Here is a free replay of the “The Mayor” John Hoven talking LA Kings on Top Shelf with Jimmy Murphy this week. During the spot on NHL Network Radio, they discussed GM Dean Lombardi’s status in the NHL, Anze Kopitar, Marian Gaborik, Tyler Toffoli, Mike Richards, Brayden McNabb, Andy Andreoff, Darryl Sutter, and much [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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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 [...]
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 [...]