MIKE RICHARDS RUMORS

A Must Win For The Kings

from Rich Hammond of the Los Angeles Register, How does a strength become a weakness, seemingly in a matter of days? That’s the riddle the Kings are trying to solve in this first-round series against San Jose, and they’re running out of time. The Kings, who allowed the fewest number of goals in the NHL in the regular season, have given up 17 in this series, and face...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Down 3-0, Kings still have faith

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Coming back from a 3-0 playoff deficit is not impossible. Just four years ago, Kings forward Mike Richards helped the Philadelphia Flyers accomplish the feat for only the third time in NHL history.  Now, Richards is being called upon to utilize that experience to lead the Kings to the same historic feat, as they face a possible elimination by the San Jose Sharks...
Via Fox Sports West
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

(VIDEO) Mike Richards spears Logan Couture

L.A. Kings forward Mike Richards spears San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture in the mid-section. 14:44 LAK Mike Richards Spearing - double minor - 4 min against Logan Couture
Via Goon's World
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sutter has Richards practicing on fourth line

Mike Richards hasn’t recorded a point in his last six games, which might not be noteworthy under normal circumstances, but taken in the context of his 2013-14 campaign and it has to be discouraging for Kings’ fans. Richards has just nine goals and 39 points in 70 contests this season and has gotten to the point where he was skating alongside Kyle Clifford and Trevor Lewis on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Mike Richards on thin ice in LA?

The playoffs are going to be a very important time for Mike Richards. Aside from the obvious opportunity to win the Cup, it’s looking like Richards’ future with the Los Angeles Kings may be directly linked with how well he performs in the playoffs. Mike Richards lineup move indicator of increasing chatter he must return to form in playoffs to secure long term future in LA(trade...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Richards back in Kings lineup

Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards is back in the lineup for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Richards missed three games because of an apparent concussion after he took a big hit from Chicago's Dave Bolland late in Game 1. Kings coach Darryl Sutter said Friday that Richards' return was still doubtful. However...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings' Mike Richards ruled out for tonight's Game 3

The Kings suffered a major blow Tuesday when Coach Darryl Sutter ruled out their leading playoff scorer, Mike Richards, for tonight's Game 3 against the Chicago Blackhawks. Sutter is rarely open about injuries but disclosed the decision after the morning skate at Staples Center. Richards is suspected to have suffered a concussion after taking a hard hit in the last two minutes...
Via Fox Sports West
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

DeBoer, Richards share strong bond

Nine years, four cities and 2,800 miles cannot break the bond New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer and Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards share. Neither will the Stanley Cup. "I love Richie. You know, we won together. He grew up in the organization I was running," DeBoer said of Richards during his media availability at the Prudential Center Tuesday afternoon. DeBoer...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Richards helps Kings past Flames

Mike Richards had a goal and an assist for the Los Angeles Kings, who spoiled Mike Cammalleri's anticipated return to the Flames with a 4-1 victory over Calgary on Saturday night. The victory, which snapped the Flames' eight-game, home-winning streak, gave Darryl Sutter bragging rights over brother Brent in their first meeting as NHL head coaches. Matt Greene, Anze Kopitar...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Kings activate Mike Richards from I.R.

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Kings have activated forward Mike Richards from the injured reserve list (upper body injury), Kings PresidentGeneral Manager Dean Lombardi announced Thursday. Richards has missed the last eight games due to the injury, which he suffered December 1 in a game against Florida. In 25 games this season, his first with the club, he has 20 points (11-9=20...
Via Fox Sports West
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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