Ron Hextall on Lombardi, Simmonds, the Kings, more

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There’s no denying Ron Hextall has almost always been associated with the Flyers. However, he’s greatest accomplishment in hockey came in Los Angeles when the Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012. The former goaltender was an integral part of GM Dean Lombardi’s inner-circle and helped craft the roster that eventually claimed the most coveted [...]

AUDIO: Ron Hextall conference call, leaving LA for Flyers

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On Monday afternoon news broke that Ron Hextall would be leaving the Kings organization and rejoining the Philadelphia Flyers.  It’s essentially a lateral move, as he’ll be the Assistant GM there as well.  Regardless, a few hours later media were invited to ask him questions during a conference call, where he tried to help everybody make sense of [...]

What to expect from the LA Kings at the 2013 NHL Draft

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After sitting through a very boring fall, where the NHL didn’t play any games in October, November or December – things have been moving along at a fairly break-neck pace ever since.
First came 48 games in 99 days, then the post-season, the NHL Awards (well, sort of), the crowning of a new champion…and now, this [...]

Ron Hextall on the Beriner trade to Toronto, details on two new Kings

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More on the Jonathan Bernier trade to Toronto…
The basics of the deal – along with some highlights of Matt Frattin – were posted earlier today at this link.
Now, here’s some thoughts from Kings Assistant GM Ron Hextall:

We’ll have comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi up in about an hour.
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Kings officially saying goodbye to two prospects this week

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As they say, the show must go on.
So, right in the middle of the NHL playoffs – and just as the Blackhawks and Red Wings were set to face off in Game 7 – we were on the phone with Kings Vice President and Assistant General Manager Ron Hextall.
Why would we be talking prospects now [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Jordan Weal talks life as LA Kings prospect

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At the 2010 NHL Draft, held in Los Angeles, the Kings went defense first once again, taking college bound blueliner Derek Forbort with their first pick.  After that, GM Dean Lombardi selected forwards with three of his other four selections.
One of those players was Jordan Weal of the Regina Pats. He finished his WHL career last spring by [...]

VIDEO: Ron Hextall talks Simon Gagne trade, plus Lombardi audio

We’ve already posted all the comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi in various articles today – click here to get started if you’ve missed those notes.
Now, here’s an interview with Asst GM Ron Hextall:

If you prefer the audio of GM Dean Lombardi’s call with the media, here you go…

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Lombardi on trade options and what they have in Manchester

Yes, even though you’ve already read a lot of comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi on MayorsManor today, we still have more for you!
- On if he’s still looking for a left wing via trade: “No, I think like I said earlier, you still have Brad Richardson, who can play all the positions. That’s one [...]

Ron Hextall opens up about the play of Doughty, Penner and Quick

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Earlier today Kings’ Vice President and Assistant GM Ron Hextall was on Hockey Night in Canada radio,  a show hosted by Elliotte Friedman and former goaltender Kelly Hrudey. They touched upon a myriad of topics in their 15-minute conversation,  including Drew Doughty, Keaton Ellerby, Dustin Penner, Jonathan Quick and more. For those who missed the show, [...]

Hextall on MayorsManor rankings – talks Kings’ number one prospect

The LA Kings’ 2013 midseason prospect rankings went up yesterday and earlier today we posted feedback from VP and Assistant GM Ron Hextall regarding two of the defensemen on the list.
Now, he rejoins us to talk about the top-rated prospect overall, forward Tyler Toffoli.
We’ll begin with a general overview of the 20-year old’s first season as a [...]