Frozen Royalty Audio and NHL Video: Parse, Stoll, Quick Help LA Kings Douse Flames

LOS ANGELES — Scott Parse and Jarret Stoll scored goals, but Jonathan Quick was the big star for the Los Angeles Kings, who squeaked past the Calgary Flames, 2-1, in front of an announced crowd of 13,853 fans at Staples Center on Monday night.

Parse opened the scoring at 8:54 of the first period on a nifty move in front of Calgary netminder Miikka Kiprusoff.

Flames forward Curtis Glencross answered at 15:39, beating Quick with a backhand from the low slot. Read more of this post


LA Kings: Richardson Gains From Purcell’s Struggles

LOS ANGELES — After losing three of their first four games without veteran left wing Ryan Smyth, things looked quite bad for the still young Los Angeles Kings and their survival in the Western Conference playoff race.

During that stretch, the Kings allowed twelve goals while scoring just eight. To be sure, their defensive play, which was a major strength last season, had finally been exposed with Smyth out of the lineup. Read more of this post

Frozen Royalty Audio and NHL Video: Richardson, Simmonds Help Lead LA Kings to 6-3 Win Over Ottawa

LOS ANGELES — Randy Jones, Brad Richardson and Wayne Simmonds scored a goal each and Drew Doughty scored the game-winner late in the second period to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators in front of an announced crowd of 14,997 fans at Staples Center on Thursday night.

Justin Williams added two goals late in the third period to seal the victory for the Kings, who were generally outplayed by the Senators for the majority of the game.

Simmonds goal came on a penalty shot at 17:24 of the first period. Read more of this post

LA Kings Extend Hurricanes’ Winless Streak To 13 Games on NHL Video

The Los Angeles Kings ended their two-game losing streak on the strength of goals scored by Ryan Smyth, Jarret Stoll, Randy Jones, Wayne Simmonds and an empty-net goal by Justin Williams, leading the Kings past the slumping Carolina Hurricanes, 5-2, in Raleigh, North Carolina on Wednesday night. Read more of this post

LA Kings Claim Defenseman Randy Jones Off Re-Entry Waivers; Place Alec Martinez On Injured Reserve

EL SEGUNDO, CA — On October 29, the Los Angeles Kings claimed defenseman Randy Jones off of re-entry waivers from the Philadelphia Flyersand they placed defenseman Alec Martinez on the injured reserve list, retroactive to October 5, due to a high ankle sprain.

Jones, 28, has played in six games this season with the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League, recording one assist with six penalty minutes.

The 6-2, 200-pound native of Quispamsis, Newfoundland played in 47 games last season with the Flyers, scoring four goals and adding four assists for eight points with 22 penalty minutes. He also played in six playoff games with the Flyers and he played in two regular season games with the Phantoms. Read more of this post