Category: ‘Defensemen’

Drew Doughty Certainly Deserve’s to Be a Norris Trophy Finalist
June 22nd, 2016 at 8:08 AM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman, Drew Doughty has held his own all season long, averaging almost 30 minutes a game, landing him as a finalist for the James Norris Memorial Trophy for the third time in his career. The trophy is awarded “to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the...

Los Angeles Kings Defenseman Matt Greene Undergoes “Minor Procedure”
March 28th, 2016 at 3:25 PM
Los Angeles Kings veteran defenseman Matt Greene, had played the first three games of the season before he was out indefinitely by an upper-body injury, which resulted in shoulder surgery on December 3. He resumed skating earlier this month at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, however, the past few...

Alec Martinez Steps up as a Leader for the Los Angeles Kings
January 6th, 2016 at 4:25 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have been known for their defense and now four players on the blue line average at least 20 minutes per game. One of them is Alec Martinez. Martinez, 28, is the eldest blue liner, and his defense partner, Jake Muzzin, is the second eldest at the age...

Derek Forbort to Make His Debut Tonight
October 16th, 2015 at 5:27 PM
In 2010, the Los Angeles Kings drafted defenseman Derek Forbort at the STAPLES Center. Tonight he will make his NHL debut on the same grounds. “I think I always knew if I stayed the course and kept working hard and kept working on my game and developing, that it would eventually come,”...

Slava Voynov Decides to Return to Russia
September 17th, 2015 at 10:45 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov will seek to voluntarily depart from the United States to his native Russia. In a statement released by his agent Voynov said, “Earlier today, I notified the National Hockey League, the National Hockey League Players’ Association and the Los Angeles Kings of my decision to...