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Los Angeles Kings March 26 Update
March 26th, 2015 at 1:46 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held their morning skate at Nassau Coliseum, in preparation for their game tonight against the New York Islanders. ***PHOTO1*** The line rushes were as follows, via Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com: Gaborik-Kopitar-Williams King-Carter-Toffoli Brown-Shore-Andreoff-Lewis Clifford-Pearson-Richards-Nolan Muzzin-Doughty Regehr-Sekera Martinez-Greene McNabb-McBain Per Rosen, Jonathan Quick left the ice first so expect him to start in net tonight. Brayden McNabb, Jamie McBain,...

Los Angeles Kings March 22 Update
March 22nd, 2015 at 10:17 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Prudential Center in New Jersey on Sunday. Big update of the day was that Mike Richards was recalled from Manchester and practiced with the team and Tanner Pearson, who has been out due to a broken lower left fibula, took part in the...

Los Angeles Kings March 20 Update
March 20th, 2015 at 4:06 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Toyota Sports Center Friday morning in preparation for tomorrow’s afternoon game against the Vancouver Canucks. Line rushes were as follows, via color code: White: Gaborik – Kopitar – Brown Yellow: King – Carter – Toffoli Blue: Clifford – Lewis – Williams Green: Nolan – Shore –...

Los Angeles Kings March 18 Update
March 18th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held an optional morning skate today at the Toyota Sports Center. Darryl Sutter and Jonathan Quick opted to stay off the ice. John Stevens, Davis Payne and Bill Ranford ran the practice and there were no real line rushes. Quick is expected to start tonight at 7:30 p.m....

Los Angeles Kings March 17 Update
March 17th, 2015 at 1:36 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Toyota Sports Center Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. The team was in a festive mood as the forwards wore green practice jerseys and head coach Darryl Sutter wore a green cap. So, Happy St. Patrick’s Day Kings Fans! ***PHOTO1*** The team worked on special teams play...

Los Angeles Kings March 16 Update
March 16th, 2015 at 12:08 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Toyota Sports Center this morning in preparation for their game tonight against the Arizona Coyotes; there were some changes to the lines. “We’ve got guys who haven’t scored in 10 or 11 or 12 or 13 or 14 or 15 games, whatever it...

Los Angeles Kings March 15 Update
March 15th, 2015 at 6:02 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez was the only player who took the ice Sunday morning at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. Martinez had a conditioning skate with some puck handling and shooting work. There is still no timetable for his return from “concussion-like symptoms” following a heavy...

Los Angeles Kings March 14 Update
March 14th, 2015 at 12:45 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice in El Segundo this morning in preparation for their game tonight against the Nashville Predators. Gaborik-[Kopitar]-Lewis King-Carter-Toffoli Clifford-Shore-Williams Brown-Andreoff-Nolan Anze Kopitar was not at practice because his wife Ines gave birth to their baby girl named Neza. This is their first child. Neza is 7 lbs 2 oz and...

Los Angeles Kings March 10 Update
March 10th, 2015 at 12:46 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held an optional skate this morning in Denver, Colorado. Via Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com, Jeff Carter and Drew Doughty were the only two players who chose not to practice today. Jonathan Quick left the ice first so he is expected to start tonight. Jamie McBain, Nick Shore...

Los Angeles Kings March 9 Update
March 9th, 2015 at 1:30 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Toyota Sports Center Monday morning before they packed up for their two-game road trip (Colorado and Vancouver). The practice was long, as it usually is after a day off (Sunday). The line rushes were as follows: White: Gaborik-Kopitar-King Blue: Lewis-Carter-Toffoli Yellow: Clifford-Shore-Brown Green: Nolan-Stoll-Andreoff-Williams Yes, there are changed to...

Los Angeles Kings March 7 Update
March 7th, 2015 at 12:03 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice today at the Toyota Sports Center in preparation for their game tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the STAPLES Center. The line rushes were as follows: Gaborik – Kopitar – Lewis King – Carter – Toffoli Brown – Stoll – Williams Clifford – Shore – Andreoff – Nolan Regehr –...

Los Angeles Kings March 5 Update
March 5th, 2015 at 12:45 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Toyota Sports Center this morning in preparation for their game tonight against the Montreal Canadiens. The media from Montreal surrounded Kings defenseman Drew Doughty today. “Canadiens are the nicest people.” Doughty told reporters he is happy he doesn’t have that kind of presence...

Los Angeles Kings March 3 Update
March 3rd, 2015 at 3:12 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held a morning skate in preparation for their game tonight against the Edmonton Oilers at 6:30 p.m. The line rushes were as follows, per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com: Gaborik – Kopitar – Lewis King – Carter – Toffoli Brown – Stoll – Williams Clifford – Shore – Andreoff – Nolan Regehr...

Los Angeles Kings March 2 Update
March 2nd, 2015 at 11:37 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at Rexall Place on Monday. As expected the Kings have not made any other trades besides Andrej Sekera’s last week, and the trade deadline is officially over. The line rushes were as follows per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com: White: Gaborik-Kopitar-Lewis Purple: King-Carter-Toffoli Green: Brown-Stoll-Williams Yellow: Clifford-Andreoff-Shore-Nolan Defensive pairings...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

LA Kings Practice Quotes: Toffoli, Kopitar, McNabb
February 21st, 2015 at 12:20 AM
Tyler Toffoli in response to outdoor game: Having a rink in the middle of a football field like this it’s beautiful, but I think tomorrow we have to be focused on the game and get a win. Toffoli in response to puck bouncing during practice: The ice what we expect it to be...