March 2015 - Page 2 of 20 - LA Kings Insider

March 30 morning skate notes

Good afternoon from the Uber ride back to downtown Chicago from the United Center. There wasn't a ton to report from today's optional morning skate, other than there was a good turnout. We were all expecting an optional skate today after a full team practice yesterday; Darryl Sutter has been incline... Read More

Monday morning links: March 30

GRANTLAND Katie Baker: The Roomies -This is what you'd call a "must read" piece, if you haven't already taken a look. Willie and Megan Mitchell, as you're probably already well aware, have taken first overall pick Aaron Ekblad in as a member of their family during the 19-year-old's rookie season. ... Read More

March 29 practice notes

Good afternoon from Chicago, where the Kings practiced early in the afternoon at Johnny's IceHouse, which sounds like the perfect name for a hockey-themed bar with an attached sheet of ice. Come to think of it, that venture sounds like a tremendous idea. The full team took the ice at noon and pra... Read More

The view from Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Michael Russo: Wild takes over 3rd place in Central Division with 4-1 victory over LA "The Wild, which beat Calgary the night before, was running on fumes in the second and third periods. But the Wild defended well, and as usual, Dubnyk was there to cover up for heavy ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 29

In non-breaking news, the Los Angeles Kings didn’t exactly storm out of the gate in their 4-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild Saturday night at the Xcel Energy Center. It’s not that the Kings spotted their opponents two goals, it’s that the Wild, a team that entered the game 25-6-2 in its previous 33, we... Read More

Good morning, Chicago

Good morning, Windy City, and good morning, Insiders. There are a number of endearing and evocative nicknames for this world class city. Windy City, Second City, Chi-town and City by the Lake are among them, but the best comes from Carl Sandburg's poem, Chicago. The first stanza: Hog Butcher f... Read More

March 28 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 24-16-13 all-time against Minnesota, a record that includes a road mark of 12-8-7. The Kings finished the season series with a 2-1-0 record against the Wild. -Los Angeles fell to 21-12-10 against the Western Conference and 9-7-3 against the Central Division. ... Read More