Anze Kopitar Named Kings Newest Captain

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What a past six months it has been for Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar.  Back in January, he signed an eight year, $80 million contract, and on Thursday, was named the latest captain of the club.  Kopitar will the franchise’s 14th captain. He takes over for Dustin Brown, who wore the “C” since 2008. […] READ MORE



Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks First Round Series Preview

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After just missing the postseason last year, the Los Angeles Kings come into this year’s playoffs as the #2 seed in the Pacific. The team has be slightly disappointed it didn’t win the division when they let a 3-0 lead against the Winnipeg Jets slip away in their final regular season game. That game would […] READ MORE


Predictions for the 2015-16 Selke Trophy

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The 2015-16 NHL season is coming to a close and what better way to cap off the year than by taking a look at the front-runners for the NHL Awards? The league’s ceremony, held in Las Vegas, does not take place until after the Stanley Cup has been hoisted, but there is no harm in getting […] READ MORE



OTPP: Kopitar's Deal, Ovechkin's 500th, and More

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. On this week’s edition: Reports have emerged that Los Angeles Kings […] READ MORE