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No one ever expected a Tampa stopover for Sam Gagner then Arizona did they? (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Kings Reported to Be Targeting Sam Gagner

The fact that the Kings are urgently searching for more offense on the trade market is about as much of a surprise as Charlie Sheen recently becoming engaged to a […]

by · February 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Slava Voynov (Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE)

Did Slava Voynov Call NHL Teammate Jonathan Quick a Cheater?

Perhaps it’s only fitting that the most controversial goal of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics would prompt the most controversial comments of the games. The setting Team USA had opened […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 8 comments · Los Angeles Kings, Olympics
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NHL Pacific Division Dominance on Display in Sochi

                                    Friday’s Olympic men’s hockey action at the Winter Olympics in Sochi proved […]

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Kings’ Carter and Doughty: Golden Opportunities in Sochi

The Kings have no doubt been struggling in recent weeks leading up to the Olympic break in Sochi.  According to the team’s official website, the club has only won six […]

by · February 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Olympics
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Matt Moulson and the Kings: A (Re)Match Made in Heaven

I haven’t had time to plan returning to the scene because I haven’t left it — Mick Jagger Much has been made recently about the Seattle Seahawks’ road to their […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings
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An Open Letter to the Kings’ Anze Kopitar

Pozdravi, Anze! May I call you ‘Anze’? I hate to sound too presumptuous. I sure hope Google was on the money there with respect to the Slovenian word for ‘hello’, […]

by · February 5, 2014 · 1 comment · Los Angeles Kings
The Stadium Series in LA went off without a hitch, and weather certainly wasn't an adverse factor to deal with. (Photo Credit: NHL)

The 5 Best (And Worst) Things About Outdoor Hockey

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people — Eleanor Roosevelt Much like James Herriot’s critically-acclaimed All Creatures Great and Small, I’ll be taking on all […]

A surreal-yet-satisfying view of the Dodger Stadium field. Credit: Walter McLaughlin (own work).

The Kings Versus the Ducks at Dodger Stadium: ‘A Game Like No Other’

One word best describes the two days I spent at Dodger Stadium, taking in as many of the sights and sounds of the Stadium Series event between the Los Angeles […]

by · January 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, News
Alexander Semin in action for the Carolina Hurricanes (USA Today)

The 2014 Los Angeles Kings: How The Team Was Built

As the Kings sit comfortably in sixth place in the Western Conference, primed for their fifth straight playoff appearance, perhaps now is the perfect time to discuss the layout of […]

by · January 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings
The acquisition of Marcel Dionne was a coup for Los Angeles back in 1975 (credit: Government.ru, via Wikimedia Commons)

The Week of January 20 – 26 in Los Angeles Kings History

History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it — Winston Churchill With the historic Dodger Stadium game between the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks on […]

by · January 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings
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Los Angeles Kings: The Foundation of Royalty

Professional Hockey is Born The Los Angeles Kings built a legacy that did not start until professional ice hockey had been around for over six decades.  Many people who follow […]

by · January 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings
Dodger Stadium was the site of a big outdoor party, but the game was tough to see from many of the seats. Credit: By Bspangenberg via Wikimedia Commons

The Winter Classic Versus Dodger Stadium: 80 Degrees of Separation

Bitter cold. Blowing snow. 106,000 raucous fans crowded into Michigan Stadium to witness the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs do battle. This year’s Winter Classic had all the […]