Lombardi on Quick, Doughty, Kopitar – ‘The training wheels are off’

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More from Kings GM Dean Lombardi…
On the possibility of adding a more experienced player, ala Robyn Regehr, to the team for next season:
“That’s the one thing about this group; people forget how young they are. But, they’re not young in experience. People put these young guys down because they’re all 27 and younger. They’ve been […]

Lombardi’s on Contracts for Justin Williams and Andrej Sekera

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Below we have even more from this afternoon’s conference call with LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi In this segment of the call he discussed the contract status of impending unrestricted free agents Justin Williams and Andrej Sekera…
On which of the Kings’ contract dominos needs to fall first before the cap situation becomes more clear:
“I understand […]

Lombardi Has ‘Gut-wrenching’ Meeting with Jarret Stoll

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More from this afternoon’s conference call with LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi…
On his reaction to the off ice incidents this season and if it inspired him to plan for future similar issues:
“Yeah, I think both incidents generated a bunch of distraction during the year. During the first meetings and the debriefings at the end […]

Kings GM Dean Lombardi on the Future of Mike Richards

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Some of the comments supplied by Kings GM Dean Lombardi during his conference call this afternoon have already been posted in previous articles. This is what he had to share on the salary cap and Mike Richards…
On the difficulty of planning for salaries this summer:
“I think I made it clear that’s it has been very […]

Conference Call: Kings GM Dean Lombardi Talks up Jordan Weal

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We will have a ton of content up shortly from Kings GM Dean Lombardi’s conference call this afternoon. To kick things off, here is what he had to share on Jordan Weal when MayorsManor asked for an update on the current points leader in the AHL Calder Cup playoffs:
“He just won’t be denied. It’s hard […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor Reviews Kings Roster Options on NHL Radio

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Following up on the detailed article post late last week on MayorsManor, John Hoven joined Jonathan Davis on NHL Network Radio Sunday night to review all the latest thinking surrounding the LA Kings roster, as documented here. Topics covered included: Mike Richards, Justin Williams, Jarret Stoll, Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar, Andrej Sekera, Alec Martinez, Slava […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Game 7 Breakdowns, Cup Final Preview

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After 82 regular season games and three rounds of playoff hockey, the 2015 Stanley Cup Final is finally set. Jonathan Davis hosted this week’s edition of the 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network radio, where he was joined by Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago, John Giannone of MSG Network, Steve Duemig of Tampa radio, NHL […]

Kings Contracts: Heating up, Cooling off, and the Buyout

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When it comes to the Los Angeles Kings summer to do list, to say things are fluid would be about as obvious as calling the sky blue. A potential buyout for center Mike Richards and the ongoing legal issues surrounding defenseman Slava Voynov should be enough to bring everything else to a screeching halt. However, […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings Roster Plans, Game 7 Predictions

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to share the latest thinking surrounding the bevy or roster decisions the L.A. Kings need to make this summer (as detailed in this feature story), plus offered opinions and predictions on the pair […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Futa Watch, Weal’s Future, WC Final

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to share the latest tidbits surrounding the possibility of Mike Futa leaving Los Angeles to become the Toronto Maple Leafs GM, how Rob Blake is fitting into the Kings front office, the future […]