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  • Kopitar's Late Winner Caps Off Massive Road Win Over Islanders

    Jewels From The Crown "The Los Angeles Kings played really well tonight, but through 55 minutes, they were no closer to a win than when they started. So what did the Kings do when they were at a stalemate? They put out their first line and went to work. The result was a game-winning goal for Anze Kopitar and a 3-2 win..." March 27

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1

    TSN.ca "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Kings Stifle Rangers 4-2, But Remain Short Of Playoff Spot

    Jewels From The Crown "In their first game back in Madison Square Garden since last year's Stanley Cup Final, the Kings took care of business, breezing by the Rangers 4-2. They remain out of the playoffs, however, as idle Calgary holds the tiebreaker. The New York Rangers scored the first goal--in the first minute,..." March 25

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit

    CBSSports.com "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Could the Flyers have interest in Justin Williams this summer?

    Courier-Post "It's late March and the Flyers are in a frustrating spot. Their 6.5-percent odds at winning the lottery to pick first in June's draft are greater than their 0.1-percent odds at making the postseason. By the end of the week, they may meet mathematical elimination. All season long the team has..." March 25

  • Kings' Anze Kopitar shows dominance again in 3-1 win over New Jersey

    Los Angeles Times "It wasn't anti-Anze hockey, but for the last month or so, Kings center Anze Kopitar wasn't looking quite like his usual dominant self. He scored three goals in February and March and just twice in the last 15 games before Monday's action and was a combined minus-five in games last week against..." March 24

  • Mike Richards on promotion: 'It's like being back with your family again'

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mike Richards is a “big believer” in the idea that everything happens for a reason. That’s the philosophy he took with him at the start of his journey with the AHL Manchester Monarchs. The storybook ending to that would be him returning to Los Angeles with renewed confidence and go on to play a..." March 23

  • Canucks enhance playoff chances with big win over Kings

    Vancouver Sun "It is a game the Vancouver Canucks can stick in their memory bank and use come playoff time. And thanks to Saturday’s huge 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings at the Staples Center, there is more than a good chance there will indeed be a playoffs for the Canucks. Vancouver fell behind 1-0,..." March 22

  • NHL will review Toffoli hit on Burrows

    Sportsnet.ca "As the Los Angeles Kings make a push for one of the final two playoff spots in the Western Conference, the last thing they need is for one of their key players to miss a few games. But the NHL may have no choice but to sit Tyler Toffoli down." March 22

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    The Mayor John Hoven @mayorNHL

    Per #LAKings mgmt, Tyler Toffoli will not be suspended or have any further discipline from NHL for yesterday's hit on #Canucks Alex Burrows.

  • Kings recall Mike Richards from AHL

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Los Angeles Kings are scratching and clawing for a playoff spot, so maybe it only makes sense that they’re exploring every avenue to survive. Apparently that involves bringing back Mike Richards. The news originally surfaced from the Los Angeles Times’ Helene Elliott and Lisa Dillman, while..." March 22

  • Kings D Alec Martinez activated off injured reserve

    CBSSports.com "After he was sidelined for nearly seven weeks, the Los Angeles Kings are expected to get defenseman Alec Martinez back shortly. Martinez was activated off of injured reserve Friday and could be inserted into the lineup as early as Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks. The 27-year-old..." March 21

  • Ryan Kesler’s game-winner in OT lifts Anaheim Ducks past L.A. Kings

    L.A. Daily News "The Honda Center ice was no place for the faint of heart Wednesday. The Ducks and Kings renewed their mutual dislike for each other in the fifth and final regular-season game between the Southern California rivals and it was loud, angry and intense. Was it a playoff preview, a warmup for what’s..." March 19

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Kings' Coyote-ugly win over Arizona a thing of beauty to Andy Andreoff

    Los Angeles Times "He smiled after the puck got past Arizona goalie Mike Smith late in the second period. It lingered. He kept smiling on the bench and was still smiling at the end of second period. You can guess that 23-year-old Andy Andreoff was still smiling on the drive home after the Kings' game against the..." March 17

  • Kings' Jarret Stoll won't play Monday; after that, who knows?

    Los Angeles Times "About the only clear thing regarding Jarret Stoll's status is that the veteran center will not play Monday night against Arizona, according to the Kings. Stoll, who was injured in Thursday's game at Vancouver, has not been on the ice since then. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi has..." March 16

  • Kings Stoll ruled out vs. Preds

    Pro Hockey Talk "The L.A. Kings will be without forward Jarret Stoll tonight when they play host to the Nashville Predators. According to Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times, Stoll is out with an upper body injury. “He didn’t skate yesterday and he didn’t skate today, so he’s probably not going to be..." March 14

  • Kings GM: ‘A possibility’ Richards returns to NHL

    Sportsnet.ca "In late January, the Los Angeles Kings shocked everybody when they demoted 30-year-old Mike Richards to the AHL’s Manchester Monarchs. A leader and a winner his whole career, it showed how much the centre had declined that not only couldn’t the Kings find a trading partner to send him to, but he..." March 14

  • Kings Stifle Canucks, Regain Playoff Spot

    Jewels From The Crown "The Kings are back in a playoff spot! They're now an entire point ahead of the Winnipeg Jets, so the Kings can pretty much coast through the rest of the regular season. Well, probably not. But the Kings certainly gained a lot of ground today. Let's look at how they overcame the Vancouver..." March 13

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • These three Kings find win over Avalanche fulfilling

    Los Angeles Times "There was one King, combining on a nicely executed give-and-go with center Jeff Carter for their second goal. Another one of the Kings managed to score in close with one hand on his stick and the other on the stick of Avalanche defenseman Brad Stuart, who was none too happy with the..." March 11

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday

    CBSSports.com "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • Kings power past the Oilers, 5-2

    Los Angeles Times "One of the primary ways to get the Kings annoyed is to suggest they are simply waiting to flip the switch for when it really counts. They've heard it nearly everywhere. From Anaheim to El Segundo. From Winnipeg and now in Edmonton. On Tuesday night, the the switch was in the "on" position..." March 04

  • What Drives the Kings Penalty Kill?

    Jewels From The Crown "Is its recent resurgence for real? Until recently, the Los Angeles Kings have had a penalty killing problem. For a team that has become renowned for its defense, this has come as quite a surprise. In fact, you have to go back to the 2009/10 season to find the last time the Kings finished the..." March 03

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  • Andrej Sekera adjusting to the Kings and their style

    Los Angeles Times "New side on defense, new team, new conference and a new set of expectations. Suffice to say, there was an awful lot thrown at defenseman Andrej Sekera in his Kings debut on Friday night at Anaheim. The Ducks pulled off a third-period rally and beat the Kings, 4-2. Game 2 of the Sekera Era..." March 01

  • L.A. Kings beat Detroit Red Wings, extend winning streak to eight

    L.A. Daily News "Justin Williams’ timing was perfect Tuesday. Jonathan Quick’s reflexes were impeccable, too. The Kings’ penalty-killing remained flawless. Funny what a long winning streak can do for a team. Williams, Quick and the Kings’ special teams play propelled them to a hard-earned 1-0 victory over the..." February 25

  • Kings acquire defenseman Andrej Sekera from Hurricanes

    CBSSports.com "The Los Angeles Kings have filled a major need ahead of Monday's trading deadline by acquiring veteran defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes for a conditional first-round draft pick and prospect Roland McKeown according to multiple reports. According to Elliotte Friedman, if the..." February 25

  • Blackhawks, Kings reportedly among teams most interested in trading for Sekera

    The Score "The Andrej Sekera sweepstakes are heating right up. The Carolina Hurricanes defenseman has become arguably the most sought-after trade target in advance of Monday's deadline, and the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have emerged as two of the most interested suitors, according to Bob..." February 25

  • Kings sign Clifford to five-year, $8 million extension

    Pro Hockey Talk "Just one day after re-upping with Jordan Nolan on a three-year deal, Los Angeles has locked in another of its resident tough guys. Forward Kyle Clifford, who leads the team with eight fighting majors this season, has agreed to a five-year, $8 million extension, per Sportsnet. Clifford, 24, has..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    LAK have signed Jordan Nolan to a three-year contract extension with an AAV of $950K.

  • Kings score three times in the second to hand the Avs crucial loss

    Denver Post "A continuous offensive attack was not enough to override a tough second period for the Avalanche on Wednesday night. In a late-night, nationally televised game at the Pepsi Center, the Los Angeles Kings overcame a large shots disadvantage to win 4-1 and snap the Avs' modest two-game winning..." February 19

  • Kings’ streak reaches five with win over Tampa Bay

    L.A. Daily News "The Kings held a one-goal lead in the third period Monday against the Tampa Bay Lightning, but defenseman Drew Doughty wanted more. He rocketed down the left wing with the puck on his stick and weighed his options, the best of which seemed to be to fire the puck on goal. A nanosecond before..." February 17

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    Damien Cox @DamoSpin

    Leafs would have to take back Mike Richards from Kings in a Phaneuf deal. TOR would want one of LA's better prospects.

  • Tyler Toffoli’s hat trick leads L.A. Kings past Calgary Flames

    L.A. Daily News "The puck wasn’t actually following Tyler Toffoli around the Staples Center ice Thursday night, but it sure seemed like it during the Kings’ 5-3 victory over the Calgary Flames. It also seemed every time he had it on his stick blade he smacked it into the back of the net. Toffoli’s first career..." February 13

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    NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

    NHL has unveiled architectural rendering of 2015 Coors Light NHL #StadiumSeries game to be played at @LevisStadium. pic.twitter.com/erPfJFgcXY

  • 6 most underrated players in the NHL

    USA Today "It’s easy to judge a player’s excellence on his All-Star nods or big offensive numbers. There are a lot, however, who do more than the surface stats may indicate. Let’s take a look at some of the most underrated players: Center: Mathieu Perreault, Winnipeg Jets Your pick of Jets forwards..." February 11

  • Kings beat Blue Jackets, 4-3

    Jewels From The Crown "A creative way to earn the two points, but we'll take it. A crazy first, a dominant second, and a comfortable-then-really-uncomfortable third period added up to a 4-3 win for the Los Angeles Kings over the Columbus Blue Jackets. LA hasn't had consecutive wins since December 20, so enjoy this..." February 10

  • Kings' Alec Martinez day-by-day with concussion-like symptoms

    Sporting News "There's no time schedule for Kings defenseman Alec Martinez's return from vicious hit, according to the LA Times. "He's got concussion-like symptoms that don't appear to be very severe," Kings coach Darryl Sutter said. "But we have to be careful and cautious." Martinez was hit hard by the..." February 09

  • Slava Voynov police report: argument details, choking, kicking alleged

    Los Angeles Times "Slava Voynov allegedly told his wife “he wanted a divorce” and “there would be no more money” and repeatedly kicked her during an October altercation between the couple that led to a felony domestic violence charge against the Kings defenseman. The details are part of a Redondo Beach Police..." February 05

  • Capitals clobber Kings behind Brouwer's 2 goals

    CSN Washington "Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday night at Verizon Center: How it happened: Troy Brouwer scored goals in the first and second periods, Nicklas Backstrom and Eric Fehr scored goals 59 seconds apart in the third and Braden Holtby turned aside all 27..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • With Kings sliding, will Lombardi make a trade?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dustin Brown thinks it’s a matter of emotion. And maybe there’s something to his argument. The way the Kings play when they’re successful takes commitment. But Darryl Sutter disagrees. He doesn’t think his team’s problems have as much to do with emotion as they do with a different..." February 04

  • Kings' GM Dean Lombardi focusing on salary cap issues

    Los Angeles Times "High-powered meetings take place in the White House every day. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi added to the unofficial total Monday, while his team was at the White House to be honored for its 2014 Stanley Cup championship, when he sought out NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to seek clarification..." February 03

  • Kings enjoy second White House visit in three years

    NHL.com "The Los Angeles Kings renewed acquaintances with President Barack Obama on Monday at the White House, where they were honored for winning the Stanley Cup championship last year. The Kings were joined on stage in the East Room and on a pre-ceremony tour and gathering with President Obama by..." February 03

  • Kings ready to make second White House visit

    NHL.com "The Los Angeles Kings will renew acquaintances with President Barack Obama at 2 p.m. ET on Monday, when they are honored at the White House for winning the Stanley Cup championship last year. The Kings were also honored by President Obama on March 26, 2013 for winning the Stanley Cup..." February 02

  • Mike Richards declined Kings’ invite to the White House

    Pro Hockey Talk "The L.A. Kings will visit the White House and be honored by the President of the United States on Monday for their 2014 Stanley Cup victory. One player who won’t be there is Mike Richards. The 29-year-old had three goals and 10 points last spring as the Kings captured their second Stanley..." February 02

  • Rob Blake hasn’t spoken to Maple Leafs about job

    Sportsnet.ca "Assistant general manager Rob Blake has no interest in leaving the Los Angeles Kings, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported on Saturday night. Blake’s family is fond of the Los Angeles area and he is pleased with his role in the Kings’ front office." February 01

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