The Kings have only played 22 games so far this season, yet defenseman Willie Mitchell is already on his third different partner. Twice he’s been teamed with Slava Voynov for a stretch of games – once when his regular partner, Drew Doughty, was injured and then more recently when the Russian blueliner was called up [...]
LA’s coach Murray (photo: D. Sheehan)
Last hour, we posted comments from Ethan Moreau regarding the penalty he took late in the game on Wednesday vs. the Dallas Stars.
Terry Murray was still a little hot under the under collar when asked about it today, more than 36 hours later.
“He took a horseshit penalty, that’s ridiculous,” began [...]
Following up on the last post, here’s what Kings coach Terry Murray had to say about the hit Jack Johnson put on Mike Ribeiro just seconds before Steve Ott scored the game winning goal the other night…
“Could there be another time and another place? Maybe. If you slow the video down…you see a four-on-two [...]
During Terry Murray‘s postgame presser in Dallas tonight he talked about Mike Richards, Jonathan Quick, Steve Ott and more. Take a listen…
Even with the loss, the Kings return home with three of the possible four points on the road trip and have gone 5-2-1 in their last eight games.
Prior to facing the Stars, Jarret Stoll [...]
Drew Doughty – LA Kings (photo: M. Zampelli)
Two goals and five assists probably isn’t what GM Dean Lombardi had in mind when he signed the Kings top defenseman to an eight-year, $56-million contract in September.
It was something acknowledged over the weekend, when coach Terry Murray spoke about Drew Doughty not giving the team what they [...]
Alec Martinez is slowly recover from injuries he sustained against the Minnesota Wild nearly 10 days ago. However, the 24-year old defenseman did leave LA with the team today, as they began a two-game road trip with a flight to St. Louis for tomorrow’s game against the Blues.
Following practice today, he shared the following [...]
During his post game presser on Saturday, LA coach Terry Murray said he wouldn’t be sticking with the third period line combinations he used against Detroit – which featured Andrei Loktionov as the third line center and moving Jarret Stoll to the second line left wing.
However, after practice today, he seemed to soften his stance [...]
If you thought the Kings looked like a different team against Detroit than the group who played Anaheim and Minnesota in the previous three games, Murray would agree with you.
“That was the one thing that maybe disappointed me as much as anything in the game, is that we were not skating anywhere near the way [...]
Last season, Drew Doughty scored one goal over the final 20 regular season games.
And he hasn’t exactly lit up the scoreboard so far this year, recording only two goals through the first 20 games of the new campaign.
Just a few weeks ago, coach Terry Murray talked about being patient with his young defenseman, thinking perhaps [...]
Sunday was a day off for the Kings.
It also gave coach Terry Murray a chance to wash out the blender, dry it off and return it to the shelf from which he removed it on Saturday afternoon.
With the Kings struggling to generate offense against the Red Wings, he moved some of his players around – [...]