Quick Hits

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Audio: Quick hits with Dale Weise

Dale Weise is now a part of the Kings-Blackhawks rivalry, which should add a little spice to this evening's affair. The rugged forward spoke with LA Kings Insider about his acclimation into Chicago's room and what it's like at ice level when going up against Los Angeles. It's a good listen. ... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Jay Bouwmeester

Jay Bouwmeester, who once had a streak of 737 consecutive games played - the fifth-longest streak in league history - will appear in his 974th NHL game tonight. He's in his 13th NHL season. The veteran, who joined St. Louis in the 2012-13 season, spoke with LA Kings Insider about the Blues' ability ... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Chris Kreider

Chris Kreider joined LA Kings Insider this morning to discuss the Rangers' resilience as they've weathered the temporary losses of forward Rick Nash and defenseman Ryan McDonagh while stringing together four straight wins. The Boston College product also addressed the addition of Anntti Raanta, who ... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Landon Ferraro

Following Boston's morning skate, LA Kings Insider caught up with Landon Ferraro, who played for the Marina Cities hockey program while his father, Ray, was a member of the Los Angeles Kings. Ferraro, who had a firsthand look at California's growing hockey scope both from his minor hockey days and i... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Tyson Barrie

Tyson Barrie is among the most underrated National Hockey League defensemen, and with four goals and 23 points through 35 games this season, continues to be among the string-pullers on an offensively capable Avalanche team. The mobile D-man joined LA Kings Insider this morning to discuss the improve... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Alex Biega

Defenseman Alex Biega, a Harvard-educated NHL defenseman, has seen his usage rise as the Canucks have weathered injuries to Luca Sbisa, Dan Hamhuis and Chris Tanev. Biega joined LA Kings Insider this morning to discuss his impressions of the Kings from earlier this season and the similarities betwee... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Byron Froese

Byron Froese, who was an instrumental part of our community outreach while we were with the Everett Silvertips, has been a very positive story after having advanced from the East Coast Hockey League to the American Hockey League and finally making his National Hockey League debut earlier this season... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Jack Eichel

Jack Eichel, who won bronze at the World Championship, joined LA Kings Insider to talk about skating with Trevor Lewis on the United States' squad and the impact several NHL veterans had on him in advance of his first professional season. The second overall pick from last June's NHL Draft also spoke... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Braydon Coburn

Braydon Coburn would be considered part of the "heavier" end of the Tampa Bay defense, and at 6-foot-5, he's actually the third tallest player on the Lightning's back end. He moves well for someone with such a huge frame and will log all-purpose minutes in Los Angeles' road trip finale tonight. Afte... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Riley Sheahan

Riley Sheahan, who is expected to center Tomas Tatar and Gustav Nyquist on a skilled third line tonight, joined LA Kings Insider after Detroit's morning skate to discuss the impact of Brad Richards and Brendan Smith's return to the lineup and how the Red Wings will look to cultivate consistent scori... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Radko Gudas

Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas, who can grow a tremendous Movember mustache, is one of the more fearsome hitters in the National Hockey League. Having joined the Philadelphia organization while he was injured as a part of a trade that saw Tampa Bay acquire Braydon Coburn last season, Gudas made his F... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Ryan Reaves

Kings fans: Do you agree with the sign in the header photo? No, you probably don't. A prime example of a player who you love when he's on your team and feel the opposite when he's not, Reaves provides hard energy and is capable of softening up the opposition when on the ice. You knew that, because L... Read More