LA Kings 2014-15 Prospect Rankings: The Coveted Top 5

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With the Honorable Mentions and Nos. 6-10 prospects previously revealed in other articles, we’re now prepared to share the final five players making up the latest edition of our L.A. Kings Top 10 Prospect Rankings. The information below will serve as the third and final installment of our bi-annual look at the organization’s top young [...]

Adding Weight to the Doughty vs. Stamkos Debate

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How to properly select players at the NHL Draft can easily become an endless debate. Should a team draft by position? Draft the best available player? Is size important? Dozens of other questions can enter the discussion, many without clear answers. At least one thing is clear though, evaluating a team’s success or failure at [...]

Kings 2014 Development Camp Preview

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Per the annual summer tradition, nearly all of the Kings top prospects will be descending upon Los Angeles this weekend, in advance of the team’s Development Camp – that is set to open Monday at their training facility in El Segundo.
While the official roster will be available later in the week, below is the list [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Seventh Round Pick, Spencer Watson

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With one of the final two picks of the NHL Draft the Los Angeles Kings selected right winger Spencer Watson.
Watson plays his junior hockey with the Kingston Frontenacs and is a teammate of second round pick Roland McKeown. Watson was the 59th ranked North American Skater by the Central Scouting Service down from his midterm [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Sixth Round Pick, Matt Mistele

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The final pick of the sixth round and the second selection of the round for the Los Angeles Kings, the Kings took left winger Matt Mistele of the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League. Mistele had a fantastic rookie year with the Whalers with 34 goals and 26 assists but his numbers dropped [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Sixth Round Pick, Jake Marchment

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With their first selection in the sixth round of the 2014 NHL Draft, Los Angeles selected Jake Marchment from the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League.
Marchment is a big boy who’s not afraid to drop the gloves.

Yes, that is a fight against Kings prospect Kurtis MacDermid.

More MayorsManor draft coverage LIVE [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Fifth Round Pick, Alec Dillon

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Los Angeles selected goaltender Alec Dillon from Victoria of the BCHL with their 5th round pick. Dillon won 8 games last year for the Grizzlies and had a .911 save percentage.
Dillon is listed at 6’5″ 170.
More MayorsManor draft coverage LIVE from Philadelphia can be found here.

Draft 2014: Kings Fourth Round Pick, Steven Johnson

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The Kings added their fifth prospect of the draft when they nabbed Steven Johnson with the 120th pick of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Johnson is an American defenseman who played in the USHL with the Omaha Lancers last season. Johnson scored five goals and had 26 assists in 56 games played with [...]

Roland McKeown on being drafted by Los Angeles

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What’s the feeling like to be drafted?
It’s just an amazing feeling, today going into the day I did not know what to expect and even yesterday. To be picked by the Kings, such a special organization, Stanley Cup Champions in the last couple years. It’s an amazing feeling.
Some people expected you to go in the [...]

Kings Trade Linden Vey to Vancouver for Pick 50, Take Roland McKeown

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General Manager Dean Lombardi traded Linden Vey to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for the 50th overall pick and then selected defenseman Roland McKeown from the Kingston Frontenacs.
Earlier this year, Vey was the highest rated prospect in the Kings system. If he makes the Canucks roster, Vey will be reunited with his former junior coach [...]