2020 NHL Draft Preview: Tim Stützle, German Forward

We have recently reported on the most likely candidates expected to go first and second overall, in the event the Kings win the lottery in those spots. The draft scenarios grow exponentially at the third pick. This is the last spot for the Kings to move up in the draft, with the lottery scheduled Friday, […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview: Quinton Byfield, OHL Forward

One of Dean Lombardi’s most impactful picks came in the form of Drew Doughty at second overall. Twelve years later, the Kings would benefit if the lottery provided the same courtesy.
According to Tankathon, Los Angeles has a 9.6% chance of winning this position. While it seems unlikely, remember that New York won the Kaapo Kakko […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q2 with Nelson Emerson, Director of Player Personnel

Why wait any longer? Kings of the Podcast, Quarantine Edition – No. 2 is now available for your listening pleasure.
This time around, we have Nelson Emerson as our special guest. We hit on a full myriad of topics, including: his time as an NHL player, being traded, college days at Bowling Green, starting his […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes – Talking LA Kings Summer Plans, Player Development

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss all things Los Angeles.
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Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q for Quarantine – With Mike Stothers

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CONTEST: Win Kings Items for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we have once again partnered with the folks at Playbook Products for another great contest. At the same time, here’s an opportunity for Kings fans to reminisce about the past in a very unique way. They offer mugs and high-end, slate coaster sets featuring key plays in a […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q for Quarantine – With Mike Stothers

There have simply been too many news stories of late. We only had one choice. It’s time for the return, so here you go – Kings of the Podcast, Quarantine Edition.
And we even have a special guest… Mike Stothers.
Listen to the show for free using the audio player below or check us out on all […]

LA Kings 2020 Prospect Rankings: The Top Three Players

Finally, we’re ready to reveal the No. 1 player on our annual LA Kings Prospect Rankings.
As noted in the previous article from this series, our original intention was to publish the entire Top 15 before the NHL Trade Deadline in February. Things happen. However, the final rankings were completed in January and have been […]

LA Kings 2020 Prospect Rankings: Players No.4-6

The wait is over, it’s time to pick up where we left off with our annual LA Kings Prospect Rankings.
As you’ll see below, this is an abbreviated version of what you’d normally get in our scouting reports. However, this is a weird time we’re living in and it seems everything is different these days. […]

TSN REPLAY: Hoven Breaks Down the LA Kings, Mike Futa Situation

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined host Kevin Olszewski to discuss several NHL related topics – including what went down this week between the Kings and Mike Futa.
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the player below or download any previous appearances for free on the MayorsManor […]

LA Kings 2020 Prospect Rankings – Players No. 7 and 8

It’s time for another pair of prospect reports! After revealing the first two players inside the Top 10 last week, we’re back with another pair of future Kings – and both are defensemen.
For anybody new to our rankings, know that you’ve come to the right place. Many view this as the definitive guide to the […]