February 2019 - Page 3 of 9 - LA Kings Insider

Waking up with the Kings: February 22

The mind of a professional hockey player, mid-season, is a complex and insular place. These players are human, but the blinders are on, and the most successful players are able to square in on the immediate task at hand with minimal outside distractions. So, even though the LA Kings were basically a... Read More

Good morning, Fort Lauderdale

Good morning, Sunshine State, and good morning, Insiders. Sometimes you eat the bear, and sometimes the bear eats you. This time that bear done got eaten whole. I say this every time we visit South Florida, but this stop does beat the typical Calgary/Edmonton/Vancouver three-in-fours that we're a... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Dan Hamhuis

Nashville Predators defenseman Dan Hamhuis, a veteran of 1,082 NHL games, cut his teeth with the Prince George Cougars, a far-flung Western Hockey League outpost that he's now a part owner of. Speaking with LA Kings Insider, he described the camaraderie built on the bus prior to the age of cell phon... Read More

Good morning, Nashville

Good morning, Nashville, and good morning, Insiders. It was a cool and damp night in Nashville on Wednesday with weather not unlike that which blanketed the Southland at the same time. Drizzle fell from an overcast sky with temperatures in the low 50's, which isn't uncommon for this time of the y... Read More

Onward

The LA Kings will depart shortly for a road trip in which they'll face a a number of teams in which "there ain't no weak sisters," to quote Darryl Sutter. It's also a bit of an edgy time around these parts. The trade deadline is Monday - the afternoon of the Tampa Bay game - and there's the strong p... Read More