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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...

Jarret Stoll Charged with One Felony Count of Cocaine Possession
June 22nd, 2015 at 1:25 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was charged with one felony count of cocaine possession Monday, two months after he was arrested poolside in Las Vegas. If convicted of a felony, Stoll faces a maximum of four years in state prison. He could receive a suspended sentence and probation, but that's...

Canada’s National Men’s Team Management Group Announced for 2016 World Cup of Hockey
June 22nd, 2015 at 11:49 AM
Hockey Canada announced Monday the management group that will lead Canada’s National Men’s Team at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, which will be played Sept. 17-Oct. 1, 2016, in Toronto, Ont. Doug Armstrong (Sarnia, Ont./St. Louis, NHL) will lead the management group as general manager, with assistance from Marc Bergevin...

Los Angeles Kings Slava Voynov Update
May 29th, 2015 at 1:35 AM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov‘s wife, Marta Varlamova, was warned by Judge Eric Taylor that if she refused to testify against her husband as he faces domestic violence charges she could be held in contempt. Taylor said he never wants to hold a victim in contempt of court, but it...

Los Angeles Kings Slava Voynov Hearing
May 9th, 2015 at 3:47 PM
After three days of hearing testimonies from six witnesses that spoke to Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov’s wife Marta Varlmaova the night of the alleged domestic-violence incident last October, the judge made a decision on Friday. Superior Court Judge Eric Taylor ruled that these and other comments Varlamova made to...

Drew Doughty Nominated for the 2014-15 James Norris Memorial Trophy
April 27th, 2015 at 8:37 PM
Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators and P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens are the three finalists for the 2014-15 James Norris Memorial Trophy. The trophy is awarded “to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position.”...

Details Emerge from Jarret Stoll’s Arrest
April 21st, 2015 at 1:59 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll admitted to possession of cocaine when arrested Friday in Las Vegas, according to a copy of the arrest report obtained by the LA Times. According to the arrest report, Stoll entered the Wet Republic Pool area in the MGM Grand hotel and consented to a...

Nick Shore Has Been Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs
April 20th, 2015 at 5:20 PM
The Los Angeles Kings announced Sunday that Nick Shore has been assigned to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League. Shore was recalled in early January when Tanner Pearson was placed on injured reserve and mostly centered the Kings fourth line. He appeared in his first NHL game on January...

Kings’ Brown, Sutter and Lombardi Comment
April 14th, 2015 at 6:36 PM
By now we’ve all read or heard about the incident where the Los Angeles Kings players locked head coach Darryl Sutter out of the locker room in Tampa. Who better to give you the answer to that story that was “blown out of proportion” then Kings captain Dustin Brown, head...

Dean Lombardi Answers Some Key Questions
April 14th, 2015 at 5:48 PM
On Sunday Dean Lombardi met with reporters and answered some crucial questions that are weighing on everyone’s minds. 1.On whether the players loyalty to one another ever wavered: "The beauty of this, other than the trash-can thing, is that players were never pointing fingers at each other. They clearly care. I’ve got...

Defenseman Robyn Regehr Announces His Retirement
April 12th, 2015 at 12:24 AM
When Los Angeles Kings veteran defenseman Robyn Regehr began his NHL career, just like every other player, his dream was to win the Stanley Cup. In 2014 he helped the Kings win their second championship in three seasons, and no one will forget the emotional moment when Kings captain Dustin...

Los Angeles Kings, a Season of Ups and Downs
April 10th, 2015 at 12:11 PM
The Los Angeles Kings started the season by raising a banner in the rafters of the STAPLES Center, and on Thursday night after they fell 3-1 to the Calgary Flames they were eliminated from the postseason for the first time since the 2008-09 season. "Obviously this is a tough one to...

Los Angeles Kings Fall 3-1 to the Calgary Flames
April 9th, 2015 at 11:26 PM
The Los Angeles Kings are officially eliminated from the postseason after falling 3-1 to the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday night. The Kings, who won the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014, have become the fifth defending champions to miss the playoffs since 1966. The Kings will miss the...

Los Angeles Kings Fell 4-2 to the Edmonton Oilers
April 8th, 2015 at 12:34 AM
Five days ago the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Edmonton Oilers 8-2 at the STAPLES Center, but tonight was a different team from Edmonton that the Kings struggled with. The Kings fell 4-2 to the Oilers on Tuesday night at Rexall Place. It was the Kings first loss at Rexall Place...