From tombstones to milestones – the travels of Jordan Weal

Life’s lessons often come when you least expect it.
For Kings prospect Jordan Weal, one such moment arrived a few years ago while driving down the highway with his father. “He asked me a weird question,” began the 19-year old center when we spoke recently by phone. “He asked me ‘What would you want on your [...]

Weal and Toffoli will be the only Kings representatives

Over the last few seasons, the LA Kings have been rated as having one of the top prospect pools among NHL teams. However, many of those players with high-end potential are starting to age out of junior hockey.
When it comes to Team Canada at the World Junior Championships (WJC), the Kings have also been [...]

Prospect Showdown – Schenn vs Weal

Over the past few weeks several of the Kings top prospects have been facing off in junior hockey.
First, it was Maxim Kitsyn vs. Tyler Toffoli in the OHL (recap here) and more recently Jordan Weal took on Linden Vey (recap here).
Now, it’s time for the big dog. Brayden Schenn, the Kings first round draft pick [...]

Kings Junior Prospects Square Off, plus Schenn

Over the last few years there has been a steady stream of encouraging news coming from the Kings prospects playing in junior hockey. They’ve had players win medals for their national teams at the World Junior Championships – including gold, silver and bronze this year – as well as made waves in the CHL.
Right now, [...]

WHL Trade Rumors Update – Schenn and Weal

It looks as though a new team may possibly be in on the Brayden Schenn sweepstakes.
As reported here, there is strong speculation that Schenn will be traded by the Brandon Wheat Kings prior to Monday’s WHL Trade Deadline – with the front runners believed to be the Portland Winterhawks and his hometown Saskatoon Blades.
Stories out of Saskatoon [...]