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Los Angeles Kings Update: Trevor Lewis and Matt Greene
December 5th, 2013 at 9:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Kings returned to practice Thursday morning, after having a recovery day on Wednesday, for a non-contact skate, that allowed injured-reserve players, defenseman Matt Greene and center Trevor Lewis to participate fully. Lakingsinsider.com’s Jon Rosen reported that Greene was paired with Jeff Schultz and Lewis skated opposite Daniel...

Los Angeles Kings Player Update: Quick, Greene, Lewis and Frattin
December 3rd, 2013 at 12:26 AM
Los Angeles Kings center Matt Frattin returned to the line-up from is lower-body injury in the game against the St. Louis Blues on Monday, December 2. Frattin was held out of practice on Friday November 22 for what coach Darryl Sutter called “maintenance”, was a healthy scratch from Saturday, November...

Los Angeles Kings Player Update, Quick, Frattin, Lewis and Greene
November 30th, 2013 at 3:40 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have had a season full of players being on the injured reserve. Though, Kyle Clifford (undisclosed upper-body), Jeff Carter (foot), Jarret Stoll (upper-body), and Jordan Nolan, who was active on the roster but had not been playing due to a undisclosed injury, all returned to the...

Goaltender Ben Scrivens Gets His Second Shut-Out in a Row as the Los Angeles Kings Get a 1-0 Victory Over the New York Rangers
November 17th, 2013 at 10:40 PM
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens got his second consecutive shutout, and third shutout of the season, giving the Kings a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Scrivens hasn’t given up a goal in more than two in half games, going 155 minutes and...

Los Angeles Kings Defenseman Alec Martinez Hopes to Stay in the Line-Up
November 10th, 2013 at 12:37 AM
The Los Angeles Kings were down to six available defenseman when Matt Greene sustained a undisclosed injury, and Alec Martinez was put back in the lineup after being scratched from the previous seven games. It may not be the way Martinez wanted to get back into the Kings lineup, but he's trying...

The Los Angeles Kings Fall to the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1
October 15th, 2013 at 9:30 PM
Despite strong efforts, and an unaccounted goal, The Los Angeles Kings had troubles and were just not as quick, sharp, or more insistent, leading them to fall 5-1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. The Lightning started the game fast and were in a...

Los Angeles Kings Willie Mitchell, Jarret Stoll, Dustin Brown, and Justin Williams Say They are Ready Despite Their Last Seasons Injuries
September 12th, 2013 at 12:31 AM
The Los Angeles Kings players were scheduled to report for physicals on Wednesday at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, and are scheduled to take the ice on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell, who missed all of last season because of a knee injury, needed a second procedure to correct...

Nine Los Angeles Kings Players Make It to the Top 200 Overall Fantasy Hockey Rankings
August 27th, 2013 at 6:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** NHL.com has released the top 200 overall fantasy hockey player rankings, as determined by fantasy experts Matt Cubeta, Pete Jensen, Matt Sitkoff, and Chris Foster. The experts, as stated on NHL.com, use past statistics, potential line-mates, injuries, and much more when producing these rankings and everyone’s opinion is different. After taking...

Retired Defenseman Sean O’Donnell Joins the Los Angeles Kings in Their Front Office
August 1st, 2013 at 12:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** Retired defenseman and former Los Angeles King, Sean O'Donnell, is joining the Kings as their manager of fan development and alumni relations, the Kings announced on Wednesday. O'Donnell will work in community relations with the Kings, participating in community events and alumni appearances. There will also be a broadcast element to...

Seven Players from the Los Angeles Kings Invited to Orientation for the 2014 Winter Olympics
July 23rd, 2013 at 1:56 AM
Seven players from the Los Angeles Kings have been invited to orientation camp for the 2014 Winter Olympics.   ***PHOTO1*** USA Hockey on Monday revealed the 48 players that will take part in the U.S. Men’s National Team Orientation Camp. Of the Los Angeles Kings, Captain Dustin Brown, goaltender Jonathan Quick, and...

Defenseman Jake Muzzin Agrees to a Two-Year Contract Extension
July 13th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have come to terms with restricted free agent Jake Muzzin for a two-year contract extension, the team announced Friday. TSN has reported that the deal will pay the 23-year-old $2 million, which will amount to a $1 million annual average. The 6’3” 215-pounder played 45 games with the Kings last...

Los Angeles Kings Hopeful Willie Mitchell Will Be Ready for 2013-14 Season
July 12th, 2013 at 1:49 PM
The Los Angeles Kings are hopeful defenseman Willie Mitchell will be healthy and ready to take the ice for the 2013-14 season. At this point, nothing is certain, but general manager Dean Lombardi seems to think the 13-year veteran is on the right track. ***VIDEO1*** Mitchell missed the entire 48-game regular season,...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Defenseman Jeff Schultz to One-Year Deal
July 5th, 2013 at 5:11 PM
The Los Angeles Kings and Jeff Schultz agreed to a one-year deal on Friday that will pay the 27-year-old defenseman $735,000. ***PHOTO1***Schultz spent the first seven years of his career in Washington, until the Capitals officially bought him out Wednesday, eliminating his $2.75 million cap hit for next season. At 6'6", 230...

LA Kings Veteran Defenseman Rob Scuderi Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins
July 5th, 2013 at 2:09 PM
The 34-year-old defenseman of the Los Angeles Kings Rob Scuderi has been signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins for a four year contract. Scuderi agreed to a four year, $13.5 million dollar contract, with an annual average of $3.375 million against the salary cap. The left-hand shot‘s...

Keaton Ellerby Re-Signed for One Year
July 5th, 2013 at 1:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Kings have announced that 24-year-old defenseman, Keaton Ellerby, has been re-signed for one year. Keaton Ellerby was not made a qualifying offer on Wednesday by the Kings, but general manager Dean Lombardi announced on Thursday that they came to terms. The one year contract is worth $735,000. The left-hand...

Los Angeles Kings Working to Re-sign Veteran Defenseman Rob Scuderi
June 28th, 2013 at 3:50 PM
Unrestricted free agent Rob Scuderi's value to a hockey club is unquantifiable. The stay-at-home defenseman isn't known for delivering game-winning goals, or game-changing hits. In fact, through 585 career games in the NHL, Scuderi has scored exactly one game-winning goal, but his experience and leadership are what make him an...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Defenseman Slava Voynov to Six-Year Deal
June 19th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
Defenseman Slava Voynov will avoid restricted free agency this summer after signing a new six-year, $25 million contract on Tuesday to stay with the Los Angeles Kings. Voynov tied for the team lead with 13 points in 18 playoff games this year, and set a franchise record for a defenseman with...

Slava Voynov, Los Angeles Kings Agree on 6-Year Extension
June 19th, 2013 at 10:59 PM
***PHOTO1***                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Los Angeles Kings agreed to a new six-year contract with defenseman Slava Voynov for $25 million on Tuesday. If it wasn’t for the agreement he would become a restricted free agent this summer. One of the biggest tasks of Los Angeles Kings general manager, Dean Lombardi, has been taken...

Los Angeles Kings Battered and Bruised as Title Defense Comes to an End
June 11th, 2013 at 11:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Stanley Cup Playoffs may be the most grueling of postseasons amongst this country's major sports. The physical grind of hockey eventually takes its toll on teams and their players, and the club that's left standing in the end has usually avoided major injuries during their playoff run. The Los Angeles...

Los Angeles Kings Cut Chicago Blackhawks’ Series Lead in Half with Game 3 Win
June 5th, 2013 at 2:50 PM
The Los Angeles Kings took their first step toward recovery in their Western Conference Final series with the Chicago Blackhawks, earning a 3-1 victory at Staples Center on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** Slava Voynov notched the game-winner and Jonathan Quick was able to bounce back after a poor performance in Game 2, as the...