Post Tagged with: "Dean Lombardi"

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Grading Dean Lombardi’s Trade Deadline Record in LA

The Trade Deadline is the NHL’s version of the black market. Costs are exorbitant. High-quality product is limited, standard issue marked up, and even the proverbial lipsticked pig can be […]

The 2014 Los Angeles Kings:  How The Team Was Built

The 2014 Los Angeles Kings: How The Team Was Built

As the Kings sit comfortably in sixth place in the Western Conference, primed for their fifth straight playoff appearance, perhaps now is the perfect time to discuss the layout of […]

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Timekeeping Ain’t Easy

I love hockey. I enjoy being a part of the game working as a timekeeper at the local community rink on some nights and weekends. Even while I am sitting […]

by · July 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, News/Commentary
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Valentin Zykov’s Good Luck: Dean Lombardi Is King of Second Round

Congratulations, Valentin Zykov!  You’ve just won the (second-round) lottery! Taking a page from the Detroit Red Wings and their reputation for uncovering late round gems, Dean Lombardi has claimed the […]

The man behind the construction of the Los Angeles Kings.

Los Angeles Kings 2013 Draft Analysis — Pick by Pick

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom — Ayn Rand Since he took office, Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi has been a master […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, NHL Entry Draft
Fantasy hockey fans are glad he shed this Kings jersey seen above. (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

Why Dustin Penner Is Still Fit for the Kings

The season has barely ended, and the most exciting Los Angeles Kings news this offseason may have already dropped.  With Slava Voynov re-signed, Jonathan Bernier traded, and at least five […]

by · June 28, 2013 · 7 comments · Free Agents, Los Angeles Kings
Jonathan Bernier Toronto bound.... (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Trade Analysis: Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Jonathan Bernier

  It wasn’t long ago that I was ranting about it being in the Leafs best interest to NOT acquire Jonathan Bernier. In fact, it was only three days ago […]

by · June 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Los Angeles Kings/San Jose Sharks: Forgotten Connections

Los Angeles Kings/San Jose Sharks: Forgotten Connections

While Interstate 5 is the fastest, most common way to drive between Los Angeles to San Jose, the Pacific Coast Highway offers a far more picturesque, less traveled connection.  In […]

by · May 26, 2013 · 5 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Jonathan Quick, foreground, and Jonathan Bernier will share evenly the next four starts with each goalie getting a go in his hometown (Photo by Heather Abrahamson).

LA Kings Looking to Recapture Last Year’s Playoff Magic

After Sunday’s shootout loss to the Anaheim Ducks, the LA Kings found themselves in 4th place in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Pacific Division. The Ducks now have […]

by · April 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings
Simon Gagne was presented with his Kings jersey by longtime broadcaster Bob Miller (Photo by Andrew Knoll).

Kings Trade Gagne to Flyers: Maybe You Can Go Home Again

Ever since Dean Lombardi took the helm of the Kings in April, 2006, it would seem as if he and Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren have had one another […]

by · February 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles Kings Succeeding Thanks To Blue Line Depth

Los Angeles Kings Succeeding Thanks To Blue Line Depth

The Los Angeles Kings suffered a little bit of ‘cup hangover’ during the first few weeks of the season, but they have won six of their last seven games and […]

by · February 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings
(Photo by A.B. Standley).

The Stanley Cup Hangover Threatens Hollywood

The oft-cited Stanley Cup hangover seemed to be in full force and effect during the first three games of the new season. The pundits speculated that the Kings might well […]

by · January 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings