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July 28, 2014 4:54 pm

Hockey Fest details and off-season business notes

Several notes from the Kings’ business offices from this afternoon: -Earlier today, the Kings announced the details of Hockey Fest ’14, which will feature additional events outside of the popular question and answer sessions and panels of players, executives and broadcasters. The annual event will take place on Sunday, September 14 at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. A special game between Kings alumni and the Medvedev All-Star Team ...

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July 28, 2014 11:30 am

Keeping up with the Cup: July 28

THE 401 EXPRESS. If you’ve ever driven in Ontario, it’s likely that you’ve spent at least some time on the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway. Similar to the prefixes bestowed upon Southern California freeways, it’s known as The 401, just like The 10, The 405, The 101. It’s also busier than those freeways, averaging more vehicles per hour in the more congested areas of Toronto than any other freeway in North America. An ...

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July 25, 2014 2:00 pm

Player evaluation: Stoll

JARRET STOLL This season: 78 games, 8 goals, 19 assists, 27 points, 48 penalty minutes, +9 rating, 15:52 time on ice The good: The regular season numbers Jarret Stoll produced are mostly irrelevant. The perfect third line center for the Kings’ needs and expectations, Stoll is another conduit of the team’s will to win and an experienced, intelligent veteran responsible for the collective best efforts of a Stanley Cup-winning team. ...

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July 24, 2014 5:22 pm

Player evaluation: Martinez

ALEC MARTINEZ This season: 61 games, 11 goals, 11 assists, 22 points, 14 penalty minutes, +17 rating, 15:41 time on ice The good: A central tenet of Darryl Sutter coaching is the thrust for players to maximize their skill sets, and from March 1 through June 13, Alec Martinez appeared to do that as well as any player on the roster. The aggressive puck mover and elite forward skater made ...
July 24, 2014 1:31 pm

Championship Blu-ray preview

The video account of the Kings’ second Stanley Cup title will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and digitally on Tuesday, July 29. A quick preview: There are more previews available here, including some great ice level footage from the San Jose and Chicago series. Extra features for the Blu-ray: • NHL Network Interviews • On-Ice Wireless Recaps of 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs • Extended On-Ice Celebration • Extended Locker Room ...

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July 24, 2014 11:16 am’s Playoff Moments

Do you remember last summer’s I Was There series? A similar project is being undertaken by Alex Kinkopf, who writes and assists in social media for and has also offered assistance on this site. Alex has been looking back at the top 15 moments of the Kings’ postseason, and it’s fitting that the eighth most memorable moment belongs to number eight – more specifically, how Drew Doughty managed to ...

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July 23, 2014 5:17 pm

Player evaluation: Voynov

SLAVA VOYNOV This season: 82 games, 4 goals, 30 assists, 34 points, 14 penalty minutes, +5 rating, 22:18 time on ice The good: Since he was recalled to Los Angeles in conjunction with the Jeff Carter/Jack Johnson trade in February, 2012, Slava Voynov has played in all 215 possible regular season and playoff games and after a two-goal, nine-point postseason now has his second Stanley Cup in tow. It was ...

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