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Milan Lucic, Fit to Be a Los Angeles King
July 12th, 2015 at 12:38 PM
Milan Lucic had a full-page ad in the Boston Globe thanking fans and the Boston Bruins organization earlier this week. The 27-year old 6’-3”, 235-pound forward has registered three 20-or-more goal seasons as well as one 30-goal season, and was a key member of the Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup Championship Team. “Like...

Justin Williams to the Washington Capitals
July 1st, 2015 at 9:02 PM
The 2014 Conn Smythe trophy winner and three time Stanley Cup champion, forward Justin Williams has signed a two-year, $6.5 million contract with the Washington Capitals, TSN reported Wednesday. Williams, 33, scored 18 goals and had 41 points in 81 games for the Los Angeles Kings last season. He was traded to...

Martin Jones to the San Jose Sharks
June 30th, 2015 at 10:48 AM
The San Jose Sharks acquired goaltender Martin Jones from the Boston Bruins on Tuesday for forward prospect Sean Kuraly and the a first-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. The deal is for $9 million, three years. "Martin was at the top of our list of players that we had...

Mike Richards Placed on Waivers, Expected to Be Bought Out
June 28th, 2015 at 12:33 PM
Via several reports this morning, Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards has been placed on waivers. This is expected to begin the process of buying out the 30-year old's contract. Richards has five years remaining on his 12-year, $69 million contract that he signed when he was the captain of the...

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...

Martin Jones Traded to the Boston Bruins
June 26th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Earlier today the Los Angeles Kings 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. Jones, 25, was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on October 2, 2008. He has appeared...

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...

Los Angeles Kings Recall Mike Richards
March 22nd, 2015 at 10:39 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have recalled forward Mike Richards from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. ***PHOTO1*** Richards was placed on waivers and cleared them on January 27, sending him to the Kings AHL affiliate. Richards was in Los Angeles last week and...

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...

Wayne Gretzky’s Legacy Will Always Be a Part of the Los Angeles Kings
March 11th, 2015 at 11:37 AM
On August 9, 1988 the trade of Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings made headlines internationally, as one city mourned the loss of an icon and another was celebrating and ready to jump-start their franchise. Before the trade, it was rare for the Kings to bring...

Kings Have Acquired Defenseman Andrej Sekera
February 25th, 2015 at 5:53 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for prospect Roland McKeown and a conditional first round selection, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Lombardi spoke to the media earlier today about what he likes about Sekera. "It’s the one area of the...

Los Angeles Kings Record Season High Seven Straight Wins
March 10th, 2014 at 1:09 AM
Since returning from the Olympic break the Los Angeles Kings are the hottest team in the NHL winning six straight, and as they conquered Ben Scrivens and the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Sunday at Rexall Place they recorded a season high seven straight wins. The Oilers played a tough game and...

Los Angeles Kings Gain a 3-1 Victory Over the Winnipeg Jets
March 6th, 2014 at 11:33 PM
With Marian Gaborik making his debut as a Los Angeles King, the team was seamlessly in sync and gained a 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets Thursday. Although Gaborik didn’t score any goals he recorded three shots in 20 shifts. The Kings dominated in shots 41-18, took advantage of one out of...

Marian Gaborik to the Los Angeles Kings
March 5th, 2014 at 11:35 PM
Marian Gaborik, who has four 30-goal seasons and three 40-goal seasons, has been traded to the Los Angeles Kings, at a time where the Kings need their offense to improve most, as they average roughly two goals per game. Gaborik, 32, was traded by the Columbus Blue Jackets for Kings forward...

The Los Angeles Kings Get Shut Out by the Philadelphia Flyers 2-0
February 1st, 2014 at 4:04 PM
The Los Angeles Kings were shut out for the sixth time this season, this time by the Philadelphia Flyers falling 2-0 on Saturday at STAPLES Center. It seems as though all former Kings keep coming back to just score on the Kings. Wayne Simmonds of the Flyers (former King) got the first...

The Wayne Gretzky Trade to the Los Angeles Kings 25 Years Later
August 9th, 2013 at 12:26 PM
On August 9, 1988 the trade of Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings made headlines internationally, as one city mourned the loss of an icon and another was celebrating and ready to jump-start their franchise. But the true legacy of the trade is still being...

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...

Los Angeles Kings 2013 NHL Draft Selections
June 30th, 2013 at 10:54 PM
Nearly three hours after the Colorado Avalanche made center Nathan MacKinnon the first overall pick in Sunday's 2013 NHL Draft, general manager Dean Lombardi and the Los Angeles Kings finally got their turn. It actually came slightly sooner than expected after Lombardi packaged the 57th, 88th, and 96th picks to...

Newest Kings’ Ben Scrivens and Matt Frattin Arrive to Los Angeles
June 26th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ben Scrivens and Matt Frattin arrived to Los Angeles late Sunday night and spent the day in the Los Angeles Kings' practice arena on Monday. Scrivens and Frattin went through routine medical testing and met some of the Kings staff in El Segundo, CA. They also addressed the media as part...

Los Angeles Kings Ship Jonathan Bernier to Toronto Maple Leafs
June 23rd, 2013 at 5:41 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Kings have traded backup goaltender Jonathan Bernier to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Matt Frattin, goaltender Ben Scrivens, and a second-round draft pick, general manager Dean Lombardi announced Sunday. Bernier, a former first-round pick in 2006 (11th overall), spent the majority of his time in...