-Andrew Gastelum catches up with Danny Zollars to reveal how the Los Angeles Kings game presentation is executed. “During games, a DJ sits next to Zollars in tight quarters with an organ keyboard and turntables in front of him, prodding Kings fans. And below the keyboard lies the switch to the goal horn, protected by [...]
LA Times columnist Helene Elliott joined LA Kings Insider from the Dan Kelly Memorial Pressbox high atop the Scottrade Center ice to discuss several topics heading into Game 1 of the Los Angeles Kings series with the St. Louis Blues, including the challenges of repeating as Stanley Cup champions and philosophies of postseason hockey coverage.
Los Angeles Times Helene Elliott: A look at the Kings-Blues first-round playoff series Helene Elliott: It’s Kings and Blues again, but from a different angle Helene Elliott: NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Preview
Lisa Dillman recaps the abundance of news coming out of the Toyota Sports Center on Wednesday and adds to the collection of Robyn Regehr Angry Face photos. LA Times: Kings consider Robyn Regehr more than a rental Dillman also reports on Willie Mitchell’s second knee surgery. LA Times Sports Now: Kings veteran Willie Mitchell has [...]
-Helene Elliott has the Times’ recap of Tuesday’s game against Phoenix. Drew Doughty, on saying that the goal drought wasn’t important: “I obviously was worried. I was just saying that,” he said. “It’s good to get that off my back. I’m hoping I can get on a little roll now. I’m kind of a streaky [...]
-Lisa Dillman of the LA Times learns that Jeff Carter is a lot of things to a lot of different people. To Dean Lombardi, he’s Josey Wales. To Mike Richards, he’s Ronaldo. To Darryl Sutter, he’s “money”. To the NHL statistics page, he’s tied third in the league with 17 goals. Also in this story: [...]
So there’s kind of a big game at Staples Center tonight, and Helene Elliott relies on the never-shy Drew Doughty for an excellent quote. “To see [the Ducks] up there, a team in our division, a team that I think all of us in here feel for sure that we’re a better team than them, [...]
Helene Elliott of the LA Times recaps Monday’s practice in the absence of Darryl Sutter, who was tending to family responsibilities. She raises the issue of Drew Doughty’s lack of scoring. “There’s no question we need our defense to contribute offensively,” assistant coach John Stevens said. Slava Voynov has been terrific on the back end [...]