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Bruce McNall: His Rise and Fall

Bruce McNall: His Rise and Fall

On Aug. 9, 1988, the hockey world changed forever. The Edmonton Oilers traded the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993. Behind all of […] The post Bruce McNall: His Rise and Fall appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

More Kings Rumors & News

Sportsnet.ca Jun 18, 2018
Blake optimistic Kings, Doughty will agree on contract extension

Blake optimistic Kings, Doughty will agree on contract extension

Los Angeles Kings general manager Rob Blake doesn’t anticipate having any problems signing top defenceman Drew Doughty to a contract extension. The post Blake optimistic Kings, Doughty will agree on contract extension appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jun 17, 2018

Drafted by Kings but Succeeding Elsewhere

In the past fifteen years, the Los Angeles Kings have drafted many key components to add to their team which has helped them win two Stanley Cups. Players like Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Jonathan Quick,Tyler Toffoli and Dustin Brown were all drafted by the Kings in this time frame. The Kings have had success finding […] The post Drafted by Kings but Succeeding Elsewhere appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jun 14, 2018

LA Kings Defense Second to None

Defense wins championships, or so the saying goes. For the Los Angeles Kings, defense was certainly the backbone of the team this past season. They allowed the fewest goals in the league while also having the league’s top penalty kill. While it may not have led them to a championship, it did help them take […] The post LA Kings Defense Second to None appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jun 13, 2018
Goaltender Peter Budaj Traded To Los Angeles Kings

Goaltender Peter Budaj Traded To Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings announced Wednesday afternoon that they have acquired goaltender Peter Budaj from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Forward Andy Andreoff will be going to the Lightning in return. In 159 games for the Kings, Andreoff posted 13 goals and 11 assists. He had 214 penalty minutes as well. This will not be Budaj's first stint with the Kings. He spent time with the Kings from 2015-17. With the Kings set with Jonathan Quick and Jack Campbell, Budaj is likely to spend time with the Ontario Reign and Cal Petersen. TRADE: Peter Budaj returns to LA Kings organization, Andy Andreoff heads...
Los Angeles Times Jun 13, 2018

Kings re-acquire goalie Peter Budaj in a trade with Tampa Bay

The Kings re-acquired veteran goalie Peter Budaj for depth forward Andy Andreoff in a minor trade Wednesday with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Budaj, 35, will likely play for the minor league Ontario Reign as Jack Campbell is still slotted as backup to Jonathan Quick. Budaj experienced a career renaissance...
Sportsnet.ca Jun 13, 2018
Kings acquire Budaj from Lightning for Andreoff

Kings acquire Budaj from Lightning for Andreoff

The Los Angeles Kings have acquired goaltender Peter Budaj from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for forward Andy Andreoff. The post Kings acquire Budaj from Lightning for Andreoff appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jun 13, 2018

From NCAA to the Los Angeles Kings

More than 300 former collegiate hockey players played in an NHL regular-season game this past season. Former NCAA student-athletes now account for more than 30 percent of players on NHL rosters. The Kings have been active through the years signing college free agents and drafting college hockey alumni. This past March in particular, Los Angeles […] The post From NCAA to the Los Angeles Kings appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Los Angeles Times Jun 12, 2018

Former Kings defenseman Slava Voynov petitions court to dismiss domestic violence case

Three years after Slava Voynov pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of corporal injury to a spouse, the former standout defenseman for the Kings has asked the Los Angeles County Superior Court to dismiss the conviction. The petition could be a step toward Voynov’s return to the NHL. Voynov’s...
Hockey Wilderness Jun 11, 2018
2018 NHL Mock Draft: The LA Kings select speedy center Akil Thomas at number 20

2018 NHL Mock Draft: The LA Kings select speedy center Akil Thomas at number 20

The OHL standout slipped a few spots, making him a nice steal for Los Angeles. As the 2018 Hockey Wilderness Mock Draft rolls on, imaginary representatives of the Los Angeles Kings have approached the imaginary podium with their first selection. Here is the announcement… “With the 20th overall pick in the 2018 Hockey Wilderness Mock Draft, the imaginary Los Angeles Kings have imaginarily selected Akil Thomas of the Ontario Hockey League’s Niagara Ice Dogs.” …And the imaginary crowd on hand goes wild! The Scouting Report Akil Thomas is an upside guy. The young centerman has put...
The Hockey Writers Jun 6, 2018

Kings’ Secondary Scoring Key for 2018-19

While there is still a fair amount of lingering disappointment over the Los Angeles Kings’ four-game sweep at the hands of the Vegas Golden Knights, the 2017-18 season still stands as a step in the right direction for the franchise. After missing the playoffs last season with just 86 points, the Kings improved to 98 […] The post Kings’ Secondary Scoring Key for 2018-19 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Montreal Gazette Jun 2, 2018

1993 Stanley Cup archive: Canadiens lose Game 1 to Los Angeles Kings

Flashback: The only goal the Montreal counted was actually an own-net goal by Wayne Gretzky as the Kings beat the Habs 4-1 at the Forum.
Los Angeles Times May 29, 2018

Twenty five years ago, the greatest game of Wayne Gretzky's career put the Kings in the Stanley Cup Final

The details come back to Wayne Gretzky as if he just finished a shift at old Maple Leaf Gardens. The passion is in his voice, the memories still glowing. To listen to him talk about his Game 7 performance in the 1993 Campbell Conference final is something akin to an artist reflecting on his masterpiece,...
The Hockey Writers May 20, 2018

A Royal Celebration: All-Time LA Kings by Country

The Royal wedding took place on Saturday morning in jolly old England. The celebration was filled with the pageantry and splendor that one would expect. As an ode to this momentous occasion, I reckon that we crown the best all-time blokes…err…Los Angeles Kings from each country, shall we? Brilliant. Well, let us carry on, then. […] The post A Royal Celebration: All-Time LA Kings by Country appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Kings Player News

  • 2 Drew Doughty

    Drew Doughty

    Drew Doughty will miss NHL awards ceremony. Will Kings award him a new contract?

  • 1 Anze Kopitar

    Anze Kopitar

    Nathan MacKinnon's bounce-back year has him feeling more at ease at NHL awards

  • Jonathan Quick

    Jonathan Quick

    Drafted by Kings but Succeeding Elsewhere

  • Andy Andreoff

    Andy Andreoff

    Lightning trades Peter Budaj to Kings, acquires forward Andy Andreoff

  • Dion Phaneuf

    Dion Phaneuf

    Toronto Maple Leafs: It’s Time For Some Captain Morgan

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