John Stevens is a vanilla, unsexy hire for the Kings, which is fine

When Darryl Sutter was let go by the Los Angeles Kings, we wondered how far outside the organization the Kings would look to find the two-time Stanley Cup winner’s replacement. The answer? Not very. On Sunday, the Kings announced that associate head coach John Stevens would be the team’s new head coach. Stevens has been a member of the Kings’ coaching staff since 2010-11,...
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John Stevens named head coach

It was confirmed to LA Kings Insider Sunday morning that the team and John Stevens have agreed to contract terms to allow him to become the team’s 27th head coach. The team announced the news Sunday, and a press conference at Staples Center is planned for Monday afternoon. Stevens, 50, served as an assistant coach […] The post John Stevens named head coach appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
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18 hours ago

Los Angeles Kings Hire John Stevens as New Head Coach

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20 hours ago

John Stevens promoted to head coach by Los Angeles Kings

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AP source: Kings to name John Stevens next head coach

A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Kings will name associate head coach John Stevens their next head coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because an announcement had not been made. Stevens replaces Darryl Sutter after serving as a Kings assistant and then associate coach for the...
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Game 1 vs. San Diego postgame quotes: Brodzinski, Kempe

Jonny Brodzinski, on his game-winning goal set up by Kempe: That’s all Kempe. Just found the spot in the slot. Great play by him, he kind of just flushed up the side. Little lackadaisical, he took advantage of it, hit him over and put it right between the D-man’s legs right on my tape in […] The post Game 1 vs. San Diego postgame quotes: Brodzinski, Kempe appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
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2 days ago

Jonathan Toews has high praise for Predators after they sweep Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks entered the postseason as the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, and they have been eliminated after just four games. The Nashville Predators completed a sweep of Chicago with a convincing 4-1 win on Thursday night.Following a series that was never really close after a 5-0 blowout in Game 2, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said it is “insulting” to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings to host two rookie games at TSC against Golden Knights

LA Kings Insider has learned that the Los Angeles Kings will return to Toyota Sports Center to host the Vegas Golden Knights for a pair of rookie games in mid-September. More details, plus the actual dates, will be learned once the teams officially announce the series, but these games are expected to represent the first […] The post Kings to host two rookie games at TSC against...
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3 days ago

Oh, Right, the Los Angeles Kings Could Actually Win the Draft Lottery

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5 days ago

Los Angeles Kings Reportedly Sign Alex Iafallo of Minnesota Duluth

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6 days ago

What’s Next For The Kings?

After missing the playoffs for the second time in three years, the Los Angeles Kings didn’t wait long to make changes to the makeup of the team’s front office. On Monday, the team fired general manager Dean Lombardi and head coach Darryl Sutter and promoted Luc Robitaille to the president and head of hockey operations and Rob Blake to general manager of the team. Dan Beckerman...
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10 days ago

Jarome Iginla wants to keep playing after stint with Kings

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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings fire coach Darryl Sutter, general manager Dean Lombardi

Los Angeles shook up the top of its organization, letting go of its Stanley Cup-winning coach and GM.                

The LA Kings have fired GM Dean Lombardi and coach Darryl Sutter.

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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Whicker: Lombardi, Sutter took the surprise out of winning

Dean Lombardi and Darryl Sutter go out for the same reason they came in. They arrived to fix the Kings. They did that, the GM first, then the coach. Then the Kings missed the playoffs twice in three years.. Their last playoff series win came when Alec Martinez jumped on a rebound that glanced like a pumpkin off Henrik Lundqvist's pads, and soon all Kings' gloves were off, and a second...
Via LA Daily News
14 days ago

Jarome Iginla has old-time hockey fight as Flames-Kings spirals out of control

The Los Angeles Kings season is slipping away from them as they try to hold onto some hope that they’ll make it into
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Doughty on Tkachuk elbow: ‘He’s a pretty dirty player, that kid’

Matthew Tkachuk is among the most talented youngsters in the NHL, but one of the league’s best defenders isn’t a fan.On Sunday, Drew Doughty was the recipient of a dirty hit from the Calgary Flames rookie. At the end of the first period, with the puck behind the Los Angeles Kings net, Tkachuk delivered a clear elbow to Doughty’s head. The former Norris Trophy winner immediately...
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March 20, 2017  |  Discuss

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