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Los Angeles Kings April 8 Update
April 8th, 2015 at 6:43 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice in Calgary this morning in preparation for their game tomorrow against the Calgary Flames. The line rushes and defensive pairings were as follows per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com: Gaborik – Kopitar – Williams King – Carter – Toffoli Lewis – Stoll – Brown Clifford – Shore – Nolan Pearson...

Los Angeles Kings April 6 Update
April 6th, 2015 at 1:48 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held their morning skate at Rogers arena in preparation for their game tonight against the Vancouver Canucks. ***PHOTO1*** The line rushes were as follows: Gaborik- Kopitar- Williams Kings- Carter- Toffoli Lewis- Stoll- Brown Clifford- Shore- Nolan Pearson (IR)- Richards- Andreoff Defensive pairings were as follows: Muzzin-Doughty Regehr- Martinez McNabb- Greene McBain As you see no changes made to the...

Los Angeles Kings: Just Another Road Trip?
April 6th, 2015 at 11:38 AM
This season has had its ups and downs for the Los Angeles Kings as they find themselves still fighting for a playoff spot, but they still have the time and opportunity to achieve their goals. “It’s in our hands, and that’s how we want it,” center Anze Kopitar said to...

Los Angeles Kings April 4 Update
April 4th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Toyota Sports Center Saturday morning in preparation for their game tonight against the Colorado Avalanche at the STAPLES Center. The line rushes and defensive pairings were as follows; remain the same as the last few games. Gaborik – Kopitar – Williams King – Carter –...

Mike Richards to Be a Scratch for the First Time in His NHL Career
April 2nd, 2015 at 2:44 PM
With Jarret Stoll returning to the lineup tonight, center Mike Richards is expected to be a healthy scratch for the first time in his long NHL career. Richards was recalled from the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL (first time in his career he played for a AHL team) at the start...

Kings Center Jarret Stoll Will Return to the Lineup Tonight
April 2nd, 2015 at 2:23 PM
Los Angeles Kings Jarret Stoll centered the third line at practice yesterday and is returning to the lineup tonight against his former team, The Edmonton Oilers, for the first time since suffering a upper-body injury (head). Stoll sustained his injury from a hit in the third period from Derek Dorsett...

Los Angeles Kings April 2 Update
April 2nd, 2015 at 12:33 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Toyota Sports Center this morning, in preparation for their game tonight against the Edmonton Oilers. There wasn’t a change to line rushes and defensive pairings from yesterday. Gaborik – Kopitar – Williams King – Carter – Toffoli Brown – Stoll – Lewis Clifford – Shore – Nolan Pearson...

Los Angeles Kings April 1 Update
April 1st, 2015 at 12:43 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at the Toyota Sports Center on Wednesday after a day off on Tuesday. The line rushes were as follows via color: White: Gaborik-Kopitar-Williams Yellow: King-Carter-Toffoli Green: Lewis-Stoll-Brown Blue: Clifford-Shore-Nolan Purple: Pearson-Richards-Andreoff The defensive pairings were as follows: Muzzin-Doughty Regehr- Martinez McNabb- Greene McBain ***PHOTO1*** Jarret Stoll practiced with the team for the first time since it...

Los Angeles Kings March 30 Update
March 30th, 2015 at 1:08 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held an optional skate at United Center this morning in preparation for their game tonight against the Chicago Blackhawks. “We’ve played Chicago twice this year,” said head coach Darryl Sutter about returning to Chicago for the first time since last year’s race. “They kicked our ass...

Los Angeles Kings March 29 Update
March 29th, 2015 at 3:24 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice Sunday at Johnny’s IceHouse in Chicago. All players participated including Tanner Pearson (injured reserve). The line rushes were as follows via Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com: Gaborik-Kopitar-Williams King-Carter-Toffoli Brown-Shore-Lewis Clifford-Richards-Nolan Andreoff Pearson Per Rosen, the team held several line- type rushes and several players remained on the ice for additional skill development. In...

Los Angeles Kings March 28 Update
March 28th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held their morning skate at Xcel Energy Center Saturday in preparation for their game tonight against the Minnesota Wild. Here are the line rushes from this morning via Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com; Expect the same lines as Thursday: Gaborik-Kopitar-Williams King-Carter-Toffoli Brown-Shore-Lewis Clifford-Richards-Nolan Pearson-Andreoff Muzzin-Doughty Regehr-Sekera Martinez-Greene McNabb-McBain Jonathan Quick left the ice first so expect him...

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...