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California Dreamin': Blackhawks Travel West Seeking Consistency

The festivities are finally over. January has been a distraction-filled month for the Chicago Blackhawks, who’ve struggled to a 5-5-0 record and lost ground in the Central Division race over […]

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Stadium Series Preview: Behind the Boards

Road to the NHL Stadium Series As most San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings fans know, the company EPIX is creating a show– titled Road to the NHL Stadium […]

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Dean Lombardi’s Big Mistake

Monday’s news that the Los Angeles Kings placed center Mike Richards on waivers surely came as a shock to many. One of the biggest reasons for this level of surprise […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 4 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Travis Zajac battles Mike Richards (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

The L.A. Kings Waive Mike Richards: Early Reactions

stun·ning (stŭn′ĭng) adj. 1. Causing or capable of causing emotional shock or loss of consciousness. For Kings fans, the news about Mike Richards being placed on waivers was a puck […]

Mike Richards posted 32 points this season (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

The Downfall of Mike Richards

The Los Angeles Kings placed forward Mike Richards on waivers Monday. The 29-year-old is in the seventh year of his enormous 12-year $69 million contract and his having the worst […]

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The Kings Are This Year’s Devils

Okay, so maybe the title is a little misleading. The Los Angeles Kings have struggled through much of the unofficial first half of the season but are clearly better than […]

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Kings Revisit Tank On Metallica Night

The Unforgiven For the first and only time this season, the Los Angeles Kings will travel to San Jose to face the Sharks at SAP Center. Due to an odd […]

Tyler Toffoli has had a torrid November, making him a hard to ignore option in most fantasy formats. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

The Kings Are Badly Missing Their Youth

As the Los Angeles Kings come off a disappointing seven-game home-stand during which they won only a single game, one issue has become apparent more so than others. Sure, Jonathan Quick isn’t […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 5 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Mike Richards posted 32 points this season (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

Will Long-Term Contracts Ultimately Hurt the L.A. Kings?

To the average fan, management’s general strategy of locking up key players to long-term contracts is not only pleasing, but often downright exciting. Witness this ESPN.com report from 2011: The […]

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About That Staples Center Lighting…

I remember it hitting me early this season when I turned on my TV to watch a Kings home game. The place seemed…dead. Like there was no one at the game. […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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Leafs Buying Into Horachek’s Systems

The Toronto Maple Leafs lost their first game of a four game road-trip Monday night 2-0 to the Los Angeles Kings. Despite the loss though, the win seemed to be […]

This guy is in Anaheim's heads a bit...from the LA Kings. (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Los Angeles Kings First Half Report Card

In any team sport, the best teams have consistency and chemistry — Roger Staubach Captain Comeback’s observation carries a patently simple message. It isn’t usually the most talented club that […]