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The Los Angeles Kings Fell 5-2 to the Winnipeg Jets
March 1st, 2015 at 10:07 PM
The Los Angeles Kings lost their third consecutive game, 5-2 to the Winnipeg Jets Saturday afternoon at MTS Centre. The Kings came onto the ice looking rather tired and not like the team that had recently finished an eight-game win streak. In the end the Jets were more physical...

Brayden McNabb: the Kings Unsung Hero
February 28th, 2015 at 6:54 PM
Defenseman Brayden McNabb was signed to a two year contract over the summer with the Los Angeles Kings, and he has stepped in for the team since the start of the season. The Kings have struggled all season long with injured defenseman and Slava Voynov being suspended indefinitely form the...

Los Angeles Kings February 28 Update
February 28th, 2015 at 4:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice in El Segundo before they boarded their flight to Winnipeg. The Anaheim Ducks, who the Kings lost 4-2 to last night, were also at LAX leaving to Dallas, per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. The Kings worked on special teams situations before holding net-front drills. Jonathan...

Los Angeles Kings Fell 4-2 to the Anaheim Ducks
February 27th, 2015 at 10:35 PM
The Los Angeles Kings couldn’t hold an early two goal lead, falling 4-2 to the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Friday night. The Kings lost their second game in a row after their eight game win streak. The first goal of the game came at 5:02 in the first...

Los Angeles Kings Winning Streak Ends
February 26th, 2015 at 11:20 PM
The Los Angeles Kings were shutout 1-0 by the Ottawa Senators at the STAPLES Center on Thursday night. The Kings eight-game win streak ended with the loss. “Our defense was really slow moving pucks in the first period,” said Kings head coach Darryl Sutter.” In the second we passed the puck...

Andrej Sekera Speaks to the Media for the First Time
February 26th, 2015 at 9:37 PM
At tonight’s game, during the first intermission, newest Los Angeles King defenseman Andrej Sekera spoke to the media for the first time. Sekera will wear the No. 7 as a Kings. The last player to wear that number for the Kings was defenseman Rob Scuderi. ***VIDEO1*** Here’s what he had to say: In...

Los Angeles Kings Place Alec Martinez on Injured Reserve
February 26th, 2015 at 8:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have placed defenseman Alec Martinez on injured reserve, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. The move is retroactive to February 9. Martinez, 27, sustained an upper-body injury, during the Kings 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning earlier this month. The injury came from a heavy...

Los Angeles Kings February 26 Update
February 26th, 2015 at 4:10 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice in El Segundo this morning. Expect the same lines and defensive pairings the Kings have been using and expect Andy Andreoff, Derek Forbort and Martin Jones to be healthy scratches tonight. Jonathan Quick left the ice first so he will likely start in his...

The Los Angeles Kings Playing Like the Champions That They Are
February 25th, 2015 at 10:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings are currently on an eight-game winning streak and playing like the Stanley Cup Champions that they are; strong defensively and with their star goaltender playing some of his trademark goaltending. “I think it’s a combination of a little bit of everything,” Kings goaltending coach Bill Ranford said...

Los Angeles Kings and the Trade Deadline
February 25th, 2015 at 10:20 PM
As the trade deadline approaches the Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi has some decisions to make. Earlier today he signed Kyle Clifford to a five-year contract extension and acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera of the Carolina Hurricanes. Just yesterday Lombardi signed forward Jordan Nolan to a three-year contract extension...

Slava Voynov Trial to Be Delayed One Week
February 25th, 2015 at 8:26 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov’s trial, in which he faces a felony domestic violence charge, was supposed to begin March 2, but will be delayed one week due to scheduling conflicts. Per Rich Hammond of the OC Register, during a pretrial conference Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Deputy...

Kyle Clifford Gets a Five-year Contract Extension
February 25th, 2015 at 6:27 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Kyle Clifford to a five-year contract extension, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. The average annual value of the contract is $1.6M. “It’s where I want to be,” Clifford told Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. “We’re a family. We all want to be here....

Los Angeles Kings February 25 Update
February 25th, 2015 at 5:44 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held an optional practice today at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo at 11:00 a.m. The only layers on the ice were Brayden McNabb, Jamie McBain, Kyle Clifford, Andy Andreoff, Trevor Lewis, Nick Shore, Robyn Regehr, Jordan Nolan, Tyler Toffoli and Derek Forbort. Martin Jones was...

The Los Angeles Kings Get Their Eighth Win in a Row
February 25th, 2015 at 12:14 AM
The Los Angeles Kings got a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings at the STAPLES Center on Tuesday night. “It’s the middle of the season,” said goaltender Jonathan Quick. “We’re just playing one game at a time. It’s not about the streak; we’re just trying to get into...

The Final Stop for the Stadium Series Outdoor Game
February 24th, 2015 at 6:42 PM
After the final episode of the Road to the NHL Stadium Series premieres on Tuesday, February 24 on EPIX, a chapter that took you inside two teams closes. The series focused on the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, the Los Angeles Kings and their division rivals, the San Jose Sharks, as...

Los Angeles Kings to Honor Tony Granato
February 24th, 2015 at 3:50 PM
The Los Angeles Kings will honor former left winger Tony Granato tonight before the Kings-Red Wings game at the STAPLES Center as part of this season’s Legends Night. There will be a commemorative poster giveaway of Granato at the game and a post event autograph signing and meet and greet with...

Los Angeles Kings February 24 Update
February 24th, 2015 at 3:11 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at Toyota Sports Center Tuesday morning in preparation for their game against the Detroit Red Wings tonight. The line rushes were as follows: Gaborik-Kopitar-Brown King-Carter-Toffoli Lewis-Stoll-Williams Clifford-Shore-Andreoff-Nolan Regehr-Doughty Muzzin-Greene McNabb-McBain Forbort ***PHOTO1*** Jonathan Quick left the ice first so expect him to start in his 15th consecutive game tonight. Andy Andreoff, Derek Forbort, and Martin...

Jordan Nolan Has Been Signed to a Three-Year Contract Extension
February 24th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Jordan Nolan to a three-year contract extension, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. The average annual value of the contract is $950,000, according to TSN Radio's Bob McKenzie. Both Jordan’s father, Head Coach of the Sabres Ted Nolan, and his brother, Brandon Nolan,...

Los Angeles Kings February 23 Update
February 23rd, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have returned home and after a day off Sunday they held practice in El Segundo at 10:30 a.m. The line rushes were color coded: White: Gaborik-Kopitar-Brown Purple: King-Carter-Toffoli Yellow: Lewis-Stoll-Andreoff-Williams Blue: Clifford-Shore-Nolan The team had a long practice with drills and three-on-two zone entries. After practice a lot of the players remained...

Jonathan Quick is the NHL’s First Star of the Week
February 23rd, 2015 at 2:53 PM
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick has been named the NHL’s first start for the week ending February 22. Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin is the second star and Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty is the third. “I’ve said it, and I’m not going to go any farther than that,”...