Tyler Toffoli – ‘my emotions will be going’ for game tonight

Toffoli at Kings camp (photo: CIKIRI)

When hockey players meet out on the ice for the first time, they never know where that brief encounter may someday take them.
For Tyler Toffoli, running into Ethan Moreau this summer has eventually brought the two to an unexpected place – not only teammates, but now linemates.
“When I was here [...]

Tuesday’s 10 Tidbits from LA Kings Training Camp

Today the Kings put the final touches on plans for their split squad games against the Phoenix Coyotes tomorrow night – with each team hosting the other to kick off the 2011 pre-season.
LA’s ‘travel’ team left for Arizona following the morning skate. Then, the ‘hone’ roster participated in their set of drills. You [...]

Rosters for split-squad games – Kings vs Coyotes

A day earlier than expected, here are the Los Angeles Kings rosters for the split squad games vs. the Phoenix Coytoes on Wednesday.
At Phoenix
Goalies – Jeff Zatkoff, Jonathan Bernier
Defensemen – Matt Greene, Alec Martinez, Willie Mitchell, Andrew Campbell, David Kolomatis, Patrick Mullen
Forwards – Anze Kopitar, Justin Williams, Brad Richardson, Ethan Moreau, Kevin Westgarth, Trevor Lewis, [...]

LA Kings Training Camp 2011 – Player Groups A, B and C

Saturday morning at 8:30 am the Los Angeles Kings – well, about one-third of them – will take the ice in El Segundo for the opening of the team’s main training camp.
Over two dozen of the participants have been in Rookie Camp for the last week or so and the majority of other players and [...]

Kings ‘Most Likely’ Opening Next Season in Europe

There is still plenty of hockey left to be played this season. However, for those looking ahead to the fall, here are two quick scheduling notes:
* As first reported by RinkRat on LetsGoKings.com, the Kings annual pre-season game in Las Vegas vs. the Colorado Avalanche has been set. Frozen Fury XIV will take place at [...]

2010 Eddie Joyal Award – winner announced

The hockey world has many sayings.
Over the last few years, one of the more popular ones is ‘You have to learn how to lose before you can learn how to win.’ It was applied to the Penguins – who lost to Detroit in the Cup finals and then came back the following year to win [...]

2010 Eddie Joyal Award – gm1 leaderboard update

With the first preseason game now in the books for the Kings, we have an early leader for this year’s Eddie Joyal Award.
Although both of the predicted winners, Brad Richardson and Michal Handzus (listed at 2-1 favorites), each scored a goal in the Kings victory over the Avs, it was two players completely off the board [...]