June 2011 - Page 5 of 5 - LA Kings Insider
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Questions for Lombardi?

As we get ready for the start of Game 7 -- regardless of who you're cheering for (or if you don't have a rooting interest at all), it should be very special -- I'll throw this out there... I'll have the chance, on Friday afternoon, to chat with Dean Lombardi about all the relevant upcoming topics, m... Read More
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Quick addition to Twitter

For the Twitter addicts out there, Jonathan Quick is now on board, and you can follow him @JonathanQuick32 (twitter.com/JonathanQuick32). Dustin Brown (@DustinBrown23) has been at it for a while, as have a handful of Kings prospects. Personally, I'm waiting for Dean Lombardi to join Twitter, if onl... Read More
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Kopitar on (the) course

Having spent the early part of his summer in Los Angeles, Anze Kopitar is back in Slovenia and continuing to rehab from his ankle surgery. And, as this website story from Slovenia indicates, Kopitar is feeling good enough to get on the golf course, for a charity event. A translated version of an int... Read More
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Starting to feel a Draft

At this point, there's not a lot of buzz about the upcoming NHL Draft, mostly because the Kings aren't expected to be a big participant in it. Because of the Dustin Penner trade, the Kings don't draft until the second round -- they hold the No. 49 pick -- and they hold only six picks in the seven-ro... Read More
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Kings in K.C., and other notes

The freshest news, as reported today in the Sports Business Journal, is that the Kings will play the Pittsburgh Penguins in Kansas City in a Sept. 27 preseason game. The Kings have been fairly regular preseason visitors to Kansas City's Spring Center, which is operated by AEG. The preseason schedule... Read More
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Summer preview: Pacific Division

Wrapping up the division-by-division looks at the NHL heading into the summer, here's the Pacific Division. The Kings are excluded, since it would be a tad redundant to cover the same ground we've been treading, but here's how the other four teams look, starting with how they finished in the divisio... Read More
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Afternoon reading

If you're looking for something to read this afternoon, here's the latest quartet in the ``My Story'' series, in which Kings players chronicle their rise from youth hockey to the NHL. Kyle Clifford, Ryan Smyth, Michal Handzus and Jonathan Bernier talk about their paths… My Story: Kyle Clifford ... Read More
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Summer preview: Central Division

Last week, we took a division-by-division look at the Eastern Conference, in terms of what each team faces this summer heading into next season. Now it's the Western Conference's turn, starting with the Central Division. Here's how the teams finished this season, followed by a look at their summer o... Read More
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Poll: Who will win the Cup?

It's down to two teams in the NHL, and a long wait will come to an end for one fan base. The Vancouver Canucks, who joined the league in 1970, have never won the Stanley Cup. The Boston Bruins have won it five times, but not since 1972. It all starts tonight in Vancouver. Who will bring home the Cup... Read More