September 2011 - Page 2 of 12 - LA Kings Insider
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Doughty signing recap

Since the Drew Doughty contract agreement took place fairly late last night, here's a quick-and-easy recap of everything that went down last night, including my story on the signing plus interviews with Doughty, Tim Leiweke and Terry Murray. Also, my thanks to TSN ``SportsCentre'' anchor Dan O'Toole... Read More
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Doughty discusses his new contract

Here's what Drew Doughty said about agreeing to his eight-year, $56-million contract with the Kings. Doughty said he has a 6 a.m. flight out of Toronto tomorrow morning -- lots of packing, not a lot of sleep tonight -- and will be in Los Angeles in the morning for his physical and to officially sign... Read More
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Multi-year deal done with Doughty

Kings have confirmed that Drew Doughty has agreed to a multi-year contract. I'll update details here as available... The deal is for eight years and a total of $56 million ($7 million average) as first reported by TSN's Bob McKenzie. That makes Doughty the highest-paid King, ahead of Anze Kopitar... Read More
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Late-morning reading

Next up on the Kings' World Tour is tomorrow night's game in Anaheim, followed by a Saturday-morning flight to Las Vegas, a game that night against Colorado and then an all-night flight to Germany for the start of season-opening preparations. How does it all come together? In an LAKings.com feature,... Read More
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Postgame notes (Sept. 28)

Some notes from last night's game… -- The Kings scored four second-period goals and beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-0 in a preseason game at Pepsi Center. -- The Kings had totaled seven goals in their four previous preseason games and had not previously recorded a preseason shutout. -- The Ki... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes (9/28)

Terry Murray’s postgame thoughts... (on the six-goal game...) MURRAY: ``Sometimes it just takes some games to get some rhythm and a bit of chemistry going. Our games were spread out. You start to get a feel for your legs. You start to pass the puck better and, instinctively, the game starts to t... Read More
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Hunter postgame quotes

Trent Hunter’s postgame thoughts... (on his two-assist game...) HUNTER: ``It felt good. It has definitely felt better each night, trying to get the timing back and get rid of the rust. I think I was just going to the net tonight and trying to create some havoc. The whole team played great tonigh... Read More
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Quick postgame quotes

Jonathan Quick’s postgame thoughts... (on the shutout...) QUICK: ``I thought the team played really well, as far as system work, D-zone, stuff like that. The power play was playing well. The PK was playing well. They’re all good signs. It’s a bit of a boost of confidence, plus we get a win. I do... Read More