In the Room: Kings and Panthers talk LA’s 5-2 win

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Following the Kings 5-2 win vs. the visiting Florida Panthers on Tuesday night, here is what was being said in both locker rooms:
Kings coach Darryl Sutter on his defensemen:
“It’s good to see Robyn and Greene score, they don’t get much credit, and they can give you the blue collar every night. They are our two [...]

Word Association with Willie Mitchell, Panthers captain

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With Willie Mitchell back in town, it seemed like the perfect time to break out something our readers are always asking for. Even though Florida’s morning skate was optional for their players today, to the surprise of nobody, Mitchell was not only out on the ice, but was one of the last players off it, as well. Soon after, he [...]

Puck Probability: Odds for Panthers at Kings, November 18

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Even if you’re only halfway paying attention, you already know that Willie Mitchell is returning to Staples Center tonight and that’s one of the many key storylines to follow. We know you guys thought. You’re looking for more. With that in mind, we’ve asked George Richards of the Miami Herald News to join us for today’s Puck [...]

Things You May Not Know: Panthers-Kings Edition

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Which Panthers team will show up Tuesday night when the team makes their only appearance of the year at Staples Center? That’s likely a tougher question to answer than predicting what Darryl Sutter will say when you ask about who his starting goaltender might be for a particular game. After scoring only 15 goals over [...]

Tuesday’s Tidbits: NHL News, Notes, and Nuggets

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Like Drew Doughty going coast to coast against the New Jersey Devils in the 2012 Stanley Cup Final, let’s take a quick look at what’s going on from one end of the league to the other. Here are 10 tidbits worth checking out today:
– Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff held a leadership drill and his [...]

DETAILS: LA Kings get big defenseman from Florida for draft pick

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Although the Kings’ players are getting the day off today, the same can’t be said for GM Dean Lombardi.
Early this morning it was announced that Los Angeles had acquired left-handed defenseman Keaton Ellerby from Florida in exchange for a fifth-round selection in the 2013 NHL Draft.
Here are 10 Tidbits on the deal…
– The fifth round [...]

Exclusive photos from NHLPA skate at TSC – LA Kings and more

While Dustin Penner continues to get his work in at Anaheim Ice with Teemu Selanne and Ryan Getzlaf, most of his LA Kings teammates have been renting rink time at TSC – the Kings regular training facility.  They’ve also had a revolving cast of players from around the league joining them for the sessions in El Segundo.  Below [...]

UPDATE: Charity game with LA Kings players this Friday

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Dying to see your favorite LA Kings players back on the ice?
Well here’s your chance.
On Friday, November 9th members of the NHLPA will participate in a charity game at the Kings training facility in El Segundo. Many members of the LA Kings 2012 Stanley Cup Championship team will participate – including Jeff Carter, Kyle Clifford, Colin Fraser, [...]

Contest: First Goal – 4/21/2012 playoff games

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We’re one week into the playoff edition of our First Goal Contest (announced last weekend).  If you haven’t jumped into the action yet, don’t worry.  You still have time.  As of yesterday’s leaderboard, nobody had more than a few correct guesses, so you still have a chance – just get started with putting some picks in for today’s FIVE games!
Because this version is [...]

Contest: First Goal – NHL playoff games 4/19/2012

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Would you like to win a stick or jersey signed by the entire LA Kings team?  Well, here’s your chance…
As announced over the weekend, we’ll be running a playoff-long First Goal Contest.
This one is slightly different than the contest we run exclusively during Kings games, so please READ CAREFULLY.
The traditional MayorsManor First Goal Contest will continue – where throughout [...]