Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts
Eric received his BA in Journalism from California State University, Northridge. Eric has contributed to RinkRoyalty.com, Buffalowdown.com and California Rubber Magazine.


Recent Articles by Eric

Mike Richards (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

Los Angeles: The NHL’s Drama Kings

Many thought the Los Angeles Kings not making the post season meant a quiet summer. Most thought it would be a summer where Kings general manager Dean Lombardi would be […]

by · June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
The former Flyers duo, Carter & Richards, rank among the NHL's all-time best in separate categories. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Richards Was Bound To Fail

Mike Richards’ time with the Los Angeles Kings has come to an end. The Kings announced yesterday that the organization will buyout the remaining five years and $22 million left […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
(Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Trading For Milan Lucic Was The Right Move

Going into the 2015 NHL Draft there was plenty of speculation surrounding the Los Angeles Kings and their 13th overall pick. There were¬†rumors circulating that the pick would be packaged […]

Anthony Beauvillier (Judith St-Pierre/Shawinigan Cataractes)

2015 NHL Draft: New York Islanders Select Anthony Beauvillier

The New York Islanders have selected Anthony Beauvillier of the Shawinigan Cataractes in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the 28th pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The […]

Habs GM Marc Bergevin has put together a good up-and-coming team in Montreal. (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

2015 NHL Draft: Montreal Canadiens Select Noah Juulsen

The Montreal Canadiens have selected Noah Juulsen of the Everett Silvertips in the Western Hockey League with the 26th pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Juulsen is a solid […]

(Ilya Samsonov. Photo: www.ak-bars.ru)

2015 NHL Draft: Washington Capitals Select Ilya Samsonov

The Washington Capitals have selected Ilya Samsonov of Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League with the number 22nd pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Samsonov put up respectable numbers […]

(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Takeaways From The Kings’ ’15-’16 Schedule

The NHL’s ’15-’16 regular season schedule was announced yesterday, and on the seventh day of October, game number one of 1,230 regular season games will be played. On Saturday, April […]

by · June 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
The former Flyers duo, Carter & Richards, rank among the NHL's all-time best in separate categories. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Dean’s List: 5 Best Kings Trades Under Lombardi

View image | gettyimages.com The job of a general manager in the NHL is no easy task. Putting together a roster that can compete night in and night out while […]

(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

The Kings Need To Give Martin Jones The Jonathan Bernier Treatment

View image | gettyimages.com Martin Jones has to be one of the Los Angeles Kings’ top priorities this offseason.¬† Jones’ two-year $1.1 million contract is set to expire on July […]

Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings are within one win of the Stanley Cup (Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE)

Drew Doughty Excelled With Heavier Work Load

The Los Angeles Kings are a team that was built around defense. Their two Stanley Cup championships we were in part thanks to a stingy goalie, and an even stingier […]

by · June 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Steven Stamkos (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Top 10 Players In The 2015 Stanley Cup Final

The Stanley Cup Final is set to get underway tonight. The Chicago Blackhawks will represent the Western Conference and go for Cup number three in the last six years. The […]

(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

The Kings Should Trade Their First-Round Pick

The Los Angeles Kings are in a sticky situation. For the first time since 2009, the Kings found themselves on the outside looking in on the playoff picture at the […]