LA Kings-Anaheim Ducks Rivalry: It’s Probably Nowhere Near What You Think It Is

LA Kings defenseman Drew Doughty

EL SEGUNDO, CA — After the Los Angeles Kings dropped a game to the Anaheim Ducks, 6-5 in a shootout on November 12 at Honda Center in Anaheim, as one might expect, Ducks fans relished the victory while Kings fans bemoaned the defeat.

On social media, the strong rivalry between fans of the two teams generated more than the usual trash talking—some of it good-natured, some of it crossing the line—that usually happens when National Hockey League teams face one another.

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Frozen Royalty Video: Kopitar, Doughty, Sutter Media Interviews After 6-5 SO Loss At Anaheim

ANAHEIM, CA — After their best performance of the season in their last game, a 5-1 victory over the league-leading Vancouver Canucks on November 8, the Los Angeles Kings turned right around and played what was, arguably, their worst game of the season in a 6-5 shootout loss to the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center in Anaheim on November 12.

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LA Kings Could Be Switching Into High Gear At Just The Right Time

Also includes video interviews with Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar.


LA Kings center Anze Kopitar, shown here during a practice session.
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Photo: David Sheehan/CalishooterOne Photography

EL SEGUNDO, CA — If their win on November 8 against the Vancouver Canucks was any indication, the Los Angeles Kings have raised their level of play just in time to face a team that is currently third in the Western Conference and in the overall league standings.

That team is none other than the Anaheim Ducks, who host the Kings at Honda Center in Anaheim tonight (7:30 PM PST), and are just one point out of the league and conference lead.

Against the Canucks on November 8, the Kings played at a pace not seen from them this season. They made plays consistently, and they established a strong forecheck, resulting in long stretches in which they held onto the puck and made plays off of it.

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Frozen Royalty Video: Pre-Game Skate Interviews With Brown, Doughty, Greene and Sutter

LA Kings right wing Dustin Brown
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Photo: David Sheehan/CaliShooterOne Photography

EL SEGUNDO, CA — By the looks of things, perhaps the Los Angeles Kings are more than a bit anxious to get down to business of fixing what ails them.

Indeed, several players were on the ice at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, California about twenty minutes prior to the announced start time for their pre-game morning skate on November 8.

The Kings host the Vancouver Canucks tonight at Staples Center (7:00 PM PST).

By the time 10:00 AM rolled around, the Kings were already 10-15 minutes into their morning skate, which ended, for the majority of players, by 10:20 AM.

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Frozen Royalty Video: Doughty, King, Muzzin, Sutter Speak After 2-1 Loss to NY Islanders

LOS ANGELES — Dwight King scored the lone goal for the Los Angeles Kings, who dropped a 2-1 shootout decision to the New York Islanders at Staples Center on November 6.

King, defensemen Jake Muzzin and Drew Doughty, and head coach Darryl Sutter spoke to the media after the game, and you can watch those interviews below.

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