Found May 24, 2013 on The Hockey House:
Darryl Sutter had made it no secret that he wanted more from his top players, so tonight he made some changes to his forward lines. Kyle Clifford took Dustin Brown’s spot as left wing on the first line alongside Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams, Brown moved down to Tyler Toffoli’s spot as right wing on [...]

Anchor makes mistake on Kings highlight

Liz Habib and Fox 11 in Los Angeles are back providing playoff highlights for Los Angeles Kings fans, and once again they are back doing a terrible job.  According to Habib, Willie Mitchell scored with 10 minutes left in the third period of game four against the San Jose Sharks.  Unfortunately for Habib, it was actually Mike Richards that scored.  Mitchell hasn’t played in a...

Kings find offensive production in Game 5 win

LOS ANGELES -- Who said 13 is an unlucky number? The Kings won for the 13th consecutive time at Staples Center, blanking the San Jose Sharks 3-0 behind 24 saves by goalie Jonathan Quick on Thursday night. Los Angeles took a 3-2 series lead with the win and are now on the brink of advancing to the Western Conference finals for the second straight year. Los Angeles got on the...

Kings expected to tweak forward lines for Game 5

LOS ANGELES After being limited to one goal in each of the last two games against the San Jose Sharks, Kings coach Darryl Sutter looks like he is ready to shake up his line combinations for the pivotal Game 5 on Thursday night at Staples Center. One goal is not going to win us many games, said forward Justin Williams. Plain and simple. Scorers got to score. Got to play better....

LA Kings' fundamental skills are paying off

There's nothing fancy about the way Matt Greene plays hockey, and that's why the veteran defenseman fits perfectly with the Los Angeles Kings. Greene's return to the Kings' lineup has coincided with a return to form by the defending Stanley Cup champions, who have a chance to close out the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 on Sunday night. Los Angeles can't match the...

Game 5 Sharks vs. Kings: It’s On, *******!

The Big Leagues With the series tied 2-2, Kings left winger Dustin Penner talks about cold showers, the general suckiness of Long Island, and his blood-lust for anyone wearing teal.

Sharks Shutout by LA Kings, Need to Avoid Elimination in Game 6 On Sunday

Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings were simply better than the San Jose Sharks Thursday night. There’s no over analysis necessary, no need to look for reasons things didn’t go the Sharks’ way, the Kings outplayed them. It’s truly as simple as that. Quick was perfect in the net for the Kings, saving all 24 shots that came his way as he blanked San Jose for the second...

Diving Talk Heats Up In The LA/SJ Series

from Lisa Dillman of the LA Times, Kings defenseman Drew Doughty scoffed at the notion, put forth by Sharks forward TJ Galiardi, that goalie Jonathan Quick engages in “a little embellishment.” Doughty stood up for his goalie Quick, a spirited defense, and then said the San Jose player is a noted diver. He took issue with the comments and said they went beyond the...

Tom Cruise hangs out with LA Kings mascot Bailey during playoff game

Tom Cruise (and those epic pecs of his) was spotted at the Los Angeles Kings Game 5 playoff showdown against upstate rival San Jose.

Matthew Barry: That's More Like It

One more to go. The Kings came out pounding their collective chests like an angry gorilla. 51 hits, most of them in the first period. Matt Greene must be excited about the new Superman movie because he sent just about every Shark he could find flying. The Sharks actually weathered the first period storm while Joe Thornton continued to win every faceoff imaginable, but the Kings...

Cam Gore: Total domination by Kings in 3-0 win over Sharks

Ryan Leong filling in for Cam Gore. Cam will blog for Game 6 The Sharks did their best defensively but it was like putting up sand bags to stop an oncoming flood. In short, the Kings were relentless keeping their foot on the gas pedal all night and the Sharks eventually got run over. Goals by Anze Kopitar and Slava Voynov and an empty netter from Jeff Carter lifted the Kings...

Mike Augello: Leafs Must Be Wary Of Free Agent Folly

If you look at the recent method of construction of the last two Stanley Cup champions, Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli and Kings GM Dean Lombardi did not build their clubs solely by accumulating and choosing lottery picks, making trades for impact players or investing mega-millions in free agency, but used all three avenues to put together a winning combination. Boston developed...

Kings regain series lead with 3-0 win over Sharks

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved to the brink of their second straight trip to the Western Conference finals with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night. Anze Kopitar and Slava Voynov scored, and Jeff Carter added an empty-net goal as the defending Stanley Cup champions...

Sharks-Kings Preview

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick sometimes seems to be the only obstacle between San Jose and the Western Conference finals while the Sharks dominate much of their 2-2 series with the defending Stanley Cup champions. And if Quick needed any extra motivation to stop the Sharks again in the pivotal Game 5 on Thursday night, TJ Galiardi provided it. Galiardi accused the Conn Smythe Trophy...

LA Kings allow a guest to run their Twitter, distasteful sexual assault joke follows

The LA Kings had a guy named Kevin Ryder run their Twitter account during the second period of Game 4 against the San Jose Sharks. Ryder is on a show called "Kevin & Bean" on KROQ 106.7 FM. The show falls directly into the category of shock humor. Once Ryder took over mostly weak attempts at humor followed, but the controversy here is all about one Tweet that refers...

Matthew Barry: We Got Ourselves a Series!

“We have no answer for Joe Thornton” – Darryl Sutter Matt Greene and Kyle Clifford didn’t help. The battle of the boards: Voynov didn’t want to be pounded like a 2 x 4 and avoided Joe Thornton like a freight train. Thornton won and the defenseman turned power forward scored easily. (And WHAT was Robyn Regehr actually DOING?) It was a rare 5 on 5...
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