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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...

Los Angeles Kings Update: Willie Mitchell
April 30th, 2014 at 12:22 AM
Willie Mitchell did not return to game after Los Angeles killed San Jose’s five-on-three power play in the second period of Monday’s 4-1 Kings win at STAPLES Center. Mitchell left the ice and walked down the Kings tunnel to the lock room right when after the five-on-three penalty was killed. His...

Los Angeles Kings Update: Drew Doughty
April 8th, 2014 at 12:09 AM
Los Angeles Kings held practice at Toyota Sports center on Monday morning and defenseman Drew Doughty participated in line rushed, paired with Robyn Regehr, leaving the ice a few minutes before the practice concluded (pretty normal). Doughty suffered an upper-body injury making an open ice hit on the San Jose Sharks...

Los Angeles Kings Update: Drew Doughty
April 4th, 2014 at 8:58 PM
Los Angeles Kings top defenseman, Drew Doughty suffered an upper-body injury making an open ice hit on the San Jose Sharks Tyler Kennedy less than 10 minutes into Thursday’s game where the Kings lost 2-1. ***PHOTO1*** The Kings said the injury is not severe or serious, and head coach Darryl Sutter said...

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...