DEAN LOMBARDI RUMORS

Jason Lewis: Kings Get Gaborik. Who Has Two Thumbs and Was Wrong About the Deadline?

I theorized that the deadline could be quiet for the Kings and Dean Lombardi. But with about an hour and a half left before the deadline the Kings and Jackets took center stage for another deadline deal that ultimately proved me wrong. This one I still can't quite wrap my head around but here it is: Matt Frattin, a 2nd-round pick, and a conditional third for Marion Gaborik...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Lewis: Could the Deadline Be Quiet for Lombardi and the Kings?

There are a lot of big names floating around out there as this trade deadline inches closer and closer. Gagner, Hemsky, Calllahan, Kesler etc. Are the Kings really IN on any of these though? Is Dean Lombardi working the phones and trying to posture his team for a long cup run? History actually says no. History, as well as the current state of affairs, also says that despite the...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dean Lombardi Trying To Improve The Kings

from Kevin Baxter of the LA Times, What is certain is that Lombardi has spoken with the Edmonton Oilers about a trade for center Sam Gagner, although the Kings are having trouble fitting Gagner's $4.4-million salary under the salary cap. But that doesn't mean Lombardi will stop trying between now and the March 5 trade deadline. Lombardi acquired Dustin Penner from...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A with Kings general manager Dean Lombardi

The day after the Los Angeles Kings were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs by the Chicago Blackhawks, Kings general manager Dean Lombardi shared his thoughts on a variety of topics. A recap of the biggest talking points. What the last 24 hours has been like: I think the disappointment is obviously the losing but I think theres a bit of, this is something Ive always said...
Via Fox Sports West
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

LA Kings look ahead after repeat dreams are dashed

After the Los Angeles Kings' Stanley Cup defense came to a crashing end in the Western Conference finals, general manager Dean Lombardi felt he couldn't fault his team for its effort or its tenacity. Lombardi also believes the Kings can stay in annual Cup contention for quite a while. The Kings spent Sunday decompressing from their elimination by the Chicago Blackhawks...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Sutter, Lombardi, Robitaille extended

The Los Angeles Kings have given multiyear contract extensions to coach Darryl Sutter, general manager Dean Lombardi and president of business operations Luc Robitaille. The Stanley Cup champions announced the deals Friday, a day before they begin defense of their title at home against Chicago. Sutter took over for the fired Terry Murray in December 2011 and immediately led the...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings extend contracts of Lombardi, Sutter and Robitaille

The Stanley Cup champion Kings took care of another bit of housekeeping an important one by finalizing the contract extensions of General Manager Dean Lombardi, Coach Darryl Sutter and executive Luc Robitaille on Friday morning. Lombardi also holds the title of team president and Robitaille is the team's president in charge of business operations. As reported earlier this...
Via Fox Sports West
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Lombardi, Sutter to get contract extensions

General Manager Dean Lombardi, whose philosophy of building through the draft and prizing character provided the foundation of the Kings' Stanley Cup championship last spring, has made a handshake agreement with the organization on a four-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season. The deal, expected to be finalized within days, will be announced at the same time as a...
Via Fox Sports West
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Lombardi's faith in trades rewarded in Cup run

Three games into the Los Angeles Kings' Stanley Cup Final series against the New Jersey Devils, the only remaining question is whether the parade route will travel down Figueroa or Olympic. Amongst the backdrop of constant "We Want the Cup" chants by a Staples Center record crowd of 18,764, the eighth-seeded Kings improved to 15-2 in the 2012 postseason with an emphatic...
Via Fox Sports West
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Dean Lombardi responds to clock controversy

Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi said there is a scientific explanation for the apparent hesitation by the scoreboard clock at Staples Center on Wednesday night that preceded the last-second goal by Drew Doughty in the Kings' 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Times colleague Lisa Dillman asked Lombardi to respond to comments on the goal made by Blue Jackets General...
Via Fox Sports West
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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