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Tyler Toffoli Wasn’t Given the Community Service Award for No Reason
July 28th, 2015 at 1:02 AM
A Stanley Cup, World Championship, Eddie Powers Trophy, Jim Mahon Trophy, Red Garrett Memorial Award, and most recently the Jim Fox Community Service Award by the Kings Care Foundation, is a lot achievements for the recently turned 23 year-old Los Angeles Kings forward Tyler Toffoli. In the past year no Kings...

Los Angeles Kings Welcome 2015 Special Olympics World Games Athletes
July 28th, 2015 at 12:30 AM
Tyler Toffoli, Alec Martinez and Jeff Carter of the Los Angeles Kings spent Thursday afternoon welcoming athletes for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. The Macedonian and Barbadian delegations toured the Kings and Los Angeles Lakers’ practice facilities at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, Thursday. They also took part in...

Bill Ranford to Be Inducted into Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame
July 25th, 2015 at 4:41 PM
Los Angeles Kings Goaltending Coach and former NHL goalie, Bill Ranford, grew up in New Westminster, British Columbia but was born in Brandon, Manitoba, where he will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg on November 7, per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. As...

Anze Kopitar Contract Talks Have Just Started
July 18th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Contract extension talks for the Los Angeles Kings' talented center, Anze Kopitar are just starting, and should pick up soon, with an extension finalized this summer, per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. The Kings had a heavy load of restricted free agents this summer and explained to Kopitar and his representation...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Andy Andreoff for Two Years
July 15th, 2015 at 11:29 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed restricted free agent forward Andy Andreoff to a two-year contract, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Wednesday. Per numerous reports, the contract is worth an average annual value of $587,500. ***PHOTO1*** The 24-year-old, 6-1, 206-pound native of Pickering, Ontario appeared in 18 regular-season games last season...

Kings Sign Erik Cernak to a Three-Year Entry-Level Contract
July 14th, 2015 at 2:36 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed their second round 43rd overall 2015 NHL Draft pick, defenseman Erik Cernak to a three-year entry-level contract, the team announced today. Via the Kings: The 18-year-old Cernak (born May 28, 1997) is a 6-4, 207-pound native of Kosice, Slovakia who appeared in 43 regular-season games...

Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League
July 14th, 2015 at 1:28 PM
The Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League announced the eight teams that will participate in the inaugural 2015-2016 League Season. Seven district teams will join West Ranch High School as the founding teams for the new league. West Ranch High School Wildcats (playing out of Ice Station Valencia) East County Outlaws...

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...

Los Angeles Kings Look Forward to Next Season
July 8th, 2015 at 1:58 AM
It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Kings have had a busy year and an even busier summer. The team that went from being the Stanley Cup Champions to missing the playoffs faced a lot. A season full of injuries to the blue line and the indefinite suspension of defenseman...

Anze Kopitar in Early Stages of Contract Negotiation
July 6th, 2015 at 1:14 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar is “in the early stages of negotiations for what will probably be a lengthy contract extension,” per the Los Angeles Times. If Kopitar re-signs, it’ll be another long-term contract on the books for the Kings. The club currently has seven players locked up through at...

Jamie McBain, One More Year in Los Angeles
July 6th, 2015 at 12:47 PM
Jamie McBain, the unrestricted free agent of the Los Angeles Kings came to terms on a one year, two-way contract (NHL and AHL) with the Kings worth $600,000. In the American Hockey League, McBain will earn $300,000. McBain, 27, recorded three goals, nine points, and a plus-4 rating in 26 games...

Kings Defenseman Slava Voynov Pleads No Contest
July 3rd, 2015 at 2:17 AM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov pleaded no contest Thursday to a domestic violence charge, earning him 90 days in jail and three years of probation. Torrance Superior Court Judge Eric Taylor accepted the plea, which is treated the same as a guilty plea. Additionally, Voynov must complete a 52-session domestic...

Justin Williams on the Los Angeles Kings and Washington Capitals
July 2nd, 2015 at 4:14 PM
The 2014 Conn Smythe trophy winner and three time Stanley Cup champion, Los Angeles Kings, Justin Williams became a free agent on July 1 and signed with the Washington Capitals. Williams was exploring unrestricted free agency for the first time, calling the process stressful and after speaking to well-respected Capitals head...

Slava Voynov Case May End in a Deal
July 1st, 2015 at 5:35 PM
After a long meeting with a prosecutor and attorneys for Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, a Torrance judge handling the alleged domestic violence case suggested Tuesday that a deal might be in the works. The trial is slated to start July 8. Judge Eric Taylor met with defense attorneys...

Jhonas Enroth to the Los Angeles Kings
July 1st, 2015 at 11:01 AM
The Los Angeles Kings agreed to terms with goaltender Jhonas Enroth on a one-year, $1.25 million contract, on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** The 27-year-old Enroth (born on June 25, 1988) is a 5-10, 166-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden, who appeared in 50 regular-season games last season between the Dallas Stars and Buffalo Sabres, posting...

Los Angeles Kings Terminate Mike Richards’ Contract
June 30th, 2015 at 12:45 AM
The Los Angeles Kings announced on Monday that they have terminated the contract of center Mike Richards, citing "a material breach" by the player. The Kings put Richards on unconditional waivers Sunday. He cleared them Monday morning, and a regular buyout was expected. With the termination he is slated to become...

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...

Two More Years for Tyler Toffoli
June 26th, 2015 at 11:16 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with restricted free agent Tyler Toffoli, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Per reports, Toffoli will earn $2.6 million in the first year of his contract and $3.9 million in the second year. ***PHOTO1*** Kings Vice President of Hockey...

Jarret Stoll Felony Charge Has Been Dismissed
June 25th, 2015 at 12:56 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll’s felony charge has been dismissed. He is now being charged with two misdemeanor counts. The felony charge was dismissed in a plea deal with prosecutors, where Stoll pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors; one provoking commission of breach of peace and two for trespass. Stoll...

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...