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Los Angeles Kings Andy Andreoff is Always Ready to Be Called Upon
March 15th, 2015 at 6:48 PM
Andy Andreoff hasn’t had many opportunities to step up this season for the Los Angeles Kings, but he is already ready. “If I’m going against a third line center, fourth line center, I’m always watching video before and seeing what they do on the draws and what they have in...

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....

San Jose Sharks Head Coach Todd McLellan Post Game Quotes
February 22nd, 2015 at 1:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** In response to questions about the ice: I thought Dan and his staff did a tremendous job of putting it together, and considering we're playing in California and the temperature is 60° or whatever it might be, it held up very well. I didn't think our group,...

Coach Darryl Sutter Post Game Quotes
February 21st, 2015 at 11:11 PM
In response to the conditions of the ice and atmosphere: I thought it was really, really good. Like really fortunate. For our organization to be able to say we did it two years in a row and two totally different venues. But I think everybody involved...

Darryl Sutter February 20 Practice Quotes
February 20th, 2015 at 9:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** In response to what he learned from last year’s game: Well, actually, compared to the skate from Chavez Ravine to here, I guess last year it was better, and whether it was the temperature on that night or we went first. In response to whether the team will participate in the family...

Kings Coach Darryl Sutter to Coach at the 2015 NHL-All Star Game?
January 7th, 2015 at 4:16 PM
This morning The Columbus Dispatch reported this following: Los Angeles Kings coach Darryl Sutter and his staff — assistants John Stevens and Davis Payne — will coach one of the teams, a reward for winning the Stanley Cup last spring. The other staff will be determined by the highest points percentage...

The Los Angeles Kings Get a 4-2 Win Over the Arizona Coyotes
December 20th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
The Los Angeles Kings got a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes at the STAPLES Center Saturday afternoon. The Kings were down 2-1 at one point in the game but just like Tuesday night they proved their perseverance and came back to get the two points. “The special teams –...

Los Angeles Kings Fall 1-0 to the Buffalo Sabres
December 10th, 2014 at 3:28 PM
The Buffalo Sabres Jhonas Enroth made 34 saves and Tyler Ennis scored a goal to give them a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings at the First Niagara Center on Tuesday. “We had some really good ones in probably the first half of the game,” said head coach Darryl...

Player, Coach and Executive, Pat Quinn Dies at 71
November 24th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
Los Angeles Kings head coach from 1984-87, Pat Quinn passed away late Saturday at the Vancouver General Hospital. The long time NHL legend was 71 and died after a long illness. His death was announced by the Vancouver Giants, a junior hockey team which he owned. Quinn was unable to attend...

Los Angeles Kings Get a 2-1 Win Over the Minnesota Wild
October 19th, 2014 at 4:12 PM
The Los Angeles Kings got their fourth win a row, 2-1, over the Minnesota Wild in an afternoon game at STAPLES Center on Sunday. Jonathan Quick was in net for the Kings and made 40 saves with a .976 save percentage. The two time Stanley Cup Champion and Conn Smythe Trophy winner...

Los Angeles Kings Name Chris Hajt: Assistant Coach of the Manchester Monarchs
July 11th, 2014 at 12:44 AM
The Manchester Monarchs, the primary affiliate of the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings, have named Chris Hajt as the club's new assistant coach, Monarchs General Manager Rob Blake announced on Wednesday. Hajt joins the staff of Monarchs Head Coach Mike Stothers, who was named head coach of the...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Adam Cracknell and David Van Ger Gulik
July 1st, 2014 at 11:55 PM
The 2014 Stanley Cup Champions, the Los Angeles Kings , have signed unrestricted free agent right wing Adam Cracknell and unrestricted left wing David Van der Gulik to one-year contracts, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Cracknell said, "can't beat them, join them," about signing with the Champions. Per the...

Barry Melrose: His Favorite Los Angeles Kings in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final
June 5th, 2014 at 1:07 AM
Former Los Angeles Kings head coach, Barry Melrose led the Kings franchise to their first Stanley Cup Final in the 1992-92 season. Even though they lost, Melrose is still proud to be a part of the team’s history and help establish the core to the great heights the organization has...

Barry Melrose: If He was the Commissioner of NHL Broadcasting
June 5th, 2014 at 12:42 AM
“Speed is what our sport is about and anything that could make the game faster, that's what I believe should happen with our sport” Barry Melrose. Barry Melrose, a former Los Angeles Kings coach and current NHL Network contributor, commentator and NHL analyst for ESPN, was recently asked if he were made the...

Coach Darryl Sutter: a Leader Fit for Kings
June 4th, 2014 at 2:05 AM
Los Angeles Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter is a man of few words and is best described by a few words. Hard work, preparation, consistency, and my personal favorite, honesty. When he joined the Kings two in a half years ago, mid-season, he carried the team to their first ever Stanley...

Los Angeles Kings in the Running for the Williams M. Jennings Trophy: Honor Fit for a King
April 8th, 2014 at 12:50 AM
The Williams M. Jennings Trophy, an award presented to any goaltender that plays a minimum of 25 games on its team that allows the fewest goals-against in the National Hockey League, has never been won by a Los Angeles King, but that may change soon. Jonathan Quick is in the running...

Los Angeles Kings Winning Streak Ends
March 13th, 2014 at 11:45 PM
The Los Angeles eight game winning streak ended on Thursday night as they fell 3-2 to the Toronto Maple Leafs at STAPLES Center. A win on the final Legends Night of the season honoring Jim Fox would have been fitting as Jonathan Quick (26 saves) would have ties the record for...

Los Angeles Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter Coaches 1000th Regular Season NHL Game
January 5th, 2014 at 9:29 PM
Los Angeles Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter coached his 1000th regular season NHL game on Saturday as the Kings and starting goaltender Jonathan Quick triumphed 3-1 over the Vancouver Canucks at STAPLES Center. Sutter,55, joined the Kings on December 20, 2011, mid-season when Kings Head Coach Terry Murray was fired....

Los Angeles Kings LA Kings Rink Tour
November 10th, 2013 at 2:20 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have the LA Kings Rink Tour, which will take place on Sunday, November 10. Current LA Kings players, coaches, alumni, and broadcasters will be visiting six Southern California ice rinks. The six rinks scheduled are; Ice Chalet Palos Verdes, Ice Station Valencia, Pasadena Ice Skating Center, Icoplex Simi...

Los Angeles Kings Get a 2-0 Win Over the Buffalo Sabres
November 7th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
The Los Angeles Kings 77th consecutive sell-out game at STAPLES Center against the Buffalo Sabres, led to a 2-0 win, on Thursday. Mike Richards and Anze Kopitar each had a power play goal and goaltender Jonathan Quick got his first shut-out of the season during his 300th NHL career game. Quick...