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Preview: Nashville Predators

This is the first of three meetings between Los Angeles and Nashville this season. After tonight, the two teams will meet on Thursday, February 7 at Bridgestone Arena and on Monday, March 4 at Staples Center. Last year, the Kings finished 3-1-0 against the Predators, going 2-0-0 at home and 1-1-0... Read More
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Former King Clune ready to face L.A.

Former Los Angeles Kings forward Rich Clune, who previously cleared waivers in October, 2010, was claimed on waivers by the Nashville Predators on January 15, the same day that former Kings prospect Thomas Hickey was claimed by the New York Islanders. Prior to this season, Clune’s entire NHL regu... Read More
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Power (Play) Outage

With just one goal in nine power play attempts, the Kings’ 11.1 percent conversion rate ranks them dead last in the NHL. Dustin Brown believes the secret to breaking through with the man advantage rests in keeping things simple. “It doesn’t have to be pretty,” Brown said after practice today. “It... Read More
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Three Keys to the Game

Here we are trying to do our best impression of the "three keys to the game" for last night's 3-2 overtime victory over the Vancouver Canucks. Hope you enjoy them: 1.) The Kings are the Stanley Cup Champions It's a weird thing to hear, even now. Take Alain Vigneault's quote from last night: "We ... Read More
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Heard in the Kings Locker Room

KINGS HEAD COACH DARRYL SUTTER: (Re game recap): “You play resilient. You’ve got to win games like that.” “We only had three penalties tonight which is in the right direction. Its got to be a three or four penalty game to be successful in this league. I didn’t like Brown’s call for sure.” “I ... Read More
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Heard in the Vancouver Locker Room

VANCOUVER HEAD COACH ALAIN VIGNEAULT: (Re game recap):” We emptied the tank and our guys did what they had to do against the Stanley Cup Champions. We battled real hard. They got a break on their power play where we win our draw and then we can’t put a handle on the puck and it goes off of a coupl... Read More
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Post-Game Notes

Compiled by the famous Jeremy Zager, your Kings notes are below. KINGS NOTES: · Jeff Carter now has goals in three straight · Jonathan Quick is now 29-15 lifetime in shootouts (stopping 114 of 159 shots = .717 spct) · The last time the Kings trailed by two goals in a g... Read More
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In-Game Blog: Canucks vs. Kings

Kings win 3-2 in a shootout, a huge moral victory for the team. We'll have more notes and quotes coming up soon. Thanks for following along, you guys are always a blast. SHOOTOUT Kopitar shoots on Luongo - no goal -- 0-0 Burrows shoots on Quick - no goal -- 0-0 Brown shoots on Luongo - no goal... Read More
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Hockey Game: Vancouver at Kings

The Kings take on the Canucks tonight for the first time since that whole Game Five thing back in April. A few interesting story lines are in store for tonight. It's well documented that the Kings power play is off to a rough start this season. They are 0-for-23, good enough for 30th in the league. ... Read More
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Kings meet up with Vancouver

The last time the Kings and Canucks met, the contest ended with Jarret Stoll going top shelf on Cory Schneider for a series-clinching overtime goal that ended a season of high expectations in Vancouver and fueled belief in Los Angeles. “That seems like a long time ago,” Coach Darryl Sutter said ... Read More
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Kings By The Numbers…

Here's a look at some stats heading into tomorrow's game vs. Vancouver: -The Kings have won two of the last three meetings vs. Vancouver (since 12-31-11)…The Kings have won three of the last five meetings at STAPLES Center (since 4-1-10) -Dustin Brown is scheduled to play in his 600th game tom... Read More
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Kings Report – Jan. 27

After returning to Los Angeles last night from Phoenix, the Kings reported to El Segundo this morning.  A handful of players – Dwight King, Jordan Nolan, Simon Gagne, Dustin Penner, Jake Muzzin, Rob Scuderi, Andrew Bodnarchuk, Brad Richardson and Jonathan Bernier -- began skating at around 11:10... Read More