Category: Los Angeles Kings
Vladimir Tkachev Signs In KHL
After just one season in North America, Vladimir Tkachev has gone back to the KHL. The Los Angeles Kings restricted free agent has signed a one-year contract with Avangard Omsk, his hometown club. Tkachev, 26, signed with the Kings last spring as an undrafted free agent but ended up spending most of...Read more
Kings Name Marco Sturm Head Coach Of Ontario Reign
While not quite on the same level, the Los Angeles Kings have decided to join in on this week’s coaching announcement fun. The team has appointed Marco Sturm as the head coach of their AHL affiliate, the Ontario Reign. Sturm has been a member of the Kings organization since 2018-19, serving as an as...Read more
2022 NHL Draft: Top 10 Defensemen
The 2021 NHL Draft was the year of the defenseman as Owen Power (1st – Buffalo Sabres), Luke Hughes (4th – New Jersey Devils), Simon Edvinsson (6th – Detroit Red…Read more
Bruce McNall: His Rise and Fall
On Aug. 9, 1988, the hockey world changed forever. The Edmonton Oilers traded the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings…Read more
Devils’ 2012 Stanley Cup Final Team: Where are They Now?
It is hard to believe that it was a decade ago that Doc Emrick enthuastically shouted “Henrique, it’s over,” and all forms of media flocked to the Prudential Center for…Read more
Los Angeles Kings Extend Jacob Moverare
The Los Angeles Kings announced today that they have signed defenseman Jacob Moverare to a two-year contract extension that will run through the 2023-24 season. The deal is worth $1.525MM, carrying a $762.5K AAV, and will leave Moverare a RFA at its conclusion. The extension gives the young defensem...Read more
Los Angeles Kings Extend T.J. Tynan
The Los Angeles Kings announced this morning that the team signed forward T.J. Tynan to a two-year contract extension worth $1.575MM ($787,500 per season), expiring in 2023-24. According to PuckPedia, Tynan will make $800,000 in NHL salary in 2022-23, along with a $500,000 minors salary and $525,000...Read more
Mike Smith’s Future With Oilers Comes Down to Question of Fit
Mike Smith has been one of the most discussed players in Oil Country since the Edmonton Oilers were eliminated from the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs last week, losing the Western…Read more
NHL Rumors: Kings Linked To Blackhawks Star
According to David Pagnotta, the Los Angeles Kings are interested in Chicago Blackhawks forward Alex DeBrincat. It is entirely understandable that the Kings are targeting DeBrincat. They just put together an excellent season, and it's clear that their rebuild has reached its completion. Yet, they s...Read more
Maple Leafs Commentary: Trading Jake Muzzin, Why? and How?
On January 28, 2019, Kyle Dubas acquired defenseman Jake Muzzin from the Los Angeles Kings in return for the Maple Leafs’ first-round pick in the 2019 entry draft, forward Carl…Read more
Oilers’ Questionable Coaching Decisions Were Costly Against the Avalanche
Now that the dust has settled, I can acknowledge that head coach Jay Woodcroft turned the Edmonton Oilers’ season around when he took over the bench on Feb. 11. The…Read more
Oilers Confirm Leon Draisaitl Played Playoffs With High Ankle Sprain
Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland confirmed that forward Leon Draisaitl played with a high-ankle sprain during the playoffs that he suffered in the first round.Read more
Oilers' Draisaitl declines to discuss injury in end-of-season press conference
It's no secret that Leon Draisaitl hobbled through most of the playoffs. But now that his Edmonton Oilers have been eliminated from the post-season, he still is declining to reveal what exactly was ailing him.Read more
4 Questions Oilers Will Immediately Need To Answer After Playoff Sweep
Following a strong playoff run that ended in a disappointing Western Conference Final sweep at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche, the Edmonton Oilers have to feel a combination of…Read more
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