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This is going to get a bit complicated. “Not to sound blunt, but it’s in the past.”

Whether measured by statistics, team success or the swiftness in which he called into question Shea Theodore’s answers in Family Feud – “Better than Whitecloud, though” – Alec Martinez appears to have (predictably) fit in seamlessly with his new teammates. Winning, of course, eases all transitions,... Full Story

Carter LBI, day-to-day; Vilardi debut; 22 games for several players to “figure out” where they fit in

INSIDERS. Today is a busy day. I have found that all days over the last three weeks have been busy days. Today is especially busy. And not only because the Florida Panthers are in town (7:30 p.m. / FOX Sports West / FOX Sports GO / LA Kings Audio Network), but because there was an absence at today’s... Full Story

Tempo improves on red hot PP; McLellan on Blake communication; Grundstrom’s focus

-- Todd McLellan, on a power play that leads the league with a 44.0 rate since New Year's Eve: “We’re moving the puck a little bit quicker, really. There’s no magic to the power play. If there’s anything that’s changed, we’ve been able to advance it a little bit more. We’re further into a season,... Full Story

No indication Doughty will play; Forbort out; Ryan, Lizotte back in; lineups

-- INSIDERS. A fine Wednesday to you. The LA Kings face the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight at Staples Center (7:00 p.m. / NBCSN / NBC Sports App / LA Kings Audio Network / AM 1150) in the first sporting event since the tragic deaths of Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others on Sunday. ... Full Story