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  • Is something brewing between Kings, Maple Leafs?

    CBSSports.com "There's a little bit of black and blue smoke coming from the Los Angeles Kings and Toronto Maple Leafs' camps, respectively. There have actually been rumors for more than a week that the two teams have had discussions recently and some more recent developments suggest something is brewing, or that..." January 30

  • Carter and Toffoli Spark LA's 4-3 Win

    Jewels From The Crown "Toffoli returns with a bang, but it's Jeff Carter who really drives the offense as LA gets a dramatic win over Chicago. Must-win games don't happen in January. They just don't. Having said that... the Los Angeles Kings really needed that one, didn't they? So, a 4-3 win for the Kings over..." January 29

  • Kings hoping for a spark with Tyler Toffoli's return to lineup

    Los Angeles Times "Kings forward Tyler Toffoli, who has missed six games because of mononucleosis, will be back in the lineup Wednesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks, according to Kings Coach Darryl Sutter. lRelated Kings, Blackhawks to face off again in rivalry of respect, not hatred KINGS Kings,..." January 28

  • The NHL's greatest bromance has officially ended

    USA Today "With Mike Richards officially clearing waivers, we might be seeing the last phase in one of hockey’s most epic bromances. Richards will report to the AHL Manchester Monarchs on Wednesday and it’s almost certain that his playing days with best bud Jeff Carter are over. A once potent forward,..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Whatever the Kings decide with Richards, they’re ‘going to have to play better’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Darryl Sutter still thinks Mike Richards can be a good NHL player, and he’s frustrated by the media coverage of the Kings’ decision to place the 29-year-old center on waivers. “This is hockey, and some of you guys don’t get it, period,” the coach told reporters today, per LA Kings Insider...." January 27

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    Mike Halford @HalfordPHT

    Mike Richards clears waivers http://t.co/OYDN9eirdP

  • McKenzie: Coyotes, Ducks, Kings primed to trade

    Nichols on Hockey "On if there’s one team we should be watching nearing the trade deadline as the linchpin in the process: “Well, I think that in terms of a seller it’d be the Phoenix Coyotes. They’ve got Antoine Vermette. They’ve got Zbynek Michalek. They possibly have Keith Yandle, although there seems to be..." January 27

  • Lombardi on waiving Richards: ‘These are the tough decisions you’ve got to make’

    Pro Hockey Talk "L.A. Kings’ general manager Dean Lombardi pointed to loyalty as one of the reasons it took until Monday to place Mike Richards on waivers. “If you’re going to expect loyalty from your players, then you, at times, have to show loyalty to them,” Lombardi told reporters. “Under the circumstances,..." January 27

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    lisa dillman @reallisa

    Per Kings release , nick shore recalled from Manchester

  • L.A. Kings place Mike Richards on waivers

    Sportsnet.ca "The Los Angeles Kings placed Mike Richards on waivers Monday, as first reported by Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. The depth centre has seen his production drop off again this season — 15 points in 47 games — and Richards’ name had been bandied about in trade talks this season with multiple..." January 26

  • Kings Assign Forward Nick Shore And Goaltender J.F. Berube To Manchester (AHL)

    NHL.com "The Los Angeles Kings have assigned forward Nick Shore and goaltender J.F. Berube to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Shore, a 6-1, 194-pound native of Denver, Colo., appeared in three games this season,..." January 23

  • Sharks put together complete effort in win over Kings

    CSN Bay Area "It was a preview of the Stadium Series game at Levi’s Stadium in one month, but Wednesday’s Sharks-Kings game at SAP Center was also a matchup of two teams desperately trying to win their final game before the All-Star break after weeks of inconsistency. The Sharks came out on top, outplaying..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Flames stun Kings in overtime again

    Calgary Herald "Dennis Wideman thought it was in. Then he didn’t. Then, after the National Hockey League reviewed the strange-looking goal which appeared to strike the in-net camera with 52 seconds left in overtime, the entire Calgary Flames bench erupted, celebrating a 2-1 overtime victory over the Los..." January 20

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    Elliott Teaford @ElliottTeaford

    #LAKings practice looking pretty optional this morning. Tyler Toffoli out there with teammates. Mono getting better.

  • Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey retired by Kings

    CBC Sports "The Los Angeles Kings retired Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey on Saturday night, honouring the Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman who delivered huge hits and scored big goals on their blue line for parts of 14 seasons. The Kings recognized Blake during a ceremony before the defending Stanley Cup..." January 18

  • Leafs and Jets reportedly had conversations with the Kings regarding Mike Richards

    Pro Hockey Talk "In an attempt to gauge interest in Mike Richards the L.A. Kings reportedly had conversations with both the Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs. According to hockey insider Pierre LeBrun, talks stalled as a result of the money remaining on Richards’ deal. The 29-year-old still has five..." January 16

  • Devils stun Kings, 5-3, as Steve Bernier scores twice

    Newark Star-Ledger "Steve Bernier scored two power play goals and Mike Cammalleri picked up his team-leading 14th as the Devils stunned the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, 5-3 Wednesday night at Staples Center. The Devils are 3-1-1 in their last five games. That's seven out of a possible 10..." January 15

  • Kings’ Toffoli (mononucleosis) expected to miss 3-4 weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "Doesn’t look like That 70s Line will be skating together anytime soon. With Tanner Pearson sidelined (and facing surgery) for a broken fibula, the Kings will now reportedly also be without Tyler Toffoli for the next 3-4 weeks as he deals with mononucleosis, per LA Kings Insider. " January 15

  • Kings lock down in 2-0 win over Leafs

    Jewels From The Crown "Kopitar's goal 37 seconds in stands up to the end, as Martin Jones picks up a long-awaited shutout. I have never been so thrilled to see a defensive struggle. After allowing 49 goals in their prior 14 games (including 15 in the last three losses), it was a huge relief to see the Los Angeles..." January 13

  • Kiss of bad luck: Kings’ Toffoli sidelined with mono

    Pro Hockey Talk "If you’re prone to being annoyed by cheesy word play, kiss your patience goodbye, because Los Angeles Kings forward Tyler Toffoli‘s missing Saturday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets because of mono. That’s the word from the OC Register’s Rich Hammond, who asks the question on many hockey..." January 11

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    Jon Rosen @lakingsinsider

    Learned from reliable source in 2INT he suffered broken ankle; hockey ops just confirmed. Also heard broken lower leg may be more accurate.

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game

    Sportsnet.ca "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Kings start new year with a road win over Canucks

    Los Angeles Times "eave it to Mr. Game 7 and a man who has created his own past playoff magic in this arena to lead the Kings out of their road abyss. It was right wing Justin Williams and center Jarret Stoll scoring goals 53 seconds apart, late in the third period to push the Kings to a come-from-behind 3-2..." January 02

  • Perron scores Oilers’ winning goal in shootout versus Kings

    Edmonton Journal "After five straight losses, Edmonton Oilers interim bench boss Todd Nelson got the game puck Tuesday night after his first NHL coaching win. David Perron, the fourth Oilers shooter, deked Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick to give Edmonton a 3-2 shootout victory and end a nine-game losing..." December 31

  • Kings D Slava Voynov pleads not guilty in domestic violence case

    CBSSports.com "Suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was in a California courtroom on Monday morning and pleaded not guilty to a felony domestic violence charge during his arraignment. Voynov was officially charged with one felony count of corporal injury to spouse in November following a..." December 30

  • Johnny Hockey's natural hat-trick leads Flames over Kings

    Calgary Herald "The Calgary Flames managed to overcome. Bad goaltending. Several heavy hits. And, operating under the weight of a season-soiling slump, they rallied in remarkable fashion. Rookie Johnny Gaudreau, with a natural hat trick in barely 20 minutes of game time, two of the goals with the..." December 23

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    Dennis Bernstein @DennisTFP

    Saw Regehr outside Kings room - a couple of fingers taped on right hand, not sure if that is the issue - looked fine otherwise.

  • Kings fight their way back from three-goal deficit to beat Blues

    L.A. Daily News "Drew Doughty didn’t name names Thursday morning. He didn’t get into specifics. He didn’t mince his words, however. He cast his unwavering gaze at everyone on the Kings’ roster, refusing to spare his own play from his unvarnished critique of the team’s play. “We need more consistency from all of..." December 19

  • Tarasenko stars as Blues storm past Kings, 5-2

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues, whose motto seems to be “Don’t do in the first or second period what you can put off until the third,” pulled out one of their sweetest wins of the season on Tuesday night, scoring three goals in 2 minutes, 30 seconds of the final period to grab a 5-2 win over the Kings at Scottrade..." December 17

  • Kings Slava Voynov's Wife -- Blames Herself & Begs D.A. ... My Husband Is No Ray Rice

    TMZ.com "NHL star Slava Voynov's wife pleaded with prosecutors to drop the felony domestic violence case against him because if people like Ray Rice didn't go to jail ... Slava shouldn't either. TMZ Sports obtained a letter sent by Slava's wife, Marta Varlamova, to the L.A. County District Attorney in..." December 16

  • Slava Voynov's Domestic Violence Arrest Was A Bloody Scene

    Deadspin.com "Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, charged with a felony count of corporal injury to spouse with great bodily injury, received a preliminary hearing today, and for the first time, prosecutors revealed some of the details of Voynov's alleged assault on his wife on Oct. 19. They're not pretty. Los..." December 15

  • Kings find motivation, beat Ottawa Senators, 5-3

    Los Angeles Times "There was something for (nearly) everyone Thursday night as the Kings and Senators stayed in touch with that seasonal theme. How about a nominee (Kings goalie Jonathan Quick) for the save of the year? If that wasn't enough, there was a nominee (Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan) for goal of the year as..." December 12

  • Ennis, Enroth lead Sabres past Kings

    Buffalo News "When you’re dealing with the kind of talent gap the Buffalo Sabres face against a team like the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, there’s really only one strategy. Calm and cool. The dodge and parry. Wait for a mistake. Take advantage. It worked like a charm Tuesday night as Tyler..." December 10

  • Even at $73 million, top NHL teams to have cap trouble

    USA Today "When NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made a projection of a $73 million salary cap for next season, it was like sending a life preserver instead of a lifeboat to teams swimming in cap problems. The $4 million increase from this season will allow some teams to tread water with their budget. But..." December 09

  • Kings’ Richards is all about ‘the end result, the win part’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mike Richards has had his name connected to trade rumors. He’s had his name connected to buyout speculation. And yet, through it all, he’s remained with the L.A. Kings and is a two-time Stanley Cup champion. Though, you look at his bottom-line individual numbers – goals, assists, points in..." December 06

  • Martin Jones posts second straight shutout as Kings beat Arizona, 4-0

    Los Angeles Times "History meant nothing to the Kings on Thursday, except for the lasting feat their backup goalie is compiling. As his team ended a five-game losing streak to the Arizona Coyotes and humbled troublesome opposing goalie Mike Smith in a 4-0 victory, Kings goaltender Martin Jones produced his second..." December 05

  • Longtime NHL enforcer George Parros announces retirement

    CBSSports.com "George Parros, a nine-year NHL veteran that was known mostly for his fighting ability and possessing one of the best mustaches in the sport, announced his retirement from the league on Friday. Parros appeared in 474 NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Ducks,..." December 05

  • L.A. Kings get back to basics in victory over Boston Bruins

    L.A. Daily News "The Kings reverted to form Tuesday at Staples Center, which is to say they grabbed hold of the puck and wouldn’t give it up. They maintained control for extended stretches and fired shot after shot at the net of Boston Bruins goaltender Niklas Svedberg. If what defenseman Drew Doughty said..." December 03

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    LAK and Alec Martinez have agreed to terms on a six-year contract extension, believed to be AAV of $4M. Was to be UFA on July 1.

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    Jon Rosen @lakingsinsider

    Gaborik (UBI) said he was injured late in Nashville game. Expressed that he should come back soon. Said he didn't know if he'd travel to AZ.

  • NHL fines Kings $100,000 for allowing Slava Voynov's to practice with team

    SI.com "The NHL has fined the Kings $100,000 for violating the terms of Slava Voynov's suspension, the league announced Tuesday. Voynov was on the ice for the team's Tuesday practice, the league said. "Such activity is in direct contravention of the terms of the suspension levied Oct. 20, which..." December 02

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    Rich Hammond @Rich_Hammond

    As expected, Slava Voynov entered a not-guilty plea. Preliminary hearing scheduled for Dec. 15 in Torrance.

  • Blackhawks knock off champion Kings to close out circus trip

    Chicago Sun-Times "It was cold and drafty in the cavernous Staples Center on Saturday morning as nine Blackhawks and the assistant coaches took part in a casual and optional morning skate. The breeze circulating throughout the empty arena kept catching the newest banner hanging from the rafters, the one reading..." November 30

  • LA overwhelms Minnesota 4-0

    Jewels From The Crown "Dustin Brown gets the 200th goal of his career, and Toffoli and Williams deal a one-two knockout at the end of the first. Jones earns the shutout. Tired of losing close games on the road, the Los Angeles Kings decided not to bother with keeping it close tonight. Instead, they handed the..." November 27

  • Predators beat Kings in shootout

    Tennessean "It was tough — both physically and mentally. But the Predators outlasted the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings 4-3 in a shootout Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena on James Neal's goal and six straight saves from goaltender Pekka Rinne. The Predators, 2-9 in shootouts last..." November 26

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    On Insider Trading tonite just after 6:30 pm ET, why there's considerable interest from teams, especially in the East, in LA's Jordan Nolan.

  • Benn's 2 1st-period goals lift Stars over Kings

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jamie Benn got the Dallas Stars started early, and Kari Lehtonen shut down the Los Angeles Kings late. Benn scored two first-period goals to help Dallas take a four-goal lead. Lehtonen saved 16 of 17 shots in the third period, allowing the Stars to hold on and beat the Kings 5-4 on Saturday..." November 23

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    Jon Rosen @lakingsinsider

    Darryl, on Martinez: "He's still got a wound. Full sutures, so it'll be a while. He's not 'day-to-day.'"

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