Wait, the Kings trade for Dan Carcillo isn’t official?

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There was so much news out of LA Kings headquarters on Thursday it was dizzying at times. And one of the little nuggets that could have easily slipped through the cracks was a brief mention about the previously announced acquisition of Dan Carcillo.
According to GM Dean Lombardi, the trade is actually not a 100% done deal [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on Sportsnet – talking Brown, Blake and more

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On Thursday afternoon I was once again a guest on Sportsnet radio in Calgary. We talked about all the latest news surrounding the LA Kings – including Dustin Brown’s contract extension, Ron Hextall leaving for Philadelphia, the hiring of Rob Blake, who will coach Manchester next season, prospects on the rise, adding Dan Carcillo, [...]

Lombardi – ‘It was what you would expect your captain to do’

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Here’s more from Kings GM Dean Lombardi, talking about the eight-year contract extension signed by team captain Dustin Brown…
– On why the extension came together so quickly:
“I think it’s well known that Brownie did his own contract, but the biggest thing, I think, is that you’re starting to have all the blocks in place for [...]

Dustin Brown – ‘We weren’t built to win the Cup just one year’

There’s a lot of news in Kings Land today, so be patient. We’re cranking it out by the truck load. If you want the skinny on Rob Blake being hired, full comments from the former Kings defenseman and GM Dean Lombardi are already up.
Now, let’s hear from Kings captain Dustin Brown, who signed an eight-year [...]

Lombardi responds to anybody critical of Rob Blake hiring

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During today’s conference calls with Dean Lombardi and Rob Blake, neither man shied away from the fact that some Kings fans – albeit, a small vocal group – may not like the hiring of the future Hall of Fame Player.
Despite a long list of credentials, including being the Kings’ all-time leader in games played, goals, [...]

Dean Lombardi on how and why he hired Rob Blake

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We’ve already posted Rob Blake’s full comments from this morning’s media conference call. Now, here’s what Dean Lombardi had to say about his new Assistant GM…
– On what made Blake the right guy for the job:
“There’s a number of things. First and foremost though, I think that this job entails so much more than generally [...]

Rob Blake – hoping third time is a charm, ready for new chapter

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Below are the full comments from Rob Blake’s call with the media earlier today, following the announcement that he’d been hired as the LA Kings new Assistant General Manager…
[note: There is a small portion, maybe less than one minute, missing from his opening remarks. We'll fix it later this afternoon.]
– Opening comments: “On a nightly [...]

VIDEO: Lombardi and Robitaille on Dustin’s Brown’s new contract

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Following up on the announcement of Dustin Brown’s new eight-year contract extension with the Kings, below is some instant reaction from Dean Lombardi and Luc Robitaille.
Also, worth noting, the Kings will hold a media conference call later this afternoon with Brown and Lombardi – so, we’ll have plenty more quotes throughout the day today.
Until then, [...]

Dustin Brown signs long-term extension with LA Kings

Dean Lombardi wanted somebody to embody the spirit and culture of the LA Kings. Two years into his tenure as General Manager, Dustin Brown was named the team’s captain. Four seasons later they won the organization’s first Stanley Cup together.
Now, they’ve made history once again. Lombardi, already having locked up other homegrown players -like Drew [...]

Lombardi and Robitaille on the hiring of Rob Blake as Kings Asst GM

As MayorsManor first told you about earlier in the week, Rob Blake has been named the new Assistant GM in Los Angeles. The Kings will hold a media conference call later this morning – so, we’ll have plenty more quotes throughout the day today.
However, here’s some instant reaction from Dean Lombardi and Luc Robitaille, courtesy [...]