December 2009 - Page 30 of 32 - LA Kings Insider
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Smyth's "goalie"

Ryan Smyth had his pre-practice skate and is now shooting pucks...but not at a goalie. Assistant coach Mark Hardy put a "Shooter Tutor" over one of the nets -- essentially a plastic sheet with holes in the four corners, a kids learning tool -- so Smyth would have something to shoot at. Teammates wer... Read More
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World Juniors camp

Five Kings prospects are among the 36 players selected, by Hockey Canada, to participate in the final evaluation camp for the 2009 World Junior Championships, which start Dec. 26. From the camp, the final roster will be selected. The Kings prospects involved are... Defenseman Colten Teubert (Regin... Read More
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Game notes (Dec. 1)

-- The Kings are now 6-1-1 against Pacific Division teams and 10-0 when leading after two periods. -- The Kings entered the game 0 for 13 on the power play, combined, in their previous four games, and had combined for only 14 shots on goal on the power play. On Tuesday, they went 1 for 5 on the po... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts... (on the game...) MURRAY: ``The rivalry is heating up. It's always a good game, I think, whenever the Kings play the Ducks. There's good intensity, there's good players on both teams, and again, just the way the game went. We got a lead, they came back, they tie... Read More
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Simmonds postgame quotes

Wayne Simmonds' postgame thoughts...(on his line's play...)SIMMONDS: ``The third of us are clicking together right now, and it's unbelievable. We're playing well down low and we're doing well in our own zone, and it's working out well.''(on his defensive play...)SIMMONDS: ``That's pretty much the st... Read More
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Johnson postgame quotes

Jack Johnson's postgame thoughts... (on Richardson's goal...) JOHNSON: ``It was a great way for him to get his first. It was a huge goal for us. Obviously, these are big games for us, the crosstown rivalry, so I'm real happy for him to get that goal. He's had a lot of chances and he's been playin... Read More
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Richardson postgame quotes

Brad Richardson's postgame thoughts, as he received some good-natured ribbing from teammates about being surrounded by reporters... (on his first goal of the season...) RICHARDSON: ``It's been a long time coming, for sure. I just tried to shoot the puck and stay positive, and I knew eventually it... Read More
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Kings 3, Ducks 3

The Ducks tied the game 5:29 into the third period. Matt Beleskey's long-rang shot was high, and Quick came up to make the save, but the puck bounced off his chest and into the slot. Todd Marchant beat Matt Greene to the front of the net and knocked the rebound past Quick.... Read More