May 2012 - Page 23 of 23 - LA Kings Insider
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Good effort from second-line trio

Game 2 was a good one for the Kings’ second line. Jeff Carter, after looking increasingly comfortable in recent games, scored his first goal of the playoffs. Mike Richards was all over the ice in the first period and got rewarded with a goal. Dustin Penner continued his resurgence with two assists. ... Read More
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Kopitar talks about shorthanded goal

If you’ve watched any hockey highlights on TV over the last 15 hours or so, you’ve probably seen Anze Kopitar’s shorthanded goal from last night a few times. Here is is, in case you haven’t seen it (or want to watch it a few more times), followed by Kopitar’s thoughts on the goal. Did he know he was... Read More
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Tuesday (non-)practice update

The Kings stayed off the ice today but met in El Segundo. Anze Kopitar, Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty and Darryl Sutter talked to media members afterward, with the standard quotes about maintaining focus heading into Game 3. Sutter will shake things up a bit and hold Thursday's morning skate at Staples ... Read More
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Game 4 suite tickets available

Thanks to Frank Robledo and the Kings' Larry Abel, two suites are available for Game 4 between the Kings and the St. Louis Blues, with the game on Sunday at noon. There are fewer than 60 tickets available, at a cost of $175 plus a service charge. I'm sure Frank will be keeping a close eye here, to a... Read More
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Postgame notes (April 30)

Some notes from last night’s game... -- The Kings won another playoff game on the road, as they beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 in Game 2 of their second-round playoff series on Monday night at Scottrade Center. -- The Kings lead 2-0 in the best-of-seven series, with Game 3 to be played Thursday ... Read More
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The view from St. Louis

The St. Louis Blues were hungry for revenge. Upset with the Kings -- and particularly Dwight King, whose hit took top defenseman Alex Pietrangelo out of the lineup for Game 2 -- the Blues came out hitting. That’s understandable,. Problem is, at some points the Blues seemed more concerned about hitti... Read More
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The Key Three: April 30

Like a big Thanksgiving meal, the Kings left everyone with plenty to digest at the end of the first period last night, so many improbable moments that added up to a remarkable 20 minutes. A goal 31 seconds into the game? Another shorthanded goal? Two back-breaking goals within the final two minutes?... Read More