LA Kings Prospect Tracker – Week Ending January 2, 2020

That traditional holiday carol, with a chant of, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” was indeed correct. The World Junior Championship is in full swing. 
Hosted by Czech Republic this year, the annual tournament for some of the world’s best and brightest up-and-comers is not short on talent. After a preliminary stage that saw […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16.4 – WJC Preview with Stephen Nelson

With four episodes already in the books this week, it’s time to complete your Kings of the Podcast box set with the fifth (and final) edition from this run. On this episode, we’re joined by Stephen Nelson of NHL Network. He’s the voice of the World Junior Championships and will provide play-by-play for all of […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16.3 with Tony Granato

We’re inside of 48 hours of the 2020 World Junior Championships kicking off in the Czech Republic and we have two huge Kings of the Podcast episodes to share with you during the wait. First up, we talk with former Kings player and current Wisconsin Badger coach, Tony Granato. Not only is he the current […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16.2 with Roman Vopat

With the St. Louis Blues arriving in Los Angeles for a pre-Christmas game vs. the Kings, one of three memories come to mind:
(A) 2012 – Ken Hitchcock craziness during the playoff sweep at Staples Center
(B) 1998 – the Meltdown on Manchester
(c) 1996 – Wayne Gretzky is traded to St. Louis
And for this Kings of the […]

LA Kings Prospect Tracker – Week Ending December 23, 2019

As noted in last week’s tracker, nine Kings prospects were invited to their respective WJC camps, and all of them made the final rosters. With the pre-tournament games now completed, all eyes turn to opening day of the biggest U-20 tournament in the world, with things set to begin the day after Christmas.
Additionally, several other […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16.1 with Robb Stauber

After just launching a new episode yesterday, we’re going back-to-back for the first time at Kings of the Podcast. Just 24 hours later, we’re back with another new episode, with special guest Robb Stauber – the man who wore the best goalie masks in LA Kings history, and a player who was key to them […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16 with Colin Fraser

The holidays are kicking off early at Kings of the Podcast. We have something super special lined up for our listeners this week – and it all begins with a brand new episode, featuring Stanley Cup Champion Colin Fraser!
Here’s a quick overview from a plethora of topics covered this time around:
– Fraser talks Lombardi, […]

NHL Radio Replay: Talking Contenders, Pretenders, and LA Kings Trade Scenarios

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Hot Stove, where co-hosts David Pagnotta and Dennis Bernstein invited John Hoven to sit in for the second hour – as they tried to separate the contenders from the pretenders around the league. The trio also took a deep dive on the LA Kings during two separate […]

SPORTSNET RADIO REPLAY: Hoven on Pacific Division and NHL Trade Deadline

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Toronto, where he joined hosts Brent Gunning Shoaib All for a lap around the NHL. They talked which teams are serious contenders in the Pacific Division, plus looked ahead to the NHL Trade Deadline.
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes on Toffoli, Clague, Roy

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss several LA Kings related topics, including: rookie Kale Clague, coach Todd McLellan, recent play of Jonathan Quick, Tyler Toffoli’s trade value, Sean Walker, Matt Roy (see a full scouting report on […]