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Los Angeles Kings Players Attend Charity Ping Pong Tournament
July 31st, 2015 at 3:02 PM
Athletes and coaches from the Los Angeles Dodgers, Kings and Clippers took part in Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw’s 3rd Annual Ping Pong 4 Purpose, “Kershaw’s Challenge,” at Dodgers Stadium Thursday night. The event, “benefits the Dream Center in downtown Los Angeles and the CURE Hospital for kids in the Dominican Republic....

Los Angeles Kings’ Slava Voynov Serving Sentence in Seal Beach Jail
July 29th, 2015 at 8:32 PM
After pleading no contest on July 2 to one misdemeanor count of corporal injury to a spouse in the Torrance Superior Court, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was sentenced to 90-days in jail which Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Eric C. Taylor allowed Voynov to serve at count...

Gasper Kopitar Signs with the Manchester Monarchs
July 29th, 2015 at 12:36 AM
The Manchester Monarchs announced Monday that they have signed Dennis Brown, Matt White, Gasper Kopitar and Troy Power for the 2015-16 season, the Monarchs inaugural season in the ECHL and 15th season in Manchester. Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar’s younger brother by five years, Gasper Kopitar tallied 25 points (11G-14A)...

Tyler Toffoli Wasn’t Given the Community Service Award for No Reason
July 28th, 2015 at 1:02 AM
A Stanley Cup, World Championship, Eddie Powers Trophy, Jim Mahon Trophy, Red Garrett Memorial Award, and most recently the Jim Fox Community Service Award by the Kings Care Foundation, is a lot achievements for the recently turned 23 year-old Los Angeles Kings forward Tyler Toffoli. In the past year no Kings...

Los Angeles Kings Welcome 2015 Special Olympics World Games Athletes
July 28th, 2015 at 12:30 AM
Tyler Toffoli, Alec Martinez and Jeff Carter of the Los Angeles Kings spent Thursday afternoon welcoming athletes for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. The Macedonian and Barbadian delegations toured the Kings and Los Angeles Lakers’ practice facilities at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, Thursday. They also took part in...

10 Los Angeles Kings Regular Season Games to Be on NBCSN
July 27th, 2015 at 12:04 PM
The NBC Sports Group will air 105 regular season NHL games in the 2015-16 season, 10 of which will feature the Los Angeles Kings: Wednesday, October 7: KINGS vs San Jose, 7:00 p.m. (NBCSN) Opening Night Tuesday, November 3: KINGS at St. Louis, 5:30 p.m. (NBCSN) Tuesday, December 22: KINGS vs San Jose,...

Bill Ranford to Be Inducted into Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame
July 25th, 2015 at 4:41 PM
Los Angeles Kings Goaltending Coach and former NHL goalie, Bill Ranford, grew up in New Westminster, British Columbia but was born in Brandon, Manitoba, where he will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg on November 7, per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. As...

Los Angeles Kings Schedule Changes and Rookie Games Update
July 25th, 2015 at 4:07 PM
The game time for the following Los Angeles Kings games have changed, the club announced earlier this week in conjunction with the National Hockey League (all times PST): -- The Kings-St. Louis contest on November 3 at Scottrade Center will now begin at 5:30 p.m. The game was originally set...

National Hockey League Expansion Application Update
July 24th, 2015 at 11:21 PM
The NHL Board of Governors approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said June 24 in Las Vegas. Commissioner Bettman said the League has received interest from Las Vegas, Seattle and Quebec City at the time. Earlier this week the...

Anze Kopitar Contract Talks Have Just Started
July 18th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Contract extension talks for the Los Angeles Kings' talented center, Anze Kopitar are just starting, and should pick up soon, with an extension finalized this summer, per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. The Kings had a heavy load of restricted free agents this summer and explained to Kopitar and his representation...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Five Restricted Free Agents
July 17th, 2015 at 1:20 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed restricted free agents forwards Nick Shore (two years), Jordan Weal (one year), Andrew Crescenzi (one year), Nic Dowd (one year) and defenseman Vincent LoVerde (two years) to new contracts, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Shore, 23, appeared in 34-regular season games with the...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Andy Andreoff for Two Years
July 15th, 2015 at 11:29 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed restricted free agent forward Andy Andreoff to a two-year contract, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Wednesday. Per numerous reports, the contract is worth an average annual value of $587,500. ***PHOTO1*** The 24-year-old, 6-1, 206-pound native of Pickering, Ontario appeared in 18 regular-season games last season...

Complete List of 2015 ESPYS Award Winners
July 15th, 2015 at 10:18 PM
The ESPYS gather top celebrities from the sports and entertainment world to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting the leading performers and performances. The stars gathered in downtown Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday night to celebrate The 2015...

Kings Sign Erik Cernak to a Three-Year Entry-Level Contract
July 14th, 2015 at 2:36 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed their second round 43rd overall 2015 NHL Draft pick, defenseman Erik Cernak to a three-year entry-level contract, the team announced today. Via the Kings: The 18-year-old Cernak (born May 28, 1997) is a 6-4, 207-pound native of Kosice, Slovakia who appeared in 43 regular-season games...

Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League
July 14th, 2015 at 1:28 PM
The Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League announced the eight teams that will participate in the inaugural 2015-2016 League Season. Seven district teams will join West Ranch High School as the founding teams for the new league. West Ranch High School Wildcats (playing out of Ice Station Valencia) East County Outlaws...

Milan Lucic, Fit to Be a Los Angeles King
July 12th, 2015 at 12:38 PM
Milan Lucic had a full-page ad in the Boston Globe thanking fans and the Boston Bruins organization earlier this week. The 27-year old 6’-3”, 235-pound forward has registered three 20-or-more goal seasons as well as one 30-goal season, and was a key member of the Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup Championship Team. “Like...

American Hockey League Rule Changes Announced
July 10th, 2015 at 6:54 PM
The American Hockey League’s Board of Governors approved several scheduling, seeding and rule changes implemented during the upcoming 2015-16 AHL season. Playing Schedule/Standings • The 2015-16 regular season will consist of 1,120 games, played between Oct. 9 and Apr. 17. All teams will play 76 games each with the exception of...

Los Angeles Kings Look Forward to Next Season
July 8th, 2015 at 1:58 AM
It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Kings have had a busy year and an even busier summer. The team that went from being the Stanley Cup Champions to missing the playoffs faced a lot. A season full of injuries to the blue line and the indefinite suspension of defenseman...

Anze Kopitar in Early Stages of Contract Negotiation
July 6th, 2015 at 1:14 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar is “in the early stages of negotiations for what will probably be a lengthy contract extension,” per the Los Angeles Times. If Kopitar re-signs, it’ll be another long-term contract on the books for the Kings. The club currently has seven players locked up through at...

Jamie McBain, One More Year in Los Angeles
July 6th, 2015 at 12:47 PM
Jamie McBain, the unrestricted free agent of the Los Angeles Kings came to terms on a one year, two-way contract (NHL and AHL) with the Kings worth $600,000. In the American Hockey League, McBain will earn $300,000. McBain, 27, recorded three goals, nine points, and a plus-4 rating in 26 games...