Dowd, Gravel Dish On Their First NHL Experience

It’s almost inevitable at this point that Los Angeles Kings prospects Kevin Gravel and Nic Dowd will be tied to one another throughout their careers. Both entered St. Cloud State University at the same time, where they lived together throughout their collegiate playing days, both served as the Huskies co-captains their senior season, the duo […]

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, […]

AHL: Reign Comeback Falls Short, San Jose Ties Series At One

The Ontario Reign started their defense of the Calder Cup well, picking up Game 1 of their opening round series versus the San Jose Barracuda by a score of 2-1. 24 hours later, the two teams were back at it for Game 2 from San Jose. On home ice, the Barracuda took a bite out […]

Nick Ritchie scores in Gulls 5-1 loss to Stars

CEDAR PARK, Texas — If you give out power plays like free samples, the Texas Stars are going to capitalize.
And that was the difference as the Stars evened up their first-round series with the San Diego Gulls in a 5-1 Game 2 victory.
San Diego committed eight penalties in the loss at the newly named H-E-B […]

AHL: Brodzinski Nets Game-Winner, Reign Take Game 1

Last June, the Manchester Monarchs reigned supreme, proving that they were the best team in the league on their way to being named the kings of the AHL. On Friday, their defense of said title began, albeit under a different name. The Ontario Reign traveled north to battle division rivals, the San Jose Barracuda, in Game […]

Stothers Dissects First Round Match-up Ahead Of Game 1

In their first year as an AHL team, the Ontario Reign have found plenty of success. Having left Manchester as Calder Cup champions, the Reign followed up their championship season by winning the inaugural Pacific Division crown. On top of that, the team placed fourth in league wide attendance, seeing nearly 3,000 more fans per […]

Ritchie scores game-winner as Gulls overpower Stars in Game 1

CEDAR PARK — The first-round playoff series between the San Diego Gulls and Texas Stars might as well be a fight between scalpels and hammers.
Texas is a precision, speed-based team that specializes in slicing up opposing defenses. San Diego is big, heavy and physically punishes opponents.
In Game 1, hammers smashed scalpels as San Diego secured […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on Sportsnet Radio – Are the Kings Back in it vs. Sharks

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio, where he joined host Will Nault to discuss the Kings Game 3 victory in San Jose. Are they back in the series and can they handle the Sharks moving forward?
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NHL Radio Replay: Hoven on Kings, Ducks Down 0-2 in Round 1

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined host Jonathan Davis to discuss the Kings and Ducks both starting out the first round of the playoffs in an 0-2 hole against the San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators.
The segment can be heard using the player below […]

TSN Radio Replay: Hoven on Adjustments Needed in Kings-Sharks Series

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio from earlier today, where he joined host Rick Ralph to discuss what happened in Game 1 of the Kings-Sharks playoff series, as well as what adjustments need to me made heading into Saturday’s Game 2. The segment can be heard using the player […]