LA Kings Weekly Prospect Tracker, Week Ending October 18, 2020

Good day, readers! As last season had an unusual end in our coverage, we now enter the 2020-21 season with a hope to bring you coverage on the Los Angeles Kings prospects on a weekly basis.
If you’re new to this series, understand these articles cover prospects in the Kings organization not playing in the NHL, […]

LA Kings Select Aatu Jämsen No. 190 – What You Need to Know

If you stayed focused on the entirety of the second day of the draft, which was about eight hours, you’ll have witnessed the Kings final pick of Aatu Jämsen.
We’ll have more on this pick as the day develops (adding to this article). For now, this is what you need to know.
Early Notes

IMO – Kings waited […]

LA Kings Select Ben Meehan No. 140 – What You Need to Know

LA Kings moved up from No. 159 to snag Ben Meehan at No. 140 at the 2020 NHL Draft.
For now, this is what you need to know…
Early Notes

How about this comment on new LA Kings draft pick Ben Meehan – Think of a more physical version of Alec Martinez. Good puck mover / offensively […]

LA Kings Select Martin Chromiak No. 128 – What You Need to Know

With the No. 128 pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Kings selected Martin Chromiak.
For now, this is what you need to know…

Chromiak has a high level hockey sense. Came over to North America last season, midyear, and was good for more than a point-per-gane. Slightly above average skater. — Yannetti
— John Hoven […]

LA Kings Select Brock Faber No. 45 – What You Need to Know

LA Kings traded up from No. 51 to 45 to take defenseman Brock Faber.
For now, this is what you need to know…
Early Notes
Our quick notes on Faber before the Draft:
Brock Faber (RHD, USA) – Don’t see him as Kings pick at 35. Now, will he still be there for pick Nos. 51 or 60? […]

LA Kings Select Helge Grans No. 35 – What You Need to Know

Kings went off the board a little at pick No. 35, selecting European defenseman Helge Grans.
We’ll have more on this pick as the day develops (adding to this article). For now, this is what you need to know.
Early Notes

Notes from NHL scout on Grans – Was a fwd, converted to D at 15yrs old. Tall […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview: Joni Jurmo, Finnish Defenseman

Yesterday, we discussed extensively the expected second overall pick for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. As we round the corner, we continue our focus on players the Kings could be picking from round two onwards.
Last season, Los Angeles picked a couple of blueliners out of Europe. There are some more enticing Europeans who could be […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview: William Wallinder, Swedish Defenseman

The NHL made a decision to help satisfy the anticipation many NHL fans have been experiencing: the 2020 NHL Entry Draft has been moved up. The first round will be held Tuesday, October 6. The rest of the draft will occur on Wednesday, October 7. In these unusual times, the draft will be held virtually.
Editor […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview: Ryan O’Rourke, OHL Defenseman

In a previous article, we examined a player the Kings could be targeting for their second selection at the 2020 NHL Draft – meaning, after they take somebody in the No. 2 overall position. For context, MayorsManor editor John Hoven recently theorized LA will likely be drafting a defenseman with their next pick.

You'll have to […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview: Braden Schneider, WHL Defense

Previously, we extensively reviewed options of who would be getting the Kings interest early in the first round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The draft is not just one round deep, however, so it is time to look at who Los Angeles could be taking beyond their first pick.
As MayorsManor editor John Hoven suggested […]