LA Kings Select Gabe Vilardi with No. 11 Pick in 2017 NHL Draft

With the No. 11 selection in the opening round of this year’s NHL Draft, the LA Kings selected forward Gabe Vilardi from the 2017 Memorial Cup Champion Windsor Spitfires, where former Kings forward Warren Rychel is a part-owner of the OHL franchise.
Vilardi is 17-years-old at the moment (with an August birthday), tying him with Adrian […]

LA Kings Prospect Tracker – Week Ending April 24, 2017

Through the end of the post-season, we will now be publishing a weekly tracker, designed to pass along quick information about all of the Kings’ non-AHL prospects, as well as highlight one or two key things that took place.  The following results for the week ending April 24, 2017
Austin Wagner: Forward, Regina Pats (4th round pick […]

LA Kings 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings: Players No. 4 and 5

With an in-depth scouting report on two more players below, we continue our countdown of the LA Kings Top 10 Prospects. Having already posted an Honorable Mentions article, as well as last week’s look at the five players sitting No. 6 through 10 on our list, we’re now approaching some rarified air.
As a reminder, these […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: Report For Week Ending Apr. 24, 2016

Below are brief updates on all LA Kings non-AHL prospects, meaning guys playing in the three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), plus college, ECHL, and overseas:
MIKE AMADIO: Forward, Ontario Reign (3rd round pick in 2014, OHL)

Regular season: 50 goals, 48 assists, plus-30, 40 PIM in 68 games played
Playoffs: 12 goals, 6 assist, plus-3, […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: 2015-16 Early November Report

Entering the second month of the 2015-16 hockey season, some LA Kings prospects are off to a great start, while others have yet to find their footing. Here’s a look in on all of the organization’s non-AHL prospects, meaning guys playing in the three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), plus college, ECHL, and […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: First Report of 2015-16 Season

Adding in the Kings’ 2015 Draft class to our Prospect Tracker, the organization now has players in all three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), in addition to their prospects playing in college, the ECHL, and overseas. Let’s take a look at how everybody is doing thus far this season…
MIKE AMADIO: Forward, North Bay […]

LA Kings 2015-16 Early Season Prospect Rankings – Honorable Mentions

Call your friends. Call your neighbors. Alert all hockey fans. The wait is over. Yes, it’s finally time for our highly anticipated look at the LA Kings Top 10 Prospect Rankings.
For anyone unfamiliar with this list, over the past five seasons this content has become a vital source of player information, as nobody outside the […]

Dev Camp Quotes: Cernak, Leslie, and Lintuniemi Could Play on Reign Blueline

The battle for playing time on the Ontario Reign blueline next year is expected to be rather fierce. Derek Forbort, the Kings 2010 first round pick, may or may not be back in the AHL – depending on what happens during the team’s training camp in September. Kevin Gravel will be back, as will Nick […]

Kings Prospect Tracker: Kings on Kings Crime in OHL Final

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

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 […]