Don’t look now, but the Los Angeles Kings have won six straight.
The Los Angeles Kings would rather forget all about last season. They finished with just 71 points, their fewest since 2006-2007, and bowled their way through a few coaches until settling on Todd McLellan. He was hired April 16 after the ejecting of Willie Desjardins, who was brought in to replace John Stevens after aContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings”
The Los Angeles Kings missed the playoffs for the third time in five seasons in 2018-2019 and it’s safe to say nobody was all that surprised. The Kings finished eighth in the Pacific Division and 15th in the Western Conference, posting a 31-42-9 record. They scored just 202 goals, with only the Anaheim Ducks scoringContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Los Angeles Kings”
The speculation is over already, as defenceman Erik Karlsson will remain with the San Jose Sharks over the long haul. The Sharks re-signed their pending free agent to an eight-year deal worth $92 million Monday. “I’m excited to continue the chase for the ultimate prize: the Stanley Cup,” Karlsson said. “Last year was an unbelievableContinue reading “Sharks: San Jose Signs Karlsson to Lucrative Eight-Year Deal”
The Los Angeles Kings are out of playoff contention, of course. It was Monday’s loss to the Winnipeg Jets that sealed the deal, with the Kings’ 1-6-0 record over their last seven games hardly indicative of a playoff-ready club. So, what happened? Los Angeles has, after all, missed the playoffs in three of their lastContinue reading “Kings: Your Yearly Reminder That It’s Time for LA to Re-Tool”