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Category: ‘Defensemen’

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.”...

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 Defenseman Robyn Regehr Continues to Strive
April 5th, 2015 at 6:44 PM
In a season full of injuries and a suspension in Los Angeles Kings Robyn Regehr continues to be the glue of the team’s defense. Regehr, an old-school, stay-at-home defenseman is the oldest player on the team at the age of 35. He continues to achieve and play steady averaging more than...

Alec Martinez Continues to Thrive Since Returning
April 5th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Los Angeles Kings' Alec Martinez returned to the lineup on March 23 after missing 19 games from a concussion, after a heavy hit from Tampa Bay Lightning’s Cedric Paquette during the Kings victory on February 7. Martinez has registered one goal and three assists in seven games since returning. He scored...

Drew Doughty Continues to Be One of the Kings’ Greatest Assets
April 3rd, 2015 at 4:58 PM
When you mention Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty’s name, his list of accomplishments are endless. The talent he showcases on its own, makes him one of the greatest defenseman of our time, if not the great defenseman. But, let’s focus on this season alone. He has become more and...

Defenseman Brayden McNabb Steps up When Needed
April 2nd, 2015 at 11:50 PM
Through a season of injuries, particularly to their defenseman’s, the Los Angeles Kings have looked to Brayden McNabb to step into the lineup. McNabb has been consistent for the Kings, most recently appearing in 19 consecutive games when Alec Martinez was injured. The Kings were 12-5-2 over that span. McNabb posted...

Los Angeles Kings Slava Voynov’s Trial Postponed Until July
April 1st, 2015 at 9:14 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov’s trial on a felony domestic violence charge has been delayed for the third time. The trial is now set to start July 6 at the Torrance branch of Los Angeles Superior Court. Voynov watched on Wednesday as attorneys disputed over whether his wife and alleged...

Los Angeles Kings Andrej Sekera Update
April 1st, 2015 at 3:46 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Andrej Sekera, suffered a lower-body injury when a Chicago Blackhawk player fell on his leg late in the second period during Monday’s 4-1 loss at the United Center. “He fell on my leg, and I felt something went wrong, and that was the night for me,” said...

Robyn Regehr Has Been Nominated for the Masterton Trophy
March 31st, 2015 at 9:21 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman, Robyn Regehr is the Los Angeles chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association’s nominee for the 2015 Masterton Trophy. The Masterton Trophy is awarded annually to a player who “who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.” The winner will be selected in...

Los Angeles Kings Defenseman Andrej Sekera Suffers a Lower Body Injury
March 31st, 2015 at 12:26 AM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Andrej Sekera suffered a lower-body injury during the Kings’ 4-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night at the United Center. Sekera, who was not using crutches after the game, told the media that he will be evaluated further when the team arrives in Los...

Los Angeles Kings Alec Martinez Update
March 17th, 2015 at 2:39 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez continues his on ice work, to progress in returning from “concussion-like symptoms” after a heavy hit from Tampa Bay Lightning’s Cedric Paquette during the Kings victory on February 7. However, there is still no timetable on when Martinez will return to the teams lineup. “I...

Former Los Angeles King Mattias Norstrom May Join Kings Front Office
March 15th, 2015 at 8:08 PM
Former Los Angeles Kings defenseman and captain, Mattias Norstrom could join the Kings front office as an extension of the development staff as confirmed by Jon Rosen of lakingsinisder.com. Norstrom now 43, is based in Stockholm, Sweden and per Rosen he will remain there under a title similar to “European...

Los Angeles Kings: Alec Martinez Update
March 14th, 2015 at 1:06 PM
Alec Martinez skated with the team for the first time since suffering “concussion-like symptoms” following a hit from Tampa Bay’s Cedric Paquette in the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 victory in Tampa Bay on February 7. He will not play tonight but him practicing with the team is a huge step...

Defenseman Slava Voynov’s Trial Delayed Again
March 7th, 2015 at 12:32 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov’s trial on a felony domestic-violence charge has been postponed to April 21. No reason was given for this continuance. Motions in the case will be heard April 1, with jury selection scheduled for April 21, according to one of Voynov's attorneys Craig Renetzky. The trial was...

Brayden McNabb: the Kings Unsung Hero
February 28th, 2015 at 6:54 PM
Defenseman Brayden McNabb was signed to a two year contract over the summer with the Los Angeles Kings, and he has stepped in for the team since the start of the season. The Kings have struggled all season long with injured defenseman and Slava Voynov being suspended indefinitely form the...

Defenseman Derek Forbort Has Been Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs
February 27th, 2015 at 8:21 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have assigned defenseman Derek Forbort to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. ***PHOTO1*** The Kings recalled Forbort on February 11 when defenseman Alec Martinez began suffering “concussion-like symptoms.” He did not appear in a game during his call-up. In 46...

Los Angeles Kings Place Alec Martinez on Injured Reserve
February 26th, 2015 at 8:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have placed defenseman Alec Martinez on injured reserve, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. The move is retroactive to February 9. Martinez, 27, sustained an upper-body injury, during the Kings 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning earlier this month. The injury came from a heavy...

Slava Voynov Trial to Be Delayed One Week
February 25th, 2015 at 8:26 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov’s trial, in which he faces a felony domestic violence charge, was supposed to begin March 2, but will be delayed one week due to scheduling conflicts. Per Rich Hammond of the OC Register, during a pretrial conference Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Deputy...

Darryl Sutter Remembers Defenseman Steve Montador
February 16th, 2015 at 2:11 AM
Steve Montador, a defenseman who played 571 games in 10 NHL seasons, was found unconscious in his Ontario, Canada home Sunday morning, and later pronounced dead. The hockey world was emotional Sunday and former teammates, colleagues and coaches affectionately remembered “Monty”. “He was a smart guy, a really bright guy,” Kings...