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2 min ago | Rink Royalty

Kings Going to the Show, Not HBO

January 25, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings walk into the stadium before of the Stadium Series hockey game at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Kings will be part of an inside access documentary.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Mike Richards, NHL Players, Washington Capitals, NHL Southeast Division, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Northeast Divison

12 hrs ago | Jewels From The Crown

Epix To Air 24/7-Style Show For Sharks-Kings Outdoor Game

According to Scott Burnside, the NHL will announce that "premium cable provider" Epix will be airing a four-episode reality show in advance of both the Winter Classic and the Stadium Series. So we're getting the expected behind-the-scenes coverage of Hawks-Caps in Washington, D.C. More importantly: we're also getting behind-the-scenes coverage of Kings-Sharks.

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20 hrs ago | Rant Sports

5 Young Los Angeles Kings Who Will Improve In 2014-15

The Los Angeles Kings ascended to the highest of highs during the 2013-14 season by winning the Stanley Cup. Despite that, there are individual players on the roster who have room for improvement.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Jeff Carter, NHL Players, Tyler Toffoli, Tanner Pearson, Drew Doughty

Sat Sep 13, 2014

SLAM! Sports

NHL notes: Kings' Quick still recovering from surgery

Goaltender Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save as ice flies into his mask in double overtime against the New York Rangers during Game 5 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014. While Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi told the L.A. Times his goalie hasn't suffered any setbacks after off-season wrist surgery, the team is being patient.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Quick, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Sports Media 101

Los Angeles Kings Support Hydrocephalus for Two-Year Old Charlie Pope

LA Kings 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Los Angeles Kings as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on LA Kings 101.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Matt Greene, NHL Players, Jarret Stoll, Trevor Lewis, Anze Kopitar, Jake Muzzin

Rant Sports

5 Los Angeles Kings That Could Win Major NHL Awards in 2014-2015

For members of the Los Angeles Kings team success always comes before induvidual recognition and that is personified no better than in the team's two Stanley Cup banners. Having said that such an elite team is made up of truly elite players that have the potential to take home some NHL hardware at the end of the 2014-2015 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Anze Kopitar, NHL Players, NHL Western Conference

Western Star

Kings host Maple Leafs in season-opener

Brady Griffin-Hefford, front, wins a race for the puck along the boards against a Dennis GM Western Kings teammate during a practice Thursday night at the Kinsmen Arena II. - Star photo by Chris Quigley Brady Griffin-Hefford has probably gotten a few quizzical looks when he reveals the identity of his favourite National Hockey League player.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Brown, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

Detroit Free Press

Diving penalties will extend to coaches under new NHL rule

In a Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 file photo, Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg, of Sweden, takes the puck as Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards, left, dives it during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Zetterberg to reporters for the first time since he had back surgery Feb 21, saying he is aiming to return after the playoffs begin April 16. / Mark J. Terrill/AP NEW YORK - Repeat offenders for diving and their coaches will face increasingly steeper fines as part of a series of rule changes announced by the NHL on Thursday that will go into effect this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, NHL Pacific Division, Mike Richards

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Jewels From The Crown

2014 Season Review: Tyler Toffoli

If we get enough likes on our Facebook page, Darryl Sutter promises he'll help you with your math homework. If you're like me, the first thing you think of when Tyler Toffoli comes up is this picture of Toffoli celebrating in the Stanley Cup after game 5. But there's a lot more to Toffoli than just baby-faced adorableness: his performance at the AHL and NHL levels over the last few years indicates a rising star.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tyler Toffoli, NHL Players, Jeff Carter, Tanner Pearson, Mike Richards, Jarret Stoll

Los Angeles Times

Kings GM Dean Lombardi talks about Stanley Cup defense, Jonathan Quick

Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi fights tears as he talks about the Kings players during a rally at Staples Center in June. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi fights tears as he talks about the Kings players during a rally at Staples Center in June.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Jonathan Quick, NHL Players, Martin Jones

Rant Sports

Los Angeles Kings Will Benefit From An Improved Tanner Pearson

Tanner Pearson went from undrafted afterthought in the 2010 and 2011 drafts to first-round pick of the Los Angeles Kings in 2012 and playing big time minutes in the Kings' run to the 2014 in the proverbial blink of an eye. The Kings have hopes that there is an even bigger step forward for the former Barrie Colt this season.

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Los Angeles Times

Ban of 'spinorama' in shootout is among NHL rule changes

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a penalty shot from Ducks winger Corey Perry during the first period of Game 7 of the second round of the Western Conference playoffs at the Honda Center on May 16. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a penalty shot from Ducks winger Corey Perry during the first period of Game 7 of the second round of the Western Conference playoffs at the Honda Center on May 16. The NHL has banned players from using a "spinorama" move in shootouts or while taking penalty shots, taking an entertaining element out of what's supposed to be an entertainment experience for fans. The new ban was announced by the league Thursday as one of several rule changes that will take effect this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Jonathan Quick, NHL Players, Corey Perry, Horse Racing

Gone Puck Wild

Nino Niederreiter Resigned: What it Means for the Wild

Jan 7, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr defends Minnesota Wild right wing Nino Niederreiter as he takes the puck down ice during the second period of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Breathe Easy, Wild fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, NHL Players, Nino Niederreiter, NHL Pacific Division, Robyn Regehr

Thu Sep 11, 2014

BleacherReport

5 Los Angeles Kings Poised for a Breakout 2014-15 Season

The Los Angeles Kings are a young team, with much of the core just entering its prime. They have two Stanley Cups in the past three seasons, and it's possible they could hoist another two over the next few years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Brayden McNabb, Jeff Carter, Jordan Nolan, Adam Cracknell, NHL Players, Drew Doughty

BleacherReport

Drew Doughty Still Has Room to Grow with Los Angeles Kings in 2014-15

Drew Doughty was recently named the world's best defenseman by NHL.com , but he has probably deserved the distinction since a jaw-dropping postseason showing in 2012. His impressive resume contains two Stanley Cups and two Olympic gold medals, and he was at the heart of each of those triumphs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, NHL Players, Drew Doughty, Alec Martinez, Olympic Hockey, Drew Doughty (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Marian Hossa

Too Many Men On The Site

NHL Rule Changes: There's A Lot Changing

Jun 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; NHL commissioner Gary Bettman at a press conference before game one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Every season there are NHL rule changes that get announced.

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Jewels From The Crown

Rule Changes For 2014-15 Are Out

It's a pretty mixed bag: some good , some bad , some whatever . The biggest one to me is the elimination of the "got the puck first" exception when calling tripping penalties, although it's rather confusing that the exception stayed for breakaways, sort of .

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Defending Big D

Until it's Time to Not be Nice - Dallas Stars Impact Players #12: Ryan Garbutt

Dallas needs Ryan Garbutt's energy and aggression to succeed in a packed Western Conference. However, as last season's playoffs demonstrated, Garbutt's tendencies towards recklessness also pose a major risk.

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Jewels From The Crown

Remembering Ace Bailey and Mark Bavis

Thirteen years ago, the Los Angeles Kings family lost Garnet "Ace" Bailey and Mark Bavis. Bailey, the Kings' director of pro scouting, was a Stanley Cup champion with the Boston Bruins and is the namesake of the Kings' mascot.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

BleacherReport

Burning Questions as Los Angeles Kings 2014 Training Camp Approaches

The Los Angeles Kings are less than a week away from opening training camp. A shortened summer leaves no shortage of questions as the quest to defend their Stanley Cup championship gets underway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tanner Pearson, Dustin Brown, NHL Players, Justin Williams, Robyn Regehr, Marian Gaborik

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