Dean Lombardi

Rob Blake Saga Part III: The Last Dance-Kings Edition

2016-17 was the worst season for the Kings in recent history. The Kings had come from two Stanley Cup championships sandwiched around a western conference final. The Dean Lombardi era was over. The Darryl Sutter era was over (enter John Stevens). Rob Blake had been within the organization during the renewed championship-level culture growth. The […]

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Rob Blake Saga: Part II

Following a disappointing conclusion to the 2016 season, the Los Angeles Kings were reaching a pivotal fork in the road about the franchise’s direction. The acquisition of Milan Lucic over the offseason set the bar high in regard to the expectations from the fan base. This offseason, the King’s big splash was the pivot from […]

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