Kings vs. Blue Jackets Pregame Skate Report

From Kings News Daily by Paul Armbruster This morning’s pregame skate was not typical in many ways. I believe it was the first time this season only one goalie came out and that goalie was Bernier, which means Quick would be the starter by default. Regehr, Scuderi, Richards and Richardson also stayed off the ice. The […] Read more

Practice Report: The Greene and Penner Show

By Paul Armbruster • • Practice Viewing Tip: When the water bottles are not lined up on the ledger in front of the benches, you know it’s not going to be a regular Kings practice. And that’s exactly what happened this morning at the Toyota Sports Center after the Kings shootout loss to the […] Read more

Rockin’ Robyn: Kings blank Wild in Regehr debut

FINAL: KINGS 3, WILD 0 Game Photos | Box Score | Event Summary  | Play-by-Play STARS OF THE GAME: #1 Williams | #2 Bernier | #3 Regehr From Inside the Kings by Elliott Teaford Regehr also was on the ice for Williams’ first goal of the game. He also was credited with six hits and two blocked shots and played 18:25. […] Read more

Kings/Wild Pregame Report: Lines, Scratches Oh My!

By Paul Armbruster • • It’s the day after the trade deadline and you can just feel the energy at the rink ramp up a few notches this morning ahead of the Kings matchup against the Minnesota Wild tonight at Staples Center. It’s crunch time and the Kings roster is essentially set for the […] Read more

Practice Report: Regehr, Greene and Penner!

By Paul Armbruster • • Shortly before the trade deadline, the LA Kings took to the ice for an optional practice Wednesday morning at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. I’ll get right to my observations and video report as I’m sure there will be many quotes to come from the locker room […] Read more

Livin’ La Vida Labarbara

FINAL: KINGS 1, COYOTES 3 Game Photos | Box Score | Event Summary  | Play-by-Play STARS OF THE GAME: #1 Labarbara | #2 Yandle | #3 Klinkhammer From by Jerry Brown With their playoff hopes dwindling and the trade deadline hours away, the Phoenix Coyotes wanted to show there was still some life and fire in a dressing room lobbying for a […] Read more

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

By Paul Armbruster • • 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 • • 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 • • 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 • • 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

Buzz over the Muzz: Rookie of the month honors comes at a great time

By Paul Armbruster • • The NHL announced today that Jake Muzzin was the league’s best rookie during the month of March. There are plenty of particulars from the Insider here and here is Jake’s player profile. Helene Elliott from the LA Times summed up recent trade news yesterday in this article, which included […] Read more

Remember Me? Richardson gives Kings boost in win

FINAL: KINGS 3, STARS 2 Game Photos | Box Score | Event Summary  | Play-by-Play STARS OF THE GAME: #1 Richardson | #2 Lehtonen | #3 Kopitar FEATURED RECAP LA Times Scrappy forward Brad Richardson hadn’t been able to crack the Kings’ lineup since Feb. 10 and hadn’t scored a goal since last March 31. But given a chance to play on […] Read more

OH SNAP! Quick loses his cool in shootout loss

FINAL: KINGS 3, WILD 4 Game Photos | Box Score | Event Summary  | Play-by-Play STARS OF THE GAME: #1 Parise | #2 Koivo | #3 Coyle KND VINES -Vines are small 6 second videos -Click to start/stop & click speaker to unmute Quick Snaps Fraser must not do this Williams the contortionist Zach says it all FEATURED RECAP LA Times Quick […] Read more

Did Jeff Carter get away with one?

By Paul Armbruster • • When Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said the following in the aftermath of last night’s Kings win over St. Louis, I had to go back a look closer having missed the “Carter factor” the first time. This from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch – “Carter pushed the back of the net, pushed Jaro’s […] Read more

DOMINATE: Kings Sweep Blues… Again!

FINAL: KINGS 4, BLUES 2 Game Photos | Box Score | Event Summary  | Play-by-Play STARS OF THE GAME: #1 Brown | #2 Terasenko | #3 Quick FEATURED RECAP The Los Angeles Kings have gone into two tough buildings in a row and come up with key goals late in regulation to leave with two points. On Monday, it was Dustin […] Read more