Post Tagged with: "Dean Lombardi"

The former Flyers duo, Carter & Richards, rank among the NHL's all-time best in separate categories. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Richards Comes Back to Disappoint Us Again

Seeing a once great player struggle to remain relevant is always difficult to watch. Rarely though do we see a player drop off in such spectacular fashion as Mike Richards […]

by · March 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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Deadline Deals: A Successful Gamble for the Los Angeles Kings

Dean Lombardi has made great moves at the NHL trade deadline(s) that have enabled continuous success for the Los Angeles Kings. After the trade with the Philadelphia Flyers that brought […]

by · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
The architect of two Stanley Cup winning teams, Dean Lombardi landed Andrej Sekera in a deal with Carolina. (credit:  NHL Network).

Pre-Deadline Deal Makes Both Kings, Sekera Winners

There is no question that when the sun sets on the 2015 trade deadline at 3PM Eastern Standard Time on March 2nd, there will have been a number trades completed […]

The Decline and Fall of the Kings’ Mike Richards

The Decline and Fall of the Kings’ Mike Richards

The fall from penthouse to outhouse for Mike Richards has been well-documented, with pundits and fans everywhere scratching their heads trying to figure out what exactly went wrong. Four years […]

The former Flyers duo, Carter & Richards, rank among the NHL's all-time best in separate categories. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Dean Lombardi’s Big Mistake

Monday’s news that the Los Angeles Kings placed center Mike Richards on waivers surely came as a shock to many. One of the biggest reasons for this level of surprise […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 5 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Travis Zajac battles Mike Richards (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

The L.A. Kings Waive Mike Richards: Early Reactions

stun·ning (stŭn′ĭng) adj. 1. Causing or capable of causing emotional shock or loss of consciousness. For Kings fans, the news about Mike Richards being placed on waivers was a puck […]

Travis Zajac battles Mike Richards (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

The Kings Face Future Salary Cap Purgatory

You do not play hockey for good seasons. You play to win the Stanley Cup. It has to be the objective — Guy Lafleur We all love hockey, and by […]

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Los Angeles Kings Q&A: Like Frozen Royalty

It is very hard to believe but today marks the 30th and final team of our series. The three month journey began late in July and continued (with some stops) […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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The LA Kings’ Salary Cap Problem

Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi has done an outstanding job over the past few seasons of assembling a balanced, deep, championship-winning roster. The veteran core has proven to […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 17 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Marian Gaborik won a Stanley Cup with the Los Angeles Kings and sweet revenge in the process. (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

2014-15 Los Angeles Kings Season Preview

It’s preview time. Despite two Cups in three seasons, it’s still difficult for long-time Kings fans to think of our team as not only the best in the NHL, but […]

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The Best and Worst Cases for the Los Angeles Kings

After winning their second Stanley Cup title in three years, expectations in Hollywood are through the roof. With only Willie Mitchell leaving the City of Angels, the Los Angeles Kings […]

by · August 29, 2014 · 11 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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Ron Hextall, an Early Front-Runner for GM of the Year?

While masses of hockey fans are salivating for the upcoming NHL season to commence, it’s never too early to look ahead at potential GM of the Year candidates. After all, […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers