Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q21 with Kevin Westgarth

For Episode Q21 we reached out to an old friend. Kevin Westgarth joins us for another all new Kings of the Podcast, where we look back on some good times, as well as chat about what he’s been up to recently – in his role working for the league office.
Among the other topics discussed:
– Many […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q20 with Boomer Gordon and Martin St. Louis

Fresh on the heels of Blake Lizotte makings his inaugural visit onto Kings of the Podcast, we’re back with another new show — featuring a rarity, double guests. Joining us this time around are Hall of Famer Martin St. Louis and everybody’s favorite radio host, Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon.
Topics discussed:
– St. Louis’ recent Tweet of […]

LA Kings Weekly Prospect Tracker, Week Ending October 17, 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, […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q19 with Blake Lizotte

After several shows focused on prospects and management, let’s turn our attention back to the NHL roster. Coming off his first year as a pro hockey player, we have center Blake Lizotte joining us for an all new Kings of the Podcast.
Topics discussed:
– One of his early coaches, a former Kings player
– Borrowing money […]

Kings Already Planning for 2021 Seattle Expansion Draft

Several factors have changed since we first previewed the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft back in early 2019. Now, as the Seattle Kraken inch closer to the summer 2021 event — where they will select their initial batch of players — we thought it would be a worthwhile exercise to take another look at things from […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q18 with Quinton Byfield

Kings of the Podcast returns for another all-new episode, featuring Quinton Byfield.
Topics discussed:
– Being selected by the LA Kings
– Thoughts on the team’s other OHL draft picks
– Playing with Akil Thomas
– Training, areas of improvement moving forward
– Baseball teams and Dodger hats (with a special comment for Drew Doughty)
– World Junior Championships
– Magic Johnson and […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q17 with Christian Ruuttu, LA Kings European Scout

As if we didn’t have enough fun with Mark Yannetti on our last Kings of the Podcast, this time around Christian Ruuttu, LA’s top European Scout, drops by too share stories and talk prospects.
Topics discussed:
– How he found out he was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres
– Playing in some of the NHL’s most famous arenas
– […]

Kings Set to Add Two Depth Players via Free Agency

While the rest of the league was focused on what would happen with bigger names — guys like Taylor Hall and Torey Krug — the Kings were looking for some depth additions when the Free Agency window opened on Friday. As noted in our recent report, LA has a pretty full NHL roster at the […]

REPORT: What to Expect From the LA Kings in Free Agency

After the longest Draft in NHL history (or at least it felt like it), teams around the league will not get their usual break before the Free Agent market opens. This time around, things kick off less than 48 hours later, with the Free Agent window opening on Friday.
In Los Angeles, GM Rob Blake […]

TSN RADIO REPLAY: Hoven Reviews Kings Draft, Prospects, and Free Agency Plans

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined host Kevin Olszewski to review what the Kings did at the recent NHL Draft, their salary cap situation, notes on some top prospects, and the team’s plans for free agency.
NOTE: These two articles were referenced during the conversation:
Anatomy of a […]