Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q29 with LA Prospect Cole Hults

Fresh on the heels of Minnesota and Penn State kicking off the Big 10 college hockey season this week, we’re keeping with the theme. After recently being joined by Kings prospect and Golden Gopher freshman Brock Nelson, we now welcome former Nittany Lion defenseman Cole Hults into the mix for an all new Kings of […]

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q25 with Alex Turcotte

Despite most people being deep in quarantine at this point, Kings of the Podcast continues to roll along. Fresh on the heels of Alex Iafallo last week, we’re back with one of LA’s top-rated prospects – Alex Turcotte.
Among the topics discussed:
– Comparables to building a successful baseball vs. hockey team
– Turcotte coming home from Germany
– […]

Reign to Possibly Move Buildings for 2021, Maybe Air Games on TV

Earlier today – in a move that really should not have been very surprising – the American Hockey League announced they are delaying the start of their 2020-21 season until February 5. This move came on the heels of both the OHL and NHL making similar changes recently for those respective leagues.
While exact plans for […]

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q21 with Kevin Westgarth

For Episode Q21 we reached out to an old friend. Kevin Westgarth joins us for another all new Kings of the Podcast, where we look back on some good times, as well as chat about what he’s been up to recently – in his role working for the league office.
Among the other topics discussed:
– Many […]

Kings Set to Add Two Depth Players via Free Agency

While the rest of the league was focused on what would happen with bigger names — guys like Taylor Hall and Torey Krug — the Kings were looking for some depth additions when the Free Agency window opened on Friday. As noted in our recent report, LA has a pretty full NHL roster at the […]

REPORT: What to Expect From the LA Kings in Free Agency

After the longest Draft in NHL history (or at least it felt like it), teams around the league will not get their usual break before the Free Agent market opens. This time around, things kick off less than 48 hours later, with the Free Agent window opening on Friday.
In Los Angeles, GM Rob Blake […]

LA Kings Prepare to Say Goodbye to Trio of RFA Players

While much of the attention around the NHL at the moment involves the upcoming NHL Draft and Free Agency, there is one other matter of business on the league docket in the days ahead. Teams must submit qualifying offers to their Restricted Free Agents by Wednesday, October 7th.
In Los Angeles, GM Rob Blake and capologist […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q14 with John Wroblewski, Ontario Reign Head Coach

Another day, time for another Kings of the Podcast. In this episode, John Wroblewski — new head coach of the Ontario Reign — stops by to discuss joining the LA Kings organization and what the future may bring.
Topics discussed:
– The hiring proces
– Background notes leading up to the interview
– Scouting notes on Mikey Anderson, Cole […]

10 Tidbits on New Head Coach for AHL Ontario Reign

Although the Kings still don’t have a hard date yet for when they can bring prospects back to Los Angeles for offseason training, work is being done behind the scenes to hire a new coach for AHL Ontario. And we have a few updates to pass along.
First off, from what we’ve been able to […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q7 with Gabriel Vilardi

After bringing on several guests from Kings management and NHL roster, we now turn our attention to LA’s top prospect – joining us this time around is Gabe Vilardi.
Our most recent Prospect Rankings are here for your reference:
LA Kings 2020 Prospect Rankings: The Top Three Players

We should also share some background on one of the […]