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LA Kings – In Need of a New Captain?

View image | Dustin Brown (RW), has been the captain of the Los Angeles Kings since 2008. He was twenty-three years old when he assumed captaincy. He became the youngest captain in Kings history, and the only American captain in Kings history. During his first season as captain Brown had thirty-three goals, twenty seven assists, and fifty-five penalty minutes....
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Los Angeles Kings: What hot seat?

Following last night’s loss to the Blackhawks, the threat of the Los Angeles Kings missing the playoffs is becoming more and more real to many fans. Now, many people are wondering what changes will be made to the team if they do in fact miss the playoffs for the first time since the 2008-09 season. […] The post Los Angeles Kings: What hot seat? appeared first on Along the Boards.
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Nick Shore: A ‘Shore’ thing?

When the season is on the line, the Kings young players have a penchant for stepping up. Be it Slava Voynov and Dwight King in 2012, or Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli during last season’s cup run, the young guns always find a way to produce in the postseason for the boys in black. This […] The post Nick Shore: A ‘Shore’ thing? appeared first on Along the Boards.
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Los Angeles Kings: Desperate push for the playoffs

The Los Angeles Kings are about to finish a 5-game road trip on Monday against the Chicago Blackhawks. So far, the Kings have won three of the four games on the road trip as they beat the New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers and New York Islanders but lost on Saturday night to the trending Minnesota Wild. With one more game on the road trip, the Kings will look to gain two more points...
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Los Angeles Kings Fail to Gain Separation in Standings After 4-1 Loss to the Minnesota Wild

Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild scores a goal against Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings during the game on March 28, 2015 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images/ESPN) The Los Angeles Kings came into their matchup against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday in third place in the Pacific Division, one...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Richards gets another shot

While in the heat of a playoff race, the Los Angeles Kings have decided to call in for reinforcements in the form of veteran Mike Richards. Richards is finally out of purgatory and has managed to land himself with the big club and has been centering the third line. “This team has relied on experience […] The post Mike Richards gets another shot appeared first on Along the Boards.
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Los Angeles Kings Ice Girls Bikini Calendar Shoot Rivals Any Bikini Calendar Shoot Ever

The Los Angeles Kings Ice Girls just performed one of the most absurdly hot bikini calendar shoots for 2015. Buckle up.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrej Sekera Trade Paying Dividends for Brayden Mcnabb and Los Angeles Kings

Andrej Sekera #7 of the Los Angeles Kings controls the puck in front of Lauri Korpikoski #28 of the Arizona Coyotes at Staples Center on March 16, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings won 1-0. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The month of March has been great for the Los Angeles Kings. Ever since Los Angeles traded for veteran defenseman Andrej Sekera, the team has gone...
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Watch the L.A. Kings Ice Girls Pose In Malibu for Bikini Calendar Shoot

If the NHL playoffs started today, last season’s champions, the Los Angeles Kings, would not be a part of the postseason activities. To help all those Kings fans forget about that depressing reality, we have something special to show you. Shown above is a just released behind-the-scenes video of the Kings Ice Girls in Malibu for Day 1 of their calendar photo shoot. If things go...
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NHL Analytics Power Rankings: 3/25

These rankings shows which teams are trending up and down based on the past week’s play. What goes into this ranking? Shot attempts for percentage, offensive/defensive zone starts, goals for percentage, scoring chances for percentage and puck luck are the elements of this analytic power ranking. Last week’s NHL Analytics Power Rankings can be found here. Keep in mind that...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings humble Rangers in dominating fashion

The Los Angeles Kings came into New York needing a win, and they got an emphatic win over the Rangers. The Kings completely shut down the Rangers, clogging skating lanes and neutralizing the Rangers best weapon –speed– and forced the Blueshirts to play a slower, more methodical game. That is when the Kings are at Read more → The post Kings humble Rangers in dominating fashion...
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RECAP: Quick, Kings top Rangers again in Cup rematch

Marian Gaborik snapped a second-period tie, and Jonathan Quick shook off an opening-minute goal to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night in a rematch of last year's Stanley Cup Final. The Kings, fighting for a chance to defend their title, have won the first two games of a five-game trip on successive nights. Robyn Regehr scored a...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 72: Deliver crushing blow to Kings playoff hopes

The Los Angeles Kings are in town tonight to take on our New York Rangers in what is being billed as a rematch from last year’s Stanley Cup Finals. In short, it’s not, but the Rangers can deal a critical blow to the defending champs hopes this season. The Kings are four points out of Read more → The post Game 72: Deliver crushing blow to Kings playoff hopes appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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Will Reigning Stanley Cup Champions Spark Another Historic Run to the Finals?

Kings Captain Dustin Brown kisses hockey’s greatest trophy after winning it for a second time in 2014. (Mandatory Credit: Jae C. Hong/AP Photo via It really is the Wild West in the National Hockey League, as teams from both the Central and Pacific Divisions are pushing for playoff berths. But as the regular season comes closer to an end each day, one big question...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

What Does a Stanley Cup Winner Look Like in March and April?

Los Angeles Kings – 2014 Stanley Cup Champs (Photo via By: Jim Meinecke The NHL season is winding down, and that means the playoffs are right around the corner. The Penguins have had a forgettable March so far and many folks are writing off any chance for a cup run with their recent play. It is normal to hear that a team “cannot turn it on” for the playoffs if they...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Darth Vader wipes out on ice at hockey game (Video)

Just another day in the A...— Jason Chaimovitch (@JChaimo) March 22, 2015The Dark Side of the Force couldn't prevent Darth Vader from wiping out on the ice during pregame festivities at Sunday's Manchester Monarchs game.The AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings were holding Star Wars Night, and Monarchs mascot Max the Lion was escorting Darth Vader...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings recall center Mike Richards after 16-game stint in AHL

  The Los Angeles Kings recalled Mike Richards from their AHL affiliate on Sunday, two months after the $69 million center's high-profile demotion. The defending Stanley Cup champions added the veteran to their low-scoring lineup before opening a five-game East Coast road trip with their playoff hopes in the balance. After three losses in their past four games, the Kings (34-23...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick

Jonathan Quick took exception to Henrik Sedin pursuing a loose puck. As we’ve seen in the past, that means punches from the Kings goaltender. This time his opposing netminder, Eddie Lack, skated to center ice and challenged Quick to come out and meet him. Quick declined. The post Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings activate D Martinez from IR after 18-game absence

  The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Alec Martinez from injured reserve after an 18-game absence with an apparent concussion. The defending Stanley Cup champions announced the move Friday. Martinez hasn't played since Feb. 7, when he was hurt in a game at Tampa Bay on a hard check from Cedric Paquette. Martinez has five goals and 12 assists in 45 games this season for...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Brown’s Huge Hit On Corey Perry Leads To Ducks-Kings Skirmish (Video)

Sometimes you just have to sit back and enjoy a good, hard, clean hockey hit. Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown treated the hockey world to one of the nicest hockey hits you’ll ever see Wednesday night against the Anaheim Ducks. Halfway through the first period, Brown tried to set the tone against the Kings’ rivals when he caught Ducks forward Corey Perry coming through...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

There’s “a possibility” Mike Richards will return to the NHL

You could write countless articles and spend thousands of words trying to analyze the quick decline of Mike Richards. After arriving in Los Angeles, Richards’ offensive production slipped considerably. After averaging just over 72 points a season between 2007-08 and 2009-10, Richards averaged 39 a year with the Kings. One of those years you may be able to ignore due to the lockout...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrej Sekera trade worth risk for red-hot Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings are finally starting to look like a team that’s won two Stanley Cup championships in the last three years. After a sluggish start to the 2014-15 campaign, L.A. has won eight straight games and knows it has a great chance to become the first team to claim back-to-back Stanley Cup titles since the 1997-98 Detroit Red Wings. This is why trading for veteran...
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Los Angeles Kings make the playoffs?

The 2014-2015 season has been an up and down season for the Kings thus far. Having lost 4-0 to the San Jose Sharks (who the Kings eliminated in the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs after losing the first 3 games in the series) in the the season opener, the Kings already looked to be off the a rocky start. Then after an overtime loss to the Arizona Coyotes, the Kings would...
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Was The Last Los Angeles Kings Captain Before Dustin Brown?

Dustin Brown has donned the “C” for the Los Angeles Kings since 2008. The winger, who was 23 years old at the time he was named captain, is the youngest and first American-born captain in Kings history. Brown has led his team to two Stanley Cup championships in the last three campaigns, but there was a time not too long ago when he wasn’t the leader for Los Angeles. Can you...
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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