September 3rd, 2015 In Los Angeles Kings, Tampa Bay Lightning, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

In a salary cap world, it can make all the difference in the world to have a player or two who vastly outperforms their cap hit. That can be a part of the difficult balance a team must strike to have the roster depth and high-level talent it takes to make a run at the Cup. So we undertake looking at the 15 best contracts* entering the 2015-16...

September 2nd, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild 0 comments

The title of “captain” in today’s NHL has taken on a bit of a different meaning than it meant in the past decade or two. Today, the captaincy is less about showcasing a player's leadership and more about showcasing talent. As the captain of any particular team is often the most recognized player on that team, organizations have taken to...

September 1st, 2015 In Los Angeles Kings, News, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

One of this summer's biggest trades involved sending Milan Lucic to the Los Angeles Kings, a move many praised with Lucic fitting the Kings "heavy hockey" style of play. But Lucic, before he's even donned the crest of the Kings, is talking about playing for another team already. In an interview with TSN 1410, as quoted by THN, Lucic said, “I...

August 31st, 2015 In Kings Prospects, Los Angeles Kings 2 comments

On the surface, the signing of undrafted prospect Damir Sharipzyanov to a three-year entry-level contract is a minor transaction, a back-end addition for a team in need of organizational depth on the blue line after the retirement of Robyn Regehr, the bolting of UFA Andrej Sekera to Edmonton and the clouded future of Slava Voynov. On the other...

August 30th, 2015 In Kings Transactions, Los Angeles Kings 0 comments

Christian Ehrhoff and the Los Angeles Kings agreed to a one-year deal while goalie Peter Budaj signed a professional tryout contract with the team this last week to bolster the depth of the Kings roster. But the timing and relevance to these deals draw uncanny comparisons to successful moves Kings GM Dean Lombardi has done in the past, signing a...

August 30th, 2015 In Free Agents, Kings Prospects, Kings Transactions, Los Angeles Kings, News 0 comments

The Los Angeles Kings have signed free agent Damir Sharipzyanov to a three-year, entry-level contract, the team announced this week. The 19-year-old defenseman Sharipzyanov was an undrafted free agent who has spent the last two seasons playing for the Owen Sound Attack in the OHL. Last season he posted nine goals and 25 assists in 66 games for...

August 29th, 2015 In Los Angeles Kings, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

This has been quite an off-season for the Los Angeles Kings. Jarret Stoll was arrested for suspicion of drug possession, pleaded guilty to reduced charges and ultimately signed with the New York Rangers. Mike Richards was waived as a prelude to being bought out, then saw his contract terminated after being held at the Canadian border — an...

August 29th, 2015 In Kings Management, Los Angeles Kings 0 comments

It was obvious what the Los Angeles Kings had atop their to-do list this summer. Sign Tyler Toffoli and Anze Kopitar to contract extensions, bring in a d-man to fill the hole left by Andrej Sekera and Robyn Regehr, and bring in some offensive help. Easy enough, right? Well, the Kings have gotten the majority of their tasks done. Extend Toffoli...

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