In long-term team construction, Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi has discussed building an identity from stability and continuity, and how a final step is establishing a culture. The Eisbären Berlin of the Deutsche Hockey Liga have clearly established such a culture as evidenced by their seven league titles in nine seasons, the most [...]
The Kings are en route to the team hotel in St. Paul and have been greeted by sleet and freezing rain that is expected to give way to snow showers later in the evening. Some stories that I’ll address upon check-in: -Jonathan Bernier was nominated for the 2013 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy by the Los [...]
The senseless acts of violence that shook Boston earlier this week forever altered the lives of those involved and caused physical and emotional pain for those looking to celebrate a festive rite of passage of the early spring in the Northeast. In honor of the three who died and the scores injured, the Los Angeles [...]
Jonathan Quick and his wife welcomed their second child to the world yesterday at 6:15 am. A warm welcome from all LA Kings Insiders goes out to Carter Anthony Quick, who weighs eight pounds, one ounce, and was measured at 20.5 inches. Though there is no word on which hand he shoots (or gloves) with, [...]
A heads up from the Kings – tickets are still available for the Royal Feast, which takes place at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in L.A. Live. from 1:00 to 4:00 pm this Sunday. The event, which benefits the Kings Care Foundation, will be the only event that the entire team will be at [...]
While discussing the Detroit game with Dustin Brown on Friday before leaving for Vancouver, I started to notice a new nickname for Justin Williams: Stick. Following Saturday’s morning skate, Brown again referred to his linemate as “Stick”. I could be wrong, but I can’t remember him using this nickname in the year and a half [...]
Warm congratulations go out from the Kings family to the King family as Grace Emma King, Dwight’s first child, was welcomed into the world at 12:46 pm yesterday afternoon in Torrance.
Thomas Hickey’s path towards his first National Hockey League point was not as easy as one would expect for a top-five NHL draft pick.
While much of the tail end of last week was spent discussing Slovenia’s historic entry into the men’s hockey tournament at the 2014 Winter Olympics, family ties are binding another Los Angeles King to the Sochi Games.
The Kings recalled 6’4, 206 pound defenseman Andrew Campbell from AHL-Manchester on Wednesday, assigning defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk to Manchester.