Tag: Los Angeles Kings

Sam Gagner to L.A. Kings rumour is picking up steam

Sam Gagner, Edmonton Oilers.

According to various media sources, including TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers are in serious talks about a trade that would send centre Sam Gagner to Tinsel Town. It’s no Gretzky Trade, but hey, this one…

Los Angeles Kings: Drew Doughty records 200th point

Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Kings defenceman Drew Doughty recorded his 200th career NHL point last night against the team he grew up closest to, the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Kings defender scored the game’s opening goal by sniping a wrist shot top…

Los Angeles Kings: Ben Scrivens is saving the day for L.A.

When Stanley Cup winning goaltender Jonathan Quick suffered a Grade 2 groin injury last week there was cause for concern. The Los Angeles Kings’ playoff hopes quickly became questionable – without the number one guy between the pipes, L.A. would…

Los Angeles Kings: Jonathan Quick leaves game with injury

Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings

Last night against the Buffalo Sabres the Los Angeles Kings cringed as star goaltender Jonathan Quick left in overtime with a lower-body injury. The play looked harmless enough; a simple slide in one direction was all it took to send…

Vancouver Canucks: Real test lies ahead in 4-game swing through Cali/Arizona

Canucks Kesler and Ducks Getzlaf line up for face off. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The impressive reputation earned by the Vancouver Canucks (7-2-1) over their last 10 games is about to be put to the ultimate test. They are travelling through the NHL’s version of Death Valley, where few teams survive. Over the next…

Today’s 5: Lombardi Missing Bernier, Bruins Toughness Backfires, 3 Straight Rangers Blowouts? and more.

Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins.

Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League. 1. Bernier Is Living Up To The Hype When the Leafs acquired Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 offseason, it was assumed him and incumbent…

Quick/Bernier Partnership Over – Will It Hurt The Kings?

Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings

During the 2013 offseason the Los Angeles Kings parted ways with backup goaltender Jonathan Bernier. The move was a long time coming – the Kings crease is the property of Jonathan Quick and Bernier wants to play. With only one…