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.
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On what has influenced the power play improvement:
“I think the big thing is just the work that we’ve done on it. We’ve run through at least twice a week in practice where everyone’s going to be or what kind of plays we need to have. When you have that – I know where Drew’s going to be 90% of the t... Read More
Though he's seen time up and down the left side of the Kings lineup this season, judging from the lines at practice earlier today at Rexall Place, Kyle Clifford will be skating alongside Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown during tomorrow's game in Edmonton. As stated below, his game won't change.
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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.
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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
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
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-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
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
The Manchester Monarchs suffered a difficult loss Sunday afternoon by allowing two goals in the final three minutes and dropping a 3-2 road decision to the Connecticut Whale. Manchester is just 1-7-0-1 in its last 9 games.
In defeat, Kings forward prospect Tyler Toffoli scored his 24th goal of th... Read More
Blackhawks Insider Tracey Myers has a recap and reactions from the home locker room as Chicago (12-0-3) approaches the NHL record of 16 games without a regulation loss to start the season, set by Anaheim in 2006-07. Brent Seabrook had five blocks, and Jonathan Toews weighed in on the one that made a... Read More
On coming close in the third period:
"That’s what it was. Close. We probably didn’t play well enough to win this game. The slow start kind of cost us. For a team that thrives on momentum, we gave them a lot in the first period with penalties and some turnovers, and they scored some goals, so it put... Read More