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Mike Richards Charged with Illegal Possession of a Controlled Substance
August 27th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Former Los Angeles Kings forward Mike Richards has been charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced Thursday morning. Sources told TSN that Richards has not yet entered a plea and has a court hearing on Sept. 10. It's likely that the case will be...

The Future of Slava Voynov Remains Uncertain
August 18th, 2015 at 9:43 PM
The question that remains unanswered since last October is whether Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov will return to play or not. After pleading no contest on July 2 to one misdemeanor count of corporal injury to a spouse in the Torrance Superior Court, Voynov was sentenced to 90-days in jail...

The Los Angeles Kings’ 2015-16 Season, Moving Forward
August 17th, 2015 at 4:10 PM
The 2014-15 season is one the Los Angeles Kings would like to forget. The season was full of injuries, a suspension, not making the playoffs, and surrendering the Stanley Cup. However, the 2015-16 is one they should look forward to. After all, the Kings have always proved how resilient of a...

Jarret Stoll Thanks the Kings and Moves Forward with His Career
August 13th, 2015 at 9:10 PM
About two to three weeks ago, Jarret Stoll’s agent began referencing the New York Rangers as a possible destination for the veteran player. On Monday, he came to terms with the franchise for one year $800,000. Stoll, 33, spent the last seven season with the Los Angeles Kings winning the Stanley...

Jarret Stoll Signs with the New York Rangers
August 10th, 2015 at 12:12 PM
The New York Rangers have come to terms with forward Jarret Stoll, the team announced on Monday. Per Sportsnet, the contract is for one-year, $800,000. Stoll became a free agent on July 1 and wasn’t expected to sign with the Los Angeles Kings. A veteran player of the NHL, the 33-year...

Jarret Stoll’s Future in the NHL Remains Uncertain
August 7th, 2015 at 1:26 AM
Veteran NHL forward Jarret Stoll, has often been described by the media as a well-rounded player you need on the ice, which he has been in his 11-year NHL career with the Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings. “You play and you work hard for your team and you be a...

Mike Richards’ Future in Hockey Remains Unclear
August 1st, 2015 at 5:39 PM
One June 29 the Los Angeles Kings terminated the contract of forward Mike Richards. As of now no charges have been laid and the National Hockey League’s Players’ Association has yet to make a decision on whether to file a grievance on the matter. Sgt. Bert Paquet, a spokesman for the...

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...