April 2, 2013 |
AT PHOENIX When: 7 PDT. Where: Jobing.com Arena, Glendale, Ariz. On the air: TV: FS West; Radio: 1150. Records: Kings 20-12-3; Coyotes 14-15-6. Record vs. Coyotes: 3-1. Update: Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin was chosen the NHL's rookie of the month for March. He had four goals, 11 points and a plus-10 defensive rating in 17 games.
March 21, 2013
Kings on Thursday VS. DALLAS When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: FS West; Radio: 1150. Record vs. Stars: 0-1. Update: Starting with the Feb. 15 game against Columbus at Staples Center, the Kings have won 11 of 12 games at home. The lone defeat at home? They suffered a 5-2 loss to Dallas on March 7. Dallas is 5-2-1 against Pacific Division opponents this season. Kings center Anze Kopitar, who has points in the last five games, has been held off the score sheet a mere three times since Feb. 19. —Lisa Dillman
March 8, 2013 |
Conversations between Darryl Sutter and Miikka Kiprusoff weren't long when Sutter coached the star goalie in Calgary. Sutter, who now coaches the Kings, is almost loquacious compared to the quiet Finn. But Sutter clearly enjoys talking about him and their run to the Stanley Cup Final in 2004. "Man of few words," Sutter said Friday. "That's why we have such a good relationship, because we know what to expect. It's not hard to figure out, right? Show up. Game day. Go hard. Go home.
January 18, 2013
Kings' season opener Timetable for the festivities surrounding the Kings' opener Saturday at Staples Center and their Stanley Cup banner raising ceremony: 9:30 a.m.: Pregame Fan Fest outside Staples Center, featuring street hockey, face painting, a tattoo artist, merchandise sales, and giveaways from mascot Bailey and the Ice Crew. 9:30-10 a.m.: The Stanley Cup will be on display at center ice at Holiday Ice at L.A. Live. Ice to open for skating at 11 a.m. 10:15-11:15 a.m.: Kings alumni Marcel Dionne and Daryl Evans will sign autographs at the Toyota display on Chick Hearn Court.
June 4, 2012 |
Tim Leiweke drew laughter when he talked about the Kings' long partnership with Fox Sports. Yes — talk about the definition of a long-suffering partner. A partner, Leiweke said, "that was passionate about the Kings when we sucked. " Ah, those long-ago days. Leiweke, president and chief executive of Kings parent company AEG, was making the formal announcement Monday about an agreement between the Kings and Fox, keeping the team on the Fox Sports West cable network through 2024.
May 23, 2012 |
The voice on the phone was animated, a Kings fan talking about the team's run to the Stanley Cup Final with the passion typical of their loyal, long-suffering audience. "It's been unreal what they've done and what they've accomplished so far," Wayne Gretzky said Wednesday. "It's been unreal for the organization and it's been great for hockey in California and L.A. We live in L.A., so we're seeing it first-hand how fans are rallying around the Kings and hoping that they bring home the Stanley Cup. "It's been fun to watch.