Quick Hits

Audio: Quick hits with Alec Martinez

Alec Martinez joined LA Kings Insider after the Kings' morning skate to discuss the team's outlook in advance of tonight's playoff opener against the San Jose Sharks as well as ways to limit the effectiveness of players such as Joe Pavelski who are effective in creating tips, rebounds and second cha... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Derek Dorsett

Derek Dorsett is a physical presence and an emotional leader on a Vancouver Canucks team that, partly due to injury, will feature a variety of younger players in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings. In a conversation with LA Kings Insider, the 29-year-old veteran spoke about recent back-to-... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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