Bill Smith / National Hockey League
March 30, 2015 8:55 pm

Sekera: lower-body injury, will see doctor Tuesday

Dean Lombardi told LA Kings Insider that Andrej Sekera suffered a lower-body injury during Los Angeles’ 4-1 loss to Chicago Monday night at the United Center and will be evaluated further when the team arrives back in Los Angeles. Via Sekera, the injury occurred late in the second period. “He fell on my leg, and I felt something went wrong, and that was the night for me,” said Sekera, who […]

Bill Smith / National Hockey League
March 30, 2015 5:10 pm

Game 76: Los Angeles at Chicago

Chicago Blackhawks 4, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Radio Feed LA Kings Insider Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 32; CHI – 39 PP: LAK – 0/1; CHI – 1/2 First Period 1) CHI – Bryan Bickell (13) (Brandon Saad), 5:31 2) LAK – Jake Muzzin (9) (Trevor Lewis, Nick Shore), 19:28 Second Period 3) CHI PPG – Duncan Keith (9) (Marian Hossa, Jonathan Toews), 1:37 4) CHI – […]

Bill Smith / National Hockey League
March 30, 2015 3:24 pm

Game 76 Preview: Los Angeles at Chicago

Los Angeles Kings (37-24-14) at Chicago Blackhawks (45-24-6) Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m. PT United Center, Chicago, IL Referees: #29 Ian Walsh, #10 Paul Devorski Linesmen: #73 Vaughan Rody, #84 Tony Sericolo NBC Sports Network, KABC 790 AM Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick 2014-15: 66 GP (65 GS) / 33-20-12 record / 2.28 GAA / .916 Sv% / 6 SHO Career vs Chicago: 21 (20) / […]

Bill Smith / National Hockey League
March 30, 2015 1:48 pm

Nuances, ample progression in Toffoli’s development

If the Los Angeles Kings are returning to the scene of the crime, the statute of limitations for prosecuting their Game 7 double overtime thievery has long since passed. “We’ve played Chicago twice this year,” Darryl Sutter said. “They kicked our ass the first game, 4-1, and we had a really strong game the first game after the All-Star Break, so coming back here is not relevant.” On Wednesday, 10 […]

Tim / Ironsight|Design
March 30, 2015 12:31 pm

March 30 morning skate quotes: Darryl Sutter

On whether he’s happy with the team’s direction on the road trip: One at a time. You don’t get extra points or anything like that. It’s one game at a time. Try and get in. On Jonathan Quick’s durability: I think he’s shown that in the playoffs the last three years, the importance of – it’s not ‘durability,’ but ‘succeeding.’ I think he’s shown that. If you, again, go back […]

Morning Skate in Chicago
March 30, 2015 10:55 am

March 30 morning skate notes

Good afternoon from the Uber ride back to downtown Chicago from the United Center. There wasn’t a ton to report from today’s optional morning skate, other than there was a good turnout. We were all expecting an optional skate today after a full team practice yesterday; Darryl Sutter has been inclined, especially late in seasons, to provide extra rest for those who need it. Today was one of those days. […]

March 30, 2015 9:24 am

Monday morning links: March 30

GRANTLAND Katie Baker: The Roomies -This is what you’d call a “must read” piece, if you haven’t already taken a look. Willie and Megan Mitchell, as you’re probably already well aware, have taken first overall pick Aaron Ekblad in as a member of their family during the 19-year-old’s rookie season. From more on Ekblad’s perspective, I spoke with him while we were in South Florida last month. LA TIMES Lisa […]

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