Exclusive: Jim Fox on LA Kings Trade for Mike Richards

He may be on the other side of the globe, yet Jim Fox still made time to check in with MayorsManor regarding the big news from yesterday.
Fresh off another successful charity event last week (they raised over $200k at the 23rd annual Jim Fox/Dave Taylor golf tournament), Fox headed over to Prague this week for […]

Quick, Doughty, Kings down the Flyers (with video)

In October 2009, while in Las Vegas for a fairly meaningless exhibition game, defenseman Sean O’Donnell (then with the Kings) made a bold statement about goalie Jonathan Quick.
He said “I think he has what it takes to be an elite goalie in this league.”
It’s a comment that would have seemed innocent enough or as simple […]

LA Kings vs Philadelphia Flyers Pre-Game Notes

The Kings are attempting to earn at least a point in their ninth straight game, having gone 6-0-2 recently.
With that in mind, here are nine things you need to know prior to the puck dropping at noon PST…
* The last time… Coming off of two of their best games of the year (against the Ducks […]

LA Kings Players on Second Chance with Flyers

Earlier today, in an article here, Kings resident tough guy Kevin Westgarth spoke about playing the Flyers for the second time this season.
Below, a few others weigh in on if they think it’s an advantage…
Jack Johnson – Yes and no. It’s still a hockey game. Everyone knows every player around the league pretty well, just […]

Westgarth Watching Action On and Off The Ice

With the unbalanced schedule in the NHL, getting a chance to play an Eastern Conference team is rare enough for the Kings…getting a same-season rematch is practically unheard of.
Yet, that’s what today’s contest with the Flyers provides.
Their last match-up was a 7-4 defeat at Staples Center – a game that was tied 2-2 after one […]

Throwback Thursdays – Kings v Flyers’ primer with Dave Schultz

These days the connection between the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings is largely off the ice, through members of management.
Back in the ’70s it was completely different.
Not only did they come into the league together in 1967, but they shared a few players early on – including the Kings sending two of their more […]

Kings – Flyers Preview with Ian Laperriere

The best players in the National Hockey League usually have nicknames that everybody knows.
And Lappy is no different.
Around the league Ian Laperriere is universally loved and admired. He was called the toughest guys in hockey by The Hockey News last year and he’s been a fan favorite everywhere he’s played. Unfortunately, he’s on the shelf […]

POLL: Goalies – What Would You Do?

Is the goaltending battle that many expected for the LA Kings this season finally in full bloom?
After a rocky start, Jonathan Bernier appears to have found his game. Sunday’s victory over the Ducks gave him back to back wins for the first time this season. And he only gave up one goal in each start.
After […]

Westgarth and the Week Ahead

As we enter the final week of 2010, the schedule doesn’t appear to be friendly for the Kings.
Last night’s game with Anaheim began a stretch where they’ll play four games in five nights – something they haven’t had to do since the 1994-95 season. And that includes 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010 when the NHL […]