Kings Already Planning for 2021 Seattle Expansion Draft

Several factors have changed since we first previewed the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft back in early 2019. Now, as the Seattle Kraken inch closer to the summer 2021 event — where they will select their initial batch of players — we thought it would be a worthwhile exercise to take another look at things from […]

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
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NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes on Toffoli, Clague, Roy

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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 several LA Kings related topics, including: rookie Kale Clague, coach Todd McLellan, recent play of Jonathan Quick, Tyler Toffoli’s trade value, Sean Walker, Matt Roy (see a full scouting report on […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 14 – with Hammer from Violent Gentlemen

For Episode 14 we took the show deep behind the Orange Curtain for a live recording at the Honda Center. What did we cover? Here’s a brief look at some of the topics covered:
– First Kings-Ducks meeting of the season
– An interview with Mike Hammer, who explains the backstory on Violent Gentlemen
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NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes on Carter, Toffoli, Walker

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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 a plethora of LA Kings topics, including: Jeff Carter’s legacy in Los Angeles, what’s next with Ilya Kovalchuk, coach Todd McLellan, Tyler Toffoli, Blake Lizotte, Sean Walker, and a few other […]

Defensemen: Odds of Kings Prospects Making 2019-20 Roster

If you’ve been listening to our Kings of the Podcast episodes over the past week, you already know – the defense in Ontario should be stacked this season. What about in LA, though? Do any of the Kings young blueliners have a chance to make the NHL roster on Opening Night?
As we did with the […]

UFA and RFA Signings Done: Updated LA Kings Projections for 2019-20 Season

With the NHL off-season rolling right along, LA Kings GM Rob Blake has already completed the bulk of his heavy lifting. This opened with a pair of Unrestricted Free Agent signings (more on that in a minute), followed by recent news that several of the team’s Restricted Free Agents had inked new two-year deals. What’s […]

LA Kings 2019 Midseason Prospect Rankings: The Preamble

After what can easily be described as the most successful decade in franchise history, the Los Angeles Kings organization now stands at the ultimate crossroads. Do they hold on to popular players who were part of the Stanley Cup winning era, which would likely lead to further diminishing returns and perennial bottom-feeder status in the […]