Lombardi on Loyalty and Hockey Not Being His First Love

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There is still a tremendous amount of content to come following yesterday’s meeting with LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi. Two articles have already been published (see here). Now, here is the architect of the Kings’ two Stanley Cups talking more about the future…
On if he will continue to show such loyalty to players after the […]

Dean Lombardi – ‘This year, I’m batting about five percent’

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More from LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi…
On why the 2014-15 LA Kings may have underachieved:
“After every year, you make the list. Ron Wolf said if you’re right 50 percent of the time, you’re more than fine as a general manager. Most of the public only sees trades and free-agency signings. There are so many things […]

Lombardi on the Kings’ Players Locking Sutter Out

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More from Kings GM Dean Lombardi, who met with the media in Los Angeles earlier today…
On the New York Post report that claimed the players had locked Darryl Sutter out of the dressing room recently:
Unfortunately, it’s factually inaccurate… The timing is wrong, it happened in Tampa – not last week – then we won eight […]

Kings GM Dean Lombardi on Next Year’s Team

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First batch of quotes from Kings GM Dean Lombardi’s end-of-season meeting with the media today in Los Angeles…
On if the team will have a different style of play next season, one that is more skill-based:
“It’s a fair question. We always put that on the board every year we take a look at it. I […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings Final Push, Sharks Changes

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to touch on all the latest happenings in the Pacific Division. Among the highlights were a look at Kings coach Darryl Sutter starting Martin Jones over Jonathan Quick in Edmonton, the impact of […]

REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Winnipeg – Why Start Jones

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN radio in Winnipeg, where he joined host Rick Ralph to discuss what happened in Edmonton last night, the decision to start Martin Jones, the L.A. Kings playoff scenarios, and a few other topics.
You can give today’s segment a listen using the player […]

REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio – Kings Playoff Scenarios

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN radio, where he discussed the L.A. Kings playoff scenarios with former NHL player Jason Strudwick. They also talked about the play of Alec Martinez, what to do with Mike Richards, the surging Winnipeg Jets, and the Pacific Division winning Anaheim Ducks, among […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio with Bobby Ryan and Bob Miller

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Bobby Ryan of the Ottawa Senators, Bob Miller of the LA Kings, TSN’s Farhan Lalji, Winnipeg’s Rick Ralph, and Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago all joined this week’s Two Man Advantage show on NHL Network Radio with Jonathan Davis to talk about the status of the Senators, Kings, Canucks, Jets, and Blackhawks. Among the topics […]

Dowd Dishes on Roommate; Discusses His Season

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Don’t look now, but the kid selected near the end of the last round at the 2009 NHL Draft is coming on strong and looks to be making a push for a future NHL roster spot. Nic Dowd, taken 198th out of 211 players that year, is sitting on pretty solid ground as he wraps […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on TSN Radio Talking Kings Roster

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN Radio, as he joined the Oilers pregame show with host Dean Millard. Among the L.A. Kings players discussed were Anze Kopitar, Mike Richards, Jarret Stoll, Drew Doughty, Andrej Sekera, Jonathan Quick, and Brayden McNabb.
You can give today’s segment a listen using the […]