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

In other non-news… Willie won’t play this season

By Paul Armbruster • KingsNewsDaily.com • It’s been almost 2 months to the day since I shot the following video of Willie Mitchell taking the ice for brief test on what has proved to be a very problematic knee. There was sparse information about his condition since, leading fans to understandably speculate that he was […] Read more

Davis Dealt: Here’s to you Whiskey!

By Paul Armbruster • KingsNewsDaily.com • I have no idea if the guy even drinks but little used Kings defenseman Davis Drewiske, affectionately known by fans as “Whiskey,” has been traded to the Montreal Canadiens for a 2013 5th round draft pick, thus ending a 5 year career in a Kings uniform. I always respected […] Read more

Kings General Manager Darryl Sutter?

By Paul Armbruster • KingsNewsDaily.com • When it comes to Kings prospects, Dean Lombardi is known as a general manager who makes a kid earn his spot on the big club. He prefers to leave guys in the minors where they gain experience and learn the Kings system over and over again until one day, […] Read more

POLL: Making room for Regehr

By Paul Armbruster • KingsNewsDaily.com • UPDATE: The Los Angeles Kings have announced that Dustin Penner has been placed on injured reserve with a lower body injury, presumably suffered during yesterday’s win over the Stars. This leaves a roster spot open for Regehr to join the team. The LA Kings added a critical piece to […] Read more

The Iginla to Kings rumor that won’t die

By Paul Armbruster • KingsNewsDaily.com • Yep, you read it right. They’re dragging Jerome Iginla back into the Kings plans. You know it’s a slow news day when Yahoo and ESPN piggyback stories about an old trade rumor that never was and never will be. Yawn! The only reason I’m even publishing this so I can […] Read more

Sale of Kings, AEG stopped, Leiweke leaves

UPDATE (3-14-13): It was announced today by The Anschutz Company that AEG is no longer for sale and that Tim Leiweke, a huge Kings supporter, will be leaving the company. Tim Leiweke, who has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AEG since 1996, will be leaving the Company by mutual agreement. “We appreciate the […] Read more

Extreme Kings Re-makeover: Looking Back, Looking Forward

By Craig Schrader • KingsNewsDaily.com • When watching the Kings over the last 15 games, where they have proceeded to win 11 contests, scoring 51 goals while surrendering only 32, you get the feeling that the players realized they needed to reinvent themselves, becoming a more offensive team in the wake of the loss of […] Read more

Prospect Watch: Michael Mersch wins a big one for the Badgers

By Paul Armbruster • KingsNewsDaily.com • Contrary to the belief of some, Dean Lombardi’s vision for the Kings franchise didn’t culminate last June with the Stanley Cup. It was only the beginning of what he hopes to be many more Championships to come. To get there, a very critical part of the equation will be […] Read more

BERNIER – SHOWDOWN OR SHOWCASE?

By Jon Gillette • KingsNewsDaily.com • If not for a fluke of a goal, Jonathan Bernier and the Los Angeles Kings would have had a 2-0 shutout against the Red Wings. That was a tough one to watch but, hey, we’re used to that aren’t we? The thing that I found interesting and had me wondering […] Read more

Developing Kings culture still a work in progress says Lombardi

By Doug Ward • Special to LAKings.com • “Having a real culture means having expectations and dealing with it,” Lombardi said. “Not Cinderella stuff. The Yankees are a great example of it. What better example is there than the Lakers? If they don’t win a championship, they have failed.” [...] “We are still in the […] Read more

Stanley Cup Champion Andrei Loktionov wants out of LA

By Paul Armbruster • KingsNewsDaily.com • After strangely being left off the Stanley Cup, despite contributing more to the team than many whose names were engraved, Andrei Loktionov’s time with the Kings may soon be coming to an end. Not even considered for a spot in the Kings 2013 lineup, Loktionov has spent the year […] Read more

“No setback” for Mitchell says Kings GM Dean Lombardi

Editor’s note: Still no word why Willie Mitchell hasn’t skated in the past three days but as you’ll see below, he’s still medically cleared. By Helene Elliot • LA Times • Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell, whose recovery from knee surgery was expected to take a few weeks but has lasted two months, underwent an MRI […] Read more

LeBrun: “Kings Scouring the trade market” looking for defenseman…

By Pierre LeBrun • ESPN.com • The Los Angeles Kings are winless in three games to open the season (0-2-1) and while I would suggest the performance of the top six forwards is the biggest reason for the slow start, you can’t discount the injuries on the blue line. You just don’t replace Willie Mitchell […] Read more