Milan Lucic, on returning home with a win, plentiful offense:
With all of the chances that we had in Minnesota and Winnipeg and not being able to bury those opportunities, we put a lot of onus on that heading into tonight’s game, and getting it started off right in the first 16 seconds by getting a... Read More
Anze Kopitar, on the team's performance, difficulties finishing:
I thought it was better than it was yesterday obviously, you know special teams turned out to be the difference again, and we’ve got to figure out how to get a power play goal. There wasn’t many opportunities there, I thought we had s... Read More
Tyler Toffoli, on the team not generating the start it wanted:
No, the whole game wasn’t the way that we wanted it, and I’m pretty sure it showed, and everybody in the arena watching saw that.
Toffoli, on what he attributes to the Kings’ performance:
We just didn’t play the way we wanted to pl... Read More
There have been two Kings in the last 10 years to pot five shorthanded goals in one season: Pavol Demitra in 2005-06 and Tyler Toffoli in 2014-15.
Toffoli, who scored 11 shorthanded goals with the Ottawa 67’s between 2010 and 2012 – “I think I just played in those situations and got the chances, ... Read More
Good afternoon from El Segundo, where there wasn't much to report from on the ice today. As you'll see quite a bit at this time of the year, if there's one full day at home between games, the full team won't necessarily skate and will instead watch video, meet with coaches and work out. This was one... Read More
While the Los Angeles Kings incorporated Trevor Lewis into their lines at practice on Thursday with the indication that he could be activated in advance of Saturday’s road trip finale in Toronto, the Kings continued to shuffle their forward lines around, with Milan Lucic remaining up top alongside A... Read More
Not even Wayne Gretzky or Mario Lemieux shot over 30% in any NHL season, so Tyler Toffoli’s descent from a 34.6% October shooting rate was among the more inevitable developments during the early stages of this Kings season.
So when Toffoli was robbed on two high-grade scoring chances during the K... Read More
On whether he has liked Marian Gaborik’s recent performances and production:
Yeah, he’s moving well. Just getting in those areas where he’s got to get to to score. I think he’s a little more efficient. Hey, one guy’s a great playmaker and one guy’s a great scorer, so it should work. I think Kopi ... Read More
The last time the Kings embarked on a road trip longer than two games, they were fighting for their playoff right in Western Canada.
Seven months removed from the end of a season in which they won only 15 of 41 road games, Los Angeles is finally on the road for their first extended trip of the se... Read More
World Cup of Hockey news emerged from Toronto earlier today as General Managers Doug Armstrong (Canada / St. Louis), Dean Lombardi (United States / Los Angeles) and Peter Chiarelli (North America / Edmonton) addressed the media and provided updates on how their teams’ rosters were shaping up in adva... Read More
The NHL's Department of Player Safety issued Ryan Reaves the maximum fine allowable for his first period contact with Anze Kopitar's face during Los Angeles' 3-0 win at St. Louis on Tuesday night. No penalty was assessed on the play.
St. Louis's Ryan Reaves has been fined $3,024.19, the maxim... Read More