Dustin Brown, on if it was tough to end the home stand with a loss:
We didn’t have a very good first and we were kind of battling to get back into it at the end, and that team doesn’t really give up much. We got a point out of it, but we lost a point probably because of our first period.
Brown,... Read More
Los Angeles Kings 1, New Jersey Devils 2 (OT)
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SOG: LAK – 23; NJD – 24
PP: LAK – 0/5; NJD – 0/1
1) NJD - Tyler Kennedy (3) (Devante Smith-Pelly), 1:12
2) LAK - Anze Kopitar (21) (Milan Lucic, ... Read More
Los Angeles Kings (40-22-4) vs New Jersey Devils (32-29-7)
Saturday, March 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m. PT
Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
Referees: #12 Justin St. Pierre, #23 Brad Watson
Linesmen: #66 Darren Gibbs, #58 Ryan Gibbons
FOX Sports West, KABC 790 AM, I Heart Radio
Los Angeles Projec... Read More
Overall, the Los Angeles Kings’ 15-10-2 record since acquiring Vincent Lecavalier and Luke Schenn is a lukewarm reflection of a healthy repetition of win-one, lose-one February hockey as the team dealt with a strengthening schedule and, later, injuries to key players.
And while both Lecavalier a... Read More
On working with players to improve faceoff performance:
I think more and more it’s the video of being familiar with who they’re against, especially with the new rule this year. It’s changed a lot, with the stick being down. For example, tonight we play a team that with Zajac and Henrique have taken... Read More
Hello from El Segundo on a bright Saturday morning. Tonight the Kings will face off against the New Jersey Devils for the second and final time this regular season (7:30 p.m. / FOX Sports West / KABC 790 / I Heart Radio). Let's get down to brass tacks.
-There wasn't much to report from the mornin... Read More
Tanner Pearson did not play in the first two games of the Kings’ two-week road trip through the Atlantic and Metropolitan Divisions last month. He was, at the time, enduring a reduction in his ice time, and as Darryl Sutter said on February 8, “having a hard time keeping up.”
Now contrast that wi... Read More
The Kings were leading the Canucks 4-1 at Staples Center on Monday when the visitors, during the latter half of a late power play, decided to pull Ryan Miller to add some offensive punch to their man advantage.
Los Angeles cleared the puck, and to the left of the empty net, Matt Bartkowski’s pass... Read More
On awareness of milestones, and Anze Kopitar picking up Jeff Carter’s puck:
I didn’t know why Kopi picked the puck up, I didn’t know. Obviously the players are if Kopi knew. The one that I would’ve noticed the most would be a guy like Vinny, who’s going to get his 1200th in. That’s the one I’ve no... Read More
Good afternoon from Toyota Sports Center, where it was team photo day. After the players - including Matt Greene, Marian Gaborik and Jordan Nolan - dressed in uniform for their annual team shot, they exchanged their game jerseys for practice sweaters and aligned as such up front:
Red: Lucic-Kopit... Read More
The Kings, who are coming off a 4-3 overtime win over the Washington Capitals, open up a four-in-six when the New Jersey Devils make their annual Staples Center visit. From there, Los Angeles will embark on a quick Chicago-Dallas back-to-back before returning home for games against the Rangers and B... Read More
Several abbreviated thoughts from the Kings’ 4-3 overtime win over the Washington Capitals:
-Fans at Staples Center were treated to the excitement expected from a game that lived up to its billing, even if the method in which the Kings emerged with two points was circuitous and unnecessarily tens... Read More