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 […]

Akil Thomas: Moving From Kings Fan to Kings Prospect

“After they won those two Cups, I became a Kings fan,” Akil Thomas told us recently.
Selected in the second round of this year’s NHL Entry Draft, Thomas is among a group of prospects arriving in Los Angeles for Rookie Camp this week, all sharing at least one thing in common – they grew up only […]

Kings of the Roundtable 2018, Episode 6 – Answering Questions From Fans

As this journey continues, Episode 6 takes us to the land of no return – we embark on answering actual questions submitted by fans. It’s your show!
As mentioned previously, MayorsManor and The Fourth Period have once again partnered to bring you an in-depth look at the Los Angeles Kings, both on and off the […]

Kings of the Roundtable 2018, Episode 5 – Goaltending, Defense, and Trades

Fresh on the heels of Episode 4’s Prospect Party, we’re back with another edition of Kings of the Roundtable.
As requested by legions of hockey fans, MayorsManor and The Fourth Period partnered to bring you an in-depth look at the Los Angeles Kings, both on and off the ice. Along with Dennis Bernstein, Senior […]

Kings of the Roundtable 2018, Episode 4 – A Prospect Party

With over 30 minutes of LA Kings related conversations (read: debates) already posted, we’re now prepped and ready to share Episode 4 of this year’s Kings of the Roundtable.
For those just tuning in, MayorsManor and The Fourth Period have once again partnered to bring you an in-depth look at the Los Angeles Kings, […]

Kings of the Roundtable 2018, Episode 3 – Carter, Toffoli, and the Pacific Division Race

Did you enjoy Episode 2, where we talked Voynov, Kovalchuk, and Kempe? Well, we’re not even close to being done yet.
For those just catching up, MayorsManor and The Fourth Period have once again partnered to bring you an in-depth look at the Kings, both on and off the ice. Along with Dennis Bernstein, Senior […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Hoven on LA Kings Upcoming Season

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined Hockey Today hosts Nick Alberga and Dave McCarthy to discuss what the LA Kings did this summer in preparation for the 2018-19 season. Among the topics touched on are Ilya Kovalchuk, ,Jeff Carer, Adrian Kempe, Slava Voynov, Tyler Toffoli, Gabe […]