Kings at Wild pre-game notes and First Goal Contest

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Can they make it stick? That’s one of the two big questions entering tonight’s Kings game in Minnesota.
A little over a week ago the Kings vaulted themselves to the top of the Pacific Division standings on the strength of a six-game winning streak. It was short lived though, as a tough home loss to Boston [...]

Dustin Brown cares about some things more than others

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As training camp opened last September, Kings captain Dustin Brown and teammate Justin Williams joked about how then-coach Terry Murray would probably be interchanging them quite a bit as right wingers on the first and second lines. What he didn’t see coming was a move to the left side for most of the second half [...]

First Goal Contest – Predators at Kings (March 17)

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The Kings will try to win their fourth game in a row tonight, something they’ve only done one other time all season. Standing in front of them will be a Nashville Predators team that is 6-2-2 in their last 10 games and is 29-3-4 when they score first. However, if the Preds opponent nets the [...]

Elvis must love playing hockey in Nashville

Trevor Lewis and Music City, they just seem to go hand-in-hand.
Nicknamed Elvis, due to both guys sharing the same birthday (January 8th), Lewis made a rare appearance on the score sheet Tuesday night.
Entering the game vs. Nashville, he had only three points on the season (two goals and one assist). But, after assisting on Matt [...]

Even with half the numbers, Stoll is twice the man of most

It’s one of the many cliches in sports, ‘Player X is in a contract year, so expect him to put up big numbers this season.’
For Jarret Stoll, the saying couldn’t be further from the truth.
With five goals on the season – and only 17 games left on the schedule – he’s on pace to add [...]

10 Tidbits on Jeff Carter – Welcome to the LA Kings

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The trade winds aren’t the only weather related activity surrounding the LA Kings these days, as there was a flood of information on Jeff Carter to dig up and get to the bottom of this weekend. Here are 10 Tidbits on LA’s new forward, using a hodgepodge of notes [...]

Kings locker room tense due to trade rumors, per Doughty

Drew Doughty (photo by: D. Sheehan)

The final story on the LA Kings’ season has yet to be written. Several chapters are already completed though, including the season opening trip to Europe, Mike Richards hot streak in November and the firing of Terry Murray in December.
So far, 2012 has seen a reoccurring problem from the past [...]

The Wizard plays the ultimate game of ‘Where’s Whitney?’

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This season, #WheresWhitney has become a popular hashtag on twitter among Coyotes fans, as they keep an eye on popular winger Ray Whitney. With the trade deadline approaching though, it’s getting harder and harder to figure out where he just might be next.
“I haven’t been rumored to go to some of [...]

Dustin Brown on playing the Blues, plus tonight’s tix contest

Beginning tonight in St. Louis, the Kings will play 14 of their next 18 games on the road. And the first one out of the chute won’t be easy for LA, as the Blues have only lost three games on home ice this season. However, one of those came to the Kings in a 3-2 [...]

POLL: Who was the Kings Player of the Month for January?

With the All-Star break now behind us, it’s time to look ahead towards February – when the Kings return to the ice tomorrow night vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets. However, before we do, let’s first open up the polls to determine who was the Kings Player of the Month for January.
Overall, the Kings went [...]