VIDEO: ‘LA Kings players’ sing an American classic

On a day like today, there are few things more American than baseball.
Well, maybe hot dogs. And the video below touches on that too.
Enjoy a partially animated Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty, Dustin Penner, Jack Johnson and Jonathan Quick as they temporarily trade in their Kings sweaters for some Los Angeles Dodgers gear.

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Dodgers’ Tony Gwynn remembers LA Kings ’93 playoff run

Last month Dodgers’ first baseman James Loney and outfielder Matt Kemp stopped by MayorsManor to share a few thoughts on hockey.
As you may recall, Loney is eager to not only come out to Staples Center for a game, but he wants to suit up and take part in warm-ups. Meanwhile, the always laid-back Kemp [...]

Stoll had questions from Richards, has answers for Murray

Stoll, Richards and Lombardi (LA Kings)

It’s been a summer of goodbyes and new relationships for many on the Los Angeles Kings roster.
Earlier today I posted comments from Alec Martinez and Jarret Stoll regarding Wayne Simmonds being shipped off to Philadelphia (link).
On the flip side, the team has been welcoming Mike Richards into the fold. [...]

After grievance filed, exclusive interview with Colin Fraser

Rich Clune, Colin Fraser at Dodger game

It’s been a busy week in the land of Mulletgate.
After the Mike Richards press conference on Wednesday, Kings GM Dean Lombardi let it be known he was still keeping his options open when it came to dealing with the aftermath of the Ryan Smyth trade – although indicating things [...]

Matt Kemp unwilling to follow James Loney onto Kings ice

Over the past several seasons the Kings and Dodgers have maintained a friendly marketing relationship.
Players from both sides have visited the home turf of the other sport and helped promote their team and a greater sense of community between their fans.
Prior to last night’s Kings-themed evening at Dodger Stadium, I spoke to first baseman James [...]

James Loney eying LA Kings, thinking Bo Jackson v2.0?

Deion Sanders did it. Brian Jordan did it too. Most famously, Bo Jackson did it.
They were all two-sport stars.
However, that was football and baseball. To the best of my knowledge, no modern pro athlete has ever gone from the playing field to a sheet of ice in the NHL.
Could the Dodgers’ James Loney be the [...]

Trevor Lewis ready to make some noise at center or wing

Martinez, Parse, Lewis at Dodger game

Just about everything Kings forward Trevor Lewis does, he does quietly.
Despite begin taken 17th overall at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, you rarely hear about him as a ‘former first rounder’ like you do with Jonathan Bernier or Thomas Hickey.
At the time, he was playing in the USHL – not [...]

Agent Pat Brisson on NHLPA Meeting w/ Donald Fehr

Some may call him the agent to the stars.
Pat Brisson represents some of the biggest names in hockey – past, present and future. Just a small list of clients he’s worked with includes Luc Robitaille, Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby, Patrick Kane, Matt Duchene and Anze Kopitar.
Although he was was a pretty good junior hockey player [...]

Kings Ruin Dodgers Perfect Record

Seven was unlucky in several ways last night.
It was game seven of the Kings’ season long eight-game homestand – the part of the schedule that was supposed to see them climb the ranks of the Western Conference.
It was also the seventh time the Kings and Dodgers had joined forces on the marketing front. For ‘Dodger [...]