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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.

Bleak Start But Promising Finish as LA Kings Close Out 2015 with Plenty of Optimism

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“Adversity introduces a man to himself.” Albert Einstein’s famous quote could not be more relevant to the Los Angeles Kings than it was in 2015. The last time the Kings missed the playoffs, the collective attitude was different; much more optimistic. When the players cleaned out their lockers in the ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 37 @ Calgary

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 37 @ Calgary, December 31, 2015, 6pm PST Some may suggest that it is only fitting for the Los Angeles Kings to end 2015 facing the team who had officially eliminated them from playoff contention last spring. Of course, most would suggest that ...

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Bob Miller on LA Kings Missing Playoffs: “I Hope They Were Upset”

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 14:  Los Angeles Kings play-by-play television announcer Bob Miller addresses the fans as General Manager Dean Lombardi (bottom right) and Assistant to the General Manager Jack Ferreira (bottom left) look on during the rally in Staples Center after the Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup Victory Parade on June 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

It is hard to imagine that after this coming season, the Los Angeles Kings will be celebrating their golden anniversary in the National Hockey League. For nearly 50 years, the Kings have been a staple in southern California. While many would argue that they didn’t achieve mainstream success until the ...

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Explosive Second Propels LA Kings Past Oilers for Third-Straight Win

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Game 36; 23-11-2 EDMONTON — After 36 years, the Los Angeles Kings say goodbye to the originally-named Northlands Coliseum as they visited the Edmonton Oilers at the old barn for the final time. The Kings wanted to make their last visit count and that is just what they did, exploding ...

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LA Kings’ Bob Miller on Milan Lucic: “He Fits the Kings”

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It took some time but fans of the Los Angeles Kings have warmed up to Milan Lucic, and with plenty of good reason. When he was acquired from the Boston Bruins in June, many Kings fans displayed great skepticism. Despite his offensive abilities or his physical prowess, Lucic developed a ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 36 @ Edmonton

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 36 @ Edmonton, December 29, 2015, 6pm PST Just one night after their convincing win in Vancouver, the Los Angeles Kings are right back to work hoping to extend their win-streak as they visit the 15-19-3 Edmonton Oilers for already the third time ...

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Toffoli’s Hat-Trick Sets Tone as LA Kings Pound Canucks

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Game 35; 22-11-2 VANCOUVER — They entered Monday’s game without their leading scorer. Jeff Carter. It didn’t matter in the slightest, though, as the Los Angeles Kings received an abundance of offensive production anyway as they routed the Vancouver Canucks by a 5-0 count. Tyler Toffoli particularly had a night ...

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Mike Richards Saga Turns to (Potentially) Ugly Chapter

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On Sunday, the Los Angeles Kings placed Mike Richards on waivers with the intention of buying him out. While this news did come as relief to many Kings fans, it did leave them wondering why this didn’t happen sooner. But then, Monday came along. Kings fans were welcomed with a ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 35 @ Vancouver

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 35 @ Vancouver, December 28, 2015, 7pm PST Coming off their overtime win in Arizona on Saturday, the Los Angeles Kings continue their four-game road trip as they visit western Canada for their remaining three contests. Their first stop will be Canada’s third-largest ...

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Kings Legend Luc Robitaille Voted Greatest NHLer to Ever Wear No. 20

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In 2006, he retired as the NHL’s all-time leading scorer among left-wingers. In 2007, the Los Angeles Kings raised his number to the rafters of STAPLES Center. In 2009, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Then, this past February, his statue was unveiled outside of the aforementioned ...

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