Post Tagged with: "Dean Lombardi"

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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
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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 · 10 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
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Do LA Kings Have a Draft Day Secret?

#108824801 / gettyimages.com It’s something the Los Angeles Kings do two times more than the rest of the NHL. It’s yielded talent like Trevor Lewis, Wayne Simmonds, Alec Martinez, and Tanner […]

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The Crown Jewel of the Trade Deadline: Marian Gaborik

As time ticked away on March fifth, General Manager Dean Lombardi had a choice. The Kings were stuck in the middle of a loaded Western Conference, and behind division rivals […]

by · July 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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Lombardi Proving to Be King of GMs

Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi surely enjoyed winning the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years, but that didn’t take his focus away from immediately addressing […]

by · July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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These Kings Bow to the OHL

#450706252 / gettyimages.com OHL: (LA) Kings Makers It’s never easy figuring out who a team will draft. But one safe bet entering the 2014 NHL Entry Draft? The Los Angeles […]

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Dustin Penner, A Viable Option For Philadelphia?

The Flyers are in need of more than just defensive support and overall team speed. They now find themselves looking to fill a void that will apparently be left behind […]

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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 […]

by · January 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings
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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