October 25 morning skate notes; Hockey Fights Cancer details

Good (busy) morning from El Segundo, Insiders. Let’s talk Kings-Jackets. -There were no changes to lines and pairings at the morning skate: King-Kopitar-Toffoli Pearson-Carter-Setoguchi Andreoff-Dowd-Brown Clifford-Shore-Lewis Extras: Purcell, Nolan McNabb-Doughty Muzzin-Martinez Forbort-Gilbert Extra: Greene -Peter Budaj left the ice first at the morning skate and is expected...
Via LA Kings Insider
3 hours ago

Fantasy Hockey and the Goalie Conundrum

Just two weeks into the new season and the Los Angeles Kings and fantasy hockey owners are already struggling to stay afloat thanks in large part to their goaltending issues. Starters like Coyotes’ Mike Smith and Kings’ Jonathan Quick are already sidelined – likely creating major holes in some fantasy lineups and their backups aren’t exactly getting the job done either. Louis...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 hours ago

Puck Possession Is Paramount for Kings

By most measures, it’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad month for the Los Angeles Kings. On October 6, veteran winger Marian Gaborik was placed on injured reserve, courtesy of a broken foot suffered while playing for Team Europe at the World Cup of Hockey in September. One week later, star goaltender Jonathan Quick followed him on the IR with a groin strain. This past...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 hours ago

Reign add G Redmann + practice udpates

The Reign have added goalie Troy Redmann to the roster, the team announced on Monday. As a result and as expected, the Reign’s 46-year-old goalie coach Dusty Imoo has been released from his PTO. Imoo was required to back up his son Jonah Imoo on Saturday after Jack Campbell was recalled on an emergency basis to the Kings following a groin injury sustained by Jeff Zatkoff. The good...
Via LA Kings Insider
1 day ago

Zatkoff should be out a week; Darryl Sutter quotes

The Los Angeles Kings began taking the ice shortly before 10:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center after a Sunday day off and quickly shifted into flow and transition drills in which defensemen retrieved pucks behind their own net and sent them up-ice to the forwards. When lines were ultimately shown later in practice, there didn’t appear to be any changes to the forward groups used...
Via LA Kings Insider
1 day ago

Peter Budaj happy for second chance with Kings

LOS ANGELES – All goaltender Peter Budaj wanted was another chance, another opportunity to show he could still play in the NHL. The Kings gave him a shot last season, but it wasn't in the NHL. It was in the AHL, but Budaj made the most of it and...
Via The OC Register
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kings suffer more pain before shootout victory

LOS ANGELES – What, the Kings worry? OK, so their No. 1 goaltender suffered a groin injury in the season-opening game Oct. 12 and isn’t expected to be sound again until January at the earliest. So, their No. 2 goalie also hurt his groin and could...
Via The OC Register
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pearson gets goal, scores again in SO; Kings top Canucks

LOS ANGELES (AP) Tanner Pearson scored for the fourth time this season and got the lone shootout goal, lifting the Los Angeles Kings over the previously unbeaten Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Alexander Edler tied it on a power play with 34.4 seconds left in the third period. The Kings had a power play for the final 1:16 of overtime but Jacob Markstrom made two keys saves...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rank the Players: Kings Endure Penalty Trouble, Shootout for Second Win

Another game LA probably should have finished off in regulation. Now less of a big deal.
Via Jewels From The Crown
2 days ago

Jeff Zatkoff injures groin at morning skate for LA Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Kings goalie Jeff Zatkoff has been placed on injured reserve after hurting his groin during a morning skate. The Kings recalled goalie Jack Campbell from their AHL affiliate in Ontario on Saturday. Zatkoff had to be helped off the ice after getting hurt several hours before the Kings' home game against Vancouver. The veteran backup was the Kings...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings' Nic Dowd is only second Alabama native to score NHL goal

EL SEGUNDO – Aud Tuten finally has some company. Tuten was the only Alabama-born player to score a goal in the NHL until Kings center Nic Dowd joined him by scoring during a 4-3 overtime victory Thursday over the Dallas Stars. Tuten, a native of...
Via The OC Register
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Four Recap: Kings Actually Win!

Via Jewels From The Crown
4 days ago

Martinez scores in OT, Kings beat Stars 4-3

DALLAS (AP) Alec Martinez scored 1:20 into overtime and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 on Thursday night. Martinez's wrist shot from the slot went past a screen by Tanner Pearson to beat Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen. The Kings had lost their first three games. Dallas fell to 2-1-1. Dallas' Jason Spezza tied the game at 3 with 2:07 left in regulation with a shot from...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings desperate for damage control following Jonathan Quick's groin injury

The Los Angeles Kings are going to have to get by without their starting goaltender, Jonathan Quick, for about three months to start this season.According to the LA Times, Kings general manager Dean Lombardi estimated that timeline on Wednesday, when it was revealed that Quick had undergone a non-surgical procedure to strengthen a tendon in his injured groin. The 30-year-old Quick...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Kings GM expects Jonathan Quick out 'about three months'

Jonathan Quick’s injury will keep him out longer than initially estimated. Quick suffered a groin injury in the same place he injured it in 2013 last week during the Kings’ season opener against the San Jose Sharks. The 30-year-old slid awkwardly in his crease and labored getting up. He was soon replaced with Jeff Zatkoff. According to Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick tries to fight the Sharks, leaves game injured

Jonathan Quick has always had a bit of a temper, and it was on display right away to start the 2016-17 season. In the second of NBC’s Wednesday Rivalry Night games, the Sharks hosted the Kings, and tempers boiled over after Logan Couture tied things up in the first period. As the Sharks celebrated, Quick rushed out of his crease and tried to fight the first Sharks skater he could...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

L.A. Kings unveil new 50th anniversary jerseys

The Los Angeles Kings are celebrating their 50th season in the NHL by releasing a new alternate jersey to celebrate the joyous occasion. The golden anniversary. #LAKings50 — #LAKings (@LAKings) September 20, 2016 The new duds look pretty slick. The jersey features many highlights from older iconic Kings uniforms and teams with plenty of nods to...
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September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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