February 2010 - LA Kings Insider
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Congrats to Doughty

With Canada's 3-2 overtime victory over the United States, Drew Doughty became the first player to win Olympic gold while representing the Kings. Adam Deadmarsh and Aaron Miller won silver playing for the United States in 2002, and four Kings have won bronze medals. Congrats also to the Kings' silve... Full Story
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Chat at noon

Everyone getting ready for USA-Canada? Check back soon, and we'll do a live chat here during the game. Practice is ongoing now in El Segundo, with 4-on-4 drills. Dustin Brown, Michal Handzus and Jonathan Quick will be back in L.A. tonight and will fly to Dallas with the team tomorrow. Drew Doughty ... Full Story
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Medal time

The bronze medals in men's hockey will be awarded tonight when Slovakia plays Finland. If Slovakia (with Michal Handzus) wins, it will mean that all five Kings in the tournament will win a medal. That won't be the most for a single NHL team though. Chicago has six players still going: Tomas Kopecky ... Full Story
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Canada vs. Slovakia

One more semifinal to go. Who will win, Canada's Drew Doughty or Slovakia's Michal Handzus? Either way, it's setting up nicely for the Kings' players. If the Canada-Slovakia loser beats Finland in tomorrow's bronze-medal game, all five Kings will win a medal. Feel free to discuss the developments of... Full Story
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Three down, three to go

The Kings have made it through three days of practice, and three remain. Tomorrow, there isn't an on-ice practice, but the team will workout in El Segundo before branching out for the rink tour. After that, it's practice Sunday and Monday before Tuesday's game at Dallas. The practices have been i... Full Story
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USA vs. Finland

It's almost time for the USA vs. Finland Olympic hockey semifinal? Who will win? Feel free to discuss here, and also head over to www.hockeywoodla.com/kingschat for a live chat with Jim Fox. Practice is ongoing in El Segundo, with a scrimmage at the moment. Justin Williams was on the ice with teamm... Full Story
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Going for hardware

The medals are in sight at the Olympic men's hockey tournament. The United States (with Dustin Brown, Jack Johnson and Jonathan Quick) plays Finland at noon Pacific time -- and yes, it's actually televised live -- and Canada (with Drew Doughty) plays Slovakia (with Michal Handzus) at 6:30 p.m. The l... Full Story
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Kings rink tour

The Kings will conduct their sixth-annual rink tour on Saturday afternoon, at six locations throughout Southern California. Groups of players, coaches and broadcasters will travel to the rinks to conduct on-ice clinics with youth hockey players and take part in autograph sessions. The event is fr... Full Story
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Fourth-line philosophy

Following up on the Cliche/Moller post, it seems to me that the Kings are trying to give themselves as many roster options as possible, particularly in terms of the ``bottom six'' forwards, going into the stretch run. Terry Murray has been consistent in his belief that the Kings need an ``enforcer''... Full Story