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Rich Peverley will not play tonight. Claude Julien said Peverley has a minor undisclosed injury. Peverley has not participated in the last three practices. Tonight will mark the first game Peverley will miss this season. Benoit Pouliot will skate in...

Kopitar, Mercury Insurance on dangers of texting while driving

"I pledge not to text and drive. I will also encourage my friends and family to drive safely by keeping their eyes on the road at all times" Take the pledge with Anze Kopitar, the LA Kings, and Mercury Insurance. Teaming up to make California roads and highways safer while reducing auto insurance rates, Kopitar is serving as a Mercury Insurance Guest Spokesperson to get...

Peverley out for tonight

Bruins forward Rich Peverley will not play tonight for the Bruins as they take on their fellow cellar-dwellers, the New York Islanders. Coach Claude Julien called it a "minor, undisclosed injury" that just hasn't gotten better with rest. Peverley missed the two practice sessions prior to ...

you're hard to resist

Having never been to Los Angeles, I really can't tell you how the Kings fit into their collective psyche. Suffice it to say, said collective psyche is probably getting Mike Richards Disease from a case of prolonged exposure. Also: people are dicks. But we brought justice to the west coast. We rode into battle. It wasn't pretty at all. It was actually kind of ugly. But...

Kings Look To Halt Skid, Face Sharks

The Los Angeles Kings (6-4-3) will try to halt a four game winless streak when they travel north to face off against their division rival, San Jose Sharks (7-4-1).This will be the first meeting between the two clubs since last season's Stanley Cup Playoffs, where the Sharks eliminated the Kings in game of six of the first round. Coming into the game, the Kings are lead by goaltender...

Video: Anze Kopitar demands that you don’t text and drive

As public service announcements by NHL players go, this is a rather random one: Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings, urging fans not to text and drive. One, because it's Anze Kopitar. Two, because it's Los Angeles; what else are you supposed to do when you're bumper-to-bumper on the 405? So what's the deal? Turns out he's a spokesman for Mercury Insurance...

Dean Lombardi’s damning praise of Dustin Penner

The Royal Half, one of our favorite Los Angeles Kings blogs, is running a contest called "Penner Point." The premise is simple: Pick the time and period in a given game when Kings forward Dustin Penner picks up "his first point of the night," and win a free shirt. The good news: The Royal Half still has a large inventory of shirts. The bad news: Dustin Penner...

Kings’ Ethan Moreau fined for boarding Kunitz; was that enough?

In the first period of Saturday night's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings forward Ethan Moreau made this reckless hit on Chris Kunitz: Moreau was given two minutes for boarding on Saturday. On Sunday, the NHL's Department of Players Safety fined him $2,500 for it — the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, going to the Players...

Kings forward fined for boarding Kunitz

Los Angeles Kings forward Ethan Moreau was fined $2,500 late Sunday for boarding Chris Kunitz in the first period of the Penguins’ win Saturday.

Penguins edge Kings via shootout

Chris Kunitz scored the tying goal with 2:57 left in regulation and netted the deciding tally in the fourth round of a shootout to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. Steve Sullivan scored his first of the season, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves for the Penguins (9-3-3), who lead the NHL with 21 points. Anze Kopitar had...

Moreau accepts fine, criticizes process

Ethan Moreau understands that his hit on Chris Kunitz looked bad, understands why he got fined and understands, and appreciates, the NHL's attempt to clean up some of the dirty hits on the ice. Moreau doesn't, however, believe the pro...

The Week Ahead... (Nov. 7)

What to Watch For... Tuesday – Nashville at Los Angeles Kings The Preds head to Los Angeles to take on the Kings for the first time this season. Nashville went 1-3-0...

Predators-Kings Preview

Pekka Rinne never had too many problems against the Los Angeles Kings until two poor outings last season. If he's in net Tuesday night, he'll try to help hand the Kings a sixth straight loss as the Nashville Predators begin a back-to-back set of games in Southern California. Rinne, who signed a seven-year, $49 million contract Thursday, was a Vezina Trophy finalist last...

Nashville Predators (7-4-2) at Los Angeles Kings (6-5-3), 10:30 p.m. (ET)

Kings defenseman Matt Greene said it has been four years since the club could rely on taking positives out of its losses.

Tuukka tonight

Coach Claude Julien did mention in his press conference after the morning skate that Tuukka Rask will be between the pipes tonight. "It's unfortunate that his record doesn't indicate the way he's played, but for the most part we've failed in front of ...
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