Found June 23, 2012 on
“We’re the flavor of the month. Six months from now I’ll be an idiot again.”
-Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi. More on the Kings summer plans from Lisa Dillman of the LA Times.
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It was a busier day than expected for the Los Angeles Kings, who selected 19-year old Barrie Colts forward Tanner Pearson with the 30th pick of the first round of the NHL Draft after having re-signed two valuable centers who contributed important minutes to the team's Stanley Cup run.
Los Angeles re-signed Jarret Stoll for three years at 3.25 million per season and Colin Fraser...
The Los Angeles Kings have reached agreements in principle to re-sign centers Jarret Stoll and Colin Fraser, two big contributors to their Stanley Cup title run.
The Kings say they reached the deals Friday.
Stoll, who turns 30 on Sunday, is the Kings' third-line center and faceoff specialist. He also plays extensively on the Kings' penalty kill.
The veteran has spent the...
The Los Angeles Kings reached agreements in principle Friday to re-sign centers Jarret Stoll and Colin Fraser, two big contributors to their Stanley Cup title run.
Stoll's three-year deal is expected to be worth $9.75 million, while Fraser will get a two-year deal worth $1.65 million.
The Kings have the entire core of their first championship team under contract except power...
The Los Angeles Kings have chosen left wing Tanner Pearson with the 30th pick of the first round of the NHL draft.
The Stanley Cup champions made the final selection of the first round on Friday night.
The 19-year-old Pearson is a late bloomer by NHL draft standards. He was draft-eligible for the third time after failing to get picked in each of the past two years, but a dynamic...
I haven't seen any of these guys play, have you?
By the time they're ready to play in the NHL, I'll be collecting social security (if it's still around).
The Kings are hoping Scott Howson is stupid enough to actually KEEP the #30 pick.
Here's a look back at the #30 picks
2003 - Shawn Belle, Blues - Corey Perry was selected 2 slots earlier, Patrick...
Via GuillaumeL_MTL on Twitter, Sportsnet’s Darren Millard reports that the Los Angeles Kings have kept Jarret Stoll in the fold:
LAK lock up Jarret Stoll for another 3 yrs $9.275. #sndraft
TANNER PEARSON - 1-30
Okay, so everyone says nice things about the kid. Two way player. Good hockey sense. But will he be Brayden Schenn or Colten Teubert? Drew Doughty or Thomas Hickey? Years from now there are gonna be a lot of Kings fans who are full of crap when they tell you, "This is the kid I wanted at #30!"
NIKOLAY PROKHORKIN - 4-121
How can you trust a guy...
from Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star, The Los Angeles Kings are what the Toronto Maple Leafs hope to be — not just Stanley Cup champions but grinding, forechecking, defensive-minded Stanley Cup champions.
So says Leafs coach Randy Carlyle.
“I look at the way (the Kings) played and the type of team they had was very similar to what we had in 2007 (in Anaheim),” said Carlyle...
It's so funny how I used to actually care about the NHL Awards and the NHL Draft. But then the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the 1st time... and I just can't find the effort to care about anything else. So instead... The Royal Half Mom provided me with a review of the NHL Awards Show from this past Wednesday night.
Like devoted hockey fans, Dad and I watched...