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 [...]
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 [...]
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 about the Kings’ trip to the White House…
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
In one of the more memorable quotes from last season, Drew Doughty told MayorsManor his hatred for the Vancouver Canucks was at a 10 – when using a 1-to-10 scale. While that might have stoked the flames for many hockey fans in British Columbia, he wasn’t necessarily ready to back off those statements earlier today [...]
When you’ve played over 1.200 games in the NHL and scored more than 400 goals, you’ve earned the right to talk about hockey for a living. And when you have a personality about it, all the better.
These days, Ray Ferraro is based out of Vancouver, working for TSN. However, after being selected by the Whalers at [...]