LA Kings Salary Cap Update After Trevor Lewis Signing, Next Steps

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Kings GM Dean Lombardi and VP/capologist Jeff Solomon have been working overtime the past week and it’s helped bring some initial clarity to the team’s salary cap situation. After the signing of forward Trevor Lewis to a four-year, $8M deal, here is how things most likely look for the 2016-17 roster (at the moment):
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Hoven on NHL Radio: Captain Kopitar, Brown, Lucic, Sutter, Trades, and the Draft

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined hosts Nick Alberga and Tyler Madarasz on Ice Cap to discuss all the latest news surrounding the Los Angeles Kings, including: what could happen with Milan Lucic in the next five days, Anze Kopitar finally being officially announced as […]

Expanded Details on LA Kings 2016-17 Home Opener

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Building on our tweet yesterday, where we noted the Kings would open their 2016-17 home schedule with a game on October 14th vs. the Philadelphia Flyers, we can now pass along some additional details. After speaking to various sources throughout the week, it has become apparent that, despite the game being scheduled for a Friday […]

LA Kings 2016-17 Salary Cup Crunch: Where Things Stand Today

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A few of the worst kept secrets in Los Angeles have been officially revealed over the past few days – Vinny Lecavalier is officially retiring, Milan Lucic wants to stay in Los Angeles, and the Kings’ still haven’t solved their problems on defense (largely caused by the departure of Slava Voynov).
Thus, it will be another […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on Sportsnet, Talking Kings-Flames and Awards Season

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio with Pat Steinberg earlier today, where they discussed the Kings-Flames matchup coming up at the Staples Center, plus debated who is the best defenseman in the NHL, as well as evaluated Anze Kopitar’s season, and much more.
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Hoven on NHL Radio: Kopitar Contract, Lucic Extension, Kings Prospects

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio from earlier today, where he joined hosts Scott Laughlin and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss a myriad of Kings related topics, most notably: details surrounding Anze Kopitar’s new contract, the impact it may have on Dustin Brown’s future in Los Angeles, a […]

Real-Time Update on the Kopitar Contract Negotiations

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From every leading indicator, the ongoing contract talks between the Los Angeles Kings and Anze Kopitar are nearing the finish line. Back in November, we reported that the new contract was all but done – at what was believed to be a $9.75M cap hit over eight years – with a no trade / movement […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on Sportsnet, Talking Kings-Flyers Trade and Next Moves

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio with Rob Kerr earlier today, where they discussed the Kings-Flyers trade, Luke Schenn, Jordan Weal, Vincent Lecavalier upcoming retirement, Anze Kopitar’s contract status, Dean Lombardi, Milan Lucic heading into free agency, Dustin Brown’s potential future in Los Angeles, the 2017 NHL All Star […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Radio talking Byfuglien, Kings, and More

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Sunday night, host Jonathan Davis welcomed John Hoven back to the 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network radio to discuss a myriad of hockey-related topics, including trade rumors involving the Los Angeles Kings, Dustin Byfuglien, Wayne Simmonds, contract talks with Anze Kopitar, 2016 Stanley Cup contenders, and much more.
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OPINION: Dustin Brown’s Future with the LA Kings

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Raise your hand if you’ve heard this before: Following trade rumors surrounding LA Kings captain Dustin Brown, a young player comes up from the AHL, adding energy to the team and balance to the offensive options – and then team goes on to win the Stanley Cup. Yes, history could be repeating itself about six […]