Dean Lombardi Explains His Thinking at 2016 Trade Deadline

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We already have the audio from today’s conference call with Kings GM Dean Lombardi up on the homepage. Now, here are some selected quotes from that conversation…
Lombardi on not making any NHL-level trades today:
“I talked to a lot of people today, but I didn’t anticipate anything and it didn’t surprise me… You’re not doing your […]

FREE REPLAY: NHL Trade Talk with Hoven, Bernstein, Friedman, Pagnotta, and more

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Sunday night, host Jonathan Davis welcomed a slew of guests to the airwaves of NHL Network radio — including John Hoven, Dennis Bernstein, Dave Pagnotta, Elliotte Friedman, and Eric Stephens — to discuss all the latest trade deadline rumors and speculation. Among the teams discussed were: Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, Dallas […]

10 Things to Know: LA Kings and Monday’s Trade Deadline

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It’s that time of the year again, when everybody in the hockey world nearly loses their mind. Executives, scouts, coaches, fans, media, et al. have been consumed with trade talk for several weeks now and it will only continue to increase leading into Monday’s NHL Trade Deadline.
As in past years, we have recently spent endless […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: Report For Week Ending Feb. 21, 2016

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Below are brief updates on all LA Kings non-AHL prospects, meaning guys playing in the three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), plus college, ECHL, and overseas:
MIKE AMADIO: Forward, North Bay Battalion (3rd round pick in 2014, OHL)

42 goals, 42 assists, plus-26, 34 PIM in 56 games played
North Bay won both of their home […]

Catching Up With Jarett Stoll At The Stadium Series

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Had a chance to catch up with Minnesota Wild forward Jarret Stoll after this morning’s outdoor skate at TCF Bank Stadium. Here’s most of what we discussed…
On ranking his outdoor game experience:
“They were all kind of different. We lost the one in Edmonton and Celsius I think it was about minus 25. It was frigid, […]

AHL: Zykov Scores, Reign Dropped By Heat In Overtime

While there are often several factors that go into a team winning a hockey game, two tend to make-or-break a team’s chance at winning. Goaltending and special teams battles can change the outcome of any given game. On Wednesday in Stockton, both played their part in defeat, as the hometown Heat beat the Ontario Reign in […]

Plans Coming Together for Final Frozen Fury

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Building on our previous story about a trio of fun items the Kings are planning for next season, their 50th year in the NHL – including a brand new jersey and hosting the NHL All Star Game – we can now share a few more details.
With a new Las Vegas expansion team likely beginning play […]

AHL: Reign Drop Barracuda 2-1 In MacDermid’s Return

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In the AHL, rosters change almost daily. Lineups vary from night-to-night, as players are lost to injuries or call-ups, while others are brought in to fill the gaps. On Saturday, the Ontario Reign saw a rather big return to their lineup, as six-foot-five defenseman Kurtis MacDermid returned from a 12 game suspension for a hit […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NBC Radio, What if Lecavalier Doesn’t Retire

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NBC Sports Radio in Phoenix, where he joined hosts Dave and Greg Isaac to discuss a myriad of Kings-related topics, including: what happens if Vinny Lecavalier doesn’t want to retire at the end of the season, which Kings players may be traded next summer, a […]