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Slava Voynov taken into custody by U.S Immigration

Nathan Fenno of the Los Angeles Time is reporting that currently suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been taken into custody by the United States Immigration and Custom Enforcement. Voynov had recently been in a luxury jail following a 45-day stay following his no contest plea for misdemeanor domestic violence. The same report says Voynov is being held at detention...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 hour 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...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings offer Peter Budaj a professional tryout

The LA Kings may be looking for a bit of additional depth in goal. The club has extended a professional tryout offer to goaltender Peter Budaj and he will join the Kings in training camp. Goaltender Peter Budaj will attend #LAKings training camp on a PTO, hockey ops confirms. — Jon Rosen (@lakingsinsider) August 28, 2015 Budaj turns 33 in September and last skated in the NHL...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The good memories of Mike Richards

  On Thursday, news broke that authorities were finally charging former Flyers captain Mike Richards with being in possession of a controlled substance while crossing the United States-Canadian border back in June. While this was the expected outcome, it's yet another turn of events in what has become an unfortunate fall from grace for the once rising star. Despite his challenging...
Via Flyerdelphia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings sign Russian D Damir Sharipzyanov to 3-year deal

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have signed defenseman Damir Sharipzyanov to a three-year contract. The Kings announced the deal Thursday. Sharipzyanov had nine goals and 25 assists in 66 games with the Ontario Hockey League's Owen Sound Attack last season. The 19-year-old from Nizhnekamsk, Russia, has spent the past two seasons with Owen Sound, scoring 50 points and...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Richards faces possession of controlled substance charge

Los Angeles Kings forward Mike Richards has been charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance, the Manitoba police announced Thursday. Mike Richards charged for Possession of Controlled Substance while entering Canada. To appear in court Sep10/15. No further updates #rcmpmb — RCMP Manitoba (@rcmpmb) August 27, 2015 The alleged incident at the Canadian border...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings sign defenseman Christian Ehrhoff

On Sunday the Los Angeles Kings announced the signing of defenseman Christian Ehrhoff to a one-year, $1.5 million contract. Ehrhoff became an UFA on July 1st, and his previous contract was a one-year, $4 million with the Pittsburgh Penguins. It seemed odd that the 33-year-old free agent defenseman wasn’t picked up earlier considering he is pretty useful offensively and would make...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings sign Christian Ehrhoff

The Los Angeles Kings announced the club has signed defenseman Christian Ehrhoff to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million. Ehrhoff is taking a similar approach to the one he took last year. He signed a one-year deal worth $4 million with the Pittsburgh Penguins last offseason, hoping signing a less lucrative contract would give him a better chance at his first Stanley Cup ring. That...
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Slava Voynov released from 'luxury jail' after 45 days

According to The Fourth Period, Slava Voynov has been released from jail after serving 45 days. Voynov had been given a 90-day sentence after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of corporal injury to a spouse. The news, if factual, contradicts an earlier report in which NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly stated Voynov wasn’t going to be released quite yet. It’s worth noting...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarret Stoll and the possible effects on the lineup

I am sure nearly every Rangers fan by now knows that the team added versatile, veteran center Jarret Stoll to the organization yesterday on a one year deal for $800K. This deal has created numerous conversations between Rangers fans about the roster and I thought I may as well write out my thoughts here. Stoll […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: Will they make it to the playoffs in the 2015-16 season?

The Los Angeles Kings battled for a wild card spot throughout the entire 2014-15 season but in the end, it was likely a season that the organization would like to forget. Only one year after winning the 2014 Stanley Cup Championship, the Kings found themselves sitting out of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. While it was disappointing to see the Kings have such a short season, the organization...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: 3 things to consider before next season

It has been an exciting summer for the Los Angeles Kings as the organization has made the moves that they believe will lead them back to playoff contention. Some of those offseason moves leave room for speculation as the NHL season nears. Here are the top three things to consider before next season: 1. Will Milan Lucic fit in with the team? This move was arguably the most surprising...
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Why The Los Angeles Kings Will Return To The Playoffs

For the Los Angeles Kings, it's never been a matter of what they can accomplish in the playoffs. Their recent track record speaks for itself.Instead, it's simply been a matter of whether or not they can get into the playoffs.Last season, the Kings surprised many by narrowly missing the playoffs. They finished 40-27-15, coming within two points of the Calgary Flames for third...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle For The Pacific Division: The Los Angeles Kings

As the summer drags on I thought I’d take the time to take a look at the other teams that make up the Pacific Division, what they did and where I think they could end up when its all said and done.  This time I will look at that Sharks most hated rivals in The Los Angles Kings who missed the playoffs after winning the cup the year prior and still managed to make more news for...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Re-Sign Defenseman Jamie McBain Amid Voynov Uncertainty

Jamie McBain looks for an open teammate during a game at Staples Center in 2015. (Mandatory Credit: Juan Ocampo/Getty Images) Strapped for salary cap space and still uncertain of the fate of Slava Voynov, the Los Angeles Kings announced last Friday that they had re-signed Defenseman Jamie McBain to a one-year contract. Originally drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the second...
Via The Sports Journal
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Reloading for Another Stanley Cup Run

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic, right, controls the puck ahead of Kings defenseman Alec Martinez during a game on Dec. 2, 2014. The Kings acquired Lucic on Friday.(Jae C. Hong / Associated Press) Another year, another team from either Chicago or Los Angeles hoisting the Stanley Cup. But while one NHL powerhouse celebrated their third Cup in 6 years, the other spent its time scattered...
Via The Sports Journal
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Richards’ contract terminated over border incident

The Los Angeles Kings on Monday terminated Mike Richards’ contract, a day after they placed him on waivers. The team was expected to buy him out of his 12-year deal, so this was an unexpected move. However, the move might not stand up if challenged by the NHLPA. Though there are few details about what...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings terminate Mike Richards’ contract

The Los Angeles Kings have announced that they have terminated the contract of center Mike Richards. The team put Richards on waivers on Sunday and many expected a buyout to be announced on Monday. Instead the Kings have fully terminated the deal, citing a breach of contract on Richards’ part. The Kings have not announced why Richards was in violation of his contract, but it is...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings’ Stoll pleads guilty in Vegas cocaine case

LAS VEGAS — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll pleaded guilty to two reduced misdemeanor charges to resolve a felony cocaine case stemming from his April arrest at a Las Vegas Strip swimming pool. Defense attorneys David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld appeared in court Thursday for Stoll, 33, to submit a written plea to breach of the peace and trespassing. A felony charge...
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Stoll arrested while partying with Kings teammates

Jarret Stoll wasn’t the only member of the Los Angeles Kings who was living it up in Las Vegas recently. He was just the only one to get in trouble. According to a report from TMZ Sports, citing multiple sources, the Kings center was with a number of his teammates in Sin City as part of the team’s “unofficial end-of-the-season celebration,” prior to his arrest. Stoll was...
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarret Stoll arrested for possession of drugs

Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday on suspicion of drug possession at the MGM Grand Hotel’s Wet Republic pool complex, according to CBS Los Angeles. Stoll was allegedly in possession of cocaine and ecstasy, and was taken into custody by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department. He reportedly posted a $5,000 bail and was released from the Clark County Detention...
Via The Sports Daily
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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