Posts Tagged ‘kings’

A finance manager served as the Kings’ emergency backup goaltender against Bruins

He packed his gear and headed to Staples Center, just like he does for every Kings home game. Then Steve Jakiel’s phone rang, and his adrenaline jumped up a notch or nine. The call was from Jeff Solomon, the Kings vice president of hockey operations.

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Kings falter in third period before losing in shootout to Canucks

Jonathan Quick got a piece of Brock Boeser’s shot, but it bounced and slid meekly into the net. It seemed to sum up this part of the Kings’ season. They’ve done much to put themselves in position for wins, but getting the job half-done isn’t going to cut it at this point

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What we learned from the Kings’ 6-4 loss to the Washington Capitals

The Kings’ 12-day journey to the East Coast ended with one less player and a thud of a loss to the Washington Capitals on Monday. The difference between a win and a loss would have gone a long way toward a restful flight home, but the Kings left with a 6-4 loss at Capital One Arena and plenty to…

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Austin Wagner recalls value of Nate Thompson’s mentoring after shining in Kings’ loss

Austin Wagner was told to be ready to play when the Kings gathered for their morning skate. It wasn’t a motivational figure of speech. The rookie knew something was brewing, and it turned out to be his first taste of the cold realities of the NHL trade deadline

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Kings trade Nate Thompson to Montreal for draft pick

The reshaping of the Kings roster continued Monday with the trade of depth forward Nate Thompson to the Montreal Canadiens. The Kings sent Thompson and a fifth-round draft pick to Montreal for a fourth-round selection. Both draft picks are this year

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Kings captain Anze Kopitar is ill and will be a game-time decision tonight

The Kings have been off for 11 days, but they could be missing a major player when they resume their season Saturday night.

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Kings defeat Blues, but they’re still looking for consistency

On the rare occasions that the Kings play with the unshakable resolve and resilience they showed in rallying for a 4-3 victory over the St.

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Coach Willie Desjardins confident Kings will be ready to go in final game before break

On the surface, the Kings’ final game before they take an 11-day break seems like a letdown waiting to happen. Players, generally, are looking ahead to mental and physical rest

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What we learned from the Kings’ 7-1 loss to the Avalanche

It would be easy to call it a low in the Mile High City. This really isn’t anything new, though, for the Kings

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Kings allow six goals in second period in 7-1 loss to Avalanche

Their hockey bags were packed and stacked on a cart, ready to go. Their dressing room cleared out in minutes

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