Draft 2014 Recap: Michael Futa Conference Call

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After the draft concluded, Vice President of Hockey Operations and Director of Player Personnel had a press conference over the phone with reporters.
Q: You went pretty heavy on defense early today, is this by design?
It was by design to a certain extent. I mean, we were certain that the best player were were looking [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Seventh Round Pick, Jacob Middleton

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He might be “Mr. Irrelevant” but the Los Angeles Kings hope Jacob Middleton is anything but irrelevant. Middleton is a defenseman for the Ottawa 67′s and teammate of Kings second round pick Alex Lintuniemi. Middleton is a big kid who is listed at 6’3″ 194 pounds and is willing to fight if needed.
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Draft 2014: Kings Seventh Round Pick, Spencer Watson

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With one of the final two picks of the NHL Draft the Los Angeles Kings selected right winger Spencer Watson.
Watson plays his junior hockey with the Kingston Frontenacs and is a teammate of second round pick Roland McKeown. Watson was the 59th ranked North American Skater by the Central Scouting Service down from his midterm [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Sixth Round Pick, Matt Mistele

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The final pick of the sixth round and the second selection of the round for the Los Angeles Kings, the Kings took left winger Matt Mistele of the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League. Mistele had a fantastic rookie year with the Whalers with 34 goals and 26 assists but his numbers dropped [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Sixth Round Pick, Jake Marchment

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With their first selection in the sixth round of the 2014 NHL Draft, Los Angeles selected Jake Marchment from the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League.
Marchment is a big boy who’s not afraid to drop the gloves.

Yes, that is a fight against Kings prospect Kurtis MacDermid.

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Draft 2014: Kings Fifth Round Pick, Alec Dillon

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Los Angeles selected goaltender Alec Dillon from Victoria of the BCHL with their 5th round pick. Dillon won 8 games last year for the Grizzlies and had a .911 save percentage.
Dillon is listed at 6’5″ 170.
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Draft 2014: Kings Fourth Round Pick, Steven Johnson

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The Kings added their fifth prospect of the draft when they nabbed Steven Johnson with the 120th pick of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Johnson is an American defenseman who played in the USHL with the Omaha Lancers last season. Johnson scored five goals and had 26 assists in 56 games played with [...]

Roland McKeown on being drafted by Los Angeles

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What’s the feeling like to be drafted?
It’s just an amazing feeling, today going into the day I did not know what to expect and even yesterday. To be picked by the Kings, such a special organization, Stanley Cup Champions in the last couple years. It’s an amazing feeling.
Some people expected you to go in the [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Third Round Pick, Michael Amadio

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With the final pick of the third round, the Kings selected center Michael Amadio of the North Bay Battalion of the OHL. Amadio was ranked 68th by the Central Scouting Service in their final rankings of the year. The Hockey News had Amadio ranked 81st overall, and it is worth noting that The Hockey news [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Second Round Pick, Alex Lintuniemi

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With their second, second round pick the Kings stayed in the Ontario Hockey League and drafted Finnish defenseman Alex Lintuniemi. Lintuniemi played last season with the Ottawa 67′s, the former junior team of Tyler Toffoli.
Lintuniemi is listed at 6’3″ 227 pounds. Lintuniemi was ranked 187th by Central Scouting Service in their final rankings [...]