Dave Sandford / National Hockey League
July 25, 2014 2:00 pm

Player evaluation: Stoll

JARRET STOLL This season: 78 games, 8 goals, 19 assists, 27 points, 48 penalty minutes, +9 rating, 15:52 time on ice The good: The regular season numbers Jarret Stoll produced are mostly irrelevant. The perfect third line center for the Kings’ needs and expectations, Stoll is another conduit of the team’s will to win and an experienced, intelligent veteran responsible for the collective best efforts of a Stanley Cup-winning team. ...

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July 24, 2014 5:22 pm

Player evaluation: Martinez

ALEC MARTINEZ This season: 61 games, 11 goals, 11 assists, 22 points, 14 penalty minutes, +17 rating, 15:41 time on ice The good: A central tenet of Darryl Sutter coaching is the thrust for players to maximize their skill sets, and from March 1 through June 13, Alec Martinez appeared to do that as well as any player on the roster. The aggressive puck mover and elite forward skater made ...

July 24, 2014 1:31 pm

Championship Blu-ray preview

The video account of the Kings’ second Stanley Cup title will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and digitally on Tuesday, July 29. A quick preview: There are more previews available here, including some great ice level footage from the San Jose and Chicago series. Extra features for the Blu-ray: • NHL Network Interviews • On-Ice Wireless Recaps of 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs • Extended On-Ice Celebration • Extended Locker Room ...

Bill Smith / National Hockey League
July 24, 2014 11:16 am

LAKings.com’s Playoff Moments

Do you remember last summer’s I Was There series? A similar project is being undertaken by Alex Kinkopf, who writes and assists in social media for LAKings.com and has also offered assistance on this site. Alex has been looking back at the top 15 moments of the Kings’ postseason, and it’s fitting that the eighth most memorable moment belongs to number eight – more specifically, how Drew Doughty managed to ...

Jamie Sabau / National Hockey League
July 23, 2014 5:17 pm

Player evaluation: Voynov

SLAVA VOYNOV This season: 82 games, 4 goals, 30 assists, 34 points, 14 penalty minutes, +5 rating, 22:18 time on ice The good: Since he was recalled to Los Angeles in conjunction with the Jeff Carter/Jack Johnson trade in February, 2012, Slava Voynov has played in all 215 possible regular season and playoff games and after a two-goal, nine-point postseason now has his second Stanley Cup in tow. It was ...

Big White Ski Resort
July 23, 2014 10:32 am

Dillabaugh joins Kings full time

I’m still waiting to hear back about a few minor particulars, but this staff report (is Doyle Potenteau on vacation?!) from the Kelowna Daily Courier states that Kim Dillabaugh is leaving the Kelowna Rockets and will join the Kings full time in scouting and goaltending development. The Rockets’ website also contains a story on Dillabaugh’s departure. Other than the added scouting responsibilities, it doesn’t sound like too much of a ...

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July 22, 2014 12:35 pm

Player evaluation: Fraser

COLIN FRASER This season: 33 games, 0 goals, 2 assists, 2 points, 30 penalty minutes, -4 rating, 8:59 time on ice The good: Three of Colin Fraser’s six NHL seasons have resulted in Stanley Cups. He played in championships at the major junior level and won a gold medal at World Juniors. Perhaps not to the same degree as Mike Richards, who has won playoff series and championships at every ...

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