It's dark here in Denver, so I might as well get to a couple of notes learned from today's practice at Toyota Sports Center. The Kings took the ice for an optional skate administered by the associate coach and assistant coaches at 11:00 a.m.
EL SEGUNDO - Sweat poured from Jake Muzzin's brow, dropping into his beard after the Kings held an optional practice Monday. He grimaced and
On whether it has been difficult to keep pushing forward without recent results: Not really. I think that's part of the ability to stick together and sticking with the process, sticking with the output part of it, not the outcome.
Jonathan Quick, minus the odd day off, has been skating regularly at the Kings' El Segundo training facility. The intensity in his practices has taken a step up since he first took the ice in late January and traveled with the team on its most recent East Coast trip.
Los Angeles Times John Gibson, Ducks shut out Kings, 1-0 "The goal occurred after Kings defenseman Brayden McNabb couldn't corral the puck at the end boards. Getzlaf grabbed it and made a saucer pass to a pinching Manson, who shot into an open right side of the net for his second goal this season and …
The talk of the Kings playing well despite back-to-back losses took a turn for the unimportant when the team lost for the third consecutive time in regulation, falling 1-0 to the Ducks in a Pacific Division rivalry game that continued to remove the games in hand advantage they had over the Flames. I love my …
ANAHEIM - I can officially report now that winter has dog days, too, the Ducks and Kings playing a game Sunday that was barely house broken. Two
-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 57-49-24 all-time against Anaheim, a record that includes a road mark of 23-29-13. L.A.
On what Anaheim did well to keep Los Angeles off the scoreboard: It was a one-nothing game. It was a pretty well-played game by both hockey clubs.