OPINION: Dustin Brown’s Future with the LA Kings

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Raise your hand if you’ve heard this before: Following trade rumors surrounding LA Kings captain Dustin Brown, a young player comes up from the AHL, adding energy to the team and balance to the offensive options – and then team goes on to win the Stanley Cup. Yes, history could be repeating itself about six […]

POLL: Which Kings 50th Anniversary Jersey Design Do You Prefer?

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Late last month we broke news of a special gray jersey being planned by the Los Angeles Kings for next year, their 50th season in the NHL. While multiple sources provided us information about the design of the new sweater, several small details are still being finalized. And although we’ve been led to believe the […]

Gravel, Stothers Post-Game Quotes About Michael Mersch

After a 2-1 overtime victory against the San Jose Barracuda, the Ontario Reign have won their first two games without Michael Mersch in the lineup after his call up to the Los Angeles Kings.  Some of Mersch’s teammates in Ontario spoke about his call up to the NHL.
Kevin Gravel on Mersch getting a chance to […]

Kings 2015-16 Early Season Prospect Rankings: No. 2, Mersch

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We know you want it, so here we are – one step closer to announcing the name of who sits at No. 1 on our LA Kings Top 10 Prospects list. First, we have to start with No. 2, and he is a player many of you have been asking quite a bit about over […]

Kings 2015-16 Early Season Prospect Rankings: No. 3, 4, and 5

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After a drawn out process that has lasted much longer than we originally anticipated (and, yes, we apologize and thank you for your patience), we are inching closer to wrapping up our early season look at the LA Kings Top 10 Prospects.
As noted previously, these bi-annual rankings provide some of the most popular content […]

What You Need to Know About Michael Mersch’s Game

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MayorsManor has confirmed: #LAKings have called up @mikemersch25 (Mike Mersch) from @ontarioreign. Had 12 goals in 19 AHL games this season.
— The Mayor John Hoven (@mayorNHL) December 9, 2015
Dating back to last season, Michael Mersch has scored 36 goals in his last 52 games.
With a dizzying array of feints and jukes, the newest King always […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: Report for Week Ending Dec. 6, 2015

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Below are brief updates on all LA Kings non-AHL prospects, meaning guys playing in the three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), plus college, ECHL, and overseas:
MIKE AMADIO: Forward, North Bay Battalion (3rd round pick in 2014, OHL)

16 goals, 22 assists, plus-8, 14 PIM in 27 games played
North Bay lost all three of their […]

Is Nick Shore “One of the Best” Defensive Centers?

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“I think he’s one of the best defensive centermen in the league already, and he’s only in his second year.” (Drew Doughty, to Jon Rosen on Fox Sports West, after last Tuesday’s win against Vancouver)
Is Nick Shore really one the league’s top defensive centers after just 58 NHL games? In a word, no.
Let’s begin with […]

Anze Kopitar Contract Nearly Done With LA Kings

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With 706 NHL games played, the eighth most in Los Angeles Kings history, and 225 goals scored – trailing Wayne Gretzky’s 246 goals for sixth best in franchise history – Anze Kopitar is about to get paid. The questions everybody seems to be asking is how much will that be and over what time period?
Contrary […]

The Truth About Jamie McBain

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The Los Angeles Kings have gone 27-11-5 with Jamie McBain in the lineup over the last two seasons. Without him? At 27-24-11, they’re barely a .500 team.
The Kings just win with McBain, right?
In much the same way, perhaps it was defenseman Randy Jones who pushed the 2010-11 Kings into the postseason. LA went 28-14-6 with […]