Gabe Vilardi

Quinton Byfield lines up for a faceoff

It Is Too Early to Give Up on Quinton Byfield?

Amidst trade rumors surrounding Pierre-Luc Dubois to the Los Angeles Kings, many have speculated that the trade for the 25-year-old center out of Winnipeg was spurred by the lack of development surrounding former 2nd overall pick Quinton Byfield. The Kings have one of the deeper center cores in the league, with Kopitar and Danault headlining […]

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Line Over the Boards Apr 30th: LAK Out Lasted by Edmonton 5-4 and Drop Series 4-2

After last night’s 5-4 victory, Edmonton has eliminated the LA Kings in a roller-coaster of a series. The series was closed out on a late 3rd-period goal by Kailer Yamamoto, who capped off a very productive game 6 for the Oilers’ bottom 6. Klim Kostin posted 2 goals and an assist in the game and […]

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Line Over the Boards Apr. 20th: LAK Slow Start is Too Much to Overcome

After the Game 1s heroic comeback in the 3rd period against Edmonton Monday, the 2-0 deficit LAK found themselves in again was too much to overcome. The Edmonton Oilers came out with another dominant 1st period sending them to the locker room up 2-0. The 2nd period was writing a similar script to how game […]

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Arthur Kaliyev gets ready for a faceoff

As Injuries Plague LA, Kaliyev Gets Opportunity to Shine

As the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs approach, the Los Angeles Kings could very well be without two of their top scorers: Gabe Vilardi and Kevin Fiala. Vilardi has broken out as one of the better players on the Kings, scoring career highs in goals, assists, and points this season for a stat line of 23-18-41. […]

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Line Over the Boards Apr 10th: The Return of the Kings

The Los Angeles Kings closed their season at home with a win last evening, reflecting what Kings fans became accustomed to seeing post-trade deadline. A 3-0 shutout was a great way to end the season at home and turn the page on a rough last ten games in which the Kings have gone 5-5. When […]

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LA Kings’ unexpected hero leads comeback win over Predators

Trailing 3-1 late in the third period on Tuesday, LA Kings defenseman Matt Roy put the team on his back, scoring two goals and forcing extra time. The Kings and Nashville Predators went to a shootout, with Gabe Vilardi’s tally being the difference. Cal Petersen made his second start of the year and looked significantly […]

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