John Stevens on Carter, Brodzinski, and Etem

Select quotes from coach John Stevens after opening day of LA Kings Training Camp:
On how much time off he had this summer:
“We were pretty busy right up to the end of development camp. After development camp I spent a couple weeks with my family, they come over the Fourth of July. It sounds crazy, […]

Kings Prospect Aidan Dudas, Perhaps Another Hidden Gem

Much has been made about the Kings retaining their first round draft picks in both 2017 and 2018 after going several years without one due to various trades. And while GM Rob Blake has been given ample credit for placing a heavy emphasis on re-stocking a thinning prospect pool, let’s not forget one other item. […]

Kings of the Roundtable 2018, The Podcast Edition

We’ve had many requests for a podcast edition of the 2018 Kings of the Roundtable. Of course, you can still watch all six episodes in glorious video here. However, for those audiophiles who need a podcast, you can enjoy the MP3 player down below.
This podcast features over an hour of non-stop hockey talk. As mentioned […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Kings v Golden Knights, 2018 Rookie Tournament

Well, it’s over. The NHL Rookie Tournament held in Las Vegas was a rousing success for the Golden Knights – and, really, for all six teams that participated. It was a great showcase, with sold out games each day, and competitive action across the board.
Unfortunately for the Kings, the were the only team to not […]

Sheldon Rempal ‘Frustrated’ Through Early Part of Rookie Camp

Following two productive seasons with Clarkson University, Sheldon Rempal signed a two-year Entry Level Contract with the Kings back in March after being courted by several NHL teams. After a summer of workouts and preparation, he now stands on the doorstep of possibly reaching his dream.
At 23-years-old, he’s one of the older prospects participating in […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Kings Practice at 2018 Rookie Tournament

Coming off an off-day for the six NHL teams participating in the 2018 Vegas Rookie Faceoff, things will wrap up today with a full slate of games:
Anaheim Ducks v Arizona Coyotes
San Jose Sharks v Colorado Avalanche
LA Kings v Vegas Golden Knights
Although there won’t be an actual tournament champion crowned, here are the current standings:
Ducks 2-0
Sharks […]

Mike Futa on LA Kings Prospects and 2018 Rookie Tournament

We have notes, quotes, and photos from the Kings first two games of the 2018 Vegas Rookie Faceoff tournament already posted on the site – see here.
Now we turn our attention to a chat we had with Kings Assistant GM Mike Futa following the opening two days of action. With the Kings dropping both of […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Kings v Coyotes, 2018 Rookie Tournament

This isn’t quite Frozen Fury, however the prospect tournament going on right now has been outstanding. Officially titled the 2018 Vegas Rookie Faceoff, it’s an event featuring talent from six teams – the host Vegas Golden Knights, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, Arizona Coyotes, and Colorado Avalanche.
Saturday opened up with the […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Kings v Ducks, 2018 Rookie Tournament in Las Vegas

Game 1 of the 2018 Vegas Rookie Faceoff – a tournament featuring top prospects and draft picks from six different NHL clubs – didn’t exactly go as planned for the Los Angeles Kings. An opening goal, scored by Jaret Anderson-Dolan, started them out on the right foot. However, after a fairly even game through about […]

Anderson-Dolan and Eyssimont, Communication Over Chemistry

You just never know when two hockey players will fit well together on a line.
“Sometimes you just click with a guy – even when it’s just one game, you can feel it,” Jaret Anderson-Dolan said, when asked about playing with fellow LA Kings prospect Mikey Eyssimont in Game 1 of the 2018 Rookie Tournament. “Any […]