August 17, 2015 4:10 pm

Kings to host 1st annual ‘Pedal For Pucks’ on Sept. 20

The Los Angeles Kings will host their first ‘Pedal For Pucks’ event at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo on Sunday, September 20. At this inaugural event, Kings fans and fitness enthusiasts can help raise money for the Kings Care Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities by registering and recruiting a team (up to five people per team). People of all ages and spinning experience can participate in this […]

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August 14, 2015 5:21 pm

Player evaluation: Carter

JEFF CARTER This season: 82 games, 28 goals, 34 assists, 62 points, 28 penalty minutes, +7 rating, 17:58 time on ice The good: If you’ve poked your head around this site in the past, you’ll know there’s much, much more to Jeff Carter than just timely (and plentiful) goals. An all-situational center, Carter demonstrated the versatility in his 200-foot game by connecting on a team-leading 27 assists in five-on-five play […]

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August 14, 2015 11:58 am

Player evaluation: King

DWIGHT KING This season: 81 games, 13 goals, 13 assists, 26 points, 21 penalty minutes, -3 rating, 14:24 time on ice. The good: Dwight King, versatile in the sense that he can play up and down the left side of the lineup, has been a reliable source of secondary production while at even strength. His 12 five-on-five goals in 2014-15 were the fifth-most on the team, placing him three goals […]

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August 13, 2015 5:22 pm

Player evaluation: Toffoli

TYLER TOFFOLI This season: 76 games, 23 goals, 26 assists, 49 points, 37 penalty minutes, +25 rating, 14:35 time on ice The good: Consider this: Tyler Toffoli led the Kings in plus-minus (+25), five-on-five points per 60 minutes (2.46) and shots per 60 (10.93; seventh in the NHL), ranked second on the club in first assists (14), fourth in Corsi-for percentage (57.6%), and led the entire league with five shorthanded […]

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August 13, 2015 9:42 am profiles Kings in 30-in-30 series

It’s the Kings’ 30-in-30 day on, and Curtis Zupke, Pete Jensen and Dan Rosen have again done a bang-up job in identifying key players and storylines leading into this upcoming season, the 49th of L.A. Kings hockey. Your required reading today: Zupke: Playoff-free season has Kings rested, motivated “For the past few seasons, the Los Angeles Kings were the self-described cockroaches of the NHL, seemingly impossible to eliminate no […]

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August 12, 2015 5:53 pm

Photos, video audio: Kings take BP at Dodger Stadium

Good afternoon from the Dodger dugout, where Don Mattingly recently finished his pre-game media session and the Washington Nationals are going through their final cuts of batting practice. As the Dodgers trickled out onto the field, Matt Greene, Alec Martinez, Jeff Carter, Kyle Clifford and Tyler Toffoli took swings in the batting cage as part of the annual Kings Night at Dodger Stadium. As each player took their cuts, several […]

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August 12, 2015 12:30 pm

Bob Crocker to receive Lester Patrick Trophy

Los Angeles Kings scout Bob Crocker has been named as a 2015 recipient of the Lester Patrick Trophy, the NHL announced today. Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs is also a recipient for the trophy, which is presented by the league for “outstanding service to hockey in the United States.” Crocker, who has scouted with the Kings since the beginning of the 2005-06 season, is the club’s Amateur Scout – Northeastern […]

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