NHL Draft 2010 – Interview with Brett Connolly

If you’re reading this article, you’ve probably been following enough draft coverage already to know that Friday night’s first round is being hyped as the Taylor vs. Tyler show.
Starting with the third pick things become a little more interesting, with a dozen or so names floating around….kids that are destined to be the NHL starts of tomorrow – […]

2010 Draft – Interview with Luke Moffatt

When you’re doing an interview it’s common courtesy to thank the guy for his time after asking all of your questions. Occasionally they thank you back. Rarely do you hear “No, thank you. That was the most fun I’ve had doing an interview.”
A surprising end to a beyond enjoyable conversation. Athletes today can be very boring […]

Sneak Peak – Dustin Brown’s new DLO-23 hockey line

EXCLUSIVE IMAGE – As reported a few weeks ago, LA Kings captain Dustin Brown is set to launch his own line of hockey equipment and apparel next month.  In a partnership with Combat Sports, a company that promotes itself as “for players, by players”, Brown will introduce the new DLO-23 branded items.
The image to the left […]

Draft 2010 – Interview with Brandon Archibald

Defense wins championships…and you can’t teach size.
Two truisms in sports that are rarely proven wrong.
In this prospect profile we introduce you to a Brandon Archibald – a 6’4″ American born defenseman who plays junior hockey with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.  Currently ranked 64th by NHL Central Scouting, he hopes to someday parlay his size and skill into helping an NHL […]

Draft 2010: Interview with Ivan Telegin

The LA Kings know all about having a Russian forward on the team. For seven seasons now Alexander Frolov has been a key component in the rebuilding of the team. It’s also the only NHL team he’s ever known. Ironically, less than a week before he prepares to possibly depart the team via free agency, […]

DRAFT 2010: Interiew with Taylor Aronson

It only seems appropriate that the draft be held in Los Angeles this year. While the NHL’s signature event is usually reserved for cities in the northeast, the league has spent the better part of two decades tyring to establish a strong footprint in the southwest.
It seems to be working – with kids from Arizona, Texas and Nevada […]

DRAFT2010: Interview with agent Kyle Dubas

Question: What do Kings prospects Jonathan Bernier, Kyle Clifford and Andrew Campbell all have in common?
Besides being drafted by Dean Lombardi!
Answer: They’re all represented by Uptown Sports Management, Inc…and one of their primary points of contact is agent Kyle Dubas.
There is so much more to the draft than just the players being selected. […]

NHL DRAFT 2010: Interview with prospect Charlie Coyle

Every kid selected in this year’s draft will have his own story to tell.
In this prospect profile we get to know somebody who could be tailor made for the Los Angeles Kings in the first round.  Charlie Coyle is ranked 24th by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau. However, he may not make it that far down the board, as he […]

DRAFT2010: Interview with Brandon Underwood

It’s finally here. Draft week 2010.
Over the last decade, off the ice, the Kings have tried putting their stamp on the league – they opened a state of the art arena downtown, hosted the NHL All Star Game in 2002…and are back at it this week, front and center, hosting the draft.
People from around the world […]

Prospect File: The Buzz on Muzz’

We’re about ready to start ramping up our draft coverage heading into the big event next weekend. However, before we move forward with the 2010 class, let’s take a look back at one of the more recent missed opportunities via the NHL Draft.
Jake Muzzin, a 6’2″ defenseman playing for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, found himself back […]