Ned Colletti talks Dean Lombardi, Brian Burke – and cowboy boots

Make no mistake about it, Dodgers GM Ned Colletti is a baseball guy. Heck, his job demands it. However, there’s no denying his ties to NHL hockey as well.
Back in March, Colletti shared some stories with us here about his friendship with Tony Granato, the Jarome Iginla trade, his relationship with Kings GM Dean Lombardi [...]

Dodgers GM talks Lombardi, pressure of Kings’ Cup run and more

In 2010 and 2011 we wrote several articles noting the parallel path the Kings and Dodgers were traveling. Both teams were being run by General Managers with ties to the Bay Area and were building from within, waiting to add a few key pieces from the outside when the time was right.
A race for who [...]