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SQ NHL Preview Series: Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Kings (Last Season: 40-27-15, 4th in Pacific)Coach: Daryl Sutter (547-414-61, 109 ties; 17th season, 5th with LA)Key Additions: Milan Lucic, Christian Ehrhoff, Jhonas EnrothKey Departures: Justin Williams, Andrej Sekera, Jarret Stoll, Mike Richards, Martin JonesKey Player: Milan LucicLucic was acquired for a heavy price before the draft, as the Kings sent Martin Jones...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings season preview

Plus: The Kings have a lot of depth among their forwards. Justin Williams and Jarret Stoll are gone, but they are replaced by the brutal power forward Milan Lucic and a full season of Nick Shore. The Kings were a dominant possession team last year, leading the league in shot attempt differential. The Kings also possess one of the best, if not the best, top-pairing defensemen in...
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Milan Lucic Wastes No Time Dropping Gloves, Fights Ducks’ Josh Manson (Video)

Milan Lucic wasted little time endearing himself to Los Angeles Kings fans. It took just four games for the power forward to drop his gloves, in the preseason no less, as he took on Anaheim Ducks forward Josh Manson on Tuesday night. The bout was the first for Lucic since he was traded from the Boston Bruins in the offseason. The fight, all things considered, was one of the best...
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Milan Lucic already looking forward to facing Bruins

Los Angeles Kings winger Milan Lucic will have to wait 51 games before his first matchup with his former team, the Boston Bruins. Not that he’s counting or anything. Lucic, whose eight-season run with the Bruins came to an end when he was traded to the Kings this past June, made it clear in an interview with The Boston Globe’s Amalie Benjamin that he’s eagerly anticipating...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New King Lucic already envisioning a Vancouver future?

Milan Lucic has yet to step foot on the ice as a member of the Los Angeles Kings, but he might already be imagining his future in a different city. Lucic was acquired by the Kings on June 26 in exchange for the 13th overall pick in the 2015 draft, goaltender Martin Jones and prospect Colin Miller. But in an interview with TSN 1410 on Monday, Lucic participated in some speculation...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic says playing with Canucks is ‘dream of mine’

When pressed if whether Milan Lucic saw himself playing with the Vancouver Canucks when his contract expired at the end of next season, the power forward said it was a dream of his. “I honestly don’t know what’s going to happen moving on,” Lucic told TSN 1410 Radio’s Bro Jake show in response to a direct question on the topic. “I mean I have one year left on my contract...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic On Possible Extension With Kings: ‘I Would Love To Stay Here’

Milan Lucic is entering the final year of his contract, which carries a salary cap hit of $6 million. He was traded from the Boston Bruins to the Los Angeles Kings in a multi-player deal before the 2015 NHL Draft, one that included the Original Six club retaining $2.75 million of his salary. Lucic hasn’t yet played a game for the Kings, but at this time, he isn’t opposed to...
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic posts a thank you letter for fans in the Boston Globe

Milan Lucic has spent his entire NHL career with the Boston Bruins, but that came to an abrupt end when the team traded him to the LA Kings after an eight-year stay. Lucic wanted to say thank you to the fans one last time and took out a full page ad in the Boston Globe. Letter from Milan Lucic in tomorrow's Globe #Bruins — Emily McCarthy (@emilymccahthy...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic: Bruins-Kings Trade ‘Gives Me Another Chance To Win A Cup’

Did Milan Lucic throw shade at the Boston Bruins? Probably not. But that’s what some on Twitter began speculating immediately after the veteran forward commented for the first time on Friday’s trade to the Los Angeles Kings. Milan Lucic just got the call that he is an L.A King: "I'm thrilled. Gives me another chance to win a cup."— James Duthie (@tsnjamesduthie) June 26,...
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Milan Lucic makes obscene gesture to Habs fans

Milan Lucic wasn’t too happy when he was called for boarding. He was even less happy with the Canadiens fans who were celebrating as he was stepping into the penalty box. Given the recent playoff history between the two clubs, emotions were running high and Lucic deemed it appropriate to give the crowd a … colorful gesture. The gesture in question occurs right around the 22...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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