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Trevor Lewis Officially on Injured Reserve
October 14th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have placed forward Trevor Lewis on the injured reserve, Kings' President and General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. The date effective will go back to October 8, the Kings opener. During the opener Lewis had the highest number of shots on the team, but was unable to...

Dustin Brown: How He Made It to the Stanley Cup
July 15th, 2014 at 11:25 PM
After playing hockey at Ithaca High School for two years, Brown left his hometown to play junior hockey at age sixteen.[6] He was drafted in second round, 26th overall by the Guelph Storm in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Priority Selection. Brown played three seasons for Guelph and scored 194...

Jeff Carter: How He Made It to the Stanley Cup
July 15th, 2014 at 11:10 PM
Here is the story of NHL All-Star Jeff Carter of the Los Angeles Kings, and how he reached the Stanley Cup. Born in London, Ontario, Canada, on January 1, 2014, Carter started out by playing minor hockey for the London Jr. Knights rep program. He played bantam hockey with the AAA...

Los Angeles Kings Recall Colin Fraser
April 22nd, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com reported Monday, “earlier today the Los Angeles Kings assigned Linden Vey to the Manchester Monarchs and now appear to be set to recall center Colin Fraser. Though the Vey assignment has been announced by the team, the latter part of the transaction is not official.” Fraser was...

Los Angeles Kings’ Dustin Penner Returns to the Anaheim Ducks
July 16th, 2013 at 5:39 PM
The Anaheim Ducks announced Tuesday that they are bringing back unrestricted free agent, Dustin Penner, signing him to a one year contract through the 2013-14 NHL season. No terms were disclosed, but the Orange County Register reports the deal is worth $2 million. Penner, 30, is a two-time Stanley Cup Champion...

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...

Jarret Stoll is Doing “OK” After Suffering a Seizure
July 12th, 2013 at 10:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** Los Angeles Kings forward, Jarret Stoll, is doing OK, after being rushed to the hospital on July 3, having suffered a seizure. General Manager Dean Lombardi told the LA Times after visiting Stoll in the hospital that he is doing OK and the doctors have run many tests but are still...

Former Los Angeles Kings Forward Brad Richardson Agrees to Two-Year Deal with Vancouver Canucks
July 5th, 2013 at 7:03 PM
After spending the past five seasons in and out of the lineup with the Los Angeles Kings, forward Brad Richardson has decided to find a new home this offseason. The eight-year veteran agreed to a new deal with the Vancouver Canucks on Friday that will reportedly pay him $2.3 million...

Los Angeles Kings Center Jarret Stoll Hospitalized After Suffering Seizure
July 3rd, 2013 at 1:43 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll suffered a seizure at his Hermosa Beach residence Wednesday morning and was rushed to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrence, reports the Los Angeles Times. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi said that Stoll underwent a series of tests and is expected to be released...

Los Angeles Kings Select Valentin Zykov with 37th Overall Pick
July 1st, 2013 at 1:55 AM
***VIDEO1*** The Los Angeles Kings traded three draft picks for forward Valentin Zykov. The Kings traded their 57th, 88th, and 96th overall pick to the Edmonton Oilers, to move up to the 37th spot in round two. They simply could not wait that long for Zykov. Mark Yannetti, the Kings' co-director of amateur...

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 Advance to Western Conference Finals with Game 7 Win Over San Jose Sharks
May 29th, 2013 at 2:45 AM
In the biggest of games, on the grandest of stages, two particular players stood tall for the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Reigning Conn Smythe winner Jonathan Quick stopped 25 shots, including several spectacular saves, and Justin Williams scored twice in the second period as the defending...

Los Angeles Kings Roll to 3-2 Series Lead Behind Jonathan Quick’s Seventh Career Playoff Shutout
May 23rd, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Reigning Conn Smythe Trophy winner Jonathan Quick continues to make a name for himself as a playoff performer. The 27-year-old goaltender recorded his seventh career postseason shutout in a 3-0 win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night. Anze Kopitar scored the game-winning goal, and Slava...

Los Angeles Kings Return Home for Game 5 Against San Jose Sharks
May 23rd, 2013 at 2:57 PM
The Los Angeles Kings enter a pivotal Game 5 against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday in a dangerous position. After losing two consecutive games up north, they'll return to play Game 5 in front of the home crowd at Staples Center, where they haven't lost in the playoffs and...

Forward Kyle Clifford Expected Back for Game 4 Against San Jose Sharks
May 20th, 2013 at 11:10 PM
After a Game 4 loss to the San Jose Sharks, the Los Angeles Kings returned to practice in El Segundo, before heading back to Northern California for Tuesday's Game 4. Forward Kyle Clifford, who has missed four straight games with an upper-body injury, not only participated, but skated on a...

Los Angeles Kings Captain Dustin Brown Selected as Finalist for Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award
May 20th, 2013 at 9:29 PM
Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown is one of three finalists for the 2013 Mark Messier NHL Leadership award, the league announced Monday. The award has been in existence since the 2006-07 season, and is given to "the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the...

San Jose Sharks Forward Raffi Torres Suspended for Remainder of Western Conference Semifinals
May 16th, 2013 at 4:15 PM
San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has been suspended for the remainder of the Western Conference Semifinals for his Game-1 hit on Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll. The verdict on Torres' suspension came down Thursday afternoon, after the 11-year veteran flew to New York Wednesday for an in-person disciplinary...

Brad Richardson to Replace Injured Center Jarret Stoll in Game 2 Lineup
May 16th, 2013 at 1:17 PM
Los Angeles Kings forward Brad Richardson will replace Jarret Stoll as the third-line center for tonight's Game 2 at Staples Center against the San Jose Sharks. Stoll was injured late in the second period of Game 1, after he was knocked to the ice on a borderline hit by Sharks...

Los Angeles Kings Blank San Jose Sharks 2-0 in Game 1 of Western Conference Semifinals
May 15th, 2013 at 2:07 AM
The Los Angeles Kings got off to a good start in their Western Conference Semifinal series with the San Jose Sharks, shutting their interstate rivals out 2-0 in Game 1 behind Jonathan Quick's sixth career postseason shutout. Slava Voynov and Mike Richards each had a goal and an assist and Quick...

Los Angeles Kings Even Series at 2-2 with Comeback Win Over St. Louis Blues
May 7th, 2013 at 2:25 AM
The Los Angeles Kings were just minutes away from facing a possible elimination game in St. Louis on Wednesday, down 4-3 entering the third period of Game 4 against the Blues. But Anze Kopitar swooped in to save the day, ending a career-long 19-game scoring drought with a game-tying goal...