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Los Angeles Kings: Willie Mitchell, “No Room”
June 27th, 2014 at 1:10 AM
Per ESPN.com’s Craig Custance, Willie Mitchell will not be returning to the Los Angeles Kings. The 37-year old will enter his free agency period. There are some things working agains the two time Stanley Cup champion, crucial defenseman, and beloved by fans player. One, the Kings have six defenseman: Drew Doughty,...

Dustin Brown, One of the Most Respected Captain’s in the NHL is the 2014 Mark Messier Leadership Award Winner
June 24th, 2014 at 11:34 PM
Every time the Los Angeles Kings are stuck in a no winning, no goal scoring slump, it’s easy for people to point fingers. Just like in 2012 before the Kings won the Stanley Cup, Dustin Brown was being pointed to yet again and that shouldn’t have been the case. He...

2014 NHL Awards: Dustin Brown for the Win
June 24th, 2014 at 10:59 PM
Dustin Brown was an avid fan of Mark Messier growing up, and on Tuesday Brown was handed the Messier Award from Mark himself at the 2014 NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Messier is one of the most respected captains in NHL history. His award is presented “to the player who...

Los Angeles Kings, Jonathan Quick, Undergoes Surgery
June 24th, 2014 at 7:43 PM
Los Angeles Kings starting goaltender Jonathan Quick underwent surgery Tuesday, after suffering a wrist injury in round two of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Anaheim Ducks. The expected recovery time is 10-12 weeks, and he’s prohibited from being on the ice during that time. The Kings preseason starts...

Justin Williams: a True King Named the Conn Smythe Trophy Winner
June 16th, 2014 at 12:43 AM
"I can't believe I won that," Justin Williams said as he sat at the press conference podium with his son Jaxon in his lap. "That will, I don't think, ever, ever sink in." It’s not every player that stays humble about their talents, and it’s not every player that gets the...

Los Angeles Kings- Win It in Double OT 5-4
June 7th, 2014 at 10:37 PM
Who knew the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings would face-off at the Stanley Cup Final, in the same year both teams had a Stadium Series outdoor hockey game at Dodgers and Yankee Stadium. The last time in sports history that New York and Los Angeles made it to...

Los Angeles Kings Rally Towel: June 7 Update- Keep Track
June 7th, 2014 at 4:10 PM
So far in the postseason the Los Angeles Kings have not had home ice advantage in all three rounds. All three rounds have reached to a Game 7. Round one was against the San Jose Sharks, Round 2 the Anaheim Ducks, and the Western Conference Final against the Chicago Blackhawks....

Stanley Cup Final Prediction: Why the Kings Will Win in 5
June 7th, 2014 at 2:33 AM
With Game 1 going to the Los Angeles Kings, it’s a good time to set out there why the predication is that the Kings will win over the New York Rangers in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final. Forwards: The Rangers don’t have any offensive players that have made headlines or have...

The Los Angeles Kings are Making Headlines
June 7th, 2014 at 1:41 AM
The Los Angeles Kings are making headlines locally and nationally for their achievement of making it to the 2014 Stanley Cup Final. During the regular season the Kings practice arena, Toyota Sports Center, has a few reporters. This time however because they made it to the Finals, and in 2012, there’s...

Barry Melrose: the Coming Forth of the Los Angeles Kings
June 5th, 2014 at 1:22 AM
When Barry Melrose coached the Los Angeles Kings from 1992-1995, he became a core part of the franchise’s history. He was the first coach to take the team to the Stanley Cup Final in the 1992-93 season, even though they lost, it was the closest they had ever gotten. He...

Los Angeles Kings Make History, Again, as They Advance to the Stanley Cup Final
June 1st, 2014 at 11:54 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have made history yet again this season. They are the first team to win every Game 7 in the playoffs to reach the Stanley Cup Final, with a 5-4 overtime win over the defending Cup Champions, the Chicago Blackhawks. The Kings have won all four of their...

Los Angeles Kings Player Updates: the Defensemen’s
May 26th, 2014 at 11:48 AM
Earlier in the post season defensemen’s Robyn Regehr and Willie Mitchell for the los Angeles Kings were out due to injury. Willie Mitchell, lower body injury had been out since Game 6 of the first round but has already returned to the line-up in the Chicago series. Robyn Regehr on...

Round 2 Game 7: Los Angeles Kings are Indeed Southern California’s Kings, Conquering the Anaheim Ducks 6-2
May 16th, 2014 at 10:02 PM
The Los Angeles Kings earn their crown as Southern California’s hockey team, conquering the Anaheim Ducks 6-2 at Honda Center on Friday. The Kings passed the San Jose Sharks in round one of the 2014 playoffs, making history by coming up from a 3-0 series deficit, and definitely made history tonight...

Los Angeles Kings Update: Willie Mitchell
April 30th, 2014 at 12:22 AM
Willie Mitchell did not return to game after Los Angeles killed San Jose’s five-on-three power play in the second period of Monday’s 4-1 Kings win at STAPLES Center. Mitchell left the ice and walked down the Kings tunnel to the lock room right when after the five-on-three penalty was killed. His...

Captain Dustin Brown a Finalist for the Messier Leadership Award
April 30th, 2014 at 12:13 AM
On Tuesday the NHL announced the finalists for the Messier Leadership Award and Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown is a finalist. Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award, an award presented annually since 2007 “to the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice during the...

Game 4 Roud 1: Los Angeles Kings Stay Alive Conquering the San Jose Sharks 6-3
April 25th, 2014 at 12:54 AM
The Los Angeles Kings gained a 6-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday at STAPLES Center, staying alive in the series. The Sharks lead the series 3-1, but the Kings may make a comeback if they continue to play like they Thursday. The Kings said over and over again...

Los Angeles Kings: Practice Update and Game 4 Changes
April 24th, 2014 at 3:24 PM
The Los Angeles Kings hit the ice at STAPLES Center Thursday morning, before game four. Here are the line rushes and pairings from the morning skate at Staples Center via Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. Gaborik – Kopitar – Brown Pearson – Carter – Toffoli King – Stoll – Williams Clifford – Richards – Lewis Fraser –...

Anze Kopitar a Finalist for the Frank J. Selke Trophy
April 24th, 2014 at 2:53 PM
The National Hockey League announced on Thursday that Anze Kopitar, Patrice Bergeron and Jonathan Toews are finalists for the Frank J. SelkeAssociation. 78 NHL season. Kopitar has never been nominated for the trophy and finished in fourth place in voting a season ago. Toews won the 2013 Selke Trophy and Bergeron...

Los Angeles Kings Captain Dustin Brown is not Only Respected, He is Idolized
April 24th, 2014 at 1:57 PM
Matt Nieto scored his first career Stanley Cup playoff goal for the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. His dad watched from the stands and his mom was watching from nearby. The hockey News reports that, in Nieto’s rookie NHL season, “the excitement has been tempered by the reality that his mother...

Los Angeles Kings Recall Colin Fraser
April 22nd, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com reported Monday, “earlier today the Los Angeles Kings assigned Linden Vey to the Manchester Monarchs and now appear to be set to recall center Colin Fraser. Though the Vey assignment has been announced by the team, the latter part of the transaction is not official.” Fraser was...