November 2009 - LA Kings Insider
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Remember him?

The Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League, an affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, today signed Dan Cloutier to a professional tryout agreement. Cloutier is still on the books with the Kings, as $1.033 million of the buyout of his disastrous contract still counts on this season's salary cap... Full Story
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Quick's new gear

Or should that be, new ``e-quick-ment''? Never mind. Anyway, I got some questions after Jonathan Quick debuted new goalie gear for the game at Edmonton. Quick said it's a routine swap and that he will typically go through three sets of goalie pads per season. Quick's new pads are a different look,... Full Story
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Injury report

Rob Scuderi is once again listed as ``questionable'' with his still-undisclosed lower-body injury. I pointed out to Terry Murray that after the injury took place, Murray insinuated it was possible that Scuderi would only miss one game. Now he's at six games, and counting... ``Those things just lin... Full Story
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Power-play woes

The Kings' raw numbers on the power play over the last four games have been pretty brutal. They're 0 for 13 with the man advantage, while opponents are 3 for 20. That's a strong kill percentage, but the Kings aren't drawing many power plays, and they're not doing much with the ones they get. Here's ... Full Story
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Segal's strong start

You can call him ``Steven'' or ``Bugsy'' -- and I'm sure he's heard too much of both -- but no matter what you call him, it's pretty clear that Brandon Segal is having a positive impat in his short stint with the Kings so far. Segal doesn't have a point in his three games with the Kings so far, but ... Full Story