Summer Fun: Five Questions with Kale Clague

Not only are the LA Kings expected to look different at forward next season, there will also be an injection of youth on the blueline. Several players have already had their NHL audition to call Drew Doughty their teammate, including – Sean Walker, Matt Roy, and Daniel Brickley. Next in line is the team’s key […]

Campbell Selected Kings Masterton Trophy Nominee by PHWA

Jack Campbell had a tangential relationship to the LA Kings long before a 2016 trade that officially brought him into the franchise. Now, after a lengthy and twist-filled road, the goaltender is achieving his first real taste of NHL success this season; culminating with a nomination for the Masterton Trophy by the Professional Hockey Writers […]

Stothers Breaks Down Reign Loss, Dishes on Clague, Injuries

It’s been a tough season all around for the Los Angeles Kings. They find themselves near the bottom of the NHL standings and their AHL affiliate in Ontario hasn’t fared much better. After a drubbing at the hands of the Colorado Eagles on Tuesday night, we caught up with Reign head coach Mike Stothers to […]

Reign Fall Flat Against Eagles in Colorado

With the season winding down and plenty of regulars called up to the Los Angeles Kings, several young players are being given an opportunity to show what they can do for the Ontario Reign. In the front end of a back-to-back series with the Eagles, things didn’t exactly go as planned; culminating in the Reign […]

LA Kings 2019 Midseason Prospect Rankings: Starting at No. 10

Things they are a-changin’ in Los Angeles, and our 2019 Midseason Rankings are a perfect reflection of the current environment.
Much of what will unfold in the slotting of players requires a deep explanation and understanding. From a 30,000 ft. level, there are two primary factors that go into our rankings – asset value and NHL […]

Gabe Vilardi Notebook: Pro Debut Thoughts, And Not Expected in LA Until 2019

Nobody needs to overreact. Gabe Vilardi has now played one professional hockey game.
Even so, ‘encouraging’ would be a vast understatement when describing the importance of seeing a 19-year-old forward make his AHL debut on Thursday.
Originally selected in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft by Los Angeles, Vilardi has been one of the most […]

Amadio, Luff and Stothers React After Reign Beat Texas Stars

For the only time this season, ‘Big Mike’ Mersch and the Texas Stars were in town Thursday night for an AHL matchup with the Reign. This was Mersch’s first trip back to Ontario since signing a two-way deal with the Dallas Stars organization during the summer.
For the hometown team, they were looking to turn their […]

LA Kings 2018 Midseason Top 10 Prospect Rankings: Number 8

After giving readers a few days to digest the first two players ranked on our LA Kings Top 10 Prospects list, it’s now time to reveal No. 8.
For those catching up, this is article four in our multi-part series. Part I included a deep dive on a trio of players labeled as having bright […]

LA Kings 2018 Midseason Prospect Rankings: Wild Cards and Closing Windows

In Part I of this series we did a deep dive on three players labeled as having bright futures – Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Mikey Eyssimont, and Cole Hults. As we move into Part II of our look at the LA Kings top prospects, we turn our attention to the final set of Honorable Mentions.
If you’re […]

AHL: Reign Rally Not Enough To Quiet Condors, Lose Fifth Straight

Ontario and Bakersfield were right back at it Saturday night as the Reign played host for the second half of the weekend series. Cal Petersen would relieve Jack Campbell of his duties for the night as he attempted to backstop the Reign to their first points of the season. The Reign powerplay came up empty […]