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Kings’ Goaltending Issues Continue

To say things aren’t going according to plan in Los Angeles would be an understatement for the Kings. As news emerged on Monday that goalie Jeff Zatkoff would be missing no more than a week due to a groin injury he suffered on Saturday, there was at least a silver lining. “I think a week […]

2016-2017 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

After a little time away, we’re back with our look at the Los Angeles Kings. The club finished 48-28-6 last season, just a point behind the Pacific Division-leading Anaheim Ducks. They were eliminated by the San Jose Sharks in the first round of the playoffs and issues of team depth came to the fore. This […]

The Dustin Brown Problem

It was way back on Friday that reports emerged out of Los Angeles that suggested Dustin Brown was to be stripped of the Kings’ captaincy. Brown is/was the longest-serving captain in franchise history and it could be argued that he was responsible for one of the most successful eras the Kings have ever experienced. They […]

San Jose Sharks Eliminate Los Angeles Kings

The San Jose Sharks finally got the job done against the Los Angeles Kings and put their California rivals to bed with a 6-3 victory in Game Five of their first round playoff series. The win marks sure absolution for the Sharks, as they blew a 3-0 series lead last time they met the Kings […]

Breaking It Down: San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings

It’s playoff time again, which means it’s also time for our Breaking It Down series. That’s where I – and I alone – take a look at the post-season matchups and provide is a snapshot of the action to come. This edition features a look at the Western Conference bout between the Los Angeles Kings […]

Quick Gets 41st Shutout, Leads All US-Born Goalies

After shutting out the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night, Los Angeles Kings netminder Jonathan Quick collected his 41st career shutout and vaulted himself into first place for the most shutouts by a United States-born goalie. Quick made 32 saves at the United Center, including 16 saves in the third period, and handed Chicago yet another […]

Carolina Trades Kris Versteeg to the Los Angeles Kings

The Carolina Hurricanes have traded forward Kris Versteeg to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Valentin Zykov and a conditional fifth round draft pick. This is the second trade for the Hurricanes on a busy Sunday, with the movement of Eric Staal to the New York Rangers taking place earlier in the day. Versteeg […]

Kings Trade Ehrhoff to Chicago for Scuderi

The Los Angeles Kings have traded defenceman Christian Ehrhoff to the Chicago Blackhawks for defenceman Rob Scuderi. This is essentially a swap of veteran defencemen, both of whom found themselves on waivers earlier this season. Ehrhoff was in his first season with the Kings and skated in 40 games, coming up with 10 points including […]

Trade Deadline: Kings, Sharks and Ducks Looking to Buy

The trade deadline is right around the bend and we’ll be covering all of the action in what’s become an annual tradition here. In the meantime, speculation is rampant about what teams will be making moves on the big day. For the most part, rumours are easy enough to dismiss as pure speculation and those […]

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 […]

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