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Ryan Cowley

Ryan Cowley has been writing about the Los Angeles Kings since 2009, beginning as the head writer and editor of Make Way for the Kings since its inception. Until the summer of 2015, Make Way was run by the FanvsFan Network (www.makewayforthekings.com) but has since become independent at its new address: www.makewayforthekings.net Ryan is an NHL-accredited writer who has covered such events as the Stanley Cup Final and Stadium Series. He is also a graduate of Comedy Writing & Performance from Humber College in Toronto, Ontario.

Discussing Nick Shore with LA Kings Asst GM Rob Blake

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The Los Angeles Kings are off to one of their greatest starts in franchise history, and while they have received plenty of support from their biggest names, it has been a contribution-by-committee method used towards said success. That includes the club’s unsung talent which has flown under the radar of ...

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Anze Kopitar, LA Kings Extension Talks Becoming Irritating

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Last month, the two sides were “very close” to a new extension. Today, a new contract between the Los Angeles Kings and Anze Kopitar is reportedly “far from done”. This according to TSN‘s Darren Dreger via TheScore.ca. To go backwards from one extreme to another seems almost impossible to justify, but ...

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Size, Reach, Net-Front Presence: LA Kings Prospect Matt Schmalz Has What It Takes to Fit In

Matt Schmalz of the Sudbury Wolves. Photo by Aaron Bell/OHL Images

One of the biggest reasons why opposing teams have respected — even feared — the Los Angeles Kings in recent years has been their tremendous size and their ability to use it to their full advantage. While by no means has it been their only ingredient for success, the Kings ...

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Kopitar with Four Points as LA Kings Snap Wings’ Win-Streak

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Game 42; 27-12-3 LOS ANGELES — The Detroit Red Wings entered STAPLES Center on Monday riding a four-game winning streak. On Sunday, they had edged the Ducks in Anaheim to improve to 17-3-7 in one-goal games. On paper at least, the Los Angeles Kings appeared to have met their match. ...

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Looking Back on the LA Kings’ Tremendous First Half

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If you were to tell Los Angeles Kings fans on Oct. 14 that their team would be holding a significant division lead at the halfway point of the season, few would believe you. Some would laugh but most skeptics would simply dismiss the thought. Nevertheless, here we are at the ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 42 vs. Detroit

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 42 vs. Detroit, January 11, 2016, 7:30pm PST They closed out the first half of the regular season on a somewhat-sour note. The Los Angeles Kings lost in the shootout to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night, but did earn the point ...

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Elliott Strong as Blues Hold Off Resilient Kings in Shootout

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Game 41; 26-12-3 LOS ANGELES — It was certainly a chippy, defensive affair, but in the end, it was the St. Louis Blues who prevailed, defeating the Los Angeles in the shootout, 2-1. The win snaps the Blues’ five-game losing skid and gives them their first extra-time victory in four-straight ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 41 vs. St. Louis

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 41 vs. St. Louis, January 9, 2016, 7:30pm PST After getting back in the win column on Thursday, the Los Angeles Kings will aim to start a new winning streak as they close out the first half of the regular season against the ...

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Carter Nets Winner in Return to Put LA Kings Past Leafs

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Game 40; 26-12-2 LOS ANGELES — The last time these two clubs played, it led to the worst outing of the season for the Los Angeles Kings. Back on Dec. 19, the Kings were humiliated in Toronto, losing 5-0 to the Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. This time, ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 40 vs. Toronto

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 40 vs. Toronto, January 7, 2016, 7:30pm PST Nearly three weeks ago, the Los Angeles Kings arguably put on their worst performance of the year, losing 5-0 in Toronto to a Maple Leafs club who were simply looking to enter the Christmas break ...

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