February 2011 - Page 2 of 28 - LA Kings Insider
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Kings 1, Red Wings 0

The Kings took a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal 4:09 into the first period. Jarret Stoll's shot from the blue line went wide, but the puck kicked hard off the end boards, back toward the net. Michal Handzus, parked at the side of the net, took two whacks and the puck and pushed it past goalie Jimmy... Read More
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Scouting the Red Wings

Don't forget, there's actually an NHL game tonight between the Kings and the Detroit Red Wings. The Red Wings made a little bit of their own news today, signing goalie Jimmy Howard to a two-year, $4.5-million contract extension. The Red Wings, to little surprise, are cruising along this season, in s... Read More
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Trade reaction from Edmonton

How is the Kings-Oilers trade playing up north? Here's a couple initial stories, from the Edmonton Journal and Edmonton Sun, about the trade of Dustin Penner to the Kings. A couple other things… Penner will wear No. 25 with the Kings, and after the jump, I've included a couple video features that hi... Read More
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Williams talks contract extension

Not to be overlooked today is Justin Williams' signing of a four-year, $14.6-million contract extension. Williams, 29, enters tonight's game tied for the team lead with 20 goals. Here are Dean Lombardi's thoughts on Williams' signing, followed by an interview I did with Williams this morning and a v... Read More
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Penner, Murray on today’s trade

As noted in the previous post, the Kings hope to have Dustin Penner in Los Angeles at some point today, but there are always travel/immigration hurdles. I'll look at catch up with him as soon as possible, but for now, here's the video of the news conference he did with Edmonton media immediately aft... Read More
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Lombardi talks trade: quick hits

Just got done talking with Dean Lombardi in El Segundo. He looked as tired as I've ever seen him... I'll have the full transcript posted ASAP, but in short... Lombardi was obviously pleased with the deal, referring to it as a chance to "reward" the current Kings by giving them help and improving th... Read More
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More on the Penner trade

In addition to defenseman Colten Teubert and the Kings' 2011 first-round pick, the Kings' 2012 third-round pick is also in play as part of the trade with Edmonton, but that will depend on the Kings' ability to make, and advance in, the playoffs this season. In exchange, the Kings get Dustin Penner, ... Read More