With two preseason games separating a crop of 28 healthy and available players from the start of the regular season, forward prospect Adrian Kempe and tenured camp tryout Devin Setoguchi understand the stakes inherent in preseason games against Dallas and Colorado at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this... Read More
The Kings have placed four players on waivers, including goaltender Peter Budaj, as they have begun the process of separating their NHL and AHL rosters following last night's split-squad games and in advance of the Ontario Reign's training camp, which begins Tuesday.
Full cuts will be announced lat... Read More
One quick note: I've been told by hockey ops that forward Austin Wagner (WHL-Regina) and Chaz Redekopp (WHL-Victoria) have been assigned back to their junior teams. Both players were on the Denver-Vernon trip and took part in practice earlier today before traveling north with the team to B.C.
Wagne... 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
Good afternoon from Citizens Business Bank Arena, where it was a crisp 97 degrees when pulling into the parking lot. The rosters for today's competition, which begins at 3:00 p.m.:
33 - Thomas McCollum
35 - Jonah Imoo
5 - Zach Trotman
24 - Derek Forbort
45 - Alex Lintunie... Read More
The afternoon group at Toyota Sports Center on Friday contained a collection of interesting players who will be in a heated competition for roles on this year’s Kings team. Nic Dowd, Michael Mersch, Devin Setoguchi, Matt Greene, Tom Gilbert, Derek Forbort and Peter Budaj skated this afte... Read More
When writing about the signing of Patrick Bjorkstrand back in July, it became apparent that the team also had an eye on several players who had recently completed development camp. One of those players was Matt Luff, a 6-foot-2, 183-pound forward who posted 27 goals and 57 points in 61 games in his ... Read More
Kings rookies surrendered a pair of second period power play goals to the Coyotes and fell, 2-1, in the series finale on Tuesday. Quentin Shore scored the lone goal in the loss, joining Matt Luff, Sam Herr and Jonny Brodzinski, who scored in Tuesday's win.
After the game, Matt Schmalz, Alex Lintuni... Read More
On whether he looks at today’s game as a loss, or whether he was happy with allowing one even strength goal over two games:
I prefer to look at it as I thought we played five really good periods out pf six. I thought today’s second period we weren’t very good, and it cost us the hockey game, you kno... Read More
Coyotes 2, Kings 1
Third Period, 8:35 remaining
20:00: Clague not on the bench or the ice to begin the third period.
18:22: Penalties. Reddekopp for hooking, Bunting for roughing.
17:07: Cernak's hammer denied by Hill's kick save.
16:30: Heavy Kings pressure.
15:45: Big Imoo save on ... Read More
The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 in a rookie game at Gila River Arena on Tuesday night. Before Lindsay gets tonight's Bus Texts with Stothers up, here are videos of three players who had an impact in the win: Damir Sharipzianov, Jonny Brodzinski and Joel Lowry.
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Kings 3, Coyotes 1
20:00: Green Light: Now Begin. Flinn, Langhamer remain in goal.
17:55: PENALTY ARI. Tripping on Braid.
16:15: Lintuniemi power play wrister from straightaway at the blue line sneaks through traffic, catches the underside of the crossbar.
13:50: Training camp... Read More