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Kings' Dean Lombardi named Executive of the Year by the L.A. Sports Council

Dean Lombardi, the president and general manager of the Kings, has been named Executive of the Year by the L.A. Sports Council. Lombardi's midseason trade for Marian Gaborik helped spark the Kings to the Stanley Cup championship in 2014 as Gaborik scored 14 postseason goals. It was the second time in three years the Kings won the Stanley Cup Finals and clinched both at Staples Center...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings give Darryl Sutter anniversary win over Phoenix

It was on this day three years ago, Dec. 20, that Darryl Sutter was lured away from his frigid cattle ranch in Canada to coach the Los Angeles Kings.  Sutter didn't remember his anniversary. Although he remembers shoveling manure when general manager Dean Lombardi called, a story that all of L.A. and all of hockey isn't likely to forget, and he remembers coming to L.A., where there...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Injury Update: Jake Muzzin is Cleared to Play Thursday

The Los Angeles Kings will welcome defenseman Jake Muzzin back to the lineup on Thursday. Per Rich Hammond from the Orange County Register , Kings’ GM Dean Lombardi stated that Muzzin is scheduled to return on Thursday against the Buffalo Sabres.  #456499120 / Jake Muzzin has not played in the regular season as he suffered an upper body injury during the...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lombardi faces new challenge in suspension of Voynov

Dean Lombardi has ventured into uncharted waters. The Los Angeles Kings' general manager has never faced an indefinite suspension in the salary cap era before.  It's not quite as simple as recalling a defenseman to fill the spot of suspended defenseman Slava Voynov. There are too many moving parts, too many parties involved and too many questions that he just doesn't have the answers...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings’ Jake Muzzin Signs Five-Year, $20 Million Contract Extension

Dean Lombardi knows how to build a winning NHL franchise. The Los Angeles Kings general manager has put together two Stanley Cup-winning teams over the last three years, and he’s constructing the foundation for more championships by re-signing top-four defenseman Jake Muzzin to a team-friendly five-year, $20 million contract. The team announced the deal Wednesday afternoon, and...
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

GM of the Year Nominees Announced

NHL-Marc Bergevin (Montreal Canadiens), Dean Lombardi (Los Angeles Kings) and Bob Murray (Anaheim Ducks) are the three finalists for the NHL General Manager of the Year Award. Bergevin has been the Canadiens’ general manager for the past two seasons, and has received two GM of the Year Awards, so the team is certainly in good hands. Bergevin and Murray are finalists for the second...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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