Kings Prospect Tracker: Report for Week Ending Nov. 15, 2015

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As the 2015-16 hockey season continues to roll along, several LA Kings prospects are tearing it up offensively. Here’s a look in on all of the organization’s non-AHL prospects, meaning guys playing in the three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), plus college, ECHL, and overseas:
MIKE AMADIO: Forward, North Bay Battalion (3rd round pick […]

Ducks Prospect Nick Ritchie Leads the Way, But Gulls Fall to Barracuda 4-3

Gulls San Diego AHL

The San Diego dropped the first of a two-game series to the visiting San Jose Barracuda in a shootout loss, after earlier giving up the lead twice throughout a game wrought with penalties.
Anaheim Ducks prospect Nick Ritchie opened the scoring early, putting the Gulls up 1-0 just 1:48 into the first period, his ninth of […]

MacDermid Scores First AHL Goal, Reign Win 2-1 Over San Jose

Reign AHL home jersey

Kurtis MacDermid saw his opening.  There was a screen in front from defenseman Vincent LoVerde and he had an open lane to shoot.  MacDermid took his chance from the point and his shot hit San Jose Barracuda goaltender Aaron Dell and still found it’s way past him for his first career AHL goal.
“I saw [Loverde] […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: 2015-16 Early November Report

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Entering the second month of the 2015-16 hockey season, some LA Kings prospects are off to a great start, while others have yet to find their footing. Here’s a look in on all of the organization’s non-AHL prospects, meaning guys playing in the three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), plus college, ECHL, and […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Radio talking Kopitar Contract, Lombardi’s Book, and Jamie Benn

Sirius XM NHL Network

Sunday night, host Jonathan Davis welcomed John Hoven back to the 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network radio to discuss several topics surrounding the Los Angeles Kings and the Pacific Division, including: Anze Kopitar’s contract, Marcel Dionne’s thoughts, trading for Brayden McNabb, Milan Lucic playing with Jeff Carter, what to do with Tanner Pearson, Dean […]

Reign Get Physical and Budaj Shuts the Door on the Heat

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Perhaps there is no other way to describe it; it was simply a strange and uncharacteristic game for the Ontario Reign. Playing on home ice, the Stockton Heat came out with all they had and forced the Reign to play a physical battle right from the get-go, although the results were rather futile in the […]

Kings prospect Nic Dowd on Mersch, Zykov, and the Ontario Reign

Dowd Nic COPYRIGHT MayorsManor 2015-10-31 by Ikiri AHL

LA Kings prospect Nic Dowd, who is expected to be listed in the next installment of our 2015-16 Early Season Rankings (hint, hint), recently caught up with MayorsManor, where the Alabama native and former college hockey player talked about assuming one of the key roles at center for the Ontario Reign this season, how to […]

Video and Notes from Adrian Kempe’s First AHL Hat Trick

Ontario Reign AHL

From the outset of the contest, it was clear one team was on a mission. This game was the first of twelve regular season meetings between the host Ontario Reign and the visiting San Diego Gulls, with the former determined to dictate the tone of this new relationship. In a similar fashion to the contest […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: 2015-16 Early Season Report

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We’re roughly one month into the 2015-16 hockey season, so let’s check in on all of the LA Kings non-AHL prospects – these would be guys playing in the three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), plus college, ECHL, and overseas.
MIKE AMADIO: Forward, North Bay Battalion (3rd round pick in 2014, OHL)
7 […]

Gravel Treats Reign Fans to OT, Team Tricked in Overtime

Mersch AHL Reign MayorsManor 2015-10-31 by Ikiri

Despite dominating the shot count, time of possession and pace of the game, for the second night in a row the Ontario Reign could not secure a win. It was deja vu in overtime, as San Antonio captain Ben Street netted the game winning goal, just as he had done on Friday. Even so, Ontario […]