LA Kings Head Coach Terry Murray Reflects On 2009-10 Season

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The following is the first in a series of stories based on an interview with Los Angeles Kings head coach Terry Murray, in which he looks back and evaluates his team’s performance during the 2009-10 season. Look for the next installment on Tuesday, September 7.

EL SEGUNDO, CA — With his team’s 2010 training camp coming up in less than two weeks, Los Angeles Kings head coach Terry Murray has returned to Southern California to prepare, knowing that his team must improve upon what they accomplished last year.

That said, the Kings’ 2009-10 season was one where the team took a big step forward. Read more of this post


New On KingsCast: LA Kings Media Roundtable, Part 4

Keith Korneluk and Chris Kaliszewski have released part 4 of their media roundtable discussing the 2009-10 Los Angeles Kings and their future. Read more of this post

LA Kings Can Get Past Vancouver Canucks If They Put It All Together

LOS ANGELES — Quit pinching yourselves, Los Angeles hockey fans. You are not dreaming.

Yes, the Los Angeles Kings have made the playoffs for the first time since 2002, and for just the fifth time since 1993, when the Wayne Gretzky-led Kings went all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals. Read more of this post

LA Kings To Face Vancouver Canucks In First Round Of NHL Playoffs


UPDATE: Fox Sports West or Prime Ticket will televise all games in the Vancouver Canucks/Los Angeles Kings first round playoff series. Radio broadcasts to move to KLAC AM 570.

On the strength of a come-from-behind, 2-1 overtime victory over the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center in Denver on April 11, combined with a 3-2 overtime win by the Detroit Red Wings over the Chicago Blackhawks in Chicago, the Los Angeles Kings ended the 2009-10 regular season in sixth place in the Western Conference and headed for a first round playoff matchup against the Vancouver Canucks.

After trailing since near the midpoint of the first period, the Kings took over in the third period.

Kings center Jarret Stoll deflected a point shot by defenseman Matt Greene that beat Avalanche goalie Craig Anderson at the 15:28 mark to tie the game. Read more of this post

Brown, Williams, Kopitar Lead LA Kings To Shootout Win At Anaheim on NHL Video

Anze Kopitar scored the shootout game-winner, capping a comeback that saw the Los Angeles Kings come all the way back from a 4-1 deficit to defeat the Anaheim Ducks, 5-4, at Honda Center on April 6. Read more of this post