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Champions Thrive to Repeat: Five Things to Look for in the Kings Training Camp

September 18th, 2014 at 10:42 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

On September 19, at Toyota Sports Center the Los Angeles Kings will begin their 2014-15 season training camp and here are the five things you need to look for, if the Champions thrive to repeat. There are only 23 spots on the team’s roster available.

Quick update of front office work that happened over the summer. Matt Greene and Marian Gaborik were offered new contracts. Dwight King and Jeff Schultz re-signed with the Kings. Willie Mitchell and Colin Fraser moved onto other team in the NHL. John Stevens was given a promotion and Davis Payne and Bill Ranford were offered extensions.

1. Jonathan Quick-

The club stated a few weeks ago that Quick is expected to be “full go” near the end of training camp and that his participation in training camp will be “limited.”

Quick had suffered a wrist injury during the teams run for the Stanley Cup. He had surgery on June 24, in which they said it would take 10-12 weeks to recover (September 2-16). The club said that he should be back in action during the last couple games of the preseason.

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Outdoor Game Four Part Series to Air on Epix

September 18th, 2014 at 6:27 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks will be featured in a four-episode series that leads up to their outdoor game on February 21, 2015 in Santa Clara. Scott Burnside of ESPN.com reported about the series that will be on a premium cable channel, Epix.

Previously the NHL would do their annual “24/7” HBO Series that was a series showcasing the two Winter Classic teams leading up to the game, but they announced a week ago that their three-year partnership with HBO had ended.

The four-episode series will feature the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals, before their January 1, 2015 outdoor game, and then a second series will feature the Kings and Sharks.

Burnside also reported that ”all hockey fans in the United States will have access to the finished product,” but specifics have not yet been announced. Epix is available on major providers such as Time Warner Cable, Verizon FIOS and DISH Network, but not on DirecTV.

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The Beloved Trophy, Lord Stanley to Visit UCLA

September 18th, 2014 at 4:35 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

The Stanley Cup, 121 year old trophy is scheduled to visit UCLA’s Hall of Fame, which has 111 National Championship trophies, on Friday, September 19.

AEG’s President and CEO, Dan Beckerman has his day with the Cup on Friday and he starting it off at the UCLA Athletic Department where UCLA athletes, administration and students well get to see the beloved trophy. Afterwards he will visit the Los Angeles Police Department West Los Angeles Division and Los Angeles Fire Department Station 59, where officers and firefighters will have the opportunity to see and take photos with the Stanley Cup.

Here is the schedule VIA the LA Kings:

UCLA Athletic Department (9AM-10AM)
325 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles 90095

LAPD West Los Angeles Division (10:30AM-11:30AM)
1663 Butler Ave., Los Angeles, 90025

LAFD Station 59 (11:45AM-1PM)
11505 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, 90064

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The Los Angeles Kings Win 3-1 Over the Arizona Coyotes in the Second Rookie Game

September 17th, 2014 at 6:37 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

The two-game Rookie Tournament ended in favor of the Los Angeles Kings 3-1, over the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. The Kings were coming off a 4-1 loss from Tuesday. The game was once again streamed live on the Coyotes website.

The first period started with a goal from the Kings by Spencer Watson and ended with the one and only goal from the Coyotes by Brendan Perlini.

Patrik Bartosak started in goal for the Kings, allowing one goal, and during the middle of the second period goalie Tony Capobianco took over, not allowing any goals.

At 16:40 in the second, a the Kings struck again this time from Valentin Zykov, right when the Kings came off from killing a penalty.
At 1:25 in the third period, the Kings got a empty netter from Michael Mersch, to end the game.

The Kings were 0/3 on the power play and the Coyotes 0/4.

Lines Via Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com:

Forwards

Mersch – Shore – Sabourin
Auger – Dowd – Zykov
Mistele – Amadio – Watson
Cook – Marchment – Arseneau

Defeneseman

Roach – Raine
MacDermid – Middleton
Gravel – Harper

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Los Angeles Kings Rookie Game Recap

September 16th, 2014 at 10:51 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

The Los Angeles Kings and Arizona Coyotes had their first “Rookie Game on Tuesday night at Gila River Arena. The final score ended in favor of the Coyotes 4-1. The game was live-streamed on the Coyotes website.

The Kings rookies were coached by Mike Stothers and Chris Hajt. The only goal from the Kings with some pressure came from Roland McKeown, in the first period.

Via Jon Rosen of lakingsinisder.com here is the line-up for the Kings:

Forwards

Mersch – Shore – Sabourin
Auger – Dowd – Zykov
Mistele – Amadio – Watson
Horvat – McGlynn – Burke

Defenseman

Forbort – McKeown
Leslie – Raddysh
Lintuniemi – Ebert

Goalies

Bartosak
Maxwell

Despite the outcome, throughout the game the Kings had some great pressure and defense, especially in the first period. The first period ended in favor of the Coyotes, 2-1.

In the second period two Kings were in the penalty box, 5-on-3 for the Coyotes but no goal went past the Kings net. No goals were scored in the second.

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