Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Senators, December 11

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There aren’t really do-overs in professional sports, but the Kings would likely request one if they could. Tuesday’s game in Buffalo, where coach Darryl Sutter’s team was shutout by the host Sabres, was not one of their finer moments in recent years and left just about everybody in the locker room saying they need to […]

Things You May Not Know: Kings-Sabres Edition

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Let’s assume you already know Sabres coach Ted Nolan is the father of Kings forward Jordan Nolan. We are going to also guess that you know about Buffalo’s horrific power play, ranking dead last in the NHL at just 6.6%. Fear not though, in advance of all the action, we have come up with five […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Coyotes, December 4

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After not seeing each other since the first week of the season (a contest won by Arizona 3-2 in overtime), the Kings and Coyotes will face off Thursday for the first of two matchups this month. One could argue that the teams are somewhat where they would have been expected to sit in the standings […]

Mark Morris on Muzzin, McNabb, and ManchVegas

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After decades of promising to build from within, the Kings have finally stuck with it and flourished under GM Dean Lombardi. Among the many changes made to the team’s infrastructure in the months following the Massachusetts native coming to Los Angeles was to hire a former college coach to take over behind the bench of […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Blues at Kings, October 16

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In advance of the St. Louis Blues coming to Staples Center on Thursday night for a matchup with the Los Angeles Kings, it’s once again time to share some odds regarding 10 things that just might happen during the game. As always, we’ll provide the tidbits related to various things that may occur on the […]

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 […]

Training Camp Open, Kings Trade Coming Next

Kings Roster Questions

Last summer, Dean Lombardi and his staff spent hours, days, and weeks-on-end agonizing over the salary cap. How were they going to get certain people re-signed, fit everybody under the cap, and make it all work without damaging their future wiggle room? In the end, Lombardi and Jeff Solomon, his key right hand in these […]

Video of the Jordan Nolan hit in Phoenix

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In related news, the league also issued the following press release…
NEW YORK (September 16, 2013) – Phoenix Coyotes forward Paul Bissonnette has been automatically suspended for 10 regular-season games, without pay, as a result of being assessed a Game Misconduct penalty for leaving the bench on an illegal line change to join an altercation during […]

Wait, the Kings trade for Dan Carcillo isn’t official?

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There was so much news out of LA Kings headquarters on Thursday it was dizzying at times. And one of the little nuggets that could have easily slipped through the cracks was a brief mention about the previously announced acquisition of Dan Carcillo.
According to GM Dean Lombardi, the trade is actually not a 100% done deal […]

Anze Kopitar and the Kings talk upcoming series with Blackhawks

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Taking a lap around the Kings locker room, here’s a collection of quotes from Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar and a few other players as they look ahead to the Western Conference Final against the Chicago Blackhawks…
Brown on if there is anybody on the Hawks he plans to key on, and possibly get under their skin?
“They […]