POLL: Which player should the LA Kings call up today?

Two big things happened over the weekend. First, the Kings offense woke up and scored five goals on Saturday night – the third time they’ve hit the nickel mark this season. Then, yesterday, left wing Dustin Penner was placed on the injured reserve list for a hand injury he suffered back in Thursday […]

Scott Parse, Terry Murray and their ‘issues’

Left wing. If only solving the Kings’ challenges at that position was as easy as typing those eight letters.
Last year, Scott Parse missed nearly the entire season due to hip surgery. A December trade for Marco Sturm wasn’t the answer. A February trade for Dustin Penner yielded few points. And then, […]

Because you demanded it (the sequel)…

Thousands of emails have been pouring in today. People are demanding to see the Scott Parse goal from yesterday in Denver.
(not really, but it sounds good)
After all, that’s two goals in three games for #21.
Over the weekend we posted video of his first goal (vs Dallas on Thursday). Here’s the second one – […]

LA Kings at Colorado Avalanche – what to watch for

Today’s will be just the second back-to-back series of the season for LA…and, unfortunately, they’ll be doing it at high altitude.
On the plus side, the Kings have dominated the Avs of late – winning eight of the last nine games, including five straight and the last three in Denver.
Colorado’s home record is also one of […]

Because you demanded it…

Many of you were on your way home from work when it happened.
Knowing that Kings fans wouldn’t want to miss out on this, we worked closely with the NHL over the last few days… and after concocting an elaborate agreement, we were able to pull video of Scott Parse‘s goal Thursday night vs. Dallas.
Defenseman Slava […]

Audio: LA Kings coach Terry Murray after 5-3 win in Dallas

Following tonight’s 5-3 win in Dallas, LA Kings coach Terry Murray spoke with the gathered media.
Among the topics discussed were Slava Voynov‘s future, the goal by Scott Parse, letting the Stars back into the game in the third period and more.

Eight goals total – seven of them given up by the top two goalies in […]

LA Kings at Dallas Stars – what to watch for, Penner edition

In a pre-game story that reads much like Tuesday’s script vs. New Jersey, much of the focus for the Kings will be on goaltending and Dustin Penner.
LA comes into the game with a 5-2-1 record and is looking to bounce back from an embarrassing 3-0 loss at home on Tuesday, where coach Terry Murray put […]

LA Kings forward Scott Parse on when he might play again

Scott Parse continues to be an interesting case study for the Los Angeles Kings. GM Dean Lombardi and coach Terry Murray have certainly given him plenty of praise over the last few years. However, his offensive numbers just haven’t been there.
He’s also found himslef under a constant microscope since returning from […]

Germany: Sabres def Kings 4-2 – postgame notes and video

After a week long stay in Europe, the Kings will now return to the U.S. sporting a 1-1 record. They lost to the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in Berlin, Germany earlier today. Here are some post-games notes and video highlights.
– Anze Kopitar scored both of the Kings goals, he now has three total on […]

Murray says Voynov will play Tuesday – did he tip his hand?

Slava Voynov of LA Kings (photo: M. Zampelli)

Given the words and actions of LA Kings coach Terry Murray over the last few weeks, it at least appears like forward Scott Parse may be hanging on by a thread.
The team needs to get the roster down to 21 skaters by Friday, meaning one more cut is […]