Welcome to LA – 10 Tidbits on Dustin Penner

Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi paid a steep price today to acquire the player he needed.
Or did he?
In Dustin Penner he got a 29-year old left wing who’s under contract for one more year and brings plenty of size, at 6’4″ 250 lbs.
The deal was Penner for Colten Teubert (a former first round pick), the Kings [...]

LA Kings: The Kids Are All Right – Or Are They?

The big question in Los Angeles on Trade Deadline Day 2011 is do the Kings have the right mix of players to make a legitimate run at the Stanley Cup this season?
In net, they’re set. Jonathan Quick is proving to be an elite goalie. So, check that off your list.
On defense, their top-four defensemen are [...]

Dean Lombardi in The King’s Speech

Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi probably isn’t getting much sleep these days.
With the NHL Trade Deadline looming tomorrow afternoon tough decisions must be made. He has to worry about his current players, future players and even how some players on other teams might fight in with the club he’s assembled this season.
During intermission yesterday [...]

Agent Scott Norton on NHLPA Meeting w/ Donald Fehr

As reported yesterday afternoon, new NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr was in town to meet with a small group of agents.
We heard Fehr’s thought on the discussions in an exclusive interview here.
Below, Scott Norton (Norton Sports Management), who reps the Kings’ Dustin Brown, provides detailed commentary on the overall meeting, the major issue debated and [...]

Brown Gets 2, Kings 1, NYR Wins (w/ MSG video)

Rolling, rolling, rolling.
Another game, another point for the LA Kings. That’s 11 straight now without a loss in regulation (8-0-3). And just one shy of a dozen games in a row with at least a point.
Credit to the Kings for coming back twice to tie the game in the third period. However, overtime is becoming a [...]

RECAP: GM Dean Lombardi on NHL Network

Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi was a guest on NHL on The Fly Monday night.
Here are the basic highlights. Note – these are near exact quotes, but partially paraphrased for brevity…
* The up and down year for the Kings is par for the course when you’re dealing with young players. After starting the season [...]

Tony Granato on the LA Kings and GM Dean Lombardi

On January 20, 1990 the Kings traded away one of their most popular players, Bernie Nicholls, to the New York Rangers. In return they received Tomas Sandstrom and Tony Granato.
Even though it hurt to lose Nicholls, it might have been one of the best trades the organization made during that era. In return they received [...]

STAT CHECK: LA Kings at Edmonton Oilers

Game two of the Los Angeles Kings’ road trip continues tonight in Edmonton.
Here are some key stats to know before the puck drops at 6:30 pm PST…
* Overall, the Kings are 6-0-4 in the last 10 games vs. the Oilers, including two wins this season. In their last 10 visits to Edmonton they’re 6-4-0 – [...]

IN DEAN WE TRUST and I LOVE LA special

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Special discount valid on all styles – including the popular IN DEAN WE TRUST shirts and the all new I LOVE LA puck shirt (shown in image to the left) Select from dozens of styles [...]

Holiday Series – Gifts of Christmas Present

[Part two of a three part series]
Yesterday we posted the initial offering of this year’s gift series using the theme from Charles Dickens’ classic novel A Christmas Carol.
Our essential collection of Kings Gifts of Christmas Past included an inexpensive puck from the ’60s, a $33,000 game worn Rogie Vachon mask, a few game worn jersey [...]