Kings Dev Camp: Who is the One Invitee to Watch Closely Tonight?

Every summer, one of the more intriguing aspects of Kings Development Camp is the short list of players who are invited to attend camp, but aren’t actually property of the team. Typically, these players fall into three categories – undrafted players who are committed to attend college the following season, players who are there as […]

Kings 2019 Dev Camp Preview: Five Questions with Akil Thomas

For the three players we chose to profile in this year’s Dev Camp Preview series, we tried to be as diverse as possible. Things began with goaltender Jacob Ingham, a late round draft pick by the Kings. Then, we chatted with defenseman Sean Durzi, who was coming off of winning the OHL Championship a few […]

LA Kings Select Lukas Parik No. 87 – What You Need to Know

Well, if you read any of our Draft Prediction articles heading into this weekend, the Kings goaltender selection in Round 3 should not have been a surprise. With the No. 87 pick, Los Angeles selected Czech netminder Lukas Parik.
Here’s some info you need to know:
Early Notes

Congrats to Czech goalie Lukas Parik on being drafted #87 […]

LA Kings Select Samuel Fagemo No. 50 – What You Need to Know

Los Angeles made one of their classic moves up the draft board to snag a second pick in Round 2. After already taking Arthur Kaliyev at No. 33, with the No. 50 selection at the 2019 NHL Draft the Kings selected European forward Samuel Fagemo.
We’ll post updates in this article throughout the morning.
For now, here’s […]

LA Kings Select Arthur Kaliyev No. 33 – What You Need to Know

With the No. 33 selection in the second round of the 2019 NHL Draft the Los Angeles Kings selected OHL forward Arthur Kaliyev.
So, two forwards and one defenseman in their first three picks. Sounds about right.
Early notes:

Fun fact on #LAKings 2nd round pick Arthur Kaliyev: he’s the 5th youngest player eligible in the draft this […]

DAY TWO: LA Kings Predictions for Draft Rounds 2-7

With picks No. 5 and 22 in the books, now all of the Kings attention turns to pick NO. 33 and then rounds three and four, where the have multiple selections.
As of last night:

Have confirmed, phone lines are open. Kings very open to trading down from 33.
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And here https://t.co/1sPytTl2sq
More in the morning. […]

LA Kings Select Tobias Bjornfot No. 22 – What You Need to Know

With the No. 22 selection in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft the Los Angeles Kings selected Swedish defenseman Tobias Bjornfot.
Here’s what you need to know about the player named Best Defenseman in Sweden’s Junior League this past season…
Early quote:

Few notes on why Kings liked Tobias Bjornfot at 22
– Have to address some […]

LA Kings Select Alex Turcotte No. 5 – What You Need to Know

With the No. 5 selection in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft the Los Angeles Kings selected USA center Alex Turcotte.
We have our pre-Draft scouting report on Turcotte up here:
2019 NHL Draft Preview: Alex Turcotte, USA Center

And here’s some additional info you need to know:

More from some of our top NHL scouting sources […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Hoven on LA Kings Draft and Trade Scenarios

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined hosts Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon and Nick Alberga to break down potential scenarios for tonight’s NHL Draft in Vancouver.
For a deeper dive on what the Kings might do at the 2019 NHL Draft, see this article referenced […]

LA Kings Predictions for 2019 NHL Draft Weekend

When it comes to predicting NHL Draft order, you often hear about teams taking the Best Player Available (BPA), largely because outside the top few picks, most kids being selected aren’t going to make an immediate impact in the NHL. Thus, it comes down to organizational preference, hoping their player pays off three to five […]