There’s no denying Ron Hextall has almost always been associated with the Flyers. However, he’s greatest accomplishment in hockey came in Los Angeles when the Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012. The former goaltender was an integral part of GM Dean Lombardi’s inner-circle and helped craft the roster that eventually claimed the most coveted [...]
On Monday afternoon news broke that Ron Hextall would be leaving the Kings organization and rejoining the Philadelphia Flyers. It’s essentially a lateral move, as he’ll be the Assistant GM there as well. Regardless, a few hours later media were invited to ask him questions during a conference call, where he tried to help everybody make sense of [...]
More on the Jonathan Bernier trade to Toronto…
The basics of the deal – along with some highlights of Matt Frattin – were posted earlier today at this link.
Now, here’s some thoughts from Kings Assistant GM Ron Hextall:
We’ll have comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi up in about an hour.
Dean Lombardi – ‘Bernier [...]
We’ve already posted all the comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi in various articles today – click here to get started if you’ve missed those notes.
Now, here’s an interview with Asst GM Ron Hextall:
If you prefer the audio of GM Dean Lombardi’s call with the media, here you go…
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Earlier today Kings’ Vice President and Assistant GM Ron Hextall was on Hockey Night in Canada radio, a show hosted by Elliotte Friedman and former goaltender Kelly Hrudey. They touched upon a myriad of topics in their 15-minute conversation, including Drew Doughty, Keaton Ellerby, Dustin Penner, Jonathan Quick and more. For those who missed the show, [...]
The LA Kings’ 2013 midseason prospect rankings went up yesterday and earlier today we posted feedback from VP and Assistant GM Ron Hextall regarding two of the defensemen on the list.
Now, he rejoins us to talk about the top-rated prospect overall, forward Tyler Toffoli.
We’ll begin with a general overview of the 20-year old’s first season as a [...]
Yesterday we posted the 2013 midseason prospect rankings for the LA Kings organization.
Now, Kings’ VP and Assistant GM Ron Hextall joins us to share some thoughts about two of the defensive players reviewed. One of his key responsibilities is to oversee the Manchester Monarchs roster and he makes regular visits to the East Coast to keep close [...]
Several key factors contributed to the Kings winning the Stanley Cup, including trades for players like Mike Richards and Jeff Carter, plus the hiring of coach Darryl Sutter. However, a major area that can’t be overlooked is the development of younger players in Manchester. Here’s Kings VP and Assistant General Manager Ron Hextall with a [...]
Loktionov preseason goal (photo: M. Zampelli)
The Russians are coming. It’s the story that’s dominated the Kings headlines in most places the last few days.
Slava Voynov and Andrei Loktionov, both drafted by the Kings in the 2008 NHL Draft, were recalled from Manchester (AHL) in separate transactions about 24 hours apart.
Following practice yesterday, we spoke [...]
Brett Hextall vs. the Kings (photo: CIKIRI)
During the Kings and Coyotes two-game Rookie Camp tournament last week, Brandon Kozun made the biggest impression on the management group and fans in Los Angeles.
Over on the other side, it was pretty hard not to notice Phoenix center Brett Hextall.
Sure, he’s the son of Kings executive Ron Hextall. [...]