Matt Greene, on whether there was a sense of relief in the overtime win:
Yeah, we needed to win . I think it was a big game for us. A really good team coming in here, and we needed points to keep pace with this division. It’s a big win. Obviously we want to get it in regulation, but we’ll take the p... Read More
Anze Kopitar, on whether the team’s challenges go beyond offensive struggles:
Yeah, definitely more than just offense. You can’t expect to win games when you give up four. We’re taking too many penalties. We’re not creating enough, not drawing any penalties, for that matter, so we’ve got to, like I ... Read More
On the 3-0 loss:
I think we were sluggish in the first period, and I think we knew that they’d come out the way they would, and I think their top two lines the first period really controlled the pace of play for them, and I think we got out of the first period thankful it’s only one-nothing. Took tw... Read More
On Devin Setoguchi trying to make an impact with his opportunity:
I think that’s still in the same light. A lot of work to do. Obviously Gabby’s injury took a top skill guy out of the top end of our lineup, so we’re trying to fill that. Based on his camp, he gets that opportunity, and, obviously, he... Read More
While recent years may have elicited a collection of players vying for one or two open spots on a roster that had more or less been solidified, this fall features some good, hardened, old fashioned competition at Kings training camp.
As it stands, there are four players who don’t have to worry at a... Read More
Davis Payne, on what he looks for in a first preseason game, and whether he saw it:
Well, you’re looking for lots of things. You’re looking for guys to step into roles and claim a spot, claim a responsibility on the team, and we saw some of that, and we saw some things that as a group we know we’re ... Read More
The Kings made several roster moves on Monday, returning defensemen Kale Clague to WHL-Brandon, Jacob Friend to OHL-Owen Sound and Jacob Moverare to OHL-Mississauga, and forward Matt Schmalz to OHL-Owen Sound.
Schmalz, who as a 20-year-old out of major junior hockey was eligible to pl... Read More
Matt Greene has passed through buyout waivers but was not bought out, according to the Kings. ESPN's Pierre LeBrun was the first to report this, while Lisa Dillman noted yesterday after correspondence with Dean Lombardi that a buyout wasn't certain, even though he passed through buyout waivers.
L... Read More
Via TSN's Bob McKenzie, Matt Greene has been placed on waivers, likely for the purpose of a buyout.
Greene, 33, was limited to three games in 2015-16 because of a shoulder injury that necessitated surgery in December. The alternate captain returned to practice in a limited capacity late in the ye... Read More
Marian Gaborik, Alec Martinez and Matt Greene have taken steps towards returning to game action for the Los Angeles Kings, though because it’s the time of the year where injury information isn’t readily shared, there weren’t any clear and concise updates on whether they’d be able to play early in th... Read More
The 2015-16 season has been a virtual write-off for Matt Greene, who has unfortunately spent more time in doctors’ offices and on a surgeon’s table than he has on the ice. He appeared in the first three games of the regular season, attempted to rest and rehab as he recovered from an... Read More
Matt Greene, who had played the first three games of the season before he was shelved by an upper-body injury that ultimately necessitated shoulder surgery on December 3, resumed skating earlier this month at Toyota Sports Center but hasn't been spotted on the ice in recent days.
The reason? Gree... Read More