Canucks: Vancouver Snags Toffoli in Trade with Kings

The Vancouver Canucks have acquired forward Tyler Toffoli in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings. They sent forward Tim Schaller, prospect Tyler Madden and a second-round pick for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft to California. There’s also a conditional pick for the 2022 NHL Entry Draft in the mix. “Tyler brings goal-scoring abilities andContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Snags Toffoli in Trade with Kings”

Maple Leafs: Toronto Acquires Campbell, Clifford in LA Swap

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired goalie Jack Campbell and forward Kyle Clifford in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings. They sent forward Trevor Moore and some draft picks to California in the swap. Los Angeles will receive Toronto’s third-round draft pick for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, plus a conditional draft pick forContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Toronto Acquires Campbell, Clifford in LA Swap”

Kings: Los Angeles (Finally) Ends Things with Kovalchuk

The Los Angeles Kings have ended things with forward Ilya Kovalchuk and it is way past time. The Kings signed the Russian in July of 2018, inking an absurd term of three years to the tune of a ridiculous $18.75 million. It was a desperate effort for a desperate franchise, a sheer signal of LosContinue reading “Kings: Los Angeles (Finally) Ends Things with Kovalchuk”

Kings: Kovalchuk Benched for “Foreseeable Future”

The Los Angeles Kings have told forward Ilya Kovalchuk that he will be out of the lineup for the “foreseeable future,” said Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman Tuesday. By most accounts, this would seem to suggest that Kovalchuk’s tenure with the Kings is coming to an end. He’s seen his ice time chopped down this season andContinue reading “Kings: Kovalchuk Benched for “Foreseeable Future””

2019-2020 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings would rather forget all about last season. They finished with just 71 points, their fewest since 2006-2007, and bowled their way through a few coaches until settling on Todd McLellan. He was hired April 16 after the ejecting of Willie Desjardins, who was brought in to replace John Stevens after aContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings”