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WJSS Reveal Trends in Hockey's Blueliners

WJSS Reveal Trends in Hockey's Blueliners

August 8th, 2017 Saturday marked the final day of the week-long 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase (WJSS), where top players under the age of 20 from the four biggest hockey nations; the U.S., Canada, Finland, and Sweden, auditioned for a spot on their national team for the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation...
Remembering the Los Angeles Kings' Triple Crown Line

Remembering the Los Angeles Kings' Triple Crown Line

August 7th, 2017 This post was originally written in November 2012. Growing up in the 1970's as a hockey fan in Los Angeles, I was intimately familiar with three things very few Angelenos had even a remote grasp upon: 1) Los Angeles had an NHL hockey team, 2) said hockey team was named the Kings, and 3) the...

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Kings Sign Michael Cammalleri and Darcy Kuemper

The Los Angeles Kings have signed winger Michael Cammalleri to a one-year, $1 million contract (plus bonuses), as reported by Helene Elliott of the LA Times. The Kings have also signed goaltender Darcy Kuemper to a one-year contract worth $650,000, per the team's official Twitter... July 1st, 2017

Kings Sign Folin, Falkovsky, and Petersen

The Los Angeles Kings have added three young players to their lineup, having signed defensemen Christian Folin and Stepan Falkovsky and goalie Cal Petersen. A Good Option for Folin Swedish defenseman Christian Folin will enter the 2017-18 season as his eight seasons in North America, after... July 1st, 2017

Revamping the Kings' Roster

The Los Angeles Kings are on the hunt for a couple of key players this summer, and finding the right guys for the job won’t be an easy task. With the recent buyout of defenseman Matt Greene and the selection of Brayden McNabb in the NHL Expansion Draft, the Kings will be looking for Alec... June 30th, 2017

2017 NHL Draft: Kings Pick Gabriel Vilardi #11 Overall

With the 11th Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Los Angeles Kings Have Selected Gabriel Vilardi From the Windsor Spitfires in the OHL. About Gabriel Vilardi The Los Angeles Kings used their 11th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft to take Gabriel Vilardi out of the Ontario Hockey League -... June 23rd, 2017

Kings' Pros & Cons If Acquiring Evander Kane

Trade rumours surrounding Evander Kane have been circulating for well over a year. Prior to the 2017 Trade Deadline, the Los Angeles Kings came up as a potential suitor for Kane. The Kings need scoring help, and the Buffalo Sabres are in need of a quality defender which the Kings possess. The... June 15th, 2017

What Happened to Roman Cechmanek?

This post was originally written in 2009 by Michael DiFranco and has since been updated. Roman Cechmanek was one of these European players whose star risen as fast as declined. He was not a widely known draft pick, burst onto the scene in the NHL later in his career and had several solid to... June 13th, 2017