September 2012 - Page 2 of 3 - LA Kings Insider
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Games canceled through Sept. 30

The NHL announced today -- link here -- that all preseason games have been canceled through Sept. 30. For the Kings, that means the following games have been scrapped... Sept. 24 at Phoenix Sept. 24 vs. Phoenix at Staples Center Sept. 26 at Colorado Sept. 29 vs. Colorado in Las Vegas Next u... Read More
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`Sunset Sip’ tickets available

If you need a hockey fix and want to donate some money to a good cause, Jim Fox is hosting his annual ``Sunset Sip'' wine event tomorrow night in Long Beach. The event, which includes a wine-tasting contest, food, a silent auction and a showcase of local artwork, will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. ... Read More
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Loktionov to Russia?

The Russian sports publication Sports-Express reported today that Andrei Loktionov has signed to play with Severstal Cherepovets of the KHL for the duration of the NHL lockout. That's all well and good, except for the little fact that Loktionov technically isn't locked out. Last week, the Kings assi... Read More
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Anschutz puts AEG up for sale

Interesting news in the corporate world today, as several outlets -- The Wall Street Journal first, in this item -- have reported that the Anschutz Corporation is considering the sale of its AEG brand. For the sake of clarification, the Anschutz Corporation is headed by Phil Anschutz, who took over ... Read More
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Stanley Cup rink tour, round two

For those looking for an opportunity to take a photo with the Stanley Cup, the Kings have announced the second stage of their fundraisers at local rinks. The events will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at six rinks throughout Southern California. The purchase of a raffle ticket will give you a chanc... Read More
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Lockout, Day 2

We're now into the second day of the NHL lockout, with no indication that owners and players plan to meet soon. Of course, this means that Kings training camp will not open tomorrow, as scheduled. That's when the lockout will start to feel real for most people. Then the question becomes, how many da... Read More
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Voynov assigned to Manchester

The Kings have announced that Slava Voynov has been assigned to Manchester of the American Hockey League in the (very likely) event of a lockout. Voynov played 54 regular-season games for the Kings last season (plus the entire playoffs) but was eligible to be assigned to the AHL without having to pa... Read More
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Kings assign 15 to AHL

The Kings will assign 15 players to the AHL: Andy Andreoff, JF Berube, Rob Czarnik, Nic Deslauriers, Martin Jones, David Kolomatis, Brandon Kozun, Andrei Loktionov, Jordan Nolan, Brian O’Neill, Tanner Pearson, Nikolay Prokhorkin, Tyler Toffoli, Linden Vey and Jordan Weal. The most notable name no... Read More
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Three Kings on waivers

The Kings have placed Andrew Bodnarchuk, Stefan Legein and David Meckler on waivers. If they clear tomorrow, they will be assigned to Manchester and will be eligible to play in the AHL during the (presumed) lockout. So, it would appear as though the Kings decided to play it relatively safe with this... Read More