Comment from Kings here in Denver as it relates to Matt Greene's injury: Matt Greene was placed on IR today due to a mid-body injury. As for recovery timeframe, we plan for the worst and hope for the best.... Read More
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, one of the side rinks at the Toyota Training Center was open for pleasure skating, but on the main sheet, it was back to work for the Kings. Coach Darryl Sutter put his team through its first practice after Saturday’s 5-2 season-opening loss to Chicago in preparation ... Read More
It was one of those rare, crystal clear days in downtown Los Angeles; the kind where you feel like can reach out and touch the Hollywood sign. Given the elaborate stagecraft on display during the pregame ceremony celebrating the Kings’ Stanley Cup championship, STAPLES Center could just as easily ha... Read More
Officially, the final reward of the Kings’ Stanley Cup championship comes tomorrow, when the team raises its first championship banner before the season opener at STAPLES Center. For President/General Manger Dean Lombardi, President, Business Operations Luc Robitaille, and Head Coach Darryl Sutter,... Read More
Another day brought another step forward for Anze Kopitar, who practiced with the team for the second consecutive morning without experiencing any flare-ups.
“I’m feeling pretty good,” Kopitar said. “I have had a couple days of full practice with the team and it didn’t blow up on me, didn’t feel ... Read More
The most interesting development at today’s morning practice was the sight of center Anze Kopitar skating with his teammates. Although Kopitar has not yet been cleared for contact, he said afterward he did not experience any pain or swelling in his sprained right knee. Still, Kopitar does not know i... Read More
Outside the Toyota Training Center, an unseasonable cold spell continued to grip Los Angeles. Inside, Coach Darryl Sutter turned up the heat on the Kings as he put his team through a spirited practice, full of tempo and contact, in preparation for Saturday’s season opener vs. Chicago.
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A day after the Kings opened their abbreviated training camp before overflowing bleachers and a robust contingent of a couple dozen media members, the numbers at the Toyota Training Center dwindled on Day Two.
With about 25 fans looking on and a press corps reduced to dozen media members, the Kin... Read More
At 10:02 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, a clean-shaven Jonathan Quick stepped onto a perfectly clean sheet of ice, coaching consultant Bernie Nicholls spilled a bucket of pucks onto that surface, and the L.A. Kings began their quest to repeat as Stanley Cup champions with a clean slate. After a summer ... Read More
Hello and, officially, welcome to the 2012-13 NHL Season!
We wanted to let LAKingsInsider.com readers know that the club is working diligently to hire a full-time writer for the blog. When we posted the job, we received an incredible amount of applicants and the interview process so far has ... Read More
“Mystery Alaska” hit the big screens in 1999…you’ve probably seen it. A lot of great actors in the film. If you’re a Kings fan, the movie probably hit home a little more with one particular character…Jim Fox, who of course played himself as a TV commentator alongside Mike Myers (aka Donnie Shulzh... Read More
Many folks in the Kings organization were honored to take part in a private service for the late David Courtney this past Friday. In conjunction with his family we wanted to provide this information here as they have received so many inquiries and well wishes from our fans:
In lieu of flowers... Read More
Until a permanent replacement for Rich Hammond is hired, Bob Miller, Jim Fox, Nick Nickson, and Daryl Evans will be contributing content to LAKingsInsider.com. Here is a piece by Daryl as he looks toward the Kings and their goaltending future:
Posted by Daryl Evans on 1... Read More