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July 22, 2014 12:35 pm

Player evaluation: Fraser

COLIN FRASER This season: 33 games, 0 goals, 2 assists, 2 points, 30 penalty minutes, -4 rating, 8:59 time on ice The good: Three of Colin Fraser’s six NHL seasons have resulted in Stanley Cups. He played in championships at the major junior level and won a gold medal at World Juniors. Perhaps not to the same degree as Mike Richards, who has won playoff series and championships at every ...

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July 22, 2014 9:13 am

NBC announces national TV schedule

The NBC Sports Group will air 103 regular season NHL games in the 2014-15 season, 13 of which will feature the Los Angeles Kings: Wednesday, October 8, 7:00 p.m.: San Jose at KINGS, NBCSN Wednesday, November 12, 7:30 p.m.: KINGS at Anaheim, NBCSN Tuesday, December 9, 4:30 p.m.: KINGS at Buffalo, NBCSN Saturday, December 27, 7:00 p.m.: San Jose at KINGS, NBCSN Wednesday, January 21, 7:30 p.m.: KINGS at San ...

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July 21, 2014 12:34 pm

Keeping up with the Cup: July 21

BUT FIRST! The Kings officially announced their five-year partnership with KABC 790. Nick Nickson and Daryl Evans will return to provide the radio account, because of course. WHEN WE LAST LEFT OFF, John Stevens was preparing to hand the Stanley Cup over to Justin Williams, who also spends off-seasons at his home on the South Jersey shore. Ventnor City, New Jersey sits southwest of Atlantic City and just over an ...

July 21, 2014 8:18 am

Report: LAKings to KABC 790

Per Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times, the Kings have reached a five-year agreement with KABC 790 to become the only Los Angeles-area team broadcast on the AM station. The Kings had been partnered with AM 1150 for the previous seven seasons. From Dillman’s story, Stanley Cup champions L.A. Kings announce new radio home: For the Kings, the radio deal is novel in that it is a multiyear agreement. ...

EDMONTON, AB - MARCH 9: Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings lines up for a face off in a game against the Edmonton Oilers on March 9, 2014 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
July 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Player evaluation: Brown

DUSTIN BROWN This season: 79 games, 15 goals, 12 assists, 27 points, 66 penalty minutes, +7 rating, 15:50 time on ice The good: Any distress over Dustin Brown’s clunker of a regular season was silenced during a postseason campaign in which he served as a load-bearing component of the team’s emotional and resilient constitution. The Spring of Intangibles was reflected in every player, but perhaps none more so than Brown, ...

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July 17, 2014 4:22 pm

Player evaluation: Lewis

TREVOR LEWIS This season: 73 games, 6 goals, 5 assists, 11 points, 6 penalty minutes, -1 rating, 13:15 time on ice The good: There’s nothing flashy about Trevor Lewis’ game, and that’s meant complementary. A blue collar, responsible forward who has provided the Kings tough minutes – if not consistent production – in his four full years with the club, Lewis is a player who is still doing things to ...

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July 17, 2014 12:11 pm

Keeping up with the Cup: July 17

The Stanley Cup is back on North American soil, but first, there’s one last batch of photos and accounts from Russia, where Slava Voynov welcomed the Cup to Chelyabinsk for the second time in three seasons. He is the only NHL player to have ever brought the Cup to Chelyabinsk, where he was joined by a team representative two years ago (2012 video here). Via NHL.com’s Summer of Stanley blog: ...

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