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LA Kings re-sign D Jamie McBain to 1-year deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) Defenseman Jamie McBain has agreed to a one-year deal to return to the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings announced the deal Friday. McBain scored nine points in 26 games for the Kings last season. He began the year on a tryout contract with the Kings' AHL affiliate, but worked his way into a semi-regular role in Los Angeles when the Kings' defense was shortened by injuries...
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Report: Slava Voynov to begin serving 90-day jail sentence

Slava Voynov recently pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of corporal injury to his spouse. Voynov’s agent reportedly spoke with Sports-Express and stated that Voynov will begin serving his 90-day jail sentence on Monday, July 6th. The Los Angeles County Superior Court also gave Voynov a $700 fine, eight hours of community service and instructed he take a 52-week domestic...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Slava Voynov to begin serving 90-day jail sentence

Slava Voynov recently pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of corporal injury to his spouse. Voynov’s agent reportedly spoke with Sports-Express and stated that Voynov will begin serving his 90-day jail sentence on Monday, July 6th. The Los Angeles County Superior Court also gave Voynov a $700 fine, eight hours of community service and instructed he take a 52-week domestic...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kyrgios steals show with Wimbledon win over Raonic

LONDON (AP) A day after Dustin Brown wowed Wimbledon with his go-for-broke style in beating Rafael Nadal, another shot-making showman made his mark to reach the fourth round. Nick Kyrgios -the 20-year-old Australian who stunned Nadal here last year - served 34 aces and hit flashy winners from all over the court to upset seventh-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (3), 6...
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Wimbledon: Kyrgios takes out Raonic; Wawrinka into fourth round

A day after Dustin Brown wowed Wimbledon with his go-for-broke style in beating Rafael Nadal, another shot-making showman made his mark to reach the fourth round. Nick Kyrgios --the 20-year-old Australian who stunned Nadal here last year -- served 34 aces and hit flashy winners from all over the court to upset seventh-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Friday...
Via AP on Fox
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The Status Crow: Lindros deserves to be in Hall of Fame; Kings terminate Richards’ contract; Flyers changing the conversation

“Oh yeah, he was a Leaf” -Fans looking up Phil Housley’s Hockey DB after it was announced he was in the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015. (Photo via NHL.com) By Hunter Crowther On Monday, the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee announced the Class of 2015. This included former Detroit Red Wings Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergi Federov, all-time blue liner Chris Pronger...
Via The Hockey Guys
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Upholding Termination of Mike Richards’ Contract Could Prove Difficult for Los Angeles Kings

  Los Angeles Kings forward Mike Richards goes hard for the puck.(Photo: Rob Grabowski, USA TODAY Sports) The relationship between the Los Angeles Kings and forward Mike Richards this past year has been like something out of a soap opera. I mean, it is Los Angeles, they know no other way. While Richards has been a huge part of the Kings’ Stanley Cup championships in 2012 and...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings’ Slava Voynov Pleads No Contest In Domestic Abuse Case

TORRANCE, Calif. — Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor stemming from a domestic violence incident with his wife after a Halloween party. Voynov entered the plea Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court to a count of corporal injury to a spouse. Under terms of the plea deal, he was sentenced to a 90-day jail term and three years...
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Kings' Voynov pleads no contest in domestic abuse case

TORRANCE, Calif. -- Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor stemming from a domestic violence incident with his wife after a Halloween party. Voynov entered the plea Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court to a count of corporal injury to a spouse. Lawyers said terms of the plea call for three years of probation. The Russian Olympian...
Via AP on Fox
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LA Kings' Voynov pleads no contest in domestic abuse case

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor stemming from a domestic violence incident with his wife after a Halloween party. Voynov entered the plea Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court to a count of corporal injury to a spouse. Under terms of the plea deal, he was sentenced to a 90-day jail term and three years...
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Kings agree to terms on one-year contract for goalie Jhonas Enroth

The Los Angeles Kings agreed to terms on a one-year contract for goaltender Jhonas Enroth, the team announced on Wednesday. Enroth, 27, appeared in 50 regular-season games for the Stars and Sabres during the 2014-15 NHL season, posting a combined record of 18-26-2. For his career (131 games), Enroth is 43-61-14 and will take Martin Jones' place as Jonathan Quick's backup. The Kings...
Via Fox Sports West
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers get Sekera for six years

Former Los Angeles Kings defenseman Andrej Sekera has inked a six-year, $33 million contract.The 29-year-old defenseman greatly improves Edmonton's weak blue line, and will look to be a cornerstone piece in the revamped team.Andrej Sekera joins goaltender Cam Talbot as a missing piece to the Oilers puzzle. The Oilers had the worst blue line and goaltending combo in the league this...
Via Fox Sports
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LA Kings sign G Jhonas Enroth to back up Jonathan Quick

LOS ANGELES (AP) Goalie Jhonas Enroth has signed with the Los Angeles Kings, agreeing to a one-year, $1.25 million deal to back up Jonathan Quick. The Kings confirmed the deal Wednesday with the unrestricted free agent. Enroth finished last season with the Dallas Stars after spending 6 1/2 years in the system of the Buffalo Sabres, who drafted him in 2006. He made the NHL's all...
Via AP on Fox
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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
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Mike Richards reportedly tried to bring OxyContin over border

NHL forward Mike Richards had his contract terminated by the Los Angeles Kings earlier this week, and all signs point to the 30-year-old veteran having been involved in an incident at the U.S.-Canada border. The issue may have been drug-related. According to a report from the Winnipeg Sun, Richards was taken into custody at the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Richards incident involved oxycodone

The LA Kings terminated Mike Richards’ contract with the team and so far details have been difficult to find. It was easy to speculate that the termination was due to an off-ice incident, but the specifics have been kept under wraps. Pierre McGuire suggested the incident occurred at the Canadian border and now TMZ suggests it involved the drug oxycodone. Via TMZ: NHL officials...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: TMZ states Mike Richards’ incident involved oxycodone

The LA Kings terminated Mike Richards’ contract with the team and so far details have been difficult to find. It was easy to speculate that the termination was due to an off-ice incident, but the specifics have been kept under wraps. Pierre McGuire suggested the incident occurred at the Canadian border and now TMZ suggests it involved the drug oxycodone. Via TMZ: NHL officials...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Richards border incident involved oxycodone

  View image | gettyimages.com Mike Richards' contract termination saga took an interesting turn Tuesday evening, as it was reported that the former Flyers captain was bringing the prescription drug Oxycodone across the Canadian border. Notorious gossip outlet TMZ broke the story. As per their report: NHL officials have been notified that the Royal Canadian Mounted...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks have found their starting goalie by acquiring Jones

Don Sweeney has been justifiably getting killed online for the early returns of his first draft. He sold low on Dougie Hamilton and brought in prospects that were way off the board in the first round. He also locked up Adam McQuaid to a four-year deal and traded another solid asset in a third-round pick for Zac Rinaldo. All-in-all a tough week for the rookie GM. Well, Sweeney...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues: Justin Williams is the answer

Good afternoon St. Louis Blues fans. I am here to tell you that Los Angeles Kings right winger Justin Williams is the answer to the Blues postseason nightmares. If the Blues are the scared child in the bed worried about the monster in the postseason closet, Williams is the one who turns on the light and says it’ll be alright. I know what you are thinking. Williams only mustered...
Via STLSportsMinute
4 days ago  |  Discuss

'Breach of contract' ends Mike Richards tenure with Kings

  View image | gettyimages.com Just when you think the Flyers pulled off the most unprecedented move in NHL history - trading Chris Pronger's contract to Arizona - the Los Angeles Kings are trying to do something even more unprecedented. Former Flyers captain Mike Richards is no longer a member of the Kings. This much is known. But it's how the Kings parted ways with the...
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What does Mike Richards contract termination mean for Kings?

What does Mike Richards contract termination mean for Kings?
Via Philly Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Free Agency: Mike Richards Hits Open Market, no Longer a Member of Los Angeles Kings

Mike Richards passes Stanley Cup to teammate Jeff Carter after the Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 on June 11th, 2012, less than a year after they were each traded by the Philadelphia Flyers. (Mandatory Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The inevitable end of Mike Richards’ tenure as a Los Angeles King finally came Monday morning, though not in the way Kings...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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