Development Camp about to get underway we’ve been posting pre-camp comments from the players, their coaches and/or their general managers.
Among the group of 35 players who will take the ice at TSC are 14 invited guests – essentially, undrafted players, mostly from Canadian junior [...]

…And Now You’re Caught Up (2/1/2011)

It’s been forever since the Kings played a game, right?
Well, not exactly. It only feels that way.
Later tonight they’ll begin what they hope is their playoff push over the final 32 games of the season.
To help get you back in the swing of things, here are ten stories you may have missed during the five-day [...]

Holiday Series – Gifts of Christmas Past

[Part one of a three part series]
In Charles Dickens’ classic novel A Christmas Carol the reader is taken through a spiritual awakening of Ebenezer Scrooge, a process that includes visits from the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come.
That tale began on Christmas Eve, however we’re going to begin a day earlier and [...]

Tuesday’s 10 Tidbits – Turning the Page

At what point is last season really over? Was it when the Kings were eliminated from the playoffs? Was it draft weekend, with it’s heavy emphasis on the future? Was it July 1st, when the free agency window opened? Perhaps, it’s when training camp finally opens in a few weeks.
If the truth is somewhere in [...]

Bob Miller on the Olympics, his favorite players, retirement and more

Bob Miller is an institution here in Los Angeles.
He’s even been with the Kings far longer than most fans have been following the team, going all the way back to the early ’70s.  In fact, he had already been calling Kings games for over 15 years when Wayne Gretzky came to town in the summer [...]