Evan Gole / National Hockey League
September 18, 2014 5:49 pm

2014-15 Training Camp preview

Other than the occasional popping of bottles, there was little noise made during what will be remembered as a triumphant but procedural off-season in Los Angeles. There were no contract holdouts, no spats over trades gone sour, no high profile executives leaving the organization. The few transactions in the front office were those that brought about promotions (John Stevens), extensions (Davis Payne and Bill Ranford), and a full-time gig to ...

Christian Petersen / Getty Images Sport
September 18, 2014 9:45 am

Putting the kids to bed: September 18

Yes, this is a misleading title. It’s 9:45 a.m., so we’re obviously not putting any kids to bed. And I don’t even have any kids, so this title just makes zero sense to begin with. But after rookie games last year, I used the same title, and so for the purpose of continuity, here’s a mid-morning refresher on the two rookie games that took place in Glendale, Arizona on Tuesday ...

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September 18, 2014 9:06 am

Several Kings references in Teemu vs Boudreau

In his newly released autobiography, Teemu Selanne, one of the greatest wings to ever play hockey and the most revered player in Anaheim Ducks history, slammed Bruce Boudreau, the coach who has led the Ducks to back-to-back Pacific Division Championships. The book, titled Teemu, was written in Finnish, though snippets have been translated to English via Google Translate, and Helsinki and Vancouver-based Finnish reporter Juha Hiitela has shared several brief ...

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September 17, 2014 7:20 pm

Mike Stothers talks win, Rookie Camp progress

On the 3-1 win over Arizona: Obviously the result was good, and I thought we were better than yesterday. We talked yesterday – I thought we did some things well. I thought today we took it up a notch and continued to work on the things we need to, but I think we were more five-man involved. We were good. I thought we had a good compete level here today, ...

Noah Graham / National Hockey League
September 17, 2014 5:11 pm

Shore, Zykov discuss today’s win, training camp

Nick Shore, on whether today’s win represented a better performance: I think we played a little bit better [today] I think we were able to generate a lot more offensive zone time and held on to the puck for a bit longer, so I definitely think that helped. Obviously we got a couple bounces there and were able to finish on some of our opportunities. Shore, on the success of ...

Christian Petersen / Getty Images Sport
September 17, 2014 1:56 pm

Wednesday rookie game live blog and streaming video

Los Angeles Kings 3, Arizona Coyotes 1 Final PP: LAK– 0/3; ARI – 0/4 THIRD PERIOD 20:00 – Howling. Also, Adam Brown is now in net for Arizona. It’s still Capobianco at the other end. 19:26 – PENALTY LAK. Zykov to the box. Offensive zone penalty. 17:26 – Penalty over. Constant Arizona pressure on the PK. Nice Capobianco left pad save on a hard low shot by Southorn with traffic ...

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September 17, 2014 12:05 pm

Wednesday Kings-Coyotes rookie game lineups

Los Angeles Kings at Phoenix Coyotes Rookie Game Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 2:00 p.m. Gila River Arena Projected Kings Lineup FORWARDS #49 Michael Mersch, #37 Nick Shore, #42 Scott Sabourin, #79 Justin Auger, #67 Nic Dowd, #38 Valentin Zykov, #80 Matthew Mistele, #58 Michael Amadio, #46 Spencer Watson, #76 Holden Cook, #78 Jake Marchment, #59 Vincent Arseneau DEFENSE #41 Alex Roach, #63 Kevin Raine, #56 Kurtis MacDermid, #82 Jake Middleton, ...

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