LA Kings Weekly Prospect Tracker, Week Ending October 18, 2020

Good day, readers! As last season had an unusual end in our coverage, we now enter the 2020-21 season with a hope to bring you coverage on the Los Angeles Kings prospects on a weekly basis.
If you’re new to this series, understand these articles cover prospects in the Kings organization not playing in the NHL, […]

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q19 with Blake Lizotte

After several shows focused on prospects and management, let’s turn our attention back to the NHL roster. Coming off his first year as a pro hockey player, we have center Blake Lizotte joining us for an all new Kings of the Podcast.
Topics discussed:
– One of his early coaches, a former Kings player
– Borrowing money […]

Kings Already Planning for 2021 Seattle Expansion Draft

Several factors have changed since we first previewed the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft back in early 2019. Now, as the Seattle Kraken inch closer to the summer 2021 event — where they will select their initial batch of players — we thought it would be a worthwhile exercise to take another look at things from […]

This Date in LA Kings History: October 12

Happy birthday to Hall of Fame broadcaster and former "Voice of the @LAKings," Bob Miller, who was born on October 12, 1938.#LAKings #GoKingsGo
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 12, 2020

Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward Randy Robitaille, who was born on October 12, 1975.#LAKings #GoKingsGo
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 12, 2020

On October 12, 1985, […]

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q18 with Quinton Byfield

Kings of the Podcast returns for another all-new episode, featuring Quinton Byfield.
Topics discussed:
– Being selected by the LA Kings
– Thoughts on the team’s other OHL draft picks
– Playing with Akil Thomas
– Training, areas of improvement moving forward
– Baseball teams and Dodger hats (with a special comment for Drew Doughty)
– World Junior Championships
– Magic Johnson and […]

This Date in LA Kings History: October 11

On October 11, 1980, Jim Fox, Larry Murphy and Greg Terrion all made their NHL debut in the @LAKings' home opener against the Red Wings. Fox and Terrion both scored their first career goals and Larry Murphy registered two assists in an 8-1 win for the #LAKings.#GoKingsGo
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 11, 2020

Happy birthday […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q17 with Christian Ruuttu, LA Kings European Scout

As if we didn’t have enough fun with Mark Yannetti on our last Kings of the Podcast, this time around Christian Ruuttu, LA’s top European Scout, drops by too share stories and talk prospects.
Topics discussed:
– How he found out he was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres
– Playing in some of the NHL’s most famous arenas
– […]

This Date in LA Kings History: October 10

Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward and current player development coach, Mike Donnelly, who was born on October 10, 1963.#LAKings #GoKingsGo
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 10, 2020

On October 10, 1968, the @LAKings acquired center Jimmy Peters from the Detroit Red Wings for Hall of Fame goaltender Terry Sawchuk. In five seasons with the #LAKings, […]

Kings Set to Add Two Depth Players via Free Agency

While the rest of the league was focused on what would happen with bigger names — guys like Taylor Hall and Torey Krug — the Kings were looking for some depth additions when the Free Agency window opened on Friday. As noted in our recent report, LA has a pretty full NHL roster at the […]

This Date in LA Kings History: October 9

Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward Jason Morgan, who was born on October 9, 1976.#LAKings #GoKingsGo
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 9, 2020

On October 9, 1978, the @LAKings acquired goaltender Ron Grahame from the Boston Bruins for a 1979 first round draft pick (Ray Bourque). In three seasons with the #LAKings, Grahame posted a record […]