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Dustin Brown Sets the Example for the Los Angeles Kings
September 25th, 2016 at 10:04 AM
When training camp began on Friday, Dustin Brown led the Los Angeles Kings one more time. He eased the leadership transition, by skating purposefully onto the ice, putting the off-season change in the past. “I don’t think really much has changed inside this (dressing) room,” Brown said to reporters. “That’s...

Team USA Players Did not Appreciate Phil Kessel’s Tweet
September 22nd, 2016 at 9:22 AM
Team USA players did not appreciate a tweet Phil Kessel posted Tuesday after the team’s 4-2 loss to Team Canada which eliminated them from the World Cup of Hockey 2016. Kessel played for the United States at the past two Olympics and led the 2014 Sochi Games in scoring with eight...

Jonathan Quick Will Start in Goal for Team USA
September 9th, 2016 at 8:15 AM
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick will start in goal for Team USA when they face Team Canada in their first World Cup exhibition game Friday in Columbus. Head coach John Tortorella told NBC Sports that “Quick would play half the game, or maybe two periods, and then would be replaced...

Germany, Slovenia and Norway Clinched Spots for the 2018 Olympic Hockey Tournament
September 5th, 2016 at 8:15 AM
Germany, Slovenia and Norway clinched the final three spots for the 2018 Olympic Hockey tournament in Pyeongchang, South Korea. All games were played on Sunday with Norway, clinching its spot thanks to a goal from New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello, with a 2-1 win over France, Slovenia, led by Los...

Tyler Toffoli Says Milan Lucic No Longer Being His Linemate is “Tough”
August 21st, 2016 at 10:03 AM
Los Angeles Kings forward Tyler Toffoli lost his linemate who helped him have his best NHL season yet. Left wing Milan Lucic departed after a year with the Kings, signing a seven-year contract reportedly worth $42 million with the Edmonton Oilers on July 1. Lucic and Toffoli played much of last...