Milan Lucic and Tyler Toffoli played much of last season on the same line, with center Jeff Carter. They scored a NHL career high 31 goal with 58 points and led the League with a plus-35 rating in 82 games.
The World Cup of Hockey 2016, a best-on-best international tournament featuring more than 170 of the best players in the NHL, will include a free 10-day fan festival in downtown Toronto at the historic Distillery District from Sept 16-25. The Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village, which will serve as the epicenter of the World Cup of Hockey 2016 for fans, will be free and open to the public.
On August 9, 1988 the trade of Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings made headlines internationally, as one city mourned the loss of an icon and another was celebrating and ready to jump-start their franchise. But the true legacy of the trade is still being felt 28 years later.
The National Hockey league announced that ESPN networks will televise every game of the World Cup of Hockey 2016. All coverage on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNEWS will also be available to stream live on WatchESPN across computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices via an affiliated video provider.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has once again stated that there is not enough data yet to draw conclusions about the link between sports-related concussions and long-term brain degeneration. Bettman criticized the news media for “misconceptions that have been repeatedly promoted," according to the letter obtained by the New York Times.
The Los Angeles Kings have announced the following three game time changes pertaining to the club’s 2016-17 NHL regular season schedule. Two are home games and one is an away game.
FOX Sports Regional Networks will begin live streaming local NHL® telecasts beginning with the upcoming 2016-17 season. As part of a new multi-year agreement, NHL games televised on FOX Sports Regional Networks (RSNs) will be available for live streaming on FOX Sports GO to customers of participating pay-TV providers.
Twitter today announced it will live stream weekly out-of-market games from Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Hockey League (NHL®). 120 Sports, the OTT network, will also produce an exclusive, nightly multi-sports highlights show called 'The Rally', the first show of its kind to be streamed live on Twitter.
NBC Sports will broadcast a record 106 NHL games this season on NBC and NBCSN after the most-watched NHL regular season in 22 years. The Los Angeles Kings will appear on NBC or NBCSN nine times in the 2016-17 season.
The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Andrew Crescenzi to a one-year contract. He was acquired by the Kings from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Brandon Kozun January of 2014.