Found October 09, 2011 on
By Nick Nickson
When the Kings acquired Mike Richards from Philadelphia in late June it gave them another top-flight center to compliment their number one center for the past five years, Anze Kopitar. President/General Manager Dean Lombar...
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Mike Richards, acquired in the off-season, scores a goal and sets up the game-winner in overtime as the Kings defeat the New York Rangers, 3-2, in the season opener in Stockholm.Mike Richards scores a goal and sets up the game-winner in overtime as the Kings defeat the New York Rangers, 3-2, in the season opener in Stockholm.
During the off season, the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers were involved in two of the biggest summer acquisitions. The Rangers were able to sign last season's number one free agent, Brad Richards, while the Kings were involved in summer's biggest trade bringing Mike Richards away form Philadelphia to Los Angeles.Both players were brought into their respective locker...
Jack Johnson scored on a power play with a minute left in overtime Friday to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in the teams' season opener in Stockholm.
Johnson tapped in a pass from Mike Richards, who had scored with five minutes to go in regulation to make it 2-2. Richards came to Los Angeles during the off-season from Philadelphia.
Anze Kopitar felt right at home, even though the sellout crowd was rooting for the opposing goalie.
Kopitar scored on Henrik Lundqvist in the first period and assisted on the winning overtime goal, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in their season opener Friday in Europe.
Jack Johnson scored a power-play goal at 4:08 in overtime, tapping in...
Anze Kopitar scores twice for L.A., which can't overcome a three-goal deficit in a 4-2 loss to Buffalo.Anze Kopitar scores twice for L.A., which can't overcome a three-goal deficit in a 4-2 loss to Buffalo.
The Los Angeles Kings and Buffalo Sabres feel like they did enough in the offseason to make themselves Stanley Cup contenders.
At the very least, their offseason moves made them winners in their first games.
These teams look to build on encouraging openers Saturday when they meet in Berlin in the NHL's first regular-season game played in Germany.
After finishing last season...
The Rangers had it. They had the Kings backed into a corner in the third period of their season opener in Sweden. But Michael Del Zotto was beaten on a late Mike Richards goal to send the game to overtime, and Ryan McDonagh's holding penalty in the extra frame led to a Los Angeles power-play goal and a 3-2 Blueshirts defeat at the Ericsson Globe.
We’re underway. Ya boys got a point on the road, blew a lead, caused way-too-early panic, took too many penalties. In other words, situation normal.
Quick turnaround with a 1 p.m. road game today vs. the future Stanley Cup runnerup Mighty Ducks in Stockholm.
1) Time of possession in the first period: 19:00 to 1:00.
2) Captain Callahan giveth and taketh away. He...