Simon Gagne dispels cancer talk

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 [...]