Why the Kings Trading for Marco Sturm May Be the BIG Move

Marco Sturm on the Los Angeles Kings

Final score: 2-0. The Los Angeles Kings have now won only 2 of their last 12 games. They sit last in the Pacific Division. They may only be 5 points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference, but as the season progresses, the points will be even harder to earn than they have … Continue reading

Wire Tapped: Inside L.A. Kings GM Dean Lombardi’s Recent Phone Calls

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This situation calls for the NHL GM hot-line. Since none of the players in the Kings’ system could adequately fit in on Kopitar’s left side, it’s time once again for Deano to get on the horn and see what could be available elsewhere in the league.

Line Change: Kings Find Success with Juggling Combinations

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Lombardi and the organization feel that even though Kovalchuk didn’t come to L.A., they can count on players within the organization to fill the holes in the lineup to help fill the net. So far the strategy has been to throw it all against the wall to see what sticks.

5 Reasons the Kings Can Win the Pacific Division

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This article will suggest that not only will San Jose not take the first seed in the West, they will not even win their own division, as it is now the time for the Los Angeles Kings to do just that.

The Kovalchuk Problem, Part 3: The NeverEnding Story

Part 3: The NeverEnding Story

Comparisons to even the Lord of the Rings trilogy would not quite do justice to the length of the Kovalchuk saga, and it may be better reflected in four part series. Or more. At this point, who knows.

Midsummer Night’s Scream: July/August Freak Out Session

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The fact that it is ONLY August does not quell the concerns about the current status of the Kings’ roster.

Matt Greene Out Until At Least November: Time to Shop for D

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It seems there is no possible way Greene will be ready for the start of the season, and this leaves the already thin defensive roster practically in a state of emergency.

The Days of Alexander Frolov Are Finally Behind Us; Ponikarovsky a King

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Note to NY Rangers fans: Remember Nikolai Zherdev? I hope you liked him. My guess is that Frolov will be the 2nd coming of his Russian comrade, only slower. Much slower.

Lombardi’s Eleven

Lombardi's Eleven

Let’s remember, we are looking at the ultimate heist (or hoist?): the Stanley Cup. It’s going to take some sacrifice to pull off, but the reward will be something that live in movie, er, hockey lore forever.

The Kovalchuk Problem, Part 2: From Russia With Love

Part 2: From Russia with Love

It’s July 4, and about the most American tradition we have is checking the news to see if our local professional ice hockey team has signed the coveted free agent European forward… er.. OK well at least James Bond is Ameri.. what?

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