It's Wayne Simmonds in the right place at the right time, as he picked up a deflected puck to the right of the net and roofed it past Roberto Luongo with 43 seconds remaining in the second period.... Full Story
Neither team had a strong scoring chance until the Canucks took a 1-0 lead 7:35 into the first period. Henrik Sedin won the faceoff, Daniel Sedin brought the puck down low and centered it to Alex Burrows, who beat Drew Doughty to the front of the net and scored on a one-timer from close range.... Full Story
If the Kings need anyone to show them around Vancouver's GM Place, Brandon Segal is up to the task. Segal, who grew up in British Columbia, said he attended many games at the arena -- and its predecessor, the Pacific Coliseum -- while growing up. Segal said he would be leaving 12 passes for friends ... Full Story
Tonight, Brayden Schenn will become the third-youngest player to appear in a regular-season game for the Kings. Schenn, at 18 years, 97 days, is behind only Aki Berg, who debuted in 1995 at 18 years, 71 days, and Jimmy Carson, who debuted in 1986 at 18 years, 81 days. Schenn's brother, Luke, made hi... Full Story
Here's what Dean Lombardi said today about the move to bring Brayden Schenn to the Kings...
Question: What does this say, when you bring Schenn up instead of another option, like maybe Oscar Moller?
LOMBARDI: ``We definitely see Moller as a winger at this stage, even though he has played the mid... Full Story
Brayden Schenn had quite a 12-hour period, give or take an hour or two. Last night, he was in Victoria playing a team of Russian junior players. This morning, he was at GM Place, practicing with the Kings in preparation for his NHL debut. Schenn, 18, got a taste of NHL hockey when he scored two goal... Full Story
Here's a catch-all update as lunch is being cooked...
-- Brayden Schenn will play tonight, will wear No. 55 and will skate between Frolov and Brown. It's a one-game deal and he will only stay longer if he signs an entry-level contract, which is still possible.
-- Dean Lombardi said he didn't con... Full Story
The Kings have signed center Brayden Schenn to a one-game amateur tryout agreement. Schenn is at the arena in Vancouver right now and is expected to play for the Kings tonight.
Schenn, coincidentally enough, had been relatively close by, in Victoria, B.C., representing a team of top Canadian junio... Full Story
Dean Lombardi just told me, officially, that Andrei Loktionov suffered a dislocated shoulder. Even worse, Edmonton team doctors haven't been able to get the shoulder back in place, and Loktionov will have to go to a local hospital rather than accompany the team to Vancouver.... Full Story
Wayne Simmonds' postgame thoughts...
(on the close victory...)
SIMMONDS: ``We played a hard-fought game, defense first, and it was a 2-1 game until that empty-net goal. I think we battled hard down low and we tried to get to the net and create a lot of rebound opportunities.''
(on holding on be... Full Story
Terry Murray's postgame thoughts...
(on Greene's goal...)
MURRAY: ``That was a great shot. Greener is not a scorer, that's for sure, but he's a guy that plays hard for us. He really competes every night. He's a defending player, but you get those opportunities. I didn't ask him yet if he knew whe... Full Story