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

Ben Scrivens unusual path from the Ivy League to NHL star…

It’s an interesting story indeed. How an overlooked, young goalie from Canada made his way to an Ivy League college in America, then onto an original six team back up in Canada. Through it all, Scrivens told “white lies” to his parents, skirted responsibility, and felt like he “scammed the system,” and yet here he […] 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

Can I get a “hell yeah!” Scrivens named NHL star of the week…

If you would have told Kings backup goaltender Ben Scrivens a week ago that he would be named the NHL first star of the week, he just might kindly suggest you have your head examined. Last Monday the Kings were gearing up for a 4 game road trip with every indication that Jonathan Quick would […] Read more

After the Game… with Tyler Toffoli

This from LA Kings Insider on playing at the newly renovated MSG: “Oh it’s awesome. Just going out for warm ups and seeing all the banners and everything. It is really cool and definitely one of the funner places to play.” “Funner” indeed. Especially when you score the game winner. For more transcribed quotes… November […] Read more

Kings vs. Rangers Preview: Nolan, Fraser scratched…

As per the LA Kings Insider game preview below, it looks like these are the forward lines you can expect this afternoon when the Kings take the ice versus the Rangers. Jordan Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams Dwight King – Mike Richards – Tyler Toffoli Daniel Carcillo – Jarret Stoll – Matt […] 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