When Kings prospect Brandon Kozun was in LA last month as part of the ‘Black Aces’ group, he greeted us with the same attitude we’ve come to expect over the last few years – “It’s awesome to be back. I love this place,” he told MayorsManor upon arriving in town. “Any time I can come [...]
One piece of Dean Lombardi’s summer chemistry project is now complete. With defenseman Slava Voynov agreeing to a six-year, $25 million deal, the Kings’ GM can now move on to other pieces of the puzzle.
First though, a few notes on Voynov.
Originally selected by LA in the second round of the 2008 NHL Draft, Voynov has been playing [...]
Wise people often remind others to never say never. And if the case of Bud Holloway plays out as expected over the next few days, it may provide case-in-point #489.
For those unfamiliar, here’s the crib note version of the story:
- June 2006, just a few months after Dean Lombardi was hired as Kings GM, the [...]
When Dean Lombardi was General Manager in San Jose, the Sharks improved their point total six straight seasons (1996-2002). And they were getting younger over most of that stretch as well.
It’s been a somewhat similar script here in Los Angeles too. The Kings have gone from 68 points over the course of his first year [...]
Over the weekend I joined David Pagnotta and Dennis Bernstein for another guest spot on The Fourth Period Live – a weekly show on NHL Network Radio (XM 92 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
In the segment we discussed the Kings taking on the [...]
End of season comments from Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar, Mike Richards, Jonathan Quick and more have already been posted. So, let’s check in with the coach and see what he had to say. Here’s some of Darryl Sutter’s thoughts from his presser earlier today at TSC…
On if he has had a chance to decompress, and [...]
We already have comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi up on the homepage, talking about the Rob Scuderi contract situation.
Now we check in with the defenseman himself, for some thoughts on the just completed season and an eye on his future. Here’s what he shared today…
On if he has had time to come to [...]
Yesterday we posted end of season thoughts from Anze Kopitar, Mike Richards, Jonathan Quick and Kings GM Dean Lombardi. Now, after spending some time at the team’s practice facility today, we have a fresh batch of news and notes.
Lets’s start with LA captain Dustin Brown. Here’s what he had to share…
On how he tore his [...]
Sometimes it takes a while to mature, develop and get the opportunity to play in the NHL. For Jake Muzzin, the second time has proven to be sweeter than the first. After originally playing 11 games in the fall of 2010, it took him several years to make it back. Yet, he made the most [...]
His pro debut with the Manchester Monarchs, playing in the AHL All Star Game, being named the AHL Rookie of the year, multiple call-ups to the Kings, two goals in the NHL’s regular season, followed by another pair of goals in ten playoff games - plus one of the best nicknames in hockey…it’s been quite the year [...]