2:08 AM EST, Sun February 01, 2015
Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago

Kings get points only for good effort in 3-1 loss at Boston

If the Kings deserved an "A" for effort in a gritty 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday at the TD Garden — and they competed hard and fearlessly against a team whose size, physicality and defensive structure echoes their own — goaltender Jonathan Quick didn't want to hear...
LA Kings Insider 2 hours ago

January 31 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 40-81-14 all-time against Boston, a record that includes a road mark of 15-47-6. Each team ended the season series with a 1-1 record, having scored three goals. The Kings have lost three straight road games to the Bruins but are 8-5-0 overall against Boston since the...
Los Angeles Times 3 hours ago

Kings open road trip with loss to Boston Bruins, 3-1

Chris Kelly broke a 1-all tie with 5:27 left in the third period and Brad Marchand added an empty-netter for his second goal of the game as the Boston Bruins beat the Kings, 3-1, on Saturday night.
LA Kings Insider 9 hours ago

Game 49 Preview: Los Angeles at Boston

Los Angeles Kings (21-15-12) at Boston Bruins (26-26-7) Saturday, January 31, 2015, 4:00 p.m. PT TD Garden, Boston, MA Referees: #11 Kelly Sutherland, #35 Marc Joannette Linesmen: #90 Andy McElman, #93 Brian Murphy Fox Sports West, NHL Network, KABC 790 AM Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender –...
NHL 3 hours ago
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Denver Post Jan 28, 2015

AHL moving west, will Avalanche affiliate follow?

The American Hockey League affiliates for the San Jose Sharks, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames are relocating to California, and ultimately, as I continually
Los Angeles Times Jan 28, 2015

Minor league AHL will have Pacific Division

SAN JOSE — An idea hatched by the Ducks nearly a decade ago will become reality Thursday when the American Hockey League announces it will add a Pacific Division in the fall.
LA Kings Insider Jan 28, 2015

Game 48 Preview: Los Angeles vs Chicago

Los Angeles Kings (20-15-12) vs Chicago Blackhawks (30-15-2) Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m. PT Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA Referees: #37 Kyle Rehman, #19 Gord Dwyer Linesmen: #56 Mark Wheler, #83 Matt MacPherson NBC Sports Network, KABC 790 AM Alec Martinez, on whether the Kings-Blackhawks rivalry is built on respect: Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick 2014-15: 39 GP (38 GS) / 16-12-10 record / 2.47 GAA / .912 Sv% / 3 SHO Career vs Chicago: 20 (19) / 6-13-1 / 2.78 / .909 / 2 Last Game vs Chicago: 11/29/14 / 59 MP / 21-24 / […]
LA Kings Insider Jan 28, 2015

January 28 morning skate quotes: Chicago

Joel Quenneville, on whether he is excited for the team to start playing games again: I thought we had real good enthusiasm out there today, good pace. I think we want to play. I think practicing is OK, but games are what it’s all about. Quenneville, on the rivalry with Los Angeles: Very intense games, very exciting, unpredictable – games seem to be on the line from start to finish. Fast paced, maybe a little too much goal scoring for coaches but I think expect a fast game and expect not a lot of time and expect a hard game. […]
Los Angeles Times Jan 28, 2015

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

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.
LA Kings Insider Jan 28, 2015

Call for scoring on the left side sounded again

Darryl Sutter spoke about the opportunities presenting themselves for the club’s left wings yesterday, saying that in Tanner Pearson’s absence, “our left wingers are Gaborik, King, Clifford, Andy, and you just go through your left wings, and that’s who you’re pushing up.” With extra opportunities inherited by the club’s left wings – Sutter said yesterday that King would inherit a good percentage of the allotted minutes – I asked the Kings’ coach what it would mean for Kyle Clifford, who has been valuable as a player who can skate up and down the left side. More...
Los Angeles Times Jan 28, 2015

Kings, Blackhawks to face off again in rivalry of respect, not hatred

Happy and reassuring playoff memories for the Kings can provide only so much comfort to a faltering hockey team in search of solutions.
LA Kings Insider Jan 27, 2015

Carter on Richards, upcoming stretch of hockey

It’s not exactly a secret that Mike Richards and Jeff Carter are friends; the two were born six weeks apart, were drafted in the first round of the 2005 NHL Draft, played OHL hockey against each other and made their professional debuts during the Philadelphia Phantoms’ 2005 championship run. They were even traded on the same day by the Flyers in 2011 – Richards to the Kings and Carter to the Blue Jackets – before they were reunited later that year when Carter was eventually shipped to Los Angeles. So, yeah, it’s safe to say there’s a linked history between […]
LA Kings Insider Jan 27, 2015

Forget the details, Kings just need wins

Reminding the media that the second half “started three weeks ago,” Jonathan Quick had only one thing on his mind on Tuesday: picking up two points against the Chicago Blackhawks in the club’s first game after the All-Star Break. “It’s just we have a good chance to get two points tomorrow,” he said. “You’re not really looking at it as post-break, pre-break. We’ve got a game tomorrow, we’re trying to get two points.” It was a point that he hammered home. The Kings, one point out of a playoff spot, need wins. They won their first seven games out of […]
Los Angeles Times Jan 27, 2015

Kings center Mike Richards clears waivers, will be sent to minors

Kings center Mike Richards cleared waivers on Tuesday, as expected, and he will report to the team's minor-league affiliate in Manchester, N.H. on Wednesday, Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi said.

Blackhawks-Kings is a growing rivalry

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Too soon to call it a rivalry? If so, the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have created something just as intense and equally anticipated in the last two years. They’ll strap it on again Wednesday night at Staples Center in a matchup of the last two Western Conference semifinalists and four of the last five Stanley Cup champions. “The games are always intense,” Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said.
LA Kings Insider Jan 27, 2015

Richards clears waivers

Mike Richards has cleared waivers, per reports. Based on conversations with General Manager Dean Lombardi yesterday, it is expected that Richards will be assigned to AHL-Manchester. Even though Philadelphia signed Richards to the 12-year, 69-million dollar contract, Los Angeles could be in line for some significant cap recapture penalties down the road because the contract was signed under the previous collective bargaining agreement. I hope to learn more from hockey operations in the coming days about theoretical hits the Kings’ salary cap could take, but Elliotte Friedman’s most recent...
LA Kings Insider Jan 26, 2015

January 26 practice notes

Before getting down to the details and what to expect this evening, here were the groupings that the Kings skated in at today’s 2:00 p.m. practice at Toyota Sports Center: Blue: Gaborik, Clifford, Shore, Toffoli, King, Carter Green: Williams, Andreoff, Brown, Stoll, Nolan Red: Greene, McNabb, McBain, Muzzin, Martinez, Regehr Goalies: Jones, Quick -Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar were given the day off as they returned home from the All-Star Game festivities. “Thankfully we got out, because there teams were getting out this morning, and I bet they had trouble,” Darryl Sutter said about the...
Los Angeles Times Jan 26, 2015

Mike Richards, star of 2012 Stanley Cup run, put on waivers by Kings

Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi drifted over to another sport — using a baseball analogy — to describe the perplexing decline of center Mike Richards, whom the team placed on waivers Monday.

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