3:28 AM EDT, Sat August 19, 2017

Audio: Adam Kimelman’s World Junior Summer Showcase update

A GOOD FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO YOU, INSIDERS. Adam Kimelman of NHL.com joined LA Kings Insider this morning to share an update from the World Junior Summer Showcase, a round robin of exhibitions featuring the national junior teams of Finland and Sweden and split-squad United States and Canada entries. Gabriel Vilardi, who took part in an […] The post Audio: Adam Kimelman’s World Junior Summer Showcase update appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Brandon Prust to attend training camp on PTO

Veteran forward Brandon Prust will attend training camp on a PTO with the Kings, it was confirmed to LA Kings Insider on Friday. Prust, who totaled three goals and eight points in 29 games last season with the Nuremberg-based Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the DEL, is a veteran of 486 NHL games with Calgary, […] The post Brandon Prust to attend training camp on PTO appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Odds and Ends: State of the Franchise, ticketing, Corey Millen, community

THE FRANCHISE. President Luc Robitaille, General Manager Rob Blake and Head Coach John Stevens will host a State of the Franchise forum with full, half and quarter-season ticket members on August 17 at Microsoft Theater. The post Odds and Ends: State of the Franchise, ticketing, Corey Millen, community appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Player evaluation: Gaborik

MARIAN GABORIK This season: 56 games, 10 goal, 11 assists, 21 points, 18 penalty minutes, -4 rating, +0.9 CF%Rel, 14:47 time on ice The good: The Kings were literally given a bad break at the World Cup of Hockey when Marian Gaborik blocked a Mats Zuccarello shot in an interior area of the foot not […] The post Player evaluation: Gaborik appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

12 Kings games to be broadcast nationally

The Los Angeles Kings will appear on NBCSN 12 times in the 2017-18 season, the Kings and NHL announced in coordination with NBC on Monday. Thursday, October 5: KINGS vs Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 18: KINGS vs Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 7: KINGS at Anaheim, 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 5: KINGS vs Minnesota, […] The post 12 Kings games to be broadcast nationally appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Video: LAKI joins NHL Network

A very good Monday morning to you, Insiders. Before getting to the Kings national television schedule, here’s my season preview hit from the NHL Network from late last week. We spent a good amount of time talking Paul LaDue, Kevin Gravel, Derek Forbort and the young defenders that should vie for minutes on a mobile […] The post Video: LAKI joins NHL Network appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Single game tickets on sale August 7; promotional schedule released

The slow crawl of the hockey off-season continues has reached a new pole: the Kings released their promotional schedule on Friday while announcing that single game tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 7. The nuts and bolts, via LAKings.com: All promotional dates are subject to change. Additional promotional nights, […] The post Single game tickets on sale August 7; promotional schedule released appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Watch: FOX Sports West’s LA Kings Off-Season Special

More stick taps to Jack Wilson, Patrick O’Neal and Sean O’Donnell and the fine folks at FOX Sports West for putting together this year’s LA Kings Off-Season Special, which premiered Wednesday night and is available in its entirety here. Using footage from the NHL Draft and conversations from development camp, Gabriel Vilardi and Jaret Anderson-Dolan […] The post Watch: FOX Sports West’s LA Kings Off-Season Special appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Player evaluation: Doughty

DREW DOUGHTY This season: 82 games, 12 goals, 32 assists, 44 points, 46 penalty minutes, +8 rating, +0.9% CF%Rel, 27:09 time on ice The good: He’s Drew Doughty. He sees the ice like Neo sees The Matrix. Sadly, the most recent Kings season was basically The Matrix Revolutions, a disappointing follow-up to a disappointing follow-up, […] The post Player evaluation: Doughty appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
LA Kings Insider Jul 25, 2017

Familiar name Bell replaces Hajt in Reign assistant role

David Bell has been named the new assistant coach for the Ontario Reign, the team announced on Tuesday. Bell replaces Chris Hajt, who recently was hired by the Buffalo Sabres in a different assistant role. Hajt was with the organization the previous three seasons. The Wiarton, Ontario, native Bell was previously an assistant to head […] The post Familiar name Bell replaces Hajt in Reign assistant role appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Player evaluation: Dowd

NIC DOWD This season: 70 games, 6 goals, 16 assists, 22 points, 25 penalty minutes, -15 rating, +2.8 CF%Rel, 12:27 time on ice The good: It doesn’t sound “good,” per se, but a major context of Nic Dowd’s 2016-17 season was that he was unlucky. And not just unlucky, but historically unlucky. Considering the Kings […] The post Player evaluation: Dowd appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Bob Miller wins Governors Award; FSW off-season special; Jim Paek, more

L.A. AREA EMMYS. Bob Miller was presented with the Governors Award during the L.A. Area Emmys Saturday night. The full ceremony is embedded below; for the beginning of Luc Robitaille’s introduction, jump to 1:09:40 on the YouTube player. It’s followed by a nice tribute video put together by Jack Wilson of FOX Sports West that […] The post Bob Miller wins Governors Award; FSW off-season special; Jim Paek, more appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Intriguing Kings prospect can score, score, score

There are high expectations for 20-year-old players in major junior hockey. Teams are only allowed three, which considerably whittles down a pool of players selected for a transitional season sandwiched between the late teenage years and the more clearly defined hockey-as-a-profession leap that the most qualified are able to take. Those “20’s” are expected to […] The post Intriguing Kings prospect can score, score, score appeared first on LA Kings Insider.

Player evaluation: Kopitar

ANZE KOPITAR This season: 76 games, 12 goals, 40 assists, 52 points, 28 penalty minutes, -10 rating, -1.1% CF%Rel, 20:46 time on ice The good: In a confusing quagmire of a season that should endure as the most challenging of his professional career, Anze Kopitar was unable to productively emerge from a perfect storm of […] The post Player evaluation: Kopitar appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
FOX Sports Jul 19, 2017
Teaser: LA Kings Offseason Special (7/26)

Teaser: LA Kings Offseason Special (7/26)

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