Dean Lombardi is scheduled to address the media in a conference call at the bottom of the hour; before that gets going, here are several notes and links on Matt Frattin and Ben Scrivens.
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Jonathan Bernier has been traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs for forward Matt Frattin, goaltender Ben Scrivens, and a second round draft pick in either 2014 or 2015. The year of the pick is Toronto's option. More to come.
UPDATE, 11:25 AM: The Kings will also receive $500,000 in the trade.
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2012-13: 14 games played, 9-3-1 record, 1.88 goals against average, .922 save percentage, 1 shutout
The good: Bernier performed quite well in spelling Jonathan Quick during the 2012-13 season as the 24-year-old allowed two goals or fewer in 10 of his 12 starts. Though the statisti... Full Story
In a GM rumblings piece by Pierre LeBrun and Scott Burnside of ESPN.com that was posted late Wednesday, Jonathan Bernier expressed his thoughts on an impending trade that will take him out of Los Angeles.
“I’m still part of the L.A. Kings and it’s been a great ride, but I feel really confident an... Full Story
Somewhat buried in the busy day surrounding the Dodger Stadium announcement and the preparations for Game 4 was the news that the Kings recalled goaltenders Martin Jones (from Manchester) and Jean-Francois Berube (from Ontario) on Monday.
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When Dustin Brown rounded the corner underneath the left circle and slid into the near post during the third period of the 2-1 regulation loss to St. Louis in Game 2, he knocked the net off its moorings while displacing Brian Elliott in a collision that left the Blues goaltender punching the ice in ... Full Story
The Los Angeles Kings have been outscored 22-16 at even strength this month, which does not include Drew Doughty’s empty net goal against Edmonton on April 6. Only six Kings have scored an even strength goal in April. In a game-by-game breakdown, opposing goaltenders’ performances have for the most ... Full Story
Jonathan Quick was the first goalie to leave the ice at the team's practice at the Toyota Sports Center on Friday. Because Saturday's game begins at 1:00 pm, that's an indication he's likely to be in net in the final meeting of the year between the Kings and Edmonton Oilers. Darryl Sutter spoke last... Full Story
In talking with people after the game last night, the general sense was that the Kings had a golden opportunity to put away the Red Wings in the second period. The Kings played a strong first period, the Red Wings were shorthanded and the Detroit crowd was dead.
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