May 2012 - Page 22 of 23 - LA Kings Insider
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Kings look for `road mentality’

To the best of my (often shaky) memory, this is only the second time in the last few years that the Kings held a morning skate at Staples Center. They did so a couple years ago, when they took the annual team photo at the arena, but otherwise it’s been all El Segundo, all the time, before home games... Read More
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Thursday skate update

The Kings' morning skate has wrapped up at Staples Center. No surprises or changes expected tonight. Darryl Sutter said Kyle Clifford is cleared to play, but didn't indicate if/when he might play. Clifford stayed on the ice for conditioning skating long after his teammates departed, typical for a pl... Read More
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Morning in…Los Angeles

It's more than a little strange to be here at Staples Center in the morning, but the Kings are filing onto the ice for their skate. They will spend the afternoon at the hotel before returning to the rink. The St. Louis Blues, per usual, will be skating here at 11:30 a.m. ... Read More
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Scorers make Kings a threat on PK

It’s almost comical to note that the Kings are plus-1 on the penalty kill in their first seven playoff games, although it’s probably not all that funny to their opponents. The Kings have allowed three power-play goals and have scored four shorthanded goals. That’s not sustainable, over the course of... Read More
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Penner carves out time for Twitter

There were some great post-practice quips today from Dustin Penner, who talked about his mixed-martial-arts work during one of the post-whistle scrums during Game 2, and also praised St. Louis’ T.J. Oshie for the massive hit Oshie delivered. ``It was a great hit,’’ Penner said. ``I haven’t been hit ... Read More
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On the road at home

No surprises or changes based on today's practice, other than the news that the Kings will stay in a downtown hotel tonight in advance of tomorrow's morning skate and game at Staples Center. They are scheduled to do the same on Saturday night before Sunday's afternoon game. Darryl Sutter said he isn... Read More