Full Details on Kings’ Maneuvers with Richards

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Nothing like a major news item to start off the week. As reported earlier today by Elliotte Friedman, the Los Angeles Kings have placed center Mike Richards on waivers. We have since been inundated with questions, so let’s try to break down several issues and bring some clarity to what is going on and what […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on Sportsnet Radio Talking Richards Situation

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Here is a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Bruce Dowbiggin this morning discussing Mike Richards being placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Kings. Among the points covered were: what does this mean in the short-term, which teams were interested in trading for him, how […]

How the Kings Can Best Use Nick Shore

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Discussions of line combinations are a continuous topic in hockey circles, and even more so in Los Angeles of late, where Kings coach Darryl Sutter has often been channeling his inner-Terry Murray. Gone is the early 2012 era, a time period in which Sutter went with nearly the same line-up every night. More recently, largely […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Maple Leafs at Kings

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Once upon a time, the Kings and Maple Leafs waged what was arguably the best seven-game series in Stanley Cup Playoff history. Fast forwarding a little more than two decades later, today they are a pair of franchises heading in very different directions. Los Angeles is considered to have a roster full of players in […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Rangers at Kings, Jan. 8

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It’s funny, after the Kings beat the New Jersey Devils for the Stanley Cup in 2012, there wasn’t much of a buzz for a rematch the next time they played (in fairness, that was partially due to their next encounter not coming for quite some time due to the NHL Lockout). More recently, the Kings […]

Time for Change: Kings Lineup Suggestions

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‘Oh October, where have you gone,’ is likely something Darryl Sutter often wonders. Back in the opening month of the season his Kings had the hottest line in hockey, with the trio of Tanner Pearson-Jeff Carter-Tyler Toffoli racking up 35 points in the first 11 games. Overall, the team has been a bit of a mystery most nights, […]

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 Flyers at Kings, December 6

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Where do we even begin, as the hours countdown to the second and final meeting of the season between the Kings and Flyers? Many of the storylines have been well documented over the past few seasons, so let’s try to stay current. Although we had Philadelphia as the team coming out of the Eastern Conference […]

In the Room: Kings and Stars talk 5-4 win by Dallas

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Following the Kings wild 5-4 loss to the host Dallas Stars on Saturday night, here is what was being said in both locker rooms:
Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter on the team’s play in the first period:
“I think we both had great opportunities in the first period. They scored on theirs and we didn’t. It was […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Panthers at Kings, November 18

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Even if you’re only halfway paying attention, you already know that Willie Mitchell is returning to Staples Center tonight and that’s one of the many key storylines to follow. We know you guys thought. You’re looking for more. With that in mind, we’ve asked George Richards of the Miami Herald News to join us for today’s Puck […]