No extra punishment for Rich Clune’s interference call

By Paul Armbruster • • Kings alumni and current Predator’s forward Rich Clune escaped further punishment by the NHL after his hard interference hit during the first period against the Blue Jackets. He received a game misconduct and a 5 minute penalty on the play. Clune was fined earlier in the year for a […] Read more

Doubts creep in as “Kings East” starts to fade

By Paul Armbruster • • Often called “Flyers West” the LA Kings unofficially flipped that moniker on its head this past year when they won the Cup, earning respect league wide. A regular trading partner, the Philadelphia Flyers (now affectionally known as Kings East by Kings fans) may start to scramble a bit heading […] Read more

WATCH: Wayne Simmonds public enemy #1 in Buffalo

By Paul Armbruster • • Former King and fan favorite Wayne Simmonds isn’t liked much in Buffalo these days. After knocking Sabres center Tyler Ennis out of the game on a questionable hit last Sunday, he followed it up by pummeling defenseman Mike Weber who came to Ennis’ defense. After the game, Saber captain […] Read more

WATCH: Wayne Simmond’s Gordie Howe Hat Trick

By Paul Armbruster • • Former King and fan favorite Wayne Simmonds was one of a slew of ex-Kings players who had great games on the ice last night. This from While Voracek was the offensive star of the game, Wayne Simmonds (two goals, an assist and a fight for the “Gordie Howe […] Read more

WATCH: Loktionov scores first goal with New Jersey

By Paul Armbruster • • Thomas Hickey wasn’t the only former Kings prospect with a huge game last night. Andrei Loktionov, who was unceremoniously dumped in Jersey for a 5th round draft pick, picked up his first goal with the Devils, the Kings Cup opponent. In just two games with the club, Lokti has […] Read more

WATCH: Former Kings #1 pick Hickey scores first NHL goal

By Paul Armbruster • • Congratulations to LA Kings former first round draft pick Thomas Hickey for netting his first NHL goal last night. It’s been a long road for him. Here’s a photo of Hickey with his game puck. And here’s what he had to say after the game. The Hockey News New […] Read more

Wayne Simmonds to remain out of lineup with concussion (video)

By Sam Carchidi • The Philadelphia Inquirer • Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds did not practice Monday and will not play in Tuesday’s game against visiting Tampa Bay because of a concussion, GM Paul Holmgren said. Simmonds was injured when Washington’s John Erskine elbowed him to the face last Friday (see video below). He missed the […] Read more