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Notes on Quick’s shutout streak

A couple pertinent notes on Jonathan Quick's three consecutive shutouts and his shutout streak... -- Quick is the first Kings goalie in franchise history to record shutouts in three consecutive games. Tonight was his 17th career shutout (second most behind Vachon in franchise history). -- Quick ... Read More
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Quick postgame quotes (Oct. 22)

Jonathan Quick’s postgame thoughts.. (on his third consecutive shutout...) QUICK: ``It feels great to have that done. At the end of the day, though, it’s one game. It’s two points, that’s all. It’s a long season and we’ve got to keep this momentum going and carry it into Tuesday night.’’ (on ... Read More
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Game 7: Kings 1, Stars 0 (FINAL)

It's a Saturday night at Staples Center, with the call on Fox Sports West and 1150-AM and affiliates, and with all the game updates here as well... THIRD PERIOD In goal: It's still Quick vs. Raycroft. Kings 1, Stars 0: The scoreless tie was finally broken with 4:58 remaining in the third period... Read More
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Scouting the Stars

Tonight’s game is the first of six meetings this season between the Kings and Dallas Stars. The Kings went 4-1-1 against the Stars last season, but as noted earlier, this has the looks of a very different Dallas team under first-year coach Glen Gulutzan, as the Stars are off to a 6-1-0 start, includ... Read More
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Star-studded start in Dallas

It’s hard to beat the start that the Dallas Stars have gotten off to this season. Under new coach Glen Gulutzen, the Stars are 6-1-0 and have allowed two or fewer goals in six of their seven games. The Stars have been one of the strongest 5-on-5 teams in the league so far. Gulutzen joined the Stars ... Read More
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Saturday skate update

The Kings will go with the same lineup tonight that they used in Thursday's game. Drew Doughty did post-practice work again today, but it's still not yet known whether he would be able to play Tuesday. More notes and quotes from the skate to come...... Read More
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Gagne back to top form so far

Simon Gagne was kept off the score sheet last night, and had his four-game point streak snapped, but so far, Gagne has justified the two-year, $7-million contract he signed with the Kings in July. Gagne is a two-time 40-goal scorer who has missed at least 19 games due to injuries in three of the pas... Read More
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Richards boosting Kings in all areas

Mike Richards has yet to have a real ``highlight’’ moment with the Kings, but the number of small, intelligent plays he makes is astoundingly high. Richards has essentially single-handedly boosted the Kings’ power play, as he has the first assist on four power-play goals this season -- including Dus... Read More
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Quick has the hot hand

Terry Murray laughed deeply when the subject of tomorrow night’s goalie came up. ``Go ahead, take a guess,’’ he said. Jonathan Quick, perhaps? Quick is coming off back-to-back shutouts, and the Kings have two days between games after they face Dallas tomorrow, so the answer was obvious. During train... Read More