There’s no denying that being a General Manager in the National Hockey League is a year-round job. In addition to putting a team together for the NHL’s regular season, there’s scouting, the draft, salary cap related contract issues, trades, injury management and much more. Just this season alone, Kings GM Dean Lombardi oversaw multiple deals [...]
Just like last year, the Kings will once again have a group of prospects in town for the remainder of the playoffs. More commonly known as the Black Aces, the unit started to take shape over the weekend with goaltenders Martin Jones and JF Berube. Now, MayorsManor has learned that approximately 11 players will be [...]
Late Friday afternoon, defenseman Derek Forbort, the Kings first round draft pick in 2010, agreed to terms with the club and will leave the University of North Dakota after three seasons. He is expected to arrive in Manchester later today and will join the Monarchs for the remainder of the season. We’ll have more on [...]
In their first five ECHL seasons the Ontario Reign have found success in many areas – including leading the league in attendance several times. So, who says Southern California isn’t a hockey market?
They’ve also won the regular season Pacific Division title three of the last five years, only to experience first round exits from the [...]
At the 2010 NHL Draft, held in Los Angeles, the Kings went defense first once again, taking college bound blueliner Derek Forbort with their first pick. After that, GM Dean Lombardi selected forwards with three of his other four selections.
One of those players was Jordan Weal of the Regina Pats. He finished his WHL career last spring by [...]
In a somewhat surprising move – at least based on timing, not on merit – the Kings have called up prospect Tyler Toffoli from the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).
Here’s the skinny..
- He loves to tan in LA, more on that in a minute (see radio link)
- Has 48 points in 55 AHL games this season (28G, [...]
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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Have you had enough of Kings GM Dean Lombardi yet? Of course you haven’t. This is the final batch of quotes from today’s conference call following the trade of Simon Gagne. After this, we’re moving on to comments from Asst GM Ron Hextall.
If you’re joining late though and want to start at the beginning, click here.
Yes, even though you’ve already read a lot of comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi on MayorsManor today, we still have more for you!
- On if he’s still looking for a left wing via trade: “No, I think like I said earlier, you still have Brad Richardson, who can play all the positions. That’s one [...]
Quotes from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s 4-1 win over the Avalanche on Saturday…
- On Keaton Ellerby’s fight: “Well, he’s still trying to find his way on our team. I think he’s the only guy that’s really different (with the organization) from last year. Everybody tries to forge their own identity. It wasn’t [...]