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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

Monday, September 9, 2019

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The Los Angeles Kings were the worst team in the Western Conference and second-worst team in the NHL in 2019 and 2020 will likely be much of the same.  Los Angeles did not do much to improve their active roster this offseason but they have one of the deepest prospect pools in the NHL. Kings’ fans may…

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Leafs acquire Jake Muzzin from Los Angeles

Monday, January 28, 2019

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The Maple Leafs have finally bolstered their defense. Toronto has acquired defenceman Jake Muzzin from Los Angeles in exchange for forward Carl Grundstrom, the rights to Sean Durzi and Toronto’s first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. .@SportChek Player Alert: The @MapleLeafs have acquired defenceman Jake Muzzin from Los Angeles in exchange for forward Carl Grundstrom,…

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Erik Karlsson suspended two games

Sunday, December 23, 2018

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Elite Swedish defenseman Erik Karlsson has picked up the first suspension of his NHL career. The NHL Department of Player Safety announced today Karlsson has been suspended for two games for an illegal check to the head on Los Angeles Kings’ forward Austin Wagner. San Jose’s Erik Karlsson has been suspended for two games for…

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Ilya Kovalchuk scores first goal with Kings

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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Ilya Kovalchuk has his first goal in the NHL since 2013. After joining the Los Angeles Kings in the offseason, the former NHL superstar potted his first goal with his new team Tuesday evening against the Winnipeg Jets. Kovalchuk took a great feed from blueliner Drew Doughty and redirected the puck past goaltender Connor Hellebuyck.

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Introducing the DailyFaceoff Betting Section

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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First we teamed up with our friends at Corsica Hockey to add Player Ratings to our Line Combination pages and now we have added their Betting Tools to DailyFaceoff.  Corsica uses “sophisticated machine learning algorithms” to generate their betting predictions. Corsica has set out to find an edge against the Money Line, the Spread and…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

Monday, October 1, 2018

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Led by captain Anze Kopitar, The Los Angeles Kings posted a 45-29-8 record in 2017-18, earning them a wild card spot in the Western Conference. The dynasty’s bid for a third cup run was quickly obliterated by the expansion Golden Knights as they eliminated LA in a four-game rout. Remarkably, Vegas swept the Kings despite…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.20 — Akil Thomas

Thursday, June 14, 2018

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After missing the playoffs in 2017, the Los Angeles Kings were surprisingly back in the postseason in 2018, before being bounced in the first round by the even more surprising Vegas Golden Knights. The Kings have two really good prospects in their system (Gabriel Vilardi & Kale Clague) but don’t have the deepest system right…

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Lightning Trade Budaj to Kings for Andreoff

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded goaltender Peter Budaj to the Los Angeles Kings for forward Andy Andreoff.  Budaj was with the Lightning since late-February 2017, but only appeared in a combined 15 games (11 starts) over two seasons in Tampa Bay. Budaj was initially acquired from the Kings in exchange for Ben Bishop and…

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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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Oops. I guess I started my season previews too late because I only made it to Ottawa… not even close. Well let’s skip Philadelphia to Winnipeg and just get to my season predictions. This season we could truly see a changing of the guard in the NHL with former basement dwellers like the Edmonton Oilers…

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What The ADP!? – Players Going Later Than They Should (Part 1)

Monday, September 25, 2017

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Training camp is in full swing, players are getting cut left and right and Fantasy Hockey drafts are winding up. It’s still a little too early to put a tonne of stock in Yahoo’s current Average Draft Positions (ADP), but it’s also worth taking a look at. I went through all of the players with…

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