As inhospitable as the winters may be in this Western New York city, the Kings have faced much worse inside the doors of the KeyBank Center.
Since 1993-94, Los Angeles has played 15 games in Buffalo. They’re 1-11-3 (including one tie) over that span, with the one win coming on February 21, 2003,... Read More
On the key towards managing players during a stretch of nine straight road games:
You just go one at a time. It’s not that complicated. I’ve been through several long trips over a long career, so you see how guys play. It’s a good challenge for some of our players – guys that maybe haven’t played i... Read More
Good afternoon from Buffalo, where the snow is just beginning to come down a little bit. Inside, KeyBank Arena (née Marine Midland Arena, HSBC Arena and First Niagara Center) wasn't much warmer. Among the topics discussed by reporters while waiting for the Kings' dressing room to open was that the S... Read More
Kyle Okposo was affected by illness over the weekend but is expected to play against Los Angeles tonight, and that's a good thing for a Sabres team that ranks last in the NHL with 56 goals but has relied on Okposo's team-leading nine goals and 18 points. While speaking with LA Kings Insider this mor... Read More
Good morning, Insiders, good morning, road trip, and good morning, Buffalo.
I generally try to avoid the HEY GUESS HOW COLD IT'S GOING TO BE discussion during Good Morning posts this time of year, because, hey, it's winter, it's going to be cold. But, Insiders, this is going to be a chilly cycle ... Read More
After the Sabres had their chances early and controlled play through the first eight to 10 minutes of the game, the Kings gave up very, very little in their 2-0 win at Staples Center. By the middle of the second period – a very strong second period by Los Angeles, it should be added – Buffalo wasn’t... Read More
-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 43-56-20 all-time against Buffalo, a record that includes a home mark of 27-24-29. With the exception of the 2011 NHL Premiere played in Berlin, home teams have won the last 11 games in the series, dating back to a 5-1 Sabres win at Staples Center on October 23... Read More
Rob Scuderi, on how he felt in his first game back in a Kings uniform:
It felt pretty natural, given the way that they play my style, I think it’s a pretty good fit. I thought it was one good game, and the idea is to do it continually over the course of time.
Scuderi, on how he feels pitching i... Read More