Elite 8 Matchups Set in King of Kings Tournament

From all indications, our Kings of Kings tournament is proving to be wildly successful and something that’s connecting with fans across all social media platforms. However, after a few early round blowouts in the 32-player event, things have really started to tighten up heading into the Elite 8. We now have only four matchups remaining […]

TSN REPLAY: Hoven on Toffoli, Quick, Kovalchuk, Kings Season Ahead

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined host Kevin Olszewski to discuss several topics surrounding the LA Kings and Winnipeg Jets, including: Tyler Toffoli, Jeff Carter, Anze Kopitar, Ilya Kovalchuk, Jonathan Quick, Ben Hutton, Dustin Byfuglien, a possible return of Dion Phaneuf, Todd McLellan, and much more.
Today’s […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 4 – Horsemen Reunion with Dave Joseph

We’re back!
Kings of the Podcast, Episode 4 is jam packed, including…
– Ben Hutton signs with the LA Kings
– Drew Doughty’s leadership
– Special Guest: Dave Joseph, the voice of Staples Center
– King of Kings tournament update
– Dave Taylor on the Stanley Cup
– Hall of Fame voting
– A classic Willie Desjardins story
– More Red Vines nonsense, what […]

Kopitar Out, Can Watch His Son Against Arizona

Per recent tradition, it will be the Kings and Coyotes in a pair of split-squad games to open up preseason on Tuesday night.
LA captain Anze Kopitar will not suit up, but he will get a chance to watch his son play.
Allow us to explain…
“Last season when [Jaret Anderson-Dolan] made the team out of camp and […]

Round 2 Matchups Set in King of Kings Tournament

After more than 10,000 votes were cast across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, all eight matchups in Round 2 have been set for the King of Kings tournament.
While most of the opening 16 pairings were decided with relative ease, a number of them were fairly close until the final hours of voting. In fact, one […]

Doughty Had Plenty to Say When Kings Camp Opened

Hockey returned to Los Angeles, with the opening of training camp on Friday.
And Drew Doughty had plenty to say. Take a look…
Doughty on this coming season – “We just have to rebuild. That’s what we’re going through, obviously. We still think we can compete and earn a playoff spot. It’s going to be a lot […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 3 – Anze Kopitar, Kings Camp Opens

You want more hockey talk? We’re here for you!
Kings of the Podcast, Episode 3 includes all the usually fun you’ve come to expect – plus, Anze Kopitar stopped by for a guest appearance.
As an added bonus, the folks at Upper Deck Sports have partnered with us to hook up a few lucky listeners with some […]

Training Camp Preview: Five Questions with Cal Petersen

Fresh off of signing a three-year contract extension this summer, the cat is sort of out of the bag at this point – Cal Petersen is the LA Kings goaltender of the future. This doesn’t come as any major revelation to longtime readers here, as we’ve been making similar comments since he first signed with […]

Defensemen: Odds of Kings Prospects Making 2019-20 Roster

If you’ve been listening to our Kings of the Podcast episodes over the past week, you already know – the defense in Ontario should be stacked this season. What about in LA, though? Do any of the Kings young blueliners have a chance to make the NHL roster on Opening Night?
As we did with the […]

Rookie Camp MVP Blake Lizotte – “I bring my work boots every day”

When the Kings brought top draft picks Tobias Bjornfot, Arthur Kaliyev, Rasmus Kupari, and Akil Thomas to Rookie Camp this year, it was a safe bet to assume one of them would be the standout star for the club at this year’s NHL Rookie Faceoff. Not so fast, though. It was college free agent Blake […]