Los Angeles Kings

LA Kings to Retire Dustin Brown’s Number 23; Unveil Statue

The list of great players to have a statue outside Crypto.com Arena is a who’s who of all-time greats to have played in Los Angeles. The list includes Wayne Gretzky, Luc Robitaille, Shaquille O’Neal, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elgin Baylor, Jerry West, and Oscar De La Hoya. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Kings announced that […]

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Will the LA Kings Make One More Big Move?

Coming off of a ninety-nine-point season in 2021-22, it’s safe to say the rebuild is over for the LA Kings. With a top-rated prospect pool beginning to bear fruit, it looks like even better days are on the horizon for the franchise. The Kings made the playoffs last season by finishing in third place in […]

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Breaking: Red Wings Sign Olli Maatta to a One-Year Deal

On Wednesday afternoon, NHL insider Darren Dreger of TSN reported that the Red Wings had signed free agent defenseman Olli Maatta to a one-year contract worth $2.25 million. Maatta is an interesting case study. Once viewed as a bonafide top-four defenseman in Pittsburgh, Maatta started to struggle, partly due to injury, and was traded to […]

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LA Kings Hire Manon Rheaume Into Their Front Office

The LA Kings announced on Thursday they have hired Manon Rheaume to be their Hockey Operations and Prospect Advisor. The position is a front-office position, and according to the Kings, she will focus on prospect development. Nelson Emerson is the Director of Player Personnel for the Los Angeles Kings, the department Rheaume will be working […]

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Adrian Kempe Re-Signs With the LA Kings

With the 2022 NHL Entry Draft in the rear view mirror, it is time to turn our attention to free agency. On July 13th, NHL clubs can formally offer unrestricted and restricted free agent contracts. However, teams can now take one name off their boards, as restricted free agent Adrian Kempe has re-signed with the […]

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LA Kings Prospect Alex Turcotte Needs to Have a Big Season

At one time, the LA Kings had one of the thinnest prospect pools in the National Hockey League. After winning the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014, the franchise traded many prospects, and draft picks to keep their contending window open. It did not work, as the Kings became regulars in the draft lottery without […]

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Trade Rumors: Potential Trade Targets For Vancouver Canucks’ Forward

The Vancouver Canucks were pleased to sign Russian forward Andrei Kuzmenko from the KHL recently, adding an offensive talent who can potentially help the power play. With the addition of the 26-year-old winger, Vancouver seems to be in a bit of a rebuild with three core players showing up in trade rumors lately. One of […]

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Player Profile: Drew Doughty

The Los Angeles Kings could be considered a contender for the title of “dynasty” in the 2010s, as they won the Stanley Cup in 2011-12 and 2013-14. With guys like Jonathan Quick, Anze Kopitar, and Dustin Brown on their roster, they have been a force in the NHL for over a decade. But, one member […]

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Former NHLer Marco Sturm Hired to Coach AHL’s Ontario Reign

The Los Angeles Kings have promoted an assistant coach to become the head coach of the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League. Sturm has served as an assistant with the Kings for the last four seasons. The former first-round pick (21st overall) of the San Jose Sharks played for six franchises over 938 games […]

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Offseason Outlook: Arizona Coyotes

Just when you thought the 2015 tank for McDavid was bad, the Coyotes said hold my beer. It was evident from their opening game that the Coyotes would be tanking for the 1st overall pick in this year’s draft. From acquiring Andrew Ladd to claiming Harri Sateri off waivers from the Maple Leafs, it was […]

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