Juan Ocampo / National Hockey League
October 20, 2014 5:21 pm

October 20: Monday afternoon links

Obviously, we all know the big news of the day. There’s more coverage here, here, here, here and here. Mark Whicker of the LA News Group has a well articulated piece here, as well. As I noted in the comments section of an earlier post, there are plenty of questions that will ultimately follow about how this affects the Kings’ roster, the salary cap, and other tertiary concerns. It’s not ...

LA Kings
October 20, 2014 11:59 am

Voynov’s court date December 1; no charges have been filed

I just spoke with Slava Voynov’s attorney, Craig Renetzky. He confirmed that Voynov’s next court date will take place on December 1 – not this Wednesday – because bail was posted. There is “nothing unusual” about the December 1 court date; because Voynov posted bail, the first court date does not have to be within two days. No charges have been filed at this point. Per Renetzky, can decide to ...

LA Kings
October 20, 2014 10:13 am

Kings statement on Voynov

From the Kings: These developments are of great concern to our organization. We support the NHL’s decision to suspend Slava Voynov indefinitely during this process, and we will continue to take appropriate action as the legal proceedings and the investigation by the NHL take their course.

October 20, 2014 8:14 am

Voynov arrested on charges of domestic violence

Via the NHL: Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been suspended indefinitely from all club activities pending a formal investigation by the National Hockey League of an arrest this morning on charges of domestic violence. The suspension was imposed under Section 18-A.5 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, which provides that, during the pendency of a criminal investigation, “The League may suspend the Player pending the League’s formal review and ...

Juan Ocampo / National Hockey League
October 19, 2014 4:52 pm

October 19 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 23-15-3 all-time against Minnesota, a record that includes a 12-8-6 home record. Seven of the last eight games by the teams have been decided by one goal. -The Kings improved to 4-0-0 in their six-game homestand (10/12 LAK 4, WPG 1; 10/14 LAK 6, EDM 1; 10/16 LAK 1 STL 0 (SO); 10/19 LAK 2, MIN 1; 10/23 BUF; 10/26 CBJ). After today, ...

October 19, 2014 4:01 pm

October 19 postgame quotes: Minnesota

Mike Yeo, on the 2-1 loss: Yeah, it’s almost the same script as the other night, really. We did a lot of good things, but didn’t find a way to win the game. Yeo, on struggling to score: We’re creating the chances, maybe it’s in our head a little bit, there are times where we’re missing nets, there’s a couple of posts that we hit. We’re generating the chances, it’s ...

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