SPORTSNET REPLAY: Hoven Shares Stanley Cup Final, Conn Smythe Thoughts

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Toronto, where he joined hosts Roger Lajoie and Josh Goldberg to share some thoughts on the Stanley Cup Final between the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning, plus a little Conn Smythe Trophy talk.
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the […]

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 […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q13 with Anze Kopitar

As quarantine continues to roll along, so does Kings of the Podcast. In this episode, LA Kings captain Anze Kopitar stops by for his second appearance on the show to help the guys celebrate their one-year anniversary.
Topics discussed on this episode:
– Summer vacation in Slovenia
– Kopitar’s thoughts on Adrian Kempe and Gabe Vilardi
– […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes – Kings Roster Outlook and Needs

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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 look at several key roster decisions facing the LA Kings heading into next season. Among the names mentioned were Gabriel Vilardi, Arthur Kaliyev Martin Frk, Carl Grundstrom, Trevor Moore, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Matt […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q11 with Martin Frk

It’s time for the third in our hat trick of episodes. First came Dave Joseph, then Matt Price, and now Kings of the Podcast time with Martin Frk.
Topics discussed:
– Frk calls his shot on the number of goals scored next season
– Jaromir Jagr
– World Juniors
– His 109.2 mph record blast at the AHL All Star […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q10 with Matt Price

Fresh on the heals of our recent conversation with Dave Joseph, Kings of the Podcast returns with another all new episode – where this time we’re joined by Matt Price, LA Kings Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Topics discussed:
– What the Kings might do at the 2020 NHL Draft
– Price being a former No. 1 draft pick […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q9 with Dave Joseph

With the opening round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs underway, let’s talk hockey with Dave Joseph on an all new Kings of the Podcast episode.
We also discuss this article:
10 Tidbits on New Head Coach for AHL Ontario Reign

[ed note: during this show, it’s incorrectly mentioned that Wroblewskii is 42 years old; he’s actually 39]
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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 […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes – Playoff Predictions and Confidence Rating

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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 make predictions on all eight Playoff Qualification series. And for added fun, they put a confidence rating on each prediction.
They look at all eight playoff / play-in matchups:
Edmonton Oilers vs. Chicago Blackhawks
Nashville […]