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Los Angeles Kings Fall 2-1 in Overtime to the Calgary Flames
January 20th, 2015 at 10:31 AM
The Los Angeles Kings fell 2-1 in overtime to the Calgary Flames Monday night at the STAPLES Center. The Kings had all the right opportunities and chances but both goaltenders were outstanding tonight and the shots just wouldn’t go through. “We were pretty solid in the first two periods,” said...

Rob Blake’s No. 4 is in the Rafters
January 19th, 2015 at 12:42 AM
On Saturday evening the Los Angeles Kings retired Rob Blake’s No. 4 jersey and raised it up in the rafters in a special ceremony that not only honored Blake’s remarkable career ,but the amazing person he is. "From day one, when I showed up here and walked down the Great Western...

Rob Blake’s Jersey to Be Retired on Saturday
January 15th, 2015 at 5:28 PM
Rob Blake’s famous No. 4 jersey will be retired by the Los Angeles Kings at the STAPLES Center on Saturday; it will be hanging in the rafters next to Marcel Dionne, Rogie Vachon, Wayne Gretzky, Luc Robitaille and Dave Taylor. Blake played 14 of his 20 NHL seasons with the Kings...

Los Angeles Kings Drew Doughty Named Assistant Captain for 2015 NHL All-Star Game
January 14th, 2015 at 4:34 PM
The NHL announced today that Nick Foligno of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks have been named team Captains for the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus. Kings head coach Darryl Sutter will coach Team Foligno, while Peter Laviolette will coach Team Toews. In addition, Drew...

Update on Los Angeles Kings Defenseman Robyn Regehr
January 3rd, 2015 at 1:20 PM
Head coach Darryl Sutter told LA Kings Insider, Jon Rosen that defenseman Robyn Regehr is at least a week away from returning to the lineup. Sutter stated that Regehr’s injury is related to his hand. ***PHOTO1*** Although the 34-year old has not seen practicing with the team or skating alone, Sutter...

Los Angeles Kings Make NHL History Again-But not in the Way They Would Like
December 29th, 2014 at 8:25 PM
Missing his 31st game tonight, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov becomes the longest suspended NHL player, for any reason, as first reported by Rich Hammond of the OC Register. The second-longest suspension belongs to Chris Simon of the New York’s Islanders who was suspended for 30-games for deliberately stomping...

Los Angeles Kings: Slava Voynov Update
December 29th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Los Angeles Kings suspended defenseman, Slava Voynov pleaded not guilty to a felony domestic violence charge during his arraignment at the Los Angeles Superior Court in Torrance on Monday. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for January 28th and a jury trial is set for March 2nd; jury will be selected on...

Los Angeles Kings Defenseman Drew Doughty Turns 25 Years Old
December 8th, 2014 at 3:26 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty turned 25 years old today. ***PHOTO1*** Doughty is a native of London, Ontario. Growing up, his favorite player was Wayne Gretzky and his favorite team was the Los Angeles Kings. He began his amateur career in 2004 with the London Jr. Knights Minor-ON. In 2005, he went...

Alec Martinez Signs a Six-Year Contract Extension with the Los Angeles Kings
December 3rd, 2014 at 3:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed defenseman Alec Martinez to a six-year contract extension, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Wednesday. He is signed through the 2020-21 season and is set to receive an average salary of four-million dollars a year. The news comes the day after Martinez returned to the...

Los Angeles Kings: Slava Voynov Update
December 1st, 2014 at 11:28 AM
Los Angeles Kings defender Slava Voynov entered Los Angeles County Superior Court with a not-guilty plea early Monday morning. ***PHOTO1*** The district attorney sought a no-contact order between Voynov and his wife, Marta Varlamova, but the judge declined the order. Voynov is permitted to have “peaceful” contact with the alleged victim, despite...

Los Angeles Kings November 28 Practice
November 28th, 2014 at 1:46 PM
After a day off on Thursday, the Los Angeles Kings held practice on Friday November 28 at the Toyota Sports Center. The line-rushes were as follows: Gaborik-Kopitar-Toffoli Pearson-Carter-Lewis Brown-Stoll-Williams Clifford-Richards-King Andreoff-Nolan ***PHOTO1*** Alec Martinez joined the team in a full practice for the first time since he underwent surgery on his finger on November 14. “Just getting...

Los Angeles Kings: Slava Voynov Update
November 20th, 2014 at 2:42 PM
The District Attorney’s Office has filed a felony case against Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov. The charges announced this afternoon are for one felony count of corporal injury to spouse. Press Release from the District Attorney’s office: A Los Angeles Kings defenseman was charged today in connection with an alleged attack...

Rob Blake Officially Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame
November 19th, 2014 at 8:13 PM
Former Los Angeles Kings defenseman and current Assistant General Manager Rob Blake was inducted into the 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday in Toronto. ***VIDEO1*** “This is a tremendous honor,” Blake told the Hockey Hall of Fame. “I am fortunate to have been around the game of hockey and have it...

Another Defenseman Down: Alec Martinez Undergoes Surgery
November 14th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Since the start of the 2014 regular season, Los Angeles Kings players have suffered their share of setbacks. ***PHOTO1*** The season started with Jake Muzzin being felled by a fluky injury, Slava Voynov being indefinitely suspended, and Robyn Regehr going down with an undisclosed injury. Now, Alec Martinez has been forced to...

Los Angeles Kings: Slava Voynov Update
November 11th, 2014 at 12:53 AM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, who remains indefinitely suspended by the NHL on suspicion of domestic violence charges, took the ice with assistant coach John Stevens on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** After the Kings practice concluded on Monday at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, Voynov took the ice in his Kings...

Los Angeles Kings: Slava Voynov Update
October 28th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
Irvine-based lawyer Michael Walsh told the Orange County Register that the victim involved in the incident was Slava Voynov’s wife, Marta Varlamova. She decided to be publicly identified in order to clear up confusion and rumors regarding her identity. According to her lawyer, she doesn’t believe Voynov intended to hurt her...

Los Angeles Kings: Jake Muzzin Talks About Returning to the Lineup
October 25th, 2014 at 7:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Los Angeles Kings' defenseman Jake Muzzin returned to the lineup on Thursday night after having missed six games since the start of the season. His injury was undisclosed. “I thought it was a great game,” he said to Jon Rosen of lakingsinisder.com. “I’ve got to work a little better on some...

Los Angeles Kings: Update from Slava Voynov’s Lawyer
October 22nd, 2014 at 12:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Slava Voynov’s lawyer, Craig Renetzky, said that he interviewed the victim and it's clear to him that there was no crime. “I think if the authorities act properly and do a complete investigation, they will have to find that charges are not warranted,” Rentzky told The Hockey News. Renetzky said that both...

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,...

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...