Post Tagged with: "Dean Lombardi"

Mike Richards (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

It’s About to Get Ugly in Los Angeles

When Mike Richards was placed on unconditional waivers yesterday, everyone believed it was with the intention that the Kings would buy him out once he cleared. Considering his rapid decline in […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings, News
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Top 5 Kings Drafts Of All Time

Each draft day we hope and pray that our GM and scouts gets things right, selecting impact players early and sleeper talent in the later rounds. Unfortunately, we know that […]

The GM behind the scenes with two Stanley Cups in LA now. (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

The Transactional Genius That is Dean Lombardi

Upon being hired by the Los Angeles Kings, Dean Lombardi had a plan to bring a winning culture to a team that was lacking identity and he delivered. Lombardi also […]

by · June 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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What Should the Los Angeles Kings Pay Anze Kopitar?

In less than a month, the Los Angeles Kings and Anze Kopitar will be able to open negotiations over a contract extension to potentially keep the star center in Los […]

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 […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 11 comments · Los Angeles Kings, News
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 […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 8 comments · Los Angeles Kings, News
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 […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 7 comments · Los Angeles Kings, News
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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