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Mike Stothers Named Manchester Monarchs New Head Coach
July 2nd, 2014 at 12:15 AM
The Manchester Monarchs, Los Angeles Kings affiliate team, has named Mike Stothers their new head coach, Monarchs General Manager Rob Blake announced today. Stothers, 52, replaces former Monarchs head coach Mark Morris, whose contract wasn’t renewed following the 2013-14 AHL season. He has over 30 year of experience both as a coach...

Los Angeles Kings: Rob Blake Named to HHOF
June 23rd, 2014 at 9:47 PM
Former Los Angeles Kings defenseman and current Assistant General Manager, Rob Blake, received news today that he will be inducted into 2014’s Hockey Hall of Fame on November 17 in Toronto. “This is a tremendous honor,” Blake told the Hockey Hall of Fame. “I am fortunate to have been around...

Dean Lombardi GM of the Year Finalist
May 27th, 2014 at 9:42 PM
Dean Lombardi of the Los Angeles Kings, Bob Murray of the Anaheim Ducks and Marc Bergevin of the Montreal Canadiens are the finalists for General Manager of the Year Award. This is the first time Lombardi is a finalist but Murray and Bergevin have been finalists in 2010. The winner...

Los Angeles Kings Announce Kings Winter Camp
November 16th, 2013 at 5:43 PM
The Los Angeles Kings, Darryl Evans will host a Kings Winter Camp, December 20-22. The opportunity to skate with favorite LA Kings Camp coaches is open for players age 5-15, and for $350 you get: on ice and dry land instruction, provided lunch, two tickets to the Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche...

Los Angeles Kings LA Kings Rink Tour
October 22nd, 2013 at 9:32 PM
The Los Angeles Kings announced 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 Captain Dustin Brown Returns to Training Camp
September 23rd, 2013 at 6:58 PM
Los Angeles Kings resumed their training camp practice, now as only one group. Kings captain Dustin Brown returned Monday morning as he sat in his dressing room taking the tags off his new gear, a little later than usual. ***VIDEO1*** Brown left the ice early on the first day of training camp, September...

Los Angeles Kings Vs. Anaheim Ducks
September 17th, 2013 at 6:46 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have released tonight’s line combinations, based on this morning’s skate, as reported by Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com, for the pre-season game against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center at 7:00 p.m. Players: Tanner Pearson – Anze Kopitar – Tyler Toffoli Matt Frattin – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter Kyle...

Round One of Training Camp Cuts for the Los Angeles Kings
September 16th, 2013 at 7:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Kings have made their first round of training camp cuts, on Monday. They are reassigning eight players to their junior teams, leaving 49 players from the 57 in the Kings camp. The reassigned players, as reported by Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com, were Justin Auger (Guelph / OHL), Matthew...

Los Angeles Kings Update from Friday’s Training Camp
September 14th, 2013 at 12:50 AM
Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown was off the ice Friday afternoon on the second official day of training camp. On Thursday, day one of training camp, he had to leave the ice, cutting his session short. The reason is a hamstring issue, not his knee flaring up. During the playoff...

Los Angeles Kings Open Their Training Camp
September 12th, 2013 at 9:53 PM
The Los Angeles Kings opened their training camp Thursday at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo.  The players were divided into group A & B. Group A, with 28 players plus goaltenders, skated in the morning while group B, with 29 players, skated later in the afternoon. Though the players had...

Remembering Garnet “Ace” Bailey and Mark Bavis
September 11th, 2013 at 12:27 AM
Los Angeles Kings scouts Garnet “Ace” Bailey and Mark Bavis were flying to Los Angeles 12 years ago today, for the start of the Kings training camp. Unfortunately both were aboard United Flight 175, one of two planes that was hijacked and crashed into the World Trade Center during the...

Los Angeles Kings Training Camp to Open Thursday
September 10th, 2013 at 8:54 PM
On Thursday, The Los Angeles Kings will open their 2013 NHL Training Camp at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. A total of 57 players are scheduled to participate in this year’s Training Camp. The players will be divided into two groups at the start of Camp. On-Ice practices are...

Los Angeles Kings 2013 Hockey Fest Overview
September 9th, 2013 at 6:04 PM
On Sunday, September 8, Los Angeles Kings fans participated in the 2013 Hockey Fest at Staples Center. ***PHOTO1*** The event served as an official start to the season, and allowed fans to have a unique experience with current Kings players, coaches and management. Here are the main events that took place: “Town Hall” meeting,...

Retired Defenseman Sean O’Donnell Joins the Los Angeles Kings in Their Front Office
August 1st, 2013 at 12:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** Retired defenseman and former Los Angeles King, Sean O'Donnell, is joining the Kings as their manager of fan development and alumni relations, the Kings announced on Wednesday. O'Donnell will work in community relations with the Kings, participating in community events and alumni appearances. There will also be a broadcast element to...

Los Angeles Kings to Hire Former Defenseman Rob Blake as New Assistant General Manager
July 17th, 2013 at 3:32 PM
John Hoven of Mayor's Manor is reporting the Los Angeles Kings will hire former defenseman Rob Blake as the team's new assistant general manager. An official announcement is expected to come later this week. The position opened up on Monday when Ron Hextall left the Kings' front office to become the...

Los Angeles Kings Acquire Left Wing Dan Carcillo from Chicago Blackhawks
July 16th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
The Los Angeles Kings acquired left wing Dan Carcillo from the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in 2015. The draft pick could become a fifth-round selection if Carcillo appears in 40 or more games with the Kings in 2013-14. One of the Kings' main goals...

Ron Hextall Returns to the Philadelphia Flyers
July 15th, 2013 at 9:58 PM
***VIDEO1*** Ron Hextall, the Los Angeles Kings vice president/assistant general manager for seven years, is returning to the Philadelphia Flyers as the team’s assistant general manager/director of hockey operations. Hextall, 49, was not only the Kings vice president/assistant general manager for seven years but the general manger for the organizations top minor...

Los Angeles Kings Re-Sign Defenseman Alec Martinez to Two-Year Deal
July 15th, 2013 at 1:13 PM
Restricted free-agent defenseman Alec Martinez signed a new two-year, $2.2 million contract with the Los Angeles Kings, the team announced Monday. ***VIDEO1*** The Kings avoided arbitration for the second time in four days after defenseman Jake Muzzin also reached an agreement with the team on a new two-year, $2 million deal on...

Los Angeles Kings Hopeful Willie Mitchell Will Be Ready for 2013-14 Season
July 12th, 2013 at 1:49 PM
The Los Angeles Kings are hopeful defenseman Willie Mitchell will be healthy and ready to take the ice for the 2013-14 season. At this point, nothing is certain, but general manager Dean Lombardi seems to think the 13-year veteran is on the right track. ***VIDEO1*** Mitchell missed the entire 48-game regular season,...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Defenseman Jeff Schultz to One-Year Deal
July 5th, 2013 at 5:11 PM
The Los Angeles Kings and Jeff Schultz agreed to a one-year deal on Friday that will pay the 27-year-old defenseman $735,000. ***PHOTO1***Schultz spent the first seven years of his career in Washington, until the Capitals officially bought him out Wednesday, eliminating his $2.75 million cap hit for next season. At 6'6", 230...