Jordan Spence

The Battle for the Third Pair

The Kings spent the last few seasons dedicating a meticulous search for a mobile 2-way left-shot defenseman. The search often pointed toward a familiar name to the Kings’ organization due to family legacy, Jacob Chychrun. The asking price was rumored to be absurd, and the Kings deftly sought out Vladislav Gavrikov in a trade coupled […]

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The LA Kings Need Young Defensemen to Step Up This Season

Over the last few seasons, the Los Angeles Kings have come out of their rebuild and become a playoff contender. They’ve made the postseason each of the previous two years but lost in the first round. In 2023-24, the Kings are looking to take the next step and finally have success in the playoffs. To […]

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NHL Bubble

Rob Blake Saga Part V: Feigned Retreat and a Pandemic

The two worst seasons for Rob Blake and the LA Kings came in 2018-19 and 2019-2020. Respectively finishing dead last in the Western Conference and second to last the following year. With the emergence of COVID-19 near the end of the 2019-2020 season, their six-game winning streak catapulted them away from finishing dead last in […]

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LA Kings: What Does the Blue Line Look Like Next Season?

The LA Kings made the playoffs for back-to-back years for the first time since 2013-2014. While they played with house money last year, this year’s expectations were higher than ever. These expectations were expanded on with Rob Blakes’s potential rental move, sending franchise icon goaltender Jonathan Quick to Columbus for Vladislav Gavrikov and Joonas Korpisalo. […]

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Jordan Spence Deserves a Roster Spot

Amongst the Kings’ recent success, one would think there is little to no room for improvement for this already outstanding roster. Despite my initial apprehension, the Vladislav Gavrikov trade has been a smash hit. The top two defensive pairings are all but a lock, with Mikey Anderson and Drew Doughty holding down the first pairing, […]

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4 Flyers Players Who Could Be On The Move At The Trade Deadline

The 2022-23 season has already been a season Philadelphia Flyers fans won’t want to remember. From the very beginning, it has been a whirlwind with core players such as Sean Couturier, Cam Atkinson, and Ryan Ellis have been sidelined indefinitely. Due to the loss of these key players, the team has spent much time anchored […]

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