2007-08: Breakout Season For LA Kings’ Patrick O’Sullivan

LOS ANGELES — Despite finishing the 2007-08 season 29th in the thirty-team National Hockey League, the Los Angeles Kings are optimistic about their future, and one reason for that optimism comes from a rather unexpected source. Indeed, no one in their right mind thought that a 5-11, 190-pound winger with some offensive talent but had... Continue Reading →


Brown, O’Sullivan Headed For World Championships

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO AND LOS ANGELES — On April 9, USA Hockey announced that Los Angeles Kings wingers Dustin Brown and Patrick O’Sullivan will represent the United States in the 2008 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Quebec City, Quebec, May 2-18, 2008. For more on the players named to... Continue Reading →

Fitting End To Miserable Season

LOS ANGELES — In their final game of the 2007-08 season, the Los Angeles Kings dropped a 4-3 decision to the Anaheim Ducks in front of a sellout crowd of 18,118 fans at Staples Center on Saturday afternoon. It was a rather fitting end to yet another miserable, disastrous season. Ducks winger Teemu Selanne scored... Continue Reading →

Ersberg Stellar In 4-0 Shutout Victory

LOS ANGELES — After losing six straight games to the Phoenix Coyotes this season, the Los Angeles Kings salvaged the final two games, the latest, a 4-0 blowout victory on Thursday night in front of 17,331 fans at Staples Center. Leading the way was Kings center Anze Kopitar with a goal and two assists, while... Continue Reading →

Another Miracle…Almost

LOS ANGELES — The concept of playing defense was definitely not the first thing on the minds of the Los Angeles Kings or the Chicago Blackhawks who squared off in front of an announced sell-out crowd of 18,118 fans at Staples Center during a matinee shootout on Saturday. Jonathan Toews scored a goal and added... Continue Reading →

2007-08 Los Angeles Kings: An Obituary

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Kings, a professional hockey team in the National Hockey League that has done little more than play mediocre (or worse) hockey throughout its history, died at home on Monday night. The Kings were forty years old. In reality, the Kings are not really dead, of course. But they have... Continue Reading →

Los Angeles Kings: Stepping Up

LOS ANGELES — Riding on the wave of a four-game winning streak, the Los Angeles Kings found themselves in uncharted waters after their 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on October 27 at Staples Center. That win put in the Kings into a tie for first place in the Pacific Division with the Dallas Stars.... Continue Reading →

Los Angeles Kings Preview 2007-08

LOS ANGELES — The 2006-07 season was yet another disappointing one for the Los Angeles Kings, who have not qualified for the playoffs since the 2001-02 season. But while the team was a near-cellar-dweller last season, the 2007-08 Kings should be an improved team, even though they it would take a small miracle for them... Continue Reading →

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