KINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

No lottery surprise for Kings, who fall one spot and will pick 11th

The Los Angeles Kings not only did not win the NHL Draft Lottery, but they fell back one slot from where they were most likely to draft because of upheaval that resulted in the Philadelphia Flyers, who were most likely to select 13th, winning the second overall selection and pushing Los Angeles down to 11th. […] The post No lottery surprise for Kings, who fall one spot and will...
Via LA Kings Insider
23 hours ago

Audio: LAKI, Josh Cooper join Kings Men Podcast

A good morning to you, Kings fans. I’ll have some news up on Swedish defenseman Oscar Fantenberg shortly – it is expected to be announced that the puckmoving defenseman has signed an ELC with the club, and I spoke yesterday with Mark Yannetti about him – but first, here’s some reflection of this week’s Kings […] The post Audio: LAKI, Josh Cooper join Kings Men Podcast...
Via LA Kings Insider
4 days ago

Toffoli, Martinez, Forbort, Gaborik undergo medical procedures; financials?

After it was hinted yesterday that Marian Gaborik had undergone a medical procedure and that it would be announced that others had also undergone some repair work, the Kings announced the following medical updates on Tuesday: Tyler Toffoli – Minor surgical procedure on his left knee. Toffoli is expected to be ready for the start […] The post Toffoli, Martinez, Forbort, Gaborik...
Via LA Kings Insider
5 days ago

Whicker: Kings put John Stevens in charge of a course correction

LOS ANGELES >> Nine years ago there was no more celebrated coach than John Stevens. His Philadelphia Flyers had shaken off the debris of a rough season, won seven of their final 10, and grabbed the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. They stunned the heavily-favored Washington Capitals by taking a 3-1 lead.
Via LA Daily News
5 days ago

John Stevens believes small changes will be big for LA Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Stevens spent the past seven seasons as Darryl Sutter’s assistant coach while the Los Angeles Kings rose to two Stanley Cup titles and then slipped to three straight disappointing seasons. Stevens is moving into the top job with no plans to upend the system in which he played a major part. Instead, he believes he can make a better team out of the same...
Via MyNorthwest.com
6 days ago

John Stevens is a vanilla, unsexy hire for the Kings, which is fine

When Darryl Sutter was let go by the Los Angeles Kings, we wondered how far outside the organization the Kings would look to find the two-time Stanley Cup winner’s replacement. The answer? Not very. On Sunday, the Kings announced that associate head coach John Stevens would be the team’s new head coach. Stevens has been a member of the Kings’ coaching staff since 2010-11,...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Hire John Stevens as New Head Coach

Via Jewels From The Crown
7 days ago

John Stevens promoted to head coach by Los Angeles Kings

Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Kings to name John Stevens next head coach

A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Kings will name associate head coach John Stevens their next head coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because an announcement had not been made. Stevens replaces Darryl Sutter after serving as a Kings assistant and then associate coach for the...
Via MyNorthwest.com
7 days ago

Jonathan Toews has high praise for Predators after they sweep Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks entered the postseason as the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, and they have been eliminated after just four games. The Nashville Predators completed a sweep of Chicago with a convincing 4-1 win on Thursday night.Following a series that was never really close after a 5-0 blowout in Game 2, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said it is “insulting” to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh, Right, the Los Angeles Kings Could Actually Win the Draft Lottery

Via Jewels From The Crown
12 days ago

Los Angeles Kings Reportedly Sign Alex Iafallo of Minnesota Duluth

Via Jewels From The Crown
13 days ago

What’s Next For The Kings?

After missing the playoffs for the second time in three years, the Los Angeles Kings didn’t wait long to make changes to the makeup of the team’s front office. On Monday, the team fired general manager Dean Lombardi and head coach Darryl Sutter and promoted Luc Robitaille to the president and head of hockey operations and Rob Blake to general manager of the team. Dan Beckerman...
Via The Hockey Writers
17 days ago

Jarome Iginla wants to keep playing after stint with Kings

Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The LA Kings have fired GM Dean Lombardi and coach Darryl Sutter.

Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Whicker: Lombardi, Sutter took the surprise out of winning

Dean Lombardi and Darryl Sutter go out for the same reason they came in. They arrived to fix the Kings. They did that, the GM first, then the coach. Then the Kings missed the playoffs twice in three years.. Their last playoff series win came when Alec Martinez jumped on a rebound that glanced like a pumpkin off Henrik Lundqvist's pads, and soon all Kings' gloves were off, and a second...
Via LA Daily News
20 days ago

Jarome Iginla has old-time hockey fight as Flames-Kings spirals out of control

The Los Angeles Kings season is slipping away from them as they try to hold onto some hope that they’ll make it into
Via The Comeback
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss
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