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Los Angeles Kings Sign Anze Kopitar to Contract Extension

The Los Angeles Kings locked down the most integral component of their franchise early Saturday by signing Anze Kopitar to an eight-year contract extension worth an estimated $80 million. “I’ve been a part of this organization when we went through pretty big struggles and not very fun years when we played,” Kopitar said. “We turned […]

Lecavalier Traded to Los Angeles Kings

Vincent Lecavalier is about to get another chance. The veteran centre is on his way to the Los Angeles Kings along with defenceman Luke Schenn after a trade on Wednesday. The Philadelphia Flyers will receive centre Jordan Weal and a third round draft pick for 2016 in exchange for the 35-year-old pivot and the 26-year-old […]

Anze Kopitar and the Very Slow Start

Much has been made about the struggles of Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar. With just 10 points in 20 games, the 28-year-old Slovakian seems to be underperforming thus far. He did pick up two goals against the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday night, but it’s still hard to say that his stats are indicative of […]

Watch the Throne: Kings Find Their Stride

The Los Angeles Kings may have started the 2015-2016 season with three consecutive losses, but they’ve been able to turn the ship around and have been blowing through a seven game winning streak on their way to the top of the Pacific Division. Los Angeles may well pick up their eighth straight win tonight against […]

Richards, Los Angeles Kings Reach Contract Settlement

The Los Angeles Kings and Mike Richards have reached a settlement that may well finally put a conclusion on the seemingly endless saga between team and player. “The settlement amicably resolves the grievance filed by the NHLPA on August 10, 2015 in response to the Los Angeles Kings’ termination of Richards’ contract,” said the NHLPA […]

Slava Voynov Returning to Russia

Slava Voynov is going back to Russia. The Los Angeles Kings defenceman played just six games with the team last season before he was arrested on domestic violence charges. He pleaded no contest to a misdemeanour count of “corporal injury to a spouse” on July 2 and was sentenced to 90 days in jail along […]

Mike Richards Charged with Illegal Possession of a Controlled Substance

The Mike Richards saga has taken yet another turn. The former Los Angeles Kings forward has been charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance. The RCMP announced the charges on Thursday, confirming that Richards was arrested on June 17 in Emerson, Manitoba. Border guards found “pills in a single bottle” after a random search […]

2015-2016 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings proved to be human after all in 2014-2015, coming up short and missing the post-season for the first time in six years. They posted a 40-27-15 record and managed 95 points, but they were still out of the running despite being just two points back on the playoff-bound Calgary Flames. The […]

NHLPA Files Grievance Over Richards’ Contract Termination

The Mike Richards saga continues. The NHLPA filed a grievance with the Los Angeles Kings on Monday, contesting the termination of his contract in June of this year. We reported on that termination, which stemmed from a myriad of issues. What we do know is that Richards had five years left on his initial 12 […]

Los Angeles Kings Terminate Mike Richards’ Contract

It would be an understatement to say that things haven’t been going well for Mike Richards in Los Angeles. First, in January of this year, we reported that the Kings put him on waivers. Now, this stemmed from trying to figure out what to do about his contract the season prior. They considered buying him […]

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