Kopitar Takes The Helm

By Ryan Whitehead After several weeks of questions surrounding who will be the new captain for the Los Angeles Kings, the answer everybody was looking was announced . As expected by many, franchise player Anze Kopitar will take over the helm from long time captain Dustin Brown, becoming the 14th team captain in franchise history.…

LA needs a new captain

In the wake of the news of Los Angeles Kings long time captain Dustin Brown’s removal from the leader position , the question now is who will lead the team next season? While the news is disappointing to most Kings fans, it was sort of expected of the Kings organization to do so in the…

Tanner Pearson Season Preview

Coming in with size and speed is a rare gift, and what 23-year old winger Tanner Pearson has brought to the ice over the past few seasons is nothing short of extraordinary. Coming into his fourth season in LA, Pearson is expected to have another big season in 2016-17. Last season marked a career high…

Future faces in LA

While the LA Kings fell short in this year’s playoffs, the future face of the franchise are battling it out for the Calder Cup championship. The Ontario Reign have enough talent to take them all the way to the Calder Cup, however a mere few only see NHL time during the regular season and the…

Season Player Review: Tyler Toffoli

By Daniel Starkland Los Angeles Kings center Tyler Toffoli unquestionably had his best season as a pro in 2015-16. The 24-year-old has improved immensely in each of his three full seasons as a pro. After having 29 points in 2013-14, last season he almost doubled that with 49 points. He once again set a career…

Dustin Brown: Trade Him Or Keep Him?

By Ryan Whitehead While the four finalists battle it out for the Stanley Cup, many Kings fans are raising questions of what’ll happen to the man who has hoisted the cup first in 2012 and 2014. That man is long-time captain Dustin Brown, who has seemed to be in downward spiral in the last few…

Player Review: Jonathan Quick

By Daniel Starkland The Los Angeles Kings were recently bounced from the Stanley Cup playoffs in five games by the division rival San Jose Sharks. While the Kings were able to come back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat the Sharks in 2014 behind stellar goaltending from Jonathan Quick, they were unable to come back…

Kings vs. Sharks – Series Preview

  By Daniel Starkland For the second time in the last three years, the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks are matched up in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. The last time these two teams faced off the Sharks jumped out to a commanding 3-0 series lead in 2014 and the…