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Super Official Preview: Sabres vs LA Kings

From Hometown Hockey: Who: Los Angeles Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA When: 10:30PM Know thine enemy: After an opening-night shellacking, the champs are picking up right where they left off, going 4-1-1 through their first half dozen games. The surprise of the young season so far has been Tanner Pearson. After getting 25 games […] The post Super Official Preview: Sabres...
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Jordan Nolan Up Against Father Ted Tonight

from John Vogl of the Buffalo News, If there's one thing Jordan Nolan learned through the years, it's that he can't slack off when his dad is around. Working hard means the world to Ted Nolan. The Sabres' coach believes an honest effort can lead to great things. Jordan Nolan is living proof. The 25-year-old forward has two champion rings with the Los...
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A Look At Justin Williams

from John Gustafson of The Guardian, Justin Williams, the reigning Conn Smythe Trophy holder and three-time Stanley Cup champion, possesses a sort of serene confidence. Dressed in gray shorts, matching shirt and flip flops the day after the Los Angeles Kings first win of the new season, he seems totally at ease in what is now his fifth year in Southern California. He is by turns...
Via Kukla's Korner
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Lawyer: Limited English contributed to arrest of Kings' Voynov

  Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and he blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding partly caused by the couple's limited English. Craig Renetzky is hopeful the NHL will end Voynov's indefinite suspension after reviewing the events that led to Voynov's arrest at a hospital near his home. "From everything...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reaction to Slava Voynov’s Domestic Violence Arrest

He is described as a soft-spoken, two-way player. He contributed to the Los Angeles Kings’ two Stanley Cup victories and Russia’s performance at the Sochi Olympics. Late Sunday, police responded to calls that led to the arrest of Slava Voynov on domestic violence charges on Monday morning. In response, the NHL made the decision to suspend Voynov indefinitely followed by this...
Via Beyond The Benches
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lombardi faces new challenge in suspension of Voynov

Dean Lombardi has ventured into uncharted waters. The Los Angeles Kings' general manager has never faced an indefinite suspension in the salary cap era before.  It's not quite as simple as recalling a defenseman to fill the spot of suspended defenseman Slava Voynov. There are too many moving parts, too many parties involved and too many questions that he just doesn't...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings making adjustments in wake of Slava Voynov's suspension

The Los Angeles Kings are down to only five healthy defensemen with the indefinite suspension of defenseman Slava Voynov that occurred Monday morning. While the details of the case are still being dealt with by Voynov and the NHL, it's the hockey part of the situation that the team is immediately concerned with. "Well, from a hockey standpoint, obviously we have to make...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Update on Slava Voynov domestic abuse suspension

Yesterday, the NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely as Voynov had been arrested for domestic violence. Getting the details of the incident didn’t take long as Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register has them from Lt. Joe Hoffman of the Redondo Beach, CA police department. Here are the details from Hoffman’s […] The post Update on Slava Voynov...
Via Two Pad Stack
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Police discuss Slava Voynov’s domestic violence arrest

On Monday, the NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely as Voynov had been arrested for domestic violence. Getting the details of the incident didn’t take long as Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register has them from Lt. Joe Hoffman of the Redondo Beach, CA police department. Here are the details from Hoffman’s blog on the Orange County Register...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Week 2 Roundup: Early Surprises and Disappointments

We’re only two weeks in to the NHL season, and some of the league’s more passionate fans are already panicking. A few teams, specifically the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Colorado Avalanche, have gotten off to relatively disappointing starts to their seasons. However, with each of these teams only playing five or six games, it would be wise for these...
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Slava Voynov arrested on D.V. charge, suspended indefinitely

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was arrested Monday morning on domestic violence charges and has been suspended indefinitely from all club activities pending a formal investigation by the National Hockey League. The suspension was imposed under Section 18-A.5 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement: “The League may suspend the Player pending the League’s formal review...
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Kings’ Slava Voynov Suspended After Being Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely by the NHL on Monday after being arrested on charges of domestic violence. The league handed Voynov the indefinite suspension under Section 18-A.5 of the collective bargaining agreement which allows the league to act swiftly even before the facts of the case are known. The section reads: “The league may suspend...
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Young talent key in another LA Kings title run

The Los Angeles Kings came into the season as one of the few very elite teams throughout the league, and a favorite to capture a third Stanley Cup title in a span of just four seasons. Not bad for a team that didn’t even have one just a few years ago. Nonetheless, the Kings have discovered the formula for building up a franchise that can demonstrate sustained success, and they’ve...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings, Oilers have funny exchange on Twitter

The Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers had a funny back-and-forth conversation on Twitter on Monday. It all started when the Oilers were practicing at the Kings' facility and cracked the glass with what appeared to be a shot that missed the net. They sent a snarky tweet about it to the Kings. Sorry @LAKings, we may have broken...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick sneaks an autograph to a fan

Jonathan Quick is a sneaky man. While sitting on the bench, he obliged an autograph request from a young fan. Paper and a pen were slipped through the glass and Quick cautiously autographed the paper before carefully folding it back up and sliding it back. Awesome. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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