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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
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Darryl Sutter Post-Game Quotes

On his top forwards scoring: "Kopi was good tonight...The goal-scorers scored.  Carts had one too.  That's what wins the game." On Jake Muzzin: "I didn't know it was his first NHL goal.  But he hit the net.  We talked about that yesterday privately and .  D hitting the net." On the defensemen:... Read More
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Anze Kopitar Post-Game Quotes

On scoring tonight: "It's just nice to get it out of the way.  You definitely think about it.  I'm just happy I was able to contribute for a big win." On the team coming together tonight: "Every time you're on the road you need to play a team game.  You want to roll four lines.  Our PK come up bi... Read More
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Jake Muzzin Post-Game Quotes

On his first NHL goal: "Cliffy made a real nice pass up high through a guys stick to me, which gave me a lot of time and then I let a little wrister at the net and it found a way in...I didn't really see it go in, but when the guys came over we all kind of had a little laugh because it was one of th... Read More