After sending Simon Gagne back to the Philadelphia Flyers for a conditional draft pick, Kings GM Dean Lombardi held a conference call where he addressed a number of items, including – the trade details, injury updates, calling up prospects, what he’ll be looking for at the Trade Deadline and much more. Here’s the first batch of [...]
UFC is back in Southern California this weekend with another historic card at the Honda Center in Anaheim. That was the first building to host a UFC event in California, was the home for their first televised card on FOX and this Saturday the place will be sold out for the first female fight in [...]
Sometimes, with the benefit of hindsight, comments made in passing can take on greater meaning.
Back in October, during a visit to the MayorsManor show, Jeff Carter said – “I’ve only been to In-N-Out once since I’ve been here because I’m trying to watch my weight. With the lockout, I don’t want to pack too many [...]
Depth is a good problem to have.
Early in his tenure as General Manager in Los Angeles, Dean Lombardi once said ‘I need everything’ when asked what type of players he was looking for to help the struggling Kings.
Now, many years later, after methodically stocking the prospect pool through shrewd drafting and multiple trades, the 54-year [...]
Ah, ah, ah – not so fast.
You probably thought once the NHL season finally started the CBA talk would go away, right?
Well, this isn’t necessarily about the lockout itself, but it certainly is a discussion that was born out of what resulted from all those NHL/NHLPA meetings over the last six months.
Among the many nuances associated [...]
In some circles, LA Kings’ GM Dean Lombardi is referred to as ‘Dealer Dean,’ largely because of his frequent swapping of draft picks and prospects. More recently though, he’s been all about big-name trades, landing the top prize each of the last two seasons on Deadline Day - Dustin Penner from Edmonton in 2011 and Jeff [...]
Following the Kings 30 minute pre-game skate at their training facility in El Segundo, coach Darryl Sutter shared some wisdom and dropped some straight facts on us this morning…
1. On if he’ll use the same line-up tonight as he did in the last game – “You’ll need to get there for the song.” [note: He [...]
Last week we brought you exclusive photos of a new goalie mask being worked up for Kings’ prospect JF Berube.
If you thought it looked great then, check out the finished product below.
Kudos, as always, to artist Sylvie Marsolais for her amazing work.
She sent over a note saying they originally started with a sketch using some [...]
Jamie Kompon was perceived to be the fall guy for the Kings inept power play over the last few seasons. True or not, he’s now working in Chicago and former St Louis Blues head coach Davis Payne came to Los Angeles over the summer to replace him on Darryl Sutter’s coaching staff.
“I haven’t really gotten [...]
Based on the volume and type of questions coming in on twitter, facebook and our email address, it looks like about 30% of hockey fans might have checked out for long periods during the lockout. Honestly, who can blame them? The whole process was dreadful and became beyond frustrating with each passing day. So, like a five [...]