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 […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Flyers, October 28

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It’s the game that everybody on both sides – from players to fans to management – circles on their calendars when the NHL schedule comes out, Kings vs. Flyers. Building on the in-depth preview posted earlier, we’re back with some all new tidbits related to tonight’s action. Per the norm, we’ll provide notes on a […]

FREE REPLAY: The Mayor’s Kings-Flyers Preview on Sportsnet

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Canada, as they preview Tuesday’s Kings-Flyers matchup. Among the topics discussed were Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, Jonathan Quick, Slava Voynov, Tyler Toffoli, Tanner Pearson, coach Darryl Sutter, Anze Kopitar’s injury, and much more.
You can listen using the audio player below or access/download […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – talking Voynov, Muzzin, Martinez, Kopitar

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Here is a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joins host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon for a lap around the Western Conference, where a myriad of topics were discussed – including Slava Voynov, Jake Muzzin, Alec Martinez, Anze Kopitar, Tyler Toffoli, Mike Richards, Andy Andreoff, Anaheim Ducks, […]