Kings rookie Jake Muzzin talks first NHL goal

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Post-game quotes from rookie defenseman Jake Muzzin following the Kings 4-2 win over the Coyotes:
On his first NHL goal: “It’s a great feeling. You always dream of playing in the NHL and it was my first NHL goal, so it was big. It’s a good feeling and a better feeling that we won the game; [...]

Justin Williams thinks Kings are going in the right direction

Post-game quotes from Justin Williams, following the Kings 4-2 win over the Coyotes:
On the importance of winning the game: “Emotionally, it’s probably good for the team to get that zero out of the win column and put a one there. But, we’ve been trending the right way. Every game has been better, and you know [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 4 – Kings at Coyotes

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In the three games played so far this season the Kings have scored four goals and left wing Kyle Clifford has had a hand in all of them – with one goal and three assists.
Forwards Jordan Nolan and Jeff Carer, along with defenseman Rob Scuderi, are the only other Los Angeles players to find the back [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Kings v Coyotes preview with Sarah McLellan

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All morning long we’ve been looking at the Kings-Coyotes rivalry. Now, we’re pleased to be joined by Sarah NcLellan of the Arizona Republic. She’s all knowing when it comes to the Coyotes and she’ll help us break down the match-up in goal, share some insight on Mike Smith’s hair, Jason LaBarbera’s mask, provide some injury [...]

Anze Kopitar mindful that Coyotes will be looking for revenge

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Even though they split their six-game regular season series vs. the Coyotes last year, the Kings earned points in the last four of those contests (2-0-2). They’ve also earned points in eight of the last night games vs Phoenix, posting a 6-1-2 record.
Tonight will mark the first of five meetings this season and LA desperately needs a win, [...]

Kings at Coyotes – ‘Just another game’ says Dustin Brown

For the next several years, maybe even longer, Kings fans can expect to see video replays of Dustin Penner’s overtime goal from the 2012 Western Conference Final every time the team travels to Arizona.  It sent Los Angeles to the Stanley Cup Final and capped off what had been a thrilling five-game series.
On the flip side, Phoenix Coyotes [...]

Drew Doughty’s play in Phoenix is helping shape NHL rules

As the Kings headed into the 2012 playoffs, defenseman Drew Doughty repeatedly promised to be on his best behavior – admitting that in the two prior years he let his emotions get the best of him during the post-season. This time around, he was committed to reducing the chirping and increasing the focus.
Things moved along swimmingly [...]

Penner’s perspective – what really happened in the handshake line

It’s finally here.
Eight months in the making.
Kings versus Coyotes, the re-match.
When last we saw these two division rivals on the ice together they created enough story-lines and sub-plots to keep people engaged for weeks after it was over. However, there was only one problem, the Stanley Cup Final started a few days later and many hockey fans quickly [...]

Fight Club: three Kings vs three Coyotes

Usually when two division rivals meet up there’s a good chance for some fireworks. Over the course of their six-game series during the regular season last year, it’s fair to say the LA Kings and Phoenix Coyotes didn’t disappoint.
Each team won half the games – with three shutouts and the other three all decided by one goal.
Yet, the most spirited [...]

Wait, is Matt Greene out for the season or not?

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Just as the LA Kings were boarding their plane and heading off to Colorado this afternoon it was announced that defenseman Matt Greene had been placed on injured reserve (retroactive to January 19) and Andrew Bodnarchuk was called up from Manchester as a roster replacement.
Although coach Darryl Sutter described it as a ‘mid-body’ injury, it was [...]