AUDIO: Guest spot on Edmonton radio – talking Brown and Clifford

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With all the breaking news surrounding the LA Kings this week, I once again took a few laps around the hockey radio airwaves – with guest spots on the NHL Network (Sirius/XM), Sportsnet in Calgary and The Team in Edmonton.
If you missed the Calgary spot, it’s posted here.  We talked about a handful of topics, including the [...]

Lombardi has a Mitchell update and too many defensemen

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Earlier today we shared some comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi regarding ongoing contract negotiations with several of the team’s young players.
In addition to re-signing Keaton Ellerby to a one-year contract, Lombardi also added unrestricted free agent Jeff Schultz last Friday. Now, when you add in the qualifying offers he made to Alec Martinez and [...]

Lombardi talks more positively about Willie Mitchell’s future

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In a bit of a change from several recent answers, Kings GM Dean Lombardi was speaking more positively when asked about the future of Willie Mitchell during today’s conference call. Take a look…
“That’s added to the dilemma, right?” Lombardi said, referring to Mitchell’s $3.5 million contract that would be ‘freed up cap space’ should he [...]

Dean Lombardi’s latest update on Willie Mitchell

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Going all the way back to this conversation with Kings GM Dean Lombardi in early April, there’s been a dark cloud hanging over the future playing career of defenseman Willie Mitchell.
When the lockout shortened season began it looked like he’d be back in a few weeks, then maybe months.  Once he was shut down for [...]

Another LA Kings player joins twitter

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If you’re not on twitter, really, what are you waiting for?
It’s the quickest way to get all the news from around the NHL, including 140-character comments from several players.
Specific to the Kings, there are already a fair amount of players on twitter, with each bringing their own personality and style.
For example, there’s Dustin Penner. Already [...]

Kings GM Dean Lombardi on the future of Willie Mitchell

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Last hour we posted the first half of an interview with Kings GM Dean Lombardi, who was on Sportsnet Radio (Fan 590) in Toronto earlier today. In that article he shared thoughts about the Dustin Brown suspension and provided an early outlook heading into next week’s playoffs. Now, for the conclusion, here’s what he had [...]

Dean Lombardi on Brown suspension and playoff outlook

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On Wednesday afternoon the NHL suspended Kings captain Dustin Brown for two games, as a result of a hit on Jason Pominville of the Minnesota Wild. Earlier today, GM Dean Lombardi was on Sportsnet Radio (Fan 590) in Toronto and offered thoughts about the ruling, as well as provided an early outlook heading into next [...]

Lombardi on the Willie Mitchell injury situation and what’s ahead

Defenseman Willie Mitchell, arguably the Kings best overall player on the blueline last season, has missed all of 2013 after injuring his knee during the lockout (explained here).  As he told us recently, it’s been a frustrating experience to go from finally winning a Stanley Cup to sitting on the sidelines waiting to return. However, after [...]

Lombardi explains what he wanted to accomplish at the trade deadline

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With the NHL Trade Deadline now behind us, Kings GM Dean Lombardi was made available for questions earlier today. Among the many things discussed was the actual process he went through in acquiring defenseman Robyn Regehr, possible trades for an additional forward, Willie Mitchell’s injury, the development of key prospects, plans for the 2013 NHL [...]

Jonathan Quick and Willie Mitchell talk Kings’ White House visit

Jonathan Quick and Willie Mitchell talk about the Kings’ trip to the White House…

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