August 2010 - Page 3 of 3 - LA Kings Insider
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Day 40

Last month, I joked about how someone could write a book about this Ilya Kovalchuk mess. Now, it almost seems like a certainty, doesn't it? This afternoon, the arbitrator has ruled in favor of the NHL and declared Kovalchuk a free agent again. I had a quick chat with a member of team management t... Read More
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Put `em up

If you haven't checked it out in a while, the Kings' ``Fight Club'' page, now with videos of 100 classic Kings fights, is worth a look… Kings Fight Club Seeing it also brought a question to mind… Are you comfortable with Kevin Westgarth as the Kings' ``heavyweight'' enforcer next year? I tend ... Read More
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The two Tylers

It's not quite the Two Coryes of 1980s fame, but Kings prospect Tyler Toffoli has been reunited with frequent international teammate Tyler Seguin at Hockey Canada's camp for prospects for the World Junior Championships. CBC did a story that profiles Toffoli, the Kings' second-round draft pick in Jun... Read More
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Coaching staff complete

Assistant coaches Jamie Kompon and Bill Ranford have officially agreed to new contracts. It was basically a formality, but still noteworthy. Kompon and Ranford, as holdovers from the Marc Crawford era, had contracts that expired after last season, and needed to wait until the contract extensions wer... Read More
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Junior stars

The World Junior Championships don't take place until December in Buffalo, but countries are starting to gear up this month with development camps, and there are Kings prospects populating the Canadian and American rosters. Canada's camp roster includes goalie Jean-Francois Berube, defenseman Nic... Read More
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Summer fun

I'm back home from vacation, and life is slowly returning to normal…or at least what passes for normal around these parts! I'd just like it noted that from July 1-17, what should have been the busiest times of the summer, not one thing happened. Then, in the next two weeks, Kovalchuk signed (then ``... Read More