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PODCAST: LA Kings Update with Mike Commito and James Whitlock

Jesse Cohen dives into This Week In Kings History with Mike Commito and more!

by Jesse Cohen @KingsMenPodcast / LAKings.com

Mike Commito joins host Jesse Cohen for another installment of This Week In Kings History to discuss the 2000 signing of Mathieu Schneider.

Then, James Whitlock drops in to react to some recent Kings news including the NHL Network's annual player rankings.

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Single Game Tickets for the 2018-19 Season are Now Available

Get tickets to every LA Kings home game by purchasing your tickets now!

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings today announced their individual ticket on-sale information for the 2018-19 regular season at STAPLES Center. 

Individual tickets for all Kings home games at STAPLES Center for the 2018-19 regular season are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online at LAKings.com/Promotions or by visiting the STAPLES Center box office.

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The Best-of-the-Best From Alex Faust's Reddit AMA

From questions about his career to questions about how he gets out of cars, LA Kings seasoned play-by-play announcer answered it all

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

Yesterday, the LA Kings seasoned play-by-play announcer took to Reddit to answer fans hard-hitting questions in an AMA.

From questions about his career to questions about how he gets out of cars, Faust answered it all.

"Though I'm disappointed that you skimped on the really important topics: cheesecake (NOT cake), puppies (don't own one), pizza (do NOT put pineapples on pizza, what's wrong with you people?), who's cuter (me or Jim Fox)..." explained Faust.

We'll give you @LAKings take on those questions, soon. Just scroll on down.

But out of all the questions, there were a few that really stuck out.
 

Check Out @LAKings' Top 5 Favorite Questions and Answers Now:
 
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Drew Doughty Ranked No. 2 on NHL Network's Top 20 Defensemen List

#NHLTopPlayers list puts the Norris Trophy Finalist and First Team All-Star among the top defensemen in the NHL heading into 2018-19 season

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The NHL Network continued their #NHLTopPlayers Right Now by ranking the Top 20 Defensemen in the League.

And near the top of the list is Drew Doughty, the cornerstone of the LA Kings blueline.


No. 2: Drew Doughty

Video: Drew Doughty is named No. 2 on the list

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30th Anniversary of 'The Trade' - Wayne Gretzky Joins the LA Kings

A look back at the trade between the Edmonton Oilers and LA Kings that shook the hockey world, and forever changed the NHL

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

In the hockey world, it's simply known as "The Trade."

On August 9, 1988, the LA Kings acquired Wayne Gretzky, Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski in exchange for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, first round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993, and $15 million in the most substantial trade in NHL history.

Video: Wayne Gretzky's Introduction in Los Angeles

The trade occurred less than three months after Gretzky led the Oilers to their fourth Stanley Cup championship in five seasons, winning the Conn Smythe Trophy as postseason MVP for the second time.

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PODCAST: GM Rob Blake on the 30th Anniversary of the Wayne Gretzky Trade

All the Kings Men takes a look back at the trade that forever changed the LA Kings, and the NHL as a whole

by Jesse Cohen @KingsMenPodcast / LAKings.com

It's the 30th Anniversary of the trade that brought Wayne Gretzky to the LA Kings!

Jesse Cohen kicks off the new season of All The Kings Men by speaking with Kings General Manager Rob Blake, Mike Commito and, of course, The Royal Half about the event that spawned a generation of hockey fans in Los Angeles and across the country.

Listen in:

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Anze Kopitar Ranked No. 6 on NHL Network's Top 20 Centers List

#NHLTopPlayers list puts the two-time Selke Award winner and Hart Trophy Finalist among the top centers in the NHL heading into 2018-19 season

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The NHL Network kicked-off their #NHLTopPlayers Right Now by ranking the Top 20 Centers in the League.

And, to the susprise of no one, Anze Kopitar was right up there with the best that the NHL has to offer.


No. 6: Anze Kopitar

 Video: Anze Kopitar is named No. 6 on the list

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LA Kings Take on Offseason: Announcing Mr. and Mrs. Toffoli

After a year of planning, Tyler Toffoli and his fiancée just tied the knot in Hawaii surrounded by friends and family

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

It's been a summer filled with LA Kings' weddings.

After proposing last summer, Tyler Toffoli and Cat Belanger finally tied the knot just a couple weeks ago!

Tweet from @catbtoffoli: June 30, 2018 💙 pic.twitter.com/JVyOH4vADL

But what was it like getting everything ready for the wedding during the NHL season? How much was Tyler able to help his fiancée? And how does it feel to be married?

Tyler provided us with some answers to these hard-hitting questions that we are all dying to know.

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LA Kings to Host 'Kings vs. Kings' Game in Ontario

Tickets are now available for the intra-squad scrimmage that will take place on September 16 at Citizens Business Bank Arena

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

As part of the LA Kings 2018 Training Camp, the Kings will head to Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario for a special intra-squad game on Sunday, September 16 at 3 p.m.

Tickets for the event are now on sale!
 

Group tickets start at $16 per ticket and individual tickets start at $18 per ticket. Tickets will also be available through the Citizens Business Bank Arena box office. They are also included in the ticket package for all Ontario Reign Season Ticket Members. Kings Season Ticket Members will also get the group rate on any tickets they purchase. 

Kings Training Camp is set to start on Friday, September 14, at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. Details will be released at a later date.

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An Inside Look at What It Takes to be the LA Kings In-Arena Host

The Kings are looking for a new in-arena host and Carrlyn Bathe explains what it takes to hold this position

by Carrlyn Bathe @CarrlynBathe / LAKings.com

Very few jobs require you to ask a packed ice arena full of 18,000+ people to get on their feet and make noise all before the beat drops in "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits. 

This job does. 

When you are the LA Kings' in-arena host, this is a common scenario for a tied game, nearing the end of the third period.

At a normal job, you may find yourself winding down as your day comes to an end. At this job, you have to be ready to turn it to up to 11 until the very last puck drop. The end of the shift might be when you have to bring the most energy.
 

Apply Now to be the LA Kings In-Arena Host!
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