Another LA Kings player joins twitter

If you’re not on twitter, really, what are you waiting for?
It’s the quickest way to get all the news from around the NHL, including 140-character comments from several players.
Specific to the Kings, there are already a fair amount of players on twitter, with each bringing their own personality and style.
For example, there’s Dustin Penner. Already [...]

Kings GM Dean Lombardi on the future of Willie Mitchell

Last hour we posted the first half of an interview with Kings GM Dean Lombardi, who was on Sportsnet Radio (Fan 590) in Toronto earlier today. In that article he shared thoughts about the Dustin Brown suspension and provided an early outlook heading into next week’s playoffs. Now, for the conclusion, here’s what he had [...]

Dean Lombardi on Brown suspension and playoff outlook

On Wednesday afternoon the NHL suspended Kings captain Dustin Brown for two games, as a result of a hit on Jason Pominville of the Minnesota Wild. Earlier today, GM Dean Lombardi was on Sportsnet Radio (Fan 590) in Toronto and offered thoughts about the ruling, as well as provided an early outlook heading into next [...]

Lombardi on the Willie Mitchell injury situation and what’s ahead

Defenseman Willie Mitchell, arguably the Kings best overall player on the blueline last season, has missed all of 2013 after injuring his knee during the lockout (explained here).  As he told us recently, it’s been a frustrating experience to go from finally winning a Stanley Cup to sitting on the sidelines waiting to return. However, after [...]

Lombardi explains what he wanted to accomplish at the trade deadline

With the NHL Trade Deadline now behind us, Kings GM Dean Lombardi was made available for questions earlier today. Among the many things discussed was the actual process he went through in acquiring defenseman Robyn Regehr, possible trades for an additional forward, Willie Mitchell’s injury, the development of key prospects, plans for the 2013 NHL [...]

Jonathan Quick and Willie Mitchell talk Kings’ White House visit

Jonathan Quick and Willie Mitchell talk about the Kings’ trip to the White House…

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Colin Fraser has a few concerns about going to the White House

One of the many perks that comes with a Stanley Cup victory is a trip to the White House, where the winning team gets to meet the President of the United States.
It’s a tradition that’s believed to have been started when Ronald Reagan hosted the New York Islanders in 1983.
Yet, for center Colin Fraser, who has [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Willie Mitchell on the emotions of not playing

Earlier today Willie Mitchell and Justin Williams took part in an event hosted by Raytheon at Da Vinci High School.  In general, it was a chance for kids to use some geometry & statistics to learn about the game of hockey.
From the moment the players arrived the kids were amped and the energy was high.
“I don’t [...]

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 [...]

What Will Sutter Say? Post-game comments from Anaheim

Following the Kings 7-4 loss to the Ducks in Anaheim on Saturday night, here’s what LA coach Darryl Sutter had to say…
- On how difficult it can be to come back on teams in the NHL these days: “Well we did. We did comeback from being down by two goals. It was a momentum thing. [...]