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 […]

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Victor Söderström, Swedish Defenseman

With this profile, we are bringing a conclusion to our series of 2019 NHL Draft Previews. As noted from the very beginning, they did not publish in any sort of ranked order, they were merely served up over a several week period to familiarize readers with some of the key names — and a few […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Hoven on Kings Draft, Caufield, Carter, Quick, and Karrlson

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Enjoy a free replay of Off The Rush form NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined hosts Nick Alberga and Dave McCarthy to discuss several topics, including: Draft ideas for the LA Kings, Cole Caufield, Jeff Carter’s future in Los Angeles, Jonathan Quick, Ilya Kovalchuk, Dion Phaneuf, Erik Karlsson in San Jose, and much […]

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Philip Broberg, Swedish Defenseman

After spending much of the past month publishing various Draft preview articles, we’re down to the final two.
We began by looking at some of the names under consideration for the LA Kings selection at No. 5 – Bowen Byrum, Trevor Zegras, and Dylan Cozens; just to name a few. More recently, we’ve been profiling some […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes on Phaneuf Buyout, Kings Draft, Ducks Coach

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss a full range of topics, ranging from the 2012 Stanley Cup Final in Los Angeles to the Anaheim Ducks current coaching search.
One of the key items covered was the future of […]

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Cam York, USA Defenseman

That light at the end of the tunnel is getting ever so bright, as we draw closer and closer to the big event. In advance of next week’s NHL Draft, the Kings scouting staff is said to have completed nearly 100 different profiles, interviews, and reports on a full plethora players. For example, they spoke […]

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Spencer Knight, USA Goaltender

With the LA Kings organization going through a necessary transition after paying the price of two Stanley Cups, there is an obvious need to refill the cupboard in all positions — after trying to maintain the team’s playoff contender status for so many years.

Enter the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

We’ve taken quite a bit of time […]