Why Calgary’s Kris Russell Could Be a Fit in L.A.

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With the trade deadline a week away in the NHL, Kings GM Dean Lombardi is still looking to enhance his roster, with the ultimate hope of securing a third Stanley Cup in just six years.  The team’s front office largely believes that in order to accomplish that, they will need to bolster their defense.  With […]

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, […]

VIDEO: Boston Bruins In-Arena Tribute for Milan Lucic

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Boston Bruins tribute video to Milan Lucic, shown inside the arena during their game vs. the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, February 9th:

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Budaj Records Third Straight Shutout, Blanks Barracuda 1-0

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Ontario Reign goaltender Peter Budaj left for the AHL All-Star Game last weekend. Friday night, he returned to action and picked up right where he left off, shutting out the San Jose Barracuda 1-0. It was his third shutout in a row, and league leading eighth of the season.
After facing only five shots in the […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: Report For Week Ending Jan. 31, 2016

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MIKE AMADIO: Forward, North Bay Battalion (3rd round pick in 2014, OHL)
29 goals, 37 assists, plus-13, 30 PIM in 47 games played
North Bay won both their home and away game last week. Amadio contributed a goal and three assists.

Two nice primary assists for #LAKings pick Mike Amadio. Good awareness & crisp passeshttps://t.co/q4ndXq9eer
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AEG Executive Explains Kings Landing 2017 NHL All Star Game

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Recently, we provided several details about some of the Kings’ upcoming plans for next season, which will be their 50th in the NHL. Part of the fun being worked on includes a two-game Frozen Fury weekend in Las Vegas, a new grey jersey, and the 2017 NHL All Star Game.
Earlier today, commissioner Gary Bettman made […]

Clifford Shares Some Thoughts on AHL Conditioning Assignment

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A few weeks ago, AHL President and CEO Dave Andrews sat down with MayorsManor to discuss a myriad of league topics. Among the information shared was the fact the San Diego Gulls, the Anaheim Ducks new AHL affiliate, was exceeding expectations at the box office. Sitting second in league attendance, with an average of 8.658 […]