October 2009 - Page 3 of 30 - LA Kings Insider
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts... (on his game thoughts...) MURRAY: ``It was a very even game. We played very well in the first period. I thought we held a little bit of an edge in the first. They came back with a strong second and did the same to us as we did in the first. In the third, I thou... Read More
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FINAL: Sharks 2, Kings 1 (SO)

Shootout results... Sharks win in sixth round of shootout. More from the locker room soon. Sharks: Marleau, off post. Kings: Handzus, wrist-shot goal. Sharks: Boyle, save on backhand shot. Kings: Johnson, poke save. Sharks: Heatley, wrist-shot goal. Kings: Kopitar, save. Sharks: Ferrei... Read More
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End of second: 1-1

Entering tonight, the Sharks had outscored their opponents 21-13 in the second period, so the Kings escaped with a draw after being outshot 14-6 in the period. No penalties for either team in the period. Patrick Marleau now has 25 goals and 58 points in 67 career games against the Kings.... Read More
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Kings 1, Sharks 0

Drew Doughty dumped the puck down low from the left boards to Alexander Frolov, who took on Dan Boyle behind the net and scored on a nice sweeping wraparound exactly eight minutes into the second period. Dustin Brown also got an assist.... Read More
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End of first period: 0-0

The Kings outshot the Sharks 13-5 in the period and did a good job of getting the puck to the net, but the Sharks also had a couple quality chances that easily could have beat Jonathan Quick. Both teams went 0 for 2 on the power play. (per advice, on the RSS/Twitter feeds, I'll go back to posting ... Read More
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Start time moved

The time of the Kings' Dec. 26 game at Phoenix has been moved back by one hour, to 6 p.m. Pacific time. That probably doesn't mean much to those of you in Los Angeles, but there's an interesting backstory as to why the change was made. The game was originally scheduled to start at 6 p.m. Arizona tim... Read More
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Happy with Handzus line

This relates, a bit, to yesterday's discussion about what will happen to the lines when Justin Williams returns. Today, Terry Murray talked about the recently constructed line of Dustin Brown, Alexander Frolov and Michal Handzus. He expressed satisfaction with it, which leads back to the question of... Read More
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Making Quick work

Jonathan Quick will be back in goal tonight for the Kings...and tomorrow night against Vancouver...and every other night until Terry Murray decides he wants another look. Quick hasn't had trouble with a heavy workload in the past, but I wanted to get his opinion on it, and also how he deals with it ... Read More
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Kopitar feature

Here's the feature I wrote on Anze Kopitar for LAKings.com. Thanks for reading! Kopitar's Big Summer Leads to Big Fall Also, in those process of doing this story, I got an enormous volume of quotes from Dean Lombardi about Kopitar. I thought it would be good to transcribe them and share them, be... Read More
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The view from San Jose

Here's what Sharks coach Todd McLellan said about the Kings this morning.. MCLELLAN: ``They're very impressive. They're obviously playing with a tremendous amount of confidence. When they got to the start line this year, they felt good about themselves. Kopitar, Ryan Smyth (is) as good a pair as t... Read More