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Morning skate update: February 19

Updates from this morning's skate at Rexall Place: -Jonathan Quick was the first goaltender off the ice for the Kings, which would indicate that he will be tonight's starter against the Oilers. -Simon Gagne, Brad Richardson and Andrew Campbell skated longer than the rest of the team, which wou... Read More
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February 19: Tuesday morning links

Helene Elliott of the LA Times recaps Monday’s practice in the absence of Darryl Sutter, who was tending to family responsibilities. She raises the issue of Drew Doughty’s lack of scoring. “There's no question we need our defense to contribute offensively,” assistant coach John Stevens said. Slava V... Read More
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Bob Miller recalls the Kings under Jerry Buss

Dr. Jerry Buss passed away at the age of 80 on Monday and left behind a legacy as amongst the most influential executives in the history of American professional sports. Buss purchased the Kings, the Lakers and the Forum from Jack Kent Cooke for 67.5 million dollars in June, 1979, a pivotal moment i... Read More
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FrasCast: Volume 2

Colin Fraser sat down with LA Kings Insider from the visitors' dressing room at Rexall Place this morning for this week's FrasCast, which hits on topics such as Alberta's cowboy culture and the best ice in the National Hockey League. ... Read More
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Ring presentation

Kings Director of Amateur Scouting Michael Futa presented Amateur Scout - Western Canada Brent McEwen with his championship ring earlier today at the Rexall Place media commissary. All rings have now been presented to the club's amateur scouts. McEwen shows LAKingsInsider the ring and then puts i... Read More
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February 18 practice notes

Lots of content will be posted through the afternoon on the blog. Most importantly, I want to offer my sincere condolences to the Buss family on the passing of Dr. Jerry Buss, perhaps the most influential person in the history of Los Angeles sports culture. I spoke with Bob Miller about Dr. Buss, wh... Read More
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Line change?

Judging by the colors of the practice jerseys at Rexall Place this morning, line adjustments may be in store for the Kings when they take the ice Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers. In gray: Clifford-Kopitar-Brown In white: King-Richards-Carter In purple: Penner-Richardson-Stoll-Williams In y... Read More
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Waking up with the Kings: February 18

-The decision to start Jonathan Quick over Jonathan Bernier was the appropriate one. While Sutter spoke of riding the hot goalie, he also said “got to get them both sharp, simple,” and Sunday’s performance was a confident step in that direction for Quick. Considering the youth of the defense in fron... Read More
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Good morning, Edmonton

Welcome to the National Hockey League's northernmost outpost. Edmonton, Alberta is at 53°34′N latitude, placing it roughly at the same distance from the equator as Manchester, England and Hamburg, Germany. It's a grey morning in Alberta's capital, and the team is scheduled to hit the ice at Rexall P... Read More