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Brayden McNabb: the Kings Unsung Hero
February 28th, 2015 at 6:54 PM
Defenseman Brayden McNabb was signed to a two year contract over the summer with the Los Angeles Kings, and he has stepped in for the team since the start of the season. The Kings have struggled all season long with injured defenseman and Slava Voynov being suspended indefinitely form the...

Los Angeles Kings Fell 4-2 to the Anaheim Ducks
February 27th, 2015 at 10:35 PM
The Los Angeles Kings couldn’t hold an early two goal lead, falling 4-2 to the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Friday night. The Kings lost their second game in a row after their eight game win streak. The first goal of the game came at 5:02 in the first...

Defenseman Derek Forbort Has Been Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs
February 27th, 2015 at 8:21 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have assigned defenseman Derek Forbort to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. ***PHOTO1*** The Kings recalled Forbort on February 11 when defenseman Alec Martinez began suffering “concussion-like symptoms.” He did not appear in a game during his call-up. In 46...

Los Angeles Kings Place Alec Martinez on Injured Reserve
February 26th, 2015 at 8:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have placed defenseman Alec Martinez on injured reserve, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. The move is retroactive to February 9. Martinez, 27, sustained an upper-body injury, during the Kings 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning earlier this month. The injury came from a heavy...

The Los Angeles Kings Playing Like the Champions That They Are
February 25th, 2015 at 10:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings are currently on an eight-game winning streak and playing like the Stanley Cup Champions that they are; strong defensively and with their star goaltender playing some of his trademark goaltending. “I think it’s a combination of a little bit of everything,” Kings goaltending coach Bill Ranford said...

Slava Voynov Trial to Be Delayed One Week
February 25th, 2015 at 8:26 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov’s trial, in which he faces a felony domestic violence charge, was supposed to begin March 2, but will be delayed one week due to scheduling conflicts. Per Rich Hammond of the OC Register, during a pretrial conference Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Deputy...

Kyle Clifford Gets a Five-year Contract Extension
February 25th, 2015 at 6:27 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Kyle Clifford to a five-year contract extension, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. The average annual value of the contract is $1.6M. “It’s where I want to be,” Clifford told Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. “We’re a family. We all want to be here....

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...

The Los Angeles Kings Get Their Eighth Win in a Row
February 25th, 2015 at 12:14 AM
The Los Angeles Kings got a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings at the STAPLES Center on Tuesday night. “It’s the middle of the season,” said goaltender Jonathan Quick. “We’re just playing one game at a time. It’s not about the streak; we’re just trying to get into...

Los Angeles Kings to Honor Tony Granato
February 24th, 2015 at 3:50 PM
The Los Angeles Kings will honor former left winger Tony Granato tonight before the Kings-Red Wings game at the STAPLES Center as part of this season’s Legends Night. There will be a commemorative poster giveaway of Granato at the game and a post event autograph signing and meet and greet with...

Los Angeles Kings February 24 Update
February 24th, 2015 at 3:11 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at Toyota Sports Center Tuesday morning in preparation for their game against the Detroit Red Wings tonight. The line rushes were as follows: Gaborik-Kopitar-Brown King-Carter-Toffoli Lewis-Stoll-Williams Clifford-Shore-Andreoff-Nolan Regehr-Doughty Muzzin-Greene McNabb-McBain Forbort ***PHOTO1*** Jonathan Quick left the ice first so expect him to start in his 15th consecutive game tonight. Andy Andreoff, Derek Forbort, and Martin...

Jordan Nolan Has Been Signed to a Three-Year Contract Extension
February 24th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Jordan Nolan to a three-year contract extension, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. The average annual value of the contract is $950,000, according to TSN Radio's Bob McKenzie. Both Jordan’s father, Head Coach of the Sabres Ted Nolan, and his brother, Brandon Nolan,...

The Los Angeles Kings Win Their First Outdoor Game
February 22nd, 2015 at 2:01 AM
With 70,205 fans in attendance tonight at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, the Los Angeles Kings got a 2-1 victory over their Northern California rivals, the San Jose Sharks. The Kings have now extended their winning streak to seven games. It was the Kings second outdoor game and their first...

Los Angeles Kings February 20 Update
February 20th, 2015 at 8:43 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Friday evening, in preparation for tomorrow’s outdoor game against the San Jose Sharks. The line rushes were as follows, via color: Black: Gaborik- Kopitar- Brown Purple: King- Carter- Toffoli Yellow: Lewis- Stoll- Williams Grey: Clifford- Andreoff- Shore- Nolan Defensive pairing were as follows: Regehr-...

Los Angeles Kings Earn Their Sixth Straight Win
February 18th, 2015 at 11:20 PM
For the second straight game the Los Angeles Kings overcame a first period deficit, getting their sixth win in a row over the Colorado Avalanche, 4-1 at the Pepsi Center Wednesday night. The Kings playoff chances seemed slim when they were on a losing streak about a week ago but after...

Los Angeles Kings February 18 Update
February 18th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held practice in Colorado this morning in preparation for their game against the Avalanche tonight. The line rushes were as follows, via Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com: Gaborik –Kopitar –Lewis King –Carter –Toffoli Brown –Stoll –Williams Clifford –Shore –Andreoff –Nolan Regehr –Doughty Muzzin –Greene McNabb –McBain Forbort ***PHOTO1*** Jonathan Quick left the ice first so expect him...

Los Angeles Kings Get a 3-2 Victory Over the Tampa Bay Lightning
February 16th, 2015 at 10:55 PM
The Los Angeles Kings recorded their fifth win in a row with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning at the STAPLES Center on Monday night. The latest version of "That 70s Line" of King, Carter and Tyler Toffoli (previously Pearson, Carter, Toffoli) has combined for 10 goals and...

Los Angeles Kings February 16 Update
February 16th, 2015 at 1:16 PM
The Los Angeles Kings held a full practice at the Toyota Sports Center Monday morning after a day off on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** The line rushes were as follows: Gaborik – Kopitar – Lewis King – Carter – Toffoli Brown – Stoll – Williams Clifford – Shore – Andreoff – Nolan Regehr – Doughty Muzzin – Greene McNabb –...

Tyler Toffoli Named the NHL’s Second Star of the Week
February 16th, 2015 at 12:54 PM
The NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending February 15 have been named. Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa is the first star, Los Angeles Kings forward Tyler Toffoli the second and Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne the third. From the NHL: Toffoli shared second in the NHL with four goals and six...

Darryl Sutter Remembers Defenseman Steve Montador
February 16th, 2015 at 2:11 AM
Steve Montador, a defenseman who played 571 games in 10 NHL seasons, was found unconscious in his Ontario, Canada home Sunday morning, and later pronounced dead. The hockey world was emotional Sunday and former teammates, colleagues and coaches affectionately remembered “Monty”. “He was a smart guy, a really bright guy,” Kings...