Kings Prospect Tracker: Kings on Kings Crime in OHL Final

MacDermid Erie OHL 2015 playoffs

A trio of L.A. Kings prospects continue to battle it out for the 2015 OHL championship, while the organization’s top minor league affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, have a 3-1 lead in their bid to make it to the AHL’s Eastern Conference Final, and a pair of prospects have already helped the Ontario Reign reach the […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: Trio Will Fight For Memorial Cup Spot

OHL Oshawa Mistele

The L.A. Kings are guaranteed to have at least one prospect – perhaps even two – in the 2015 Memorial Cup, Canadian junior hockey’s ultimate prize. Held this year May 21–31, the annual four-team tournament is comprised of the WHL, OHL, and QMJHL champions, as well as the host team (Quebec Remparts). As in past […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: OHL and USHL Playoffs Heating Up

Erie

Although several of the Kings prospects were eliminated from the junior hockey playoffs rather early, several still remain in contention and are contributing to their team’s success. Here’s a quick overview of what has gone down in the last week…
MIKE AMADIO: Forward, North Bay Battalion (3rd round pick in 2014, OHL)
Regular season: 24 goals, 47 […]

LA Kings Prospect Tracker: One Debuts, Others Roll in Playoffs

AHL: APR 17 Portland Pirates at Manchester Monarchs

It was quite the week among the land of the LA Kings prospects. Their 2014 first round draft pick, Adrian Kempe, made his North American debut, and a few junior-level prospects are now on a collision course in the OHL playoffs. Check out all the details…
MIKE AMADIO: Forward, North Bay Battalion (3rd round pick in […]

LA Kings Prospect Tracker, Several Eliminated From Playoffs

Mistele Matt OHL Oshawa

This is a big week coming up for several of the Kings’ prospects playing junior hockey, as quite a few could begin play in the second round of the OHL and QMJHL playoffs. Additionally, this coming Saturday could be a memorable one for a second-year defenseman at the University of North Dakota, provided his team […]

LA Kings Prospect Tracker, Plus Playoff Matchups Set

Amadio

All Canadian major junior leagues have now completed their regular seasons and playoff matchups have been set. Every Kings prospect playing in the OHL and QMJHL qualified for post-season action, with two of them even set to square off in the opening round as Spencer Watson (Kingston) will face Mike Amadio (North Bay). The Kings […]

Honors for Pair of LA Kings’ OHL Prospects

Watson Kings NHL Draft 2014

It’s that time of the year again – when the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) releases the results of their Coaches Poll. In the past, Kings’ players (then, just prospects) Drew Doughty and Tyler Toffoli were among the plethora of kids honored on the annual list. This year’s final tallies offered the following honors for a […]

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings – Honorable Mentions

Lintuniemi-Ottawa-67s-Kings NHL

We have reached the midpoint of the hockey season, which can only mean one thing (well, besides the All Star Game). It is once again time for a look at the LA Kings Top 10 Prospect Rankings.
For several years now, this content has become a vital source of player information, as nobody outside the Kings […]

WJC Preview – Kings Prospects to Watch

Lintuniemi Ottawa

It’s December 26th, and that can only mean one thing – it’s time to start the World Junior Championship. This annual tournament features the best young prospects in all of hockey and is a showcase event for recently drafted players, as well as dozens of first round hopefuls for next June.
Specific to the LA Kings, […]

Kings Prospect on TV Today, plus Scout Notes

McKeown Roland OHL

Earlier this week, my latest feature story for the Kings website went live. That latest article in the on-going monthly series, where I provide an in-depth look at one of their prospects, focused on Roland McKeown of the OHL. He was selected by L.A. with the second round draft pick they acquired from Vancouver for Linden Vey at […]