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Despite Recent Years, Dean Lombardi’s Legacy with LA Kings Should Be Celebrated

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13:  General Manager Dean Lombardi of the Los Angeles Kings hoists the Stanley Cup in celebration after defeating the New York Rangers 3-2 in double overtime of Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

This past Monday marked the end of an era in Los Angeles. Just one day after their season had officially ended, the Los Angeles Kings, in addition to firing head coach Darryl Sutter, had relieved Dean Lombardi of his general manager duties, effectively ending his 11-year tenure with the team. ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Wayne Simmonds

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In recent years, fans of the Los Angeles Kings became habitually coveted with excitement when June approached. After all, between 2012 and 2014, it was the time of the year when their team contended for a spot in the Stanley Cup Final. But, there was also something stimulating about June ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Simon Gagne

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From Mike Richards and Jeff Carter to Dean Lombardi and John Stevens, the association between the Los Angeles Kings and Philadelphia Flyers was significant in recent years. Whatever the reasons were behind so many players and coaches going from one city to the other, there is no denying just how ...

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Vinny Lecavalier Enjoying Resurgence with LA Kings While Proving This Naysayer Wrong

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We all love it when we’re right, but not so much when we’re wrong. That goes without saying. However, this is a case where this writer was wrong and is, quite frankly, happy to admit it. Earlier this season, I scoffed at him, thinking he should have been retired by ...

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Doughty All-Around Dominant as LA Kings Beat Flyers for Fifth-Straight Win

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Game 38; 24-11-2 LOS ANGELES — When they last hosted them 13 months ago, the Los Angeles Kings had played a boring, uninspired game en route to a 2-1 defeat. A lot, though, has changed since then as in recent weeks, the Kings have found their stride — their swagger, ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 38 vs. Philadelphia

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 38 vs. Philadelphia, January 2, 2016, 1pm PST After a flawless road trip, the Los Angeles Kings hope to continue their recent roll on home ice as they set to play host to the 15-14-7 Philadelphia Flyers for a Saturday matinee at STAPLES ...

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Former Flyer, LA King Simon Gagne Honoured Prior to Last Night’s Game

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On September 15, Simon Gagne announced his retirement, officially closing a 14-year NHL career. In 11 of those seasons, the 35-year-old played for the Flyers but was, for a brief period, a member of the Los Angeles Kings. Having helped the Tampa Bay Lightning reach the Eastern Final in 2011 ...

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Quick Stops 38, Kopitar Nets Winner to Propel LA Kings Past Flyers

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Game 18; 12-6-0 PHILADELPHIA — As impressive as they have been thus far, the Los Angeles Kings have not had an game so exciting and a finish so inspiring than they did on Tuesday night. For Kings fans hoping for better efforts from their team against non-playoff clubs, they got ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 18 @ Philadelphia

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 18 @ Philadelphia, November 17, 2015, 4pm PST After winning the final two games of their homestand, the Los Angeles Kings look to continue their winning ways as they kick off a five-game eastern road trip. Their road swings begins on Tuesday as ...

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LA Kings Sign Ray Emery; Assign Him to Ontario on PTO

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Shortly after signing Peter Budaj to a one-year deal, the Los Angeles Kings made another move in the goaltending department as their AHL affiliate, the Ontario Reign, have signed veteran Ray Emery to a professional tryout contract. The 33-year-old netminder was invited to a professional tryout by the Tampa Bay ...

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