Simon Gagne dispels cancer talk

Simon Gagne LA Kings MayorsManor 2013

Simon Gagne has enough to worry about without some people thinking he had cancer too.
It seems much of the recent confusion stemmed from a tweet posted by an Edmonton reporter when the Kings were in Canada to play the Oilers.
Simon Gagne had a tumour the size of a tennis ball removed from his neck during the summer. [...]

Scott Parse thinks it’s all between his ears, Murray unsure

Scott Parse of LA Kings (photo: M. Zampelli)

Against the Ducks last night, Kings coach Terry Murray wasn’t happy with the way Scott Parse was moving – or not moving – out on the ice.
When his post-game press conference included comments like ‘There’s not much happening on either side of the puck for him right now’ [...]

LA Kings Lombardi – ‘Kopitar may be the new Blake Griffin’

Mike Richards, Mike Richards, Mike Richards.
Don’t worry, we’ll get back to him later – there are plenty more notes and quotes from today’s press luncheon that I’ll post later.
How about we shift gears though for a moment…
Among the myriad of topics that Kings GM Dean Lombardi waxed poetically about for more than 30 minutes after [...]

DIY Surgery An Option For Scott Parse?

Getting away from the Xs and Os of hockey for a minutes, we’ve stumbled onto something rather interesting.
Yesterday it was announced that Kings left wing Scott Parse needed surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip. The operation will be performed Dr. Byrd (Nashville, TN) – the recognized leader in hip surgeries for athletes [...]