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LAKings.com feature: West is Best

We've all heard the familiar "run-and-gun" references towards the Eastern Conference, and the "tight checking" allusions to the Western Conference. The contrasting styles of play have been well documented. But this season, teams in the west are 31-11-4 against the teams in the east through NHL actio... Read More
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Meet James Nicholson, LAKI intern

Say hello to James Nicholson, LAKI's new assistant. James will assist in enhancing the capacity of this blog in multiple aspects. Since joining LAKI, he has transcribed audio files from away games and has posted quotes on the blog before I've even left the building. This is an enormous help and b... Read More
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Waking up with the Kings: October 16

-A pair of pivotal moments in the Kings 5-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday night had the potential to affect the direction and the outcome of the game. The first came late in the first period during sustained pressure in the offensive end when Dustin Brown hit the crossbar during an attack ... Read More
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Good morning, Nashville

Good morning Music City, and good morning beautiful new hotel that was under construction when we were here in February. We're adjacent to the Country Music Hall of Fame, which recently underwent a significant expansion and renovation that was capped off with the unveiling of the Taylor Swift Edu... Read More
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Game 7: Los Angeles at Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Lightning 5, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Radio Feed The Royal Half Gameday Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 31; TBL – 25 PP: LAK – 0/5; TBL – 0/3 Attendance: 16,310 Three Stars: 1) TBL - Martin St. Louis 2) TBL - Viktor Hedman 3) TBL - Ben Bishop First Period 1) TBL -... Read More
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Behold: Tampa Bay Times Forum

I'm keeping this brief, as I have to run over to the bench to chat with Daniel Carcillo. By the way, tune in! Kings Live Pre-game starts at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. The lovely stock photo above depicts the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the spacious - and comfortable - home of the Tampa Bay Lightning sinc... Read More