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Ottawa's Karlsson wins 2nd Norris Trophy as NHL's top D-man

LAS VEGAS (AP) Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators has won the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman for the second time. Karlsson accepted his second trophy in four years at the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Karlsson had 66 points to lead all defensemen in scoring for the third time in four years. He ranked third in the NHL in total ice time and scored 30...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton's agent, Bruins expected to double down on talks at draft

According to a recent report from DJ Bean of WEEI, the Bruins are expected to spend some time at the draft working on defenseman Dougie Hamilton's contract. Hamilton's agent, J.P. Barry, will be in Florida for the draft, thus giving the Bruins and Barry a great opportunity to speak face-to-face ahead of July 1, when Hamilton can begin speaking to other teams. Hamilton would become...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: What to look for at the 2015 NHL Draft

The Los Angeles Kings future seemed to get brighter as their AHL farm team, the Manchester Monarchs, won the 2015 Calder Cup. It appears that the Kings will have many options to choose from in their talented and successful AHL affiliate. However, the Kings have a chance to make the future even brighter with smart drafting in the 2015 NHL Draft. This year’s draft holds an impressive...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: Why Drew Doughty deserves the Norris Trophy

Drew Doughty has been an important part of the Los Angeles Kings’ slim blue-line. While the Kings will surely look to add more defensive depth this offseason, it should be noted that Drew Doughty held his own during the 2014-15 season. His efforts did not go unnoticed as Doughty was announced as a Norris Trophy finalist this season. The Norris Trophy is given to the defenseman...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Daryl Sutter and the Los Angeles Kings Hope to Rebound After Missing the Playoffs

Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings is congratulated by Drew Doughty #8 after defeating the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 26, 2015 in Uniondale, New York (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images) The NHL playoffs have been well under way with only four teams remaining in the hunt for the Stanley Cup. Only the Tampa Bay Lightning, New...
Via The Sports Journal
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: Two players named as finalists for NHL Awards

Despite a surprisingly short season for the Los Angeles Kings, who did not make the playoffs this year, two of the team’s individual players still had notable campaigns. Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar find themselves named as finalists for various 2015 NHL Awards. It was announced on Monday that Doughty has been named as a finalist for the Norris Trophy, which is given to the defensemen...
Via isportsweb.com
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Star Defensemen Robbed Of Award

On Monday night, the NHL announced that the three finalists for the Norris Trophy were Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators and the Montreal Canadiens’ P.K. Subban. The Norris trophy is supposed to go “to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position.” The numbers don’t lie,...
Via Sports Mockery
April 27, 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...
Via NESN.com
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Bachman gives up goal from center ice (Video)

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Richard Bachman gave up an embarrassing goal on a shot taken from center ice during the third period of Tuesday night's game against Los Angeles.Kings defenseman Drew Doughty brought the puck up from his own end and drilled the puck towards the net from the red line, and Bachman wasn't able to close his legs in time to stop the puck from going through...
Via Holdout Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Drew Doughty scores from center ice against the Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have given up a lot of bad goals this season. What’s one more going to hurt? This time Drew Doughty scores from center ice. The post Video: Drew Doughty scores from center ice against the Oilers appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Bloguin Best
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Drew Doughty scores from center ice against the Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have given up a lot of bad goals this season. What’s one more going to hurt? This time Drew Doughty scores from center ice. The post Video: Drew Doughty scores from center ice against the Oilers appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Kings weren’t impressed by their second outdoor game, would rather play inside

Outdoor games are supposed to be special experiences for both the players participating and the fans attending the game. The uniqueness of an outdoor game has been watered down now that the NHL has introduced Stadium Series games. Still, the games draw big numbers and players routinely mention how much they enjoyed the experience. Well, except for the LA Kings. Following the game...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Kings weren’t impressed by their second outdoor game, would rather play inside

Outdoor games are supposed to be special experiences for both the players participating and the fans attending the game. The uniqueness of an outdoor game has been watered down now that the NHL has introduced Stadium Series games. Still, the games draw big numbers and players routinely mention how much they enjoyed the experience. Well, except for the LA Kings. Following the game...
Via Bloguin Best
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Why are the Los Angeles Kings struggling?

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports The story isn’t that different than it usually is, but it feels different. No, this isn’t the first time the Los Angeles Kings have struggled mightily in the regular season before. Hell, they did last year before they ultimately made it into the playoffs and went on to claim their second Stanley Cup Championship. This year feels different...
Via Sports-Glory
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The NHLPA has some concerns about a potential 3-on-3 overtime

Is 3-on-3 hockey coming to NHL overtimes in the near future? It might, but the NHLPA currently has some concerns about the NHL adopting the new overtime format. The specific complaint involves additional wear and tear on the game’s best skaters. Via USA Today, Mathieu Schneider on 3-on-3 hockey: “My real concern is that top guys are going to be put in these situations, and there...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The NHLPA has some concerns about a potential 3-on-3 overtime

Is 3-on-3 hockey coming to NHL overtimes in the near future? It might, but the NHLPA currently has some concerns about the NHL adopting the new overtime format. The specific complaint involves additional wear and tear on the game’s best skaters. Via USA Today, Mathieu Schneider on 3-on-3 hockey: “My real concern is that top guys are going to be put in these situations, and there...
Via Bloguin Best
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Doughty making strong case for Norris Trophy

Kings defenseman Drew Doughty is a consummate professional and a player L.A. can always depend on. A beacon of consistency, Doughty can score, is an excellent defender and has an impressive résumé. Along with winning two Stanley Cups with the Kings, he has also won two gold medals in the Winter Olympics, a silver medal […] The post Drew Doughty making strong case for Norris Trophy...
Via Along the Boards
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Doughty, Ryan Getzlaf named assistant captains for NHL All-Star Weekend

Drew Doughty and Ryan Getzlaf have been named assistant captains for NHL All-Star Weekend Jan. 23-25 in Columbus, Ohio. Nick Foligno (Blue Jackets) and Jonathan Toews (Blackhawks) will serve as team captains The captains and assistant captains of Team Foligno and Team Toes will set the team rosters for the Skills Competition on Jan. 24. Team Foligno will be coached by Kings head...
Via Fox Sports West
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings get back to defensive roots in win over Maple Leafs

The Los Angeles Kings can breathe a sigh of relief: Darryl Sutter's team is back to playing Kings hockey. A 2-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday at the Staples Center wasn't necessarily a banner win, but it snapped a dismal stretch in which the team has gone 2-1-2 in the last five games. Having been streaky all season, the team has tried everything to break out of its funk...
Via Fox Sports West
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Drew Doughty levels Mike Santorelli

Always keep your head up out on the ice. Mike Santorelli apparently forgot this rule and Drew Doughty made him pay. Watch as Santorelli completely ignores his surroundings and tries to get a shot off only to be crushed by Doughty. Doughty smash! The post GIF: Drew Doughty levels Mike Santorelli appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Drew Doughty levels Mike Santorelli

Always keep your head up out on the ice. Mike Santorelli apparently forgot this rule and Drew Doughty made him pay. Watch as Santorelli completely ignores his surroundings and tries to get a shot off only to be crushed by Doughty. Doughty smash! The post GIF: Drew Doughty levels Mike Santorelli appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Bloguin Best
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Dustin Byfuglien destroys two Kings in the opening minute

Dustin Byfuglien is a frightening man. In the opening minute of action between the Kings and Jets, Byfuglien knocked Drew Doughty off the puck before hoisting Anze Kopitar off of the ice with his stick and into the boards. Byfuglien earned a two-minute penalty for hooking on the Kopitar hit. Other angles revealed the penalty was deserved, but it also could have been two minutes...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings send three, Ducks one to NHL All-Star Game

The defending Stanley Cup champs will be well-represented in Columbus, Ohio, during NHL All-Star Weekend. The league announced Saturday afternoon that the Los Angeles Kings will send two players, center Anze Kopitar, defenseman Drew Doughty, to the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game Sunday, Jan 25., at Nationwide Arena.  Rookie winger Tanner Pearson will also be on hand that weekend as...
Via Fox Sports West
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings' consistent power play leads to victory over sharks

There was an important streak that Los Angeles Kings achieved in their 3-1 win over Pacific Division foe San Jose Saturday night.  And there is a more important stat that correlates with the streak.  No longer middling or inconsistent, the Kings' power play has finally been an effective weapon over the last five games. The streak: a five-game power play goal streak is the longest...
Via Fox Sports West
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

This Oilers trade proposal from Damien Cox is ridiculous

Taylor Hall is (inexplicably) on the trade block right now as the Edmonton Oilers prepare to blow their franchise up everywhere but where they should, which is the front office. Of course, when hockey fans hear that one of the game’s best forwards might be trade bait, they salivate and throw around proposals that they hope their teams will pull off for a little more scoring punch...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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