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Player evaluation: Voynov

SLAVA VOYNOV This season: 48 games played, 6 goals, 19 assists, 25 points, 14 penalty minutes, plus-5 rating The good: Where to begin? Slava Voynov experienced the NHL breakthrough that many had predicted. Showing poise and the innate knack of finding soft spots on the ice to generate offense, t... Read More
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Player evaluation: Regehr

ROBYN REGEHR This season: 12 games played, 0 goals, 2 assists, 2 points, 2 penalty minutes, 0 plus/minus rating (with Los Angeles); 41 games played, 0 goals, 4 assists, 4 points, 23 penalty minutes, minus-4 rating (total) The good: Robyn Regehr came as advertised. Armed with a frame as sturdy as... Read More
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Player evaluation: Martinez

ALEC MARTINEZ This season: 27 games played, 1 goal, 4 assists, 5 points, 10 penalty minutes, minus-2 rating The good: Including playoff games, the Kings were 20-11-3 with Martinez in the lineup. Their 6-1 playoff record wasn’t a fluke, as he appeared to give the team a boost in puck advancing an... Read More
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Talking defense with Dean Lombardi

Defense has been a topic of discussion early in the Los Angeles Kings’ season due to the absence of veteran stay-at-home types in Willie Mitchell and Matt Greene and a week-to-week injury to Alec Martinez, who had seen his minutes increase from a season ago. Though Slava Voynov’s emergence as among ... Read More