This Date in LA Kings History: October 11

On October 11, 1980, Jim Fox, Larry Murphy and Greg Terrion all made their NHL debut in the @LAKings' home opener against the Red Wings. Fox and Terrion both scored their first career goals and Larry Murphy registered two assists in an 8-1 win for the #LAKings.#GoKingsGo
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 11, 2020

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Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q17 with Christian Ruuttu, LA Kings European Scout

As if we didn’t have enough fun with Mark Yannetti on our last Kings of the Podcast, this time around Christian Ruuttu, LA’s top European Scout, drops by too share stories and talk prospects.
Topics discussed:
– How he found out he was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres
– Playing in some of the NHL’s most famous arenas
– […]

This Date in LA Kings History: October 10

Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward and current player development coach, Mike Donnelly, who was born on October 10, 1963.#LAKings #GoKingsGo
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 10, 2020

On October 10, 1968, the @LAKings acquired center Jimmy Peters from the Detroit Red Wings for Hall of Fame goaltender Terry Sawchuk. In five seasons with the #LAKings, […]

Kings Set to Add Two Depth Players via Free Agency

While the rest of the league was focused on what would happen with bigger names — guys like Taylor Hall and Torey Krug — the Kings were looking for some depth additions when the Free Agency window opened on Friday. As noted in our recent report, LA has a pretty full NHL roster at the […]

This Date in LA Kings History: October 9

Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward Jason Morgan, who was born on October 9, 1976.#LAKings #GoKingsGo
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 9, 2020

On October 9, 1978, the @LAKings acquired goaltender Ron Grahame from the Boston Bruins for a 1979 first round draft pick (Ray Bourque). In three seasons with the #LAKings, Grahame posted a record […]

REPORT: What to Expect From the LA Kings in Free Agency

After the longest Draft in NHL history (or at least it felt like it), teams around the league will not get their usual break before the Free Agent market opens. This time around, things kick off less than 48 hours later, with the Free Agent window opening on Friday.
In Los Angeles, GM Rob Blake […]

TSN RADIO REPLAY: Hoven Reviews Kings Draft, Prospects, and Free Agency Plans

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined host Kevin Olszewski to review what the Kings did at the recent NHL Draft, their salary cap situation, notes on some top prospects, and the team’s plans for free agency.
NOTE: These two articles were referenced during the conversation:
Anatomy of a […]

This Date in LA Kings History: October 8

On October 8, 1970, the @LAKings acquired Bob Berry from the Montreal Canadiens for cash considerations. Berry scored 159 goals and 350 points in 539 games and also coached the #LAKings for three seasons.#GoKingsGo
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 8, 2020

Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward Fredrik Modin, who was born on October 8, 1974.#LAKings […]

LA Kings Select Kasper Simontaival No. 66 – What You Need to Know

With their first pick of the third round the Kings selected Finnish forward Kasper Simontaival.
We’ll have more on this pick as the day develops (adding to this article). For now, this is what you need to know.
Early Notes

First text on Kasper Simontaival, Kings selection at No. 66 – Stocky. Scores. Puck follows him.
— John Hoven […]

LA Kings Select Brock Faber No. 45 – What You Need to Know

LA Kings traded up from No. 51 to 45 to take defenseman Brock Faber.
For now, this is what you need to know…
Early Notes
Our quick notes on Faber before the Draft:
Brock Faber (RHD, USA) – Don’t see him as Kings pick at 35. Now, will he still be there for pick Nos. 51 or 60? […]