Draft 2014: Kings Fifth Round Pick, Alec Dillon

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Los Angeles selected goaltender Alec Dillon from Victoria of the BCHL with their 5th round pick. Dillon won 8 games last year for the Grizzlies and had a .911 save percentage.
Dillon is listed at 6’5″ 170.
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Draft 2014: Kings Fourth Round Pick, Steven Johnson

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The Kings added their fifth prospect of the draft when they nabbed Steven Johnson with the 120th pick of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Johnson is an American defenseman who played in the USHL with the Omaha Lancers last season. Johnson scored five goals and had 26 assists in 56 games played with [...]

Roland McKeown on being drafted by Los Angeles

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What’s the feeling like to be drafted?
It’s just an amazing feeling, today going into the day I did not know what to expect and even yesterday. To be picked by the Kings, such a special organization, Stanley Cup Champions in the last couple years. It’s an amazing feeling.
Some people expected you to go in the [...]

Draft 2014: Kings Second Round Pick, Alex Lintuniemi

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With their second, second round pick the Kings stayed in the Ontario Hockey League and drafted Finnish defenseman Alex Lintuniemi. Lintuniemi played last season with the Ottawa 67′s, the former junior team of Tyler Toffoli.
Lintuniemi is listed at 6’3″ 227 pounds. Lintuniemi was ranked 187th by Central Scouting Service in their final rankings [...]

Kings Trade Linden Vey to Vancouver for Pick 50, Take Roland McKeown

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General Manager Dean Lombardi traded Linden Vey to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for the 50th overall pick and then selected defenseman Roland McKeown from the Kingston Frontenacs.
Earlier this year, Vey was the highest rated prospect in the Kings system. If he makes the Canucks roster, Vey will be reunited with his former junior coach [...]

Adrian Kempe talks being drafted by LA Kings

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With the 29th overall pick, the Los Angeles Kings selected forward Adrian Kempe from MODO of the Swedish Hockey League. Here’s what he had to say at the draft in Philadelphia…
On being drafted by the Kings:
Yeah. It’s exciting to be here and be [drafted] by LA. I saw some games in the playoffs this year. [...]

Interview with Mark Yannetti on Kings Draft Pick Adrian Kempe

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With the 29th pick of the 2014 NHL Draft, the Kings selected Adrian Kempe. Andy Tonge caught up with Yannetti at the end of the night.
Q: What do you like with Kempe
He really fits in what we’re looking for in a King, the way we built our team, the way our team is currently built. [...]

Pre Draft Interview with Kings’ Mark Yannetti

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Just before the NHL Draft kicked off in Philadelphia today, MayorsManor had a chance to chat with Mark Yannetti, one of the key people in Dean Lombardi’s inner-circle and somebody who has been instrumental in all the success Los Angeles has had in selecting players since 2006. Here is what he had to share on [...]

Draft 2014: Ducks First Round Pick, Nick Ritchie

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With the tenth overall selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Anaheim Ducks selected Nick Ritchie from the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League
Ritchie was ranked No. 6 by , No. 7 North American skater by NHL Central Scouting, and No. 10 by International Scouting Service
TSN’s director of scouting Craig Button said about [...]

Draft 2014: Kings first round pick, Adrian Kempe

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With their first round selection, 29th overall, the LA Kings selected Adrian Kempe of Modo, Sweden. Last season, he posted five goals and six assists in 45 games in the Swedish Hockey League. That’s as a seventeen year-old kid.
Johnson was ranked No. 28th on Bob McKenzie’s scout list, No. 22 by International Scouting Service, and [...]