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Board of Governors Approves Start of the NHL’s Expansion Process
June 26th, 2015 at 6:40 PM
The NHL Board of Governors has approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday in Las Vegas. "The Board ultimately will determine whether or not there is any interest in expanding," Commissioner Bettman said in a news conference at...

Martin Jones Traded to the Boston Bruins
June 26th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Earlier today the Los Angeles Kings acquired forward Milan Lucic from the Boston Bruins in exchange for goaltender Martin Jones, defenseman Colin Miller and the 13th overall selection in tonight’s NHL Draft. Jones, 25, was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on October 2, 2008. He has appeared...

Milan Lucic is Now a Los Angeles King
June 26th, 2015 at 5:48 PM
The Los Angeles Kings wasted no time in Florida making their first trade. They have acquired forward Milan Lucic from the Boston Bruins in exchange for goaltender Martin Jones, defenseman Colin Miller and the 13th overall selection in tonight’s NHL Draft. "I'm thrilled. Gives me another chance to win a cup." Lucic...

Two More Years for Tyler Toffoli
June 26th, 2015 at 11:16 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with restricted free agent Tyler Toffoli, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Per reports, Toffoli will earn $2.6 million in the first year of his contract and $3.9 million in the second year. ***PHOTO1*** Kings Vice President of Hockey...

Jarret Stoll Felony Charge Has Been Dismissed
June 25th, 2015 at 12:56 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll’s felony charge has been dismissed. He is now being charged with two misdemeanor counts. The felony charge was dismissed in a plea deal with prosecutors, where Stoll pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors; one provoking commission of breach of peace and two for trespass. Stoll...

Los Angeles Kings Release 2015-16 Season Schedule
June 25th, 2015 at 9:59 AM
The Los Angeles Kings and National Hockey League today announced the club’s entire 82-game 2015-16 regular season schedule. Last week the Kings released their 2015 Preseason Schedule. Training Camp is slated to open on September 18 at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. The Kings, open the...

Drew Doughty Finishes as Runner up for Norris Trophy
June 25th, 2015 at 1:59 AM
“It would mean a lot,’ said Drew Doughty prior to the NHL Awards on Wednesday about winning the Norris Trophy. “I take a lot of pride and try to be the best defenseman on the ice every night. To get recognized for that as a nominee is huge. Hopefully I...

Anze Kopitar Doesn’t Win Frank Selke Award or Lady Byng Trophy
June 25th, 2015 at 1:20 AM
Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar was a finalist for the Frank Selke Award and Lady Byng trophy at the 2015 NHL Awards in Las Vegas, but didn’t earn the honor Wednesday at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Kopitar finished third place for the Selke after a close tie between the...

Drew Doughty Named to NHL All-Star Second Team
June 24th, 2015 at 9:22 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was named to the NHL All-Star Second Team at tonight’s NHL Awards in Las Vegas. The 25-year-old two time Stanley Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist earned his second nomination to the Second All-Star Team. ***PHOTO1*** Per the Kings: This past season, Doughty was selected as the...

2014-15 NHL Postseason All-Star Teams Announced
June 24th, 2015 at 8:56 PM
The National Hockey League announced at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas today the list of players voted to the 2014-15 NHL postseason All-Star Teams. 2014-2015 NHL First All-Star Team GP W L OT GAA SV% SO G Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens 66 44 16 6 1.96 .933 9 GP Mins. G A Pts D...

2015 NHL Awards Winners Announced in Las Vegas
June 24th, 2015 at 8:17 PM
The 2015 NHL Awards took place Wednesday, June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Hockey players from around the league suited up for the red carpet event instead of lacing up for the ice as they usually do; or in the case of Jiri Hudler of the Calgary Flames, walk...

Drew Doughty on His Style and Cologne Choices
June 24th, 2015 at 6:03 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was in Las Vegas for the NHL Awards this week, in which he was a Norris Trophy finalist, but didn’t win. Though the honor went to Eric Karlsson, Doughty had the honor of being dressed, along with Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars by...

NHL Board of Governors Aproves 2015-16 Rule Changes
June 24th, 2015 at 5:26 PM
The NHL Board of Governors approved 3-on-3 overtime hockey, when a game ends ina tie after regulations beginning the 2015-16 season. Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings said on Wednesday at the NHL Awards that he liked the new rule. “It could be fun, sucks to loose in...

Players and Coaches Weigh in on Possible League Expansion
June 24th, 2015 at 10:34 AM
The NHL is thinking about expanding to Las Vegas as MGM Resorts and AEG (owner of the Los Angeles Kings) are already building a $350 million, 20,000-seat arena slated to open next year on the Las Vegas Strip. After a Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday things will become clearer about...

NHL General Managers Meeting; Salary Cup Limit and Potential Overtime Changes
June 24th, 2015 at 1:26 AM
On Tuesday in Las Vegas, the general managers of the NHL held a meeting at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, where they learned the upper limit of the salary cap for the 2015-16 season will be $71.4 million, with the lower limit $52.8 million. “I thought there was actually going to be...

Drew Doughty Talks About the Kings Season
June 23rd, 2015 at 8:29 PM
After a tough season for the Los Angeles Kings, defenseman Drew Doughty was on hand at the NHL Awards media day on Tuesday in Las Vegas and shed some light on the team. Doughty, who is a finalist for the Norris Trophy said that playing as many minutes as he did...

Drew Doughty Certainly Deserve’s to Be a Norris Trophy Finalist
June 23rd, 2015 at 7:59 PM
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 second time in his career. The trophy is awarded “to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the...

Jarret Stoll Charged with One Felony Count of Cocaine Possession
June 22nd, 2015 at 1:25 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was charged with one felony count of cocaine possession Monday, two months after he was arrested poolside in Las Vegas. If convicted of a felony, Stoll faces a maximum of four years in state prison. He could receive a suspended sentence and probation, but that's...

Stanley Cup Arrives in Las Vegas Today
June 22nd, 2015 at 12:18 PM
The Stanley Cup arrives at the MGM Grand hotel main lobby today at 4:00 p.m. Fresh from a weeklong celebration of the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2015 Stanley Cup Championship, the trophy will be on display on Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m....

Canada’s National Men’s Team Management Group Announced for 2016 World Cup of Hockey
June 22nd, 2015 at 11:49 AM
Hockey Canada announced Monday the management group that will lead Canada’s National Men’s Team at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, which will be played Sept. 17-Oct. 1, 2016, in Toronto, Ont. Doug Armstrong (Sarnia, Ont./St. Louis, NHL) will lead the management group as general manager, with assistance from Marc Bergevin...