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Despite Richards, Williams Situations, Kings Should Not Be Deterred

May 18, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Darryl Sutter talks with right wing Justin Williams (14) and center Mike Richards (10) during game one of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

While neither story should come as much of a surprise to anyone, the Los Angeles Kings and their fans are only reminded of what unpleasantness lies ahead over the course of the next few weeks. On Saturday, theScore reported that there are “no viable suitors” for Mike Richards while on ...

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The LA Kings Lost Justin Williams; But It's Not the End of the World

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Whether now, next year or 20 years from now, it will be impossible to reflect on the championship success of the Los Angeles Kings without thinking of Justin Williams. He was more than a clutch playoff performer, a veteran or a fan favourite. Justin Williams was that quixotic presence to ...

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LA Kings’ Bill Ranford Inducted into Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

10 Dec 1995:  Goaltender Bill Ranford of the Edmonton Oilers looks on during a game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks at Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California.  The Oilers won the game, 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire  /All Sport

It was a very special weekend for the Los Angeles Kings family. While Nick Nickson was being enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame, another member of the organization was getting inducted into another Hall. On Saturday, KIngs’ goaltending coach Bill Ranford was being given his due in his home ...

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Paddles Down: Talking with Kings Goaltending Coach Bill Ranford

A collage of Bill Ranford (Image credit: Chris Thomas)

A few years ago, I was visiting my father for the holidays when he asked me to go through all of my hockey books I have had since childhood – and believe me, there were plenty of them. One of those books featured a quote from a Stanley Cup-winning (and ...

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