Found October 11, 2012 on
Fox Sports West:
The NHL was scheduled to open its season Thursday night, but instead of previews, predictions and a peek at the Kings plans for their Stanley Cup banner-raising ceremony Friday night at Staples Center, we bring you more lockout-related news.
Isnt that fun!
Of greatest interest to Kings fans is that backup goaltender Jonathan Bernier will join Heilbronn Falken of the German second division to stay active during the lockout, the Toronto Globe and Mail reported. That makes sense for him, considering he played so little last season.
Bernier reportedly asked the Kings to trade him a few months ago, but they were hesitant to do that because of Jonathan Quicks back surgery. They have no other NHL-caliber backup goalies in their system and so needed to keep Bernier as insurance.
Bernier followed center Anze Kopitar (Mora IK of Sweden) and defenseman Alec Martinez (TPS Turku of Finland) to Europe to play during the lockout.
And, yes, the NHL and the players union talked in New York on T...
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Once, Kings defensemen Matt Greene and Rob Scuderi and Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller were just like the young hockey players they skated with Thursday night in El Segundo.
Well, maybe not Greene.
These guys are good. A lot better than we were, Greene said while the Junior Kings peewee double-A2 team went through drills. I dont know about Millsie. He was pretty good when...
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...The lockout is going on, and the players are pretty much talking to any and every reporter that comes their way. Kevin Westgarth was no different, and so Rich Hammond talked with him about the lockout and posted it on his blog.
The NHL saw that interview and told the Kings to take it down immediately. You see, since Rich Hammond was technically...
AEG, the sports and entertainment giant that is up for sale, is making it easier to book concert and sports tickets for friends without having to pay for them all at once.
The owner of Staples Center and the National Hockey League's Los Angeles Kings is rolling out the feature, called AXS Invite, at some of its owned and operated venues starting this month.
The service allows...