Kings of the Roundtable 2018, Episode 4 – A Prospect Party

With over 30 minutes of LA Kings related conversations (read: debates) already posted, we’re now prepped and ready to share Episode 4 of this year’s Kings of the Roundtable.
For those just tuning in, MayorsManor and The Fourth Period have once again partnered to bring you an in-depth look at the Los Angeles Kings, […]

Kings of the Roundtable 2018, Episode 3 – Carter, Toffoli, and the Pacific Division Race

Did you enjoy Episode 2, where we talked Voynov, Kovalchuk, and Kempe? Well, we’re not even close to being done yet.
For those just catching up, MayorsManor and The Fourth Period have once again partnered to bring you an in-depth look at the Kings, both on and off the ice. Along with Dennis Bernstein, Senior […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Hoven on LA Kings Upcoming Season

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined Hockey Today hosts Nick Alberga and Dave McCarthy to discuss what the LA Kings did this summer in preparation for the 2018-19 season. Among the topics touched on are Ilya Kovalchuk, ,Jeff Carer, Adrian Kempe, Slava Voynov, Tyler Toffoli, Gabe […]

Kings of the Roundtable 2018 – Episode 2, Voynov and Kovalchuk

Now that you’ve had plenty of time to digest Episode 1, we’re back with some more Kings of the Roundtable to get you ready for the 2018-19 hockey season.
Once again, MayorsManor and The Fourth Period have partnered to bring you an in-depth look at the Kings, both on and off the ice. Along with Dennis […]

Kings of the Roundtable 2018 – Episode 1, Blake and Stevens

Guess what? We’re back!
By popular demand, Kings of the Roundtable has returned to kick of the 2018-19 hockey season. Once again, MayorsManor and The Fourth Period have partnered to bring you an in-depth look at the Kings, both on and off the ice. We’ll debate why certain moves happened this summer, as well as address […]

July 2018 – LA Kings Lineup, Salary Cap Situation and Possible Trade Scenarios

With some of the heated fervor surrounding Free Agent Frenzy starting to dissipate, we thought it best to circle back on the LA Kings salary cap situation. We continue to get inquires via social media regarding General Manager Rob Blake’s overall plan.
Well, his whiteboard in El Segundo looks something similar to this:
 

Kovalchuk
Kopitar
Brown

$6,250,000
10,000,000
5,875,000

 
 
 

Pearson
Carter
Toffoli

3,750,000
5,272,727
4,600,000

 
 
 

Iafallo
Kempe
Vilardi

925,000
894,167
925,000

 
 
 

Clifford
Lewis
Thompson

1,600,000
2,000,000
1,650,000

 
 
 

Brodzinski
Amadio
 

650,000
717,500
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Forbort
Doughty
 

2,525,000
7,000,000
 

 
 
 

Muzzin
Phaneuff
 

4,000,000
5,250,000
 

 
 

Brickley
Martinez
 

925,000
4,000,000
 

 
 
 

LaDue
 
 

917,831
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Quick
Campbell
 

5,800,000
675,000
 

 
This configuration of […]

REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Radio – Talking Why Kovalchuk and Kings Next Roster Moves

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Enjoy a free replay of this weekend’s Two Man Advantage on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jonathan Davis to look at why the LA Kings signed forward Iyla Kovalchuk, if that makes them a Stanley Cup contender, what other moves they might make next, a John Tavares prediction, and much more. […]

Tidbits and Clips on Kings Other Picks at 2018 NHL Draft

We already posted an article with notes and quotes regarding forward Rasmus Kupari, the Kings top pick at the 2018 NHL Draft. Below are some additional thoughts and tidbits regarding the remaining six players they drafted this weekend. We will have even more coverage and insight posted early in the week, as we continue to […]

Notes and Quotes on LA Kings 2018 RD1 Pick – Rasums Kupari

When it comes to the opening round of this year’s NHL Draft, things pretty much played out exactly as we had been discussing over the past few weeks. You had LA GM Rob Blake desperate to add a top-6 forward to his roster, yet lacking an appetite to trade pick No. 20 to solve that […]

How the Kings Could Make a Pacioretty Trade Work

Buckle up. The next 48 hours should be fun, hockey fans – for a number of different reasons. To start with, the NHL Draft kicks off tonight, where the Kings currently hold pick No. 20. What they might do with it has been covered extensively on this site over the past two weeks. On the […]