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The Los Angeles Kings Made a Comeback with a 6-4 Victory Over the St. Louis Blues

December 19th, 2014 at 1:30 AM
By Suzanna Bezyan

The Kings did not let a 3-0 lead from the St. Louis Blues stop them from getting a win on home ice Thursday night. The Kings came through and surpassed the Blues, conquering them 6-4, proving their perseverance.

“Some other teams would probably pack it in after the 3-0 [deficit],” said Anze Kopitar about the teams resilience, “but not this team. We have a lot of character. We have a lot of guys that care about each other and like playing for each other so that’s a big part how we came back too.”

Unlike Tuesday’s game where the Blues overcame a two goal deficit to get the win over the Kings, it was the Kings turn this time around. The game was action packed as usual between the two great teams, with plenty of physical play, great saves, noteworthy goals and of course fights.

With the win the Kings extended their franchise-best home winning streak over the Blues, having beaten them six consecutive times in Los Angeles (6-0-0). The last game the Blues won in Los Angeles was March 17, 2011.

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Los Angeles Kings Stadium Series Jerseys Revealed

December 16th, 2014 at 10:14 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

During the opening of the new TEAM LA store location on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Kings revealed their 2015 Coors Light Stadium Series Jersey.

The Sharks revealed their jerseys a week ago for the game, which is set for February 21st, 2015 at Levi's Stadium.

The jersey was also shown during the Kings game on Fox Sports West as broadcasters Jim Fox and Bob Miller sported the new uniforms.
Per the Kings, the jerseys are now available for sale at the physical store and online at teamlastore.com along with a collection of 2015 NHL Stadium Series merchandise, including jackets, t-shirts, hats, and 2015 NHL Stadium Series Jersey patches.

The Kings will take on the San Jose Sharks on February 21st, 2015 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara as part of the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series. The Kings will wear the jerseys for that game and also for the Kings vs. Sharks game at the STAPLES Center on April 11th, 2015.

The Kings and Anaheim Ducks made history in last year’s NHL Stadium Series when they faced off at Dodgers Stadium for the first official outdoor hockey game in Southern California. There was a crowd of 54,099 fans in the stadium and the Kings fell 3-0 to the Ducks.

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Los Angeles Kings Fall 5-2 to the St. Louis Blues

December 16th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

The Los Angeles Kings came into Tuesday's game with a two goal lead, but ended up falling 5-2 to the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center.

“We’re a team that usually closes things out leading after two,” Justin Williams said following the loss. “We didn’t do it tonight. [It’s] very frustrating.”

The first period was scoreless, but during the second period Marian Gaborik scored two goals to put the Kings in a 2-0 lead. The assists on the first goal were credited to Jarret Stoll and Williams. The assists on the second, which was a power play goal, went to Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter. However, the Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal to end the period 2-1.

The third period was all about the Blues. They scored four goals, two of which were power play goals and one of which was an empty netter. Tarasenko recorded his second hat trick of the season with the empty-netter.

Los Angeles- St. Louis

Shots 23- 23
Power Plays 1/6- 2/3
Hits 19- 31
Faceoff Wins 28- 37
Giveaways 3- 3
Takeaways 4- 5
Blocked Shots 10- 11

All three stars of the game were from the Blues.

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Slava Voynov to Stand Trial in Domestic Violence Case

December 16th, 2014 at 9:09 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Hector M. Guzman ruled Monday morning that Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov will stand trial on domestic violence charges. The decision came after a preliminary hearing which presented strong evidence from the Redondo Beach Police Department. Voynov’s arraignment is scheduled for December 29th.

Redondo Beach Police Officer Gregory Wiist was the only witness at the preliminary hearing and only after hearing his description of the events did the judge rule that Voynov would have to stand trial on a felony domestic violence charge.

Wiist stated that Marta Varlamova, Voynov’s wife and alleged victim, told him that her and her husband began arguing after a Halloween party on October 19th, and the fight continued at their Redondo Beach home. Varlamaova also told Wiist that Voynov choked her repeatedly, punched her in the face, and pushed her into a flat screen television, which opened a cut over her left eye and required eight stitches. It was also said that there is evidence of prior incidents of violence.

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Los Angeles Kings Present the Hockey Hall of Fame with Championship Ring

December 15th, 2014 at 12:14 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

On Saturday, Los Angeles Kings players Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar, Luc Robitaille, and Michael Futa along with the Kings equipment staff, training staff, broadcasters, and crew went to the Hockey Hall of Fame to donate a 2014 championship ring to a special Stanley Cup Exhibit.

The team was greeted by Hockey Hall of Fame curator Philip Pritchard, who lead them downstairs where fans gathered to watch the ring be presented. The ring resides alongside rings won by the Calgary Flames, Anaheim Ducks, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, and Boston Bruins, as well as an 1893 championship ring presented to Billy Barlow of the Montreal Hockey Club.

The team was also able to see the 2013-14 Stanley Cup engraving for the first time.

The ring was designed by the players along with some input from the outside. The inscription on the players ring, which reads “YOTMB,” has a meaning that is special to the team and no one else has been able to piece together.

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