Barry Melrose has 209 games next to his name as Head Coach of the Los Angeles Kings, though as Darryl Sutter will tell you, it's always about the playoffs.
Melrose was the first Kings coach to lead the team out of the second round of the playoffs, and after a thrilling seven-game Campbell Confere... Read More
With two Stanley Cups and a Western Conference Final appearance over the last three seasons, the Los Angeles Kings are riding the surge of the most accomplished three-year stretch in franchise history. As part of their Legends Night Series in 2014-15, they’ll look back to their original Stanley Cup ... Read More
Several notes from the Kings’ business offices from this afternoon:
-Earlier today, the Kings announced the details of Hockey Fest ’14, which will feature additional events outside of the popular question and answer sessions and panels of players, executives and broadcasters. The annual event wil... Read More
The Kings will honor Jim Fox with the final Legends Night of the season when the Toronto Maple Leafs visit Staples Center on Thursday evening. With that in mind, and the news earlier today that the team will bring back the vintage gold jerseys for future commemorative evenings, let’s start a debate.... Read More
On first coming to Los Angeles:
I remember it vividly, the bus ride. We started camp at Victoria, British Columbia for a couple days then came down to L.A. The trip from LAX to the Forum was unbelievable, because I’d had no experience , no exposure to California. I just remember that this feels so ... Read More
To prepare yourself for this evening's Legends Night, here's your required listening. It's an excellent King Kronicles podcast put together by Nick Nickson that includes interviews and highlights depicting Hall of Famer Larry Murphy's tenure in the National Hockey League and his limited time as a Ki... Read More
On being honored at Legends Night:
Well, it’s like I said on the ice there, it will be a memory that I treasure for a long time, with my kids and my wife there too. It’s a special honor and I am tickled to be able to come back. Those nine years didn’t seem that hard, really. I enjoyed playing that ... Read More
The Kings will hold the first Legends Night of the season and will honor Jay Wells in an on-ice ceremony prior to Sunday evening’s game against the Edmonton Oilers. All fans in attendance will receive a Wells "bobble-fist," shown above.
Selected 16th overall by Los Angeles at the 1979 NHL Entry D... Read More
In the wake of the Philadelphia Flyers replacing coach Peter Laviolette with Craig Berube after the team opened the season with three consecutive regulation losses, a familiar name has been pinpointed as an assistant coach, per a TSN report.
Ian Laperriere and John Paddock expected to assist Berube... Read More
The Kings announced three Legends Nights for the upcoming season on Sunday in which they will honor a player from the team’s history while wearing their throwback forum blue and gold jerseys.
October 27 vs Edmonton: Jay Wells
December 7 vs New York Islanders: Larry Murphy
March 13 vs Toronto: J... Read More
Kelly Hrudey was honored on the second and final Legends Night of the season and addressed the Staples Center crowd prior to the Los Angeles Kings' 6-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday, March 9.
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