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Los Angeles Kings Make Six Total Selections at 2015 NHL Draft
June 27th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
The Los Angeles Kings originally had eight selections for the 2015 NHL Draft but left with a total of six selections from BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Kings opened the 2015 NHL Draft on Friday, trading their first round selection (13th overall) along with goaltender Martin Jones and defenseman...

Board of Governors Approves Start of the NHL’s Expansion Process
June 26th, 2015 at 6:40 PM
The NHL Board of Governors has approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday in Las Vegas. "The Board ultimately will determine whether or not there is any interest in expanding," Commissioner Bettman said in a news conference at...

Milan Lucic is Now a Los Angeles King
June 26th, 2015 at 5:48 PM
The Los Angeles Kings wasted no time in Florida making their first trade. They have acquired forward Milan Lucic from the Boston Bruins in exchange for goaltender Martin Jones, defenseman Colin Miller and the 13th overall selection in tonight’s NHL Draft. "I'm thrilled. Gives me another chance to win a cup." Lucic...

Drew Doughty Named to NHL All-Star Second Team
June 24th, 2015 at 9:22 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was named to the NHL All-Star Second Team at tonight’s NHL Awards in Las Vegas. The 25-year-old two time Stanley Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist earned his second nomination to the Second All-Star Team. ***PHOTO1*** Per the Kings: This past season, Doughty was selected as the...

NHL Board of Governors Aproves 2015-16 Rule Changes
June 24th, 2015 at 5:26 PM
The NHL Board of Governors approved 3-on-3 overtime hockey, when a game ends ina tie after regulations beginning the 2015-16 season. Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings said on Wednesday at the NHL Awards that he liked the new rule. “It could be fun, sucks to loose in...

NHL General Managers Meeting; Salary Cup Limit and Potential Overtime Changes
June 24th, 2015 at 1:26 AM
On Tuesday in Las Vegas, the general managers of the NHL held a meeting at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, where they learned the upper limit of the salary cap for the 2015-16 season will be $71.4 million, with the lower limit $52.8 million. “I thought there was actually going to be...

Stanley Cup Arrives in Las Vegas Today
June 22nd, 2015 at 12:18 PM
The Stanley Cup arrives at the MGM Grand hotel main lobby today at 4:00 p.m. Fresh from a weeklong celebration of the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2015 Stanley Cup Championship, the trophy will be on display on Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m....

Nick Shore Has Been Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs
April 20th, 2015 at 5:20 PM
The Los Angeles Kings announced Sunday that Nick Shore has been assigned to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League. Shore was recalled in early January when Tanner Pearson was placed on injured reserve and mostly centered the Kings fourth line. He appeared in his first NHL game on January...

Dean Lombardi Answers Some Key Questions
April 14th, 2015 at 5:48 PM
On Sunday Dean Lombardi met with reporters and answered some crucial questions that are weighing on everyone’s minds. 1.On whether the players loyalty to one another ever wavered: "The beauty of this, other than the trash-can thing, is that players were never pointing fingers at each other. They clearly care. I’ve got...

Los Angeles Kings End Their Season with a Victory
April 11th, 2015 at 10:14 PM
The Los Angeles Kings got a 4-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks Saturday afternoon at the STAPLES Center, during their final game of the season. The Kings ended their season on a positive note after being eliminated from the post season on Thursday. For some players it may have...

Los Angeles Kings, a Season of Ups and Downs
April 10th, 2015 at 12:11 PM
The Los Angeles Kings started the season by raising a banner in the rafters of the STAPLES Center, and on Thursday night after they fell 3-1 to the Calgary Flames they were eliminated from the postseason for the first time since the 2008-09 season. "Obviously this is a tough one to...

Los Angeles Kings Fall 3-1 to the Calgary Flames
April 9th, 2015 at 11:26 PM
The Los Angeles Kings are officially eliminated from the postseason after falling 3-1 to the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday night. The Kings, who won the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014, have become the fifth defending champions to miss the playoffs since 1966. The Kings will miss the...

A Crucial Two Games Ahead for the Kings
April 9th, 2015 at 10:16 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have two games remaining as their battle to make it to the Stanley Cup Playoffs continues. SportsClubStats.com lists their chances of making the playoffs at 21.6%. If the Kings don’t beat the Calgary Flames tonight, they might be eliminated from the playoffs. However, if the Kings beat...

Los Angeles Kings Fell 4-2 to the Edmonton Oilers
April 8th, 2015 at 12:34 AM
Five days ago the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Edmonton Oilers 8-2 at the STAPLES Center, but tonight was a different team from Edmonton that the Kings struggled with. The Kings fell 4-2 to the Oilers on Tuesday night at Rexall Place. It was the Kings first loss at Rexall Place...

Los Angeles Kings Fall 2-1 in a Shootout Against the Vancouver Canucks
April 6th, 2015 at 11:50 PM
The Los Angeles Kings gained one more point in the standings after falling 2-1 in a shootout to the Vancouver Canucks Monday night at Rogers Arena. For the 18th time the Kings had a game extend past regulation; now they are 3-15 in overtime/shootout situations this season. “Shootouts, we haven’t been very...

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 Get a 3-1 Victory Over the Colorado Avalanche
April 5th, 2015 at 1:13 PM
The Los Angeles Kings keep their wild card spot to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the Western Conference with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche at the STAPLES Center Saturday night. A few hours before the game the Winnipeg Jets had a win, eliminating the Avalanche from the playoffs. The...

Los Angeles Kings Get a 8-2 Victory Over the Edmonton Oilers
April 2nd, 2015 at 10:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have a wild card spot into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference once again, after a 8-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday at the STAPLES Center. The last time the Kings scored at least eight goals was April 1, 2010 in an...

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...