Kevin Gravel talks contract, message from Kings

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Very few players enjoy a journey filled with smooth sailing on their way to the to the NHL. Once seen on track to be a Rob Scuderi-like defenseman for the Kings, questions have been now raised over Kevin Gravel’s “compete” level.
In what can be interpreted as a challenge to the St. Cloud State alum, the [...]

West Coast Bias: 2014-15 Season Debut on NHL Radio

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Guests Elliotte Friedman, Dennis Bernstein, Kevin Kurz, and Farhan Lalji of TSN helped us kick off 2014-15 season of West Coast Bias via the October 5, 2014 edition on NHL Network Radio.
We hit on all the key storylines coming into the season – including can the LA Kings repeat as Stanley Cup champions, plus playoff [...]

PHOTO GALLERY: Avalanche v Kings – Frozen Fury 2014

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Frozen Fury has once again come and gone. In the 2014 edition of the preseason classic, the LA Kings lost out to the visiting Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in a shootout. Tyler Toffoli had a pair of goals in regulation, but wasn’t used in the skills contest that concluded the on-ice action.
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Kings Final Roster Moves Set, Ready for 2014-15

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With the Kings final preseason game now in the books and the NHL season ready to kick off on Wednesday night, it’s now time for the remaining bit of housekeeping coming out of training camp – submitting the final 23-man roster to the league.
Word here is Weal will indeed be back in Manch. Expect that [...]

LA Kings 2014-15 Preseason Prospect Rankings – Honorable Mention

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In what has become one of our most-viewed series of articles over the past few years, it is time once again for a new edition of the LA Kings Top 10 Prospect Rankings. The content provided here has become almost the bible of prospect information, as we share all the latest thinking on the team’s [...]

Understanding the Kings Problems on Defense

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To read this article in its proper context, Kings fans are advised to try and be as objective as possible for maximum impact. In other words, you’re going to need to read this more with your head, and less with your heart.
Whenever projecting future lineups it’s always important to remember the NHL stands still for [...]

FREE REPLAY: The Mayor’s Frozen Fury Preview on NHL Radio

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Enjoy the free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on NHL Radio’s Top Shelf with Jimmy Murphy. Among the topics discussed were the Kings vs. Avalanche at Frozen Fury Jonathan Quick’s wrist injury, a possible trade that’s coming, Adam Cracknell’s chances of making the team, prospect Andy Andreoff, Anze Kopitar’s new contract, UFA [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Who Wins the Pacific and Why

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Enjoy the free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes from NHL Network Radio with Boomer Gordon – where they looked ahead to the 2014-15 Western Conference. Among the topics discussed were the Kings’ opening night roster (i.e. which bottom-6 players are likely to make the final cut), along with thoughts on the Anaheim [...]

Nick Ebert quotes after Kings def Ducks

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After being the very last player taken at the 2012 NHL Draft, defenseman Nick Ebert had nowhere to go but up. He made a favorable impression during a brief stint with the Ontario Reign the following year, but it was this past season where he really started to capture the attention of most people. Traded [...]

Kings Camp 2014: Checking in with Vincent LoVerde

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Every hockey player’s path is different. Some, like Drew Doughty, are early first round picks and step into the league right away. Others have a longer road in pursuit of fulfilling their NHL dreams.
After four seasons at Miami University, Vincent LoVerde’s professional journey began by being cut from an ECHL team. From there, LoVerde landed [...]