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 Jets at Kings, Jan. 10

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Just below the marked hatred that once existed between the Kings and three of their other former Smythe Division rivals – Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary – there used to be somewhat of a rivalry with the Jets. At the very least, many memorable moments in Kings franchise history took place between the two clubs. With Rob […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Kings at Oilers, Dec. 30

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Kings v Oilers, man, back in the day that was a marquee match up in the NHL if there ever was one. The story lines came by the chapter, not simply by the headlines. Nowadays, meh. It means little in the grand scheme of things.
That being said, LA needs a road win. What’s new, right? Well, actually, […]

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 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 […]

AUDIO: Full 1-hour Kings Preview Show on NHL Radio

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Buckle up! We have a full 1-hour preview of the upcoming LA Kings season for you. “The Mayor” John Hoven joined Boomer Gordon on NHL Network Radio for the first portion of the discussion, where they talked about Anze Kopitar’s new contract, Marian Gaborik’s decision to stay with the team, the salary cap, […]

SCF Post-game 2 with Kings Dustin Brown and Jarret Stoll

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Post-game quotes from Jarret Stoll and Dustin Brown after the Kings double-overtime win over the Rangers in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final…
Q. Dustin, take us through your winning goal, how you saw it off of  Mitchell’s stick?
BROWN: I think it started on the forecheck. I’m not sure  what defenseman it was. I just […]

MEDIA DAY: Quotes from King, Stoll, and Williams

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As part of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final Media Day in Los Angeles, here are comments from Kings forwards Dwight King, Jarret Stoll, and Justin Williams…

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Cabbie Presents: LA Kings Report Cards

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LA Kings players Mike Richards, Jarret Stoll, and Drew Doughty grade their playoff skills in six serious categories…

Also, here is Doughty (and coach Darryl Sutter) with more thoughts on the fight with Joe Thornton.
Cabbie also went to Stoll’s house to hang out with friends a few years ago. Watch here.

Friday: Kings quotes – Brown, Mitchell, Martinez, Stoll

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On Friday afternoon, Kings players Dustin Brown, Willie Mitchell, Alec Martinez, and Jarret Stoll sat dowm and shared the following after practice at the team’s training facility in El Esgundo…
Q. (On Anze Kopitar.)
BROWN: I said this about Kopy the other day, he’s a hockey player. He does all the right things at the right time. […]