Where’s Scrivens? Sutter’s handling of goalies has fans guessing

For a guy who’s at or near the top of every goalie stat in the NHL, the Kings current “#1 goaltender” Ben Scrivens is all of the sudden having trouble getting playing time. Scrivens, who earned the backup position in LA, was thrust into the limelight when the Kings franchise goalie, Jonathan Quick, went down […] Read more

Sutter: Regehr “our most consistent defenseman” this year…

This from Sutter about Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr after today’s morning skate: I think Robyn, other than a couple games this year, has been our most consistent defenseman. So we put him with a young guy, and hopefully it elevates their games. Slava, when he’s skating, is an effective player. When he’s not, he’s not. […] Read more

Audio Interviews with Scrivens, Doughty, Sutter and Ranford…

Context is everything, they say. And that’s what you get when you visit Gann Matsuda’s Frozen Royalty. That’s because he often posts raw audio interviews with players and coaches. Most of the time those interviews are posted the day after and placed at the very bottom of his post, such as the case in the […] Read more

East Coast Bias: Sutter happy to see west coast get props…

In his presser yesterday, Kings head Coach Darryl Sutter took a not-so-sublet jab at what is often referred to as “east coast bias” when it comes to the lack of recognition of teams and players on the west coast. On Kings backup goaltender Ben Scrivens receiving the NHL’s first star of the week… “Yeah, good […] Read more

Sutter claim… May be Kings best 20 game start ever?

After the morning skate today, Darryl Sutter told LA Kings Insider, “It’s probably the best regular season the team may have ever had after 20 games. I’m happy with the way we’re playing.” It’s hard to know the full context without hearing it but that’s certainly a strong statement regardless. What do you think? Read […] Read more

Breaking: Carter’s foot fractured, re-examined at end of week…

Sutter: "Jeff Carter broke his foot on a four-on-three overtime win for us" — Jon Rosen (@lakingsinsider) November 13, 2013 Talked to Dean Lombardi: Jeff Carter will have his foot re-examined at the end of the wk. Team will have better idea of his status then — lisa dillman (@reallisa) November 13, 2013 Dean Lombardi […] Read more

Choice of Lewis in shootout has fans in a tizzy…

As you probably know, Coach Sutter chose Trevor Lewis for the shootout tonight. Lewis subsequently lost the puck before he could get a shot off. In the comments section of the story linked below, fans are understandably in an uproar about the choice to put in a guy who has no points so far this […] Read more