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Jason Demers lays out Jarret Stoll with open ice hit (Video)

Dallas Stars defenseman Jason Demers sent Los Angeles Kings forward Jarret Stoll flying with a monster open ice hit during the first period of Saturday night's game at the American Airlines Center.Demers flattened Stoll with a clean hipcheck to Stoll, sending him flying onto the ice. Stoll was OK and got up right away.Video via NHL. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
Via Holdout Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL gives Kings salary cap relief for suspended Voynov

LOS ANGELES -- The NHL is giving salary cap relief to the Los Angeles Kings while defenseman Slava Voynov remains suspended indefinitely with pay after being charged with felony spousal abuse. The league announced Friday that Voynov's salary will no longer count against the Kings' salary cap. Voynov's $4.167 million cap hit now may be replaced in the same manner in which...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings' defensive group, now healthy, finding new ways of contributing

The Los Angeles Kings like the unconventional, but Tuesday night at the Staples Center, it was just plain weird. Two defensemen not named Drew Doughty, Alec Martinez or even Jake Muzzin, scored goals in the Kings' 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers. The team that only dressed five defensemen last week was back to six Tuesday, but whether that's a full-strength group has...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Salary-cap relief for Los Angeles Kings over Voynov unclear

TORONTO -- The NHL says it hasn't reached an agreement with the players' union about salary-cap relief for the Los Angeles Kings stemming from Slava Voynov's legal situation. The defenseman was accused of domestic violence and arrested Oct. 20. He has been suspended with pay since and has not been charged. He is due in court Dec. 1, and the Los Angeles district attorney...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Salary-cap relief for Kings over Voynov unclear

TORONTO (AP) The NHL says it hasn't reached an agreement with the players' union about salary-cap relief for the Los Angeles Kings stemming from Slava Voynov's legal situation. The defenseman was accused of domestic violence and arrested Oct. 20. He has been suspended with pay since and has not been charged. He is due in court Dec. 1, and the Los Angeles district attorney...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Voynov Suspension Continuing to Cause Problems for the Los Angeles Kings

Getty images By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) Things are not going quite as expected for the Los Angeles Kings this season. The defending Stanley Cup champions are hovering on the periphery of the Western Conference playoff picture, thanks in no small part to an inability to score goals rooted in underwhelming returns from some of their highest priced players. One is forced to wonder...
Via The Hockey Guys
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings earn much needed OT win vs Ducks

The Kings sure needed that. Another game against the Ducks and another overtime affair, but this time, the Kings won, 3-2, in overtime. Jarret Stoll scored a power play goal at 2:19 in overtime to beat Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen on Saturday for a confidence-boosting game in which the Kings rallied twice to win. "In any division game, it's huge," Stoll said. "...
Via Fox Sports West
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Injury Update: Alec Martinez has surgery for finger, out indefinitely

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez had surgery on his finger Friday morning, but there is no word on a timeline for the six-year veteran's return.#488284859 / gettyimages.comMartinez sustained his injury while blocking a shot midway through a 2-0 loss to the Dallas Stars. He was seen leaving the Staples Center wearing a wrap around his left hand. Martinez' injury...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin honored in NHL line of ugly sweaters

Available on NHL Shop just in time for the holidays is a line of Ugly Christmas Sweaters paying tribute to the garish article of festive clothing. Several NHL teams are honored with their very own themed Ugly Christmas Sweater. Meanwhile — and strangely — only two players receive the distinction of having their own ugly...Read More The post Alexander Ovechkin one of two players...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonathan Quick makes slick glove save

Jonathan Quick is no stranger to making ridiculous saves, and the Los Angeles Kings goaltender committed his latest act of robbery against the Ducks on Wednesday night. Quick stole a game-tying goal away from Anaheim forward Rickard Rakell during the second period, sliding across the crease to make a great glove save on a juicy Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Mike Richards to Edmonton Oilers

The LA Kings are attempting to trade veteran center Mike Richards. Richards has six years left on his deal with an average annual cap hit of $5.75 million. He was the subject of buyout speculation in the summer. The 29 year old is a decent hockey player who still kills penalties and plays on the power play. He has scored 7 points in 15 games this season. With Anze Kopitar, Jeff Carter,

NHL Week 5 Roundup: Elite teams establish themselves

The rich get richer in the NHL as we get further and further into the season. In each division, every team in the top four spots collected at least 50 percent of the available points in Week 5. All but two of those teams scored more than half of their possible points. The Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Islanders, and Philadelphia Flyers each had perfect 3-0-0...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings' defensive unit bands together in time of need

The Los Angeles Kings have taken more than their fair share of hits through the first 15 games this season. Injuries mounted and the Kings lost two top-line wingers, a third-line center and a top defenseman. Just when everyone was finally healthy again, the Kings lost another defenseman, indefinitely. Friday, Robyn Regehr was injured in practice, leaving them with only five. With...
Via Fox Sports West
14 days ago  |  Discuss

OHL suspends two players for abusive comments on Tinder

The Ontario Hockey League has suspended Greg Betzold of the Petersborough Petes & Jake Marchment of the Belleville Bulls for abusive, sexist comments made on the “dating” app Tinder recently. Both players were given 15 game bans each after screenshots of their comments went viral this week. Prior to league’s sanctions, both Betzold and Marchment Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Injury Update: Justin Williams will not play Thursday after receiving a high stick

Los Angeles Kings forward Justin Williams will be out of the lineup on Thursday night when the Kings take on the New York Islanders due to blurred vision in his right eye. As reported by The Score, Williams suffered the eye injury after taking a high stick close to his eye in the teams 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars yesterday.#492348383 / gettyimages.comWith Williams scheduled to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

That 70s Line Carrying LA Kings

#493969687 / gettyimages.com During the Los Angeles Kings run to the Stanley Cup last year, head coach Darryl Sutter put together a brand new line in response to losing the first two games of their opening round series against the San Jose Sharks. When Sutter made the decision to take Jeff Carter and pair him with youngsters Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson, it resulted in becoming...
Via Beyond The Benches
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonathan Quick loses it after OT goal is allowed

The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Los Angeles Kings in overtime on Tuesday thanks to this game-winning goal from Brayden Schenn in the sudden death period: The game-winner was initially waved off due to Schenn’s contact with Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, but was ultimately ruled a good goal after review determined that Quick slid into the net Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries and Voynov situation force Kings to play shorthanded

The Los Angeles Kings find themselves in a difficult position when they skate against the Philadelphia Flyers. Due to injuries around the roster to Marian Gaborik, Trevor Lewis and most recently Anze Kopitar along with the ongoing Slava Voynov investigation, the Kings will be shorthanded on their bench. The Kings will only be able to dress 11 forwards. Obviously, the Kings aren...
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tanner Pearson scores gorgeous goal

A big part of the reason the Los Angeles Kings are the reigning Stanley Cup champions is because of “That 70s Line.” The trio of Tanner Pearson, Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli teamed up in the postseason and immediately became a force for the Kings. So far in this young season they have continued that success, and might be the best line in hockey right now. On Sunday they...
Via Rumors and Rants
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Week 2 Roundup: Early Surprises and Disappointments

We’re only two weeks in to the NHL season, and some of the league’s more passionate fans are already panicking. A few teams, specifically the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Colorado Avalanche, have gotten off to relatively disappointing starts to their seasons. However, with each of these teams only playing five or six games, it would be wise for these...
Via isportsweb.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Slava Voynov arrested on D.V. charge, suspended indefinitely

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was arrested Monday morning on domestic violence charges and has been suspended indefinitely from all club activities pending a formal investigation by the National Hockey League. The suspension was imposed under Section 18-A.5 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement: “The League may suspend the Player pending the League’s formal review...
Via Sports-Glory
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Young talent key in another LA Kings title run

The Los Angeles Kings came into the season as one of the few very elite teams throughout the league, and a favorite to capture a third Stanley Cup title in a span of just four seasons. Not bad for a team that didn’t even have one just a few years ago. Nonetheless, the Kings have discovered the formula for building up a franchise that can demonstrate sustained success, and they’ve...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings, Oilers have funny exchange on Twitter

The Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers had a funny back-and-forth conversation on Twitter on Monday. It all started when the Oilers were practicing at the Kings' facility and cracked the glass with what appeared to be a shot that missed the net. They sent a snarky tweet about it to the Kings. Sorry @LAKings, we may have broken...
Via The Sports Daily
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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