Dean Lombardi Offers a Mike Richards Update

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During Thursday night’s Kings at Canucks contest, Los Angeles GM Dean Lombardi offered updates on Mike Richards (including the real possibility of his return to the NHL), Jonathan Quick’s heavy workload, mentioned the absence of Slava Voynov, the challenges his team has faced this season compared to their 2012 Stanley Cup defense, and many other […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Blake hate, Shore, Quick, Andreoff

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about all the latest topics surrounding the LA Kings, including some fans still holding onto a disdain for Rob Blake, how that might impact this weekend’s jersey retirement, what is wrong […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Jets at Kings Edition

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For the second (and final) time this season, the Winnipeg Jets arrive in Los Angeles without a healthy Evander Kane. In their initial meeting back in October, the Kings rolled to a 4-1 victory on the strength of Martin Jones in goal and at a time when the Pearson-Carter-Toffoli line was running roughshod over the competition.
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FREE REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio Talking Kings Problems

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Here is a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN Radio in Edmonton. During the segment they discussed Mike Richards future, Dean Lombardi’s heart-to-heart talk with Richards, Darryl Sutter’s use of young players, Anze Kopitar being on the same line with Marian Gaborik, Jeff Carter at center vs. wing, line combo suggestions, goalie Martin Jones, Slava […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on Sportsnet Radio talking Kings-Flames

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Here is a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Flames host Pat Steinberg. During the segment they discussed Anze Kopitar’s recent play, Marian Gaborik’s return from injury, what to do with Jeff Carter, Tanner Pearson’s declining numbers, how Tyler Toffoli is being used, the greatness of […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Blues at Kings, December 18

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No, the Kings and Blues aren’t starting another seven-game playoff series, it only feels that way. Later tonight, they will close out their two-game home-and-home series with a matchup at Staples Center. Will the Kings come from ahead to lose again, like they did on Tuesday? That answer won’t be known for several more hours.
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Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Maple Leafs, December 14

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Just over 20 years ago, the Kings and Maple Leafs waged the greatest playoff series in NHL history. It was also the final year of the Campbell Conference, what is now known as the Western Conference. Expansion was underway and the league would have a different look in the years ahead. On the ice, the […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Canadiens, December 12

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Now that you have already read Jonathan Davis’ pre-game article, listing five things you may not know about the Kings-Canadiens match-up (click here if you missed it), we’re here with the latest offering in our Puck Probability series.
In tonight’s game, the Kings will again take on an Eastern Conference club, meaning a group they don’t […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Senators, December 11

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There aren’t really do-overs in professional sports, but the Kings would likely request one if they could. Tuesday’s game in Buffalo, where coach Darryl Sutter’s team was shutout by the host Sabres, was not one of their finer moments in recent years and left just about everybody in the locker room saying they need to […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Bruins at Kings, December 2

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Like the Blackhawks game last Saturday, several Kings players and fans circled tonight’s matchup on the calendar when the 2014-15 NHL schedule was released, as this is generally considered a benchmark game. Interestingly, neither club has played up to their full potential thus far.
Regardless, we’re always here to help. And with that in mind, we […]