Maple Leafs: Toronto Addresses Key Need with Muzzin Trade

The Toronto Maple Leafs accomplished what they set out to do when they snagged defenceman Jake Muzzin on Monday. The trade sent Carl Grundstrom, Sean Durzi and a 2019 first round pick to the Los Angeles Kings and now the scrutiny can begin in earnest. First, the gain for Toronto is palpable. While Muzzin isn’tContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Toronto Addresses Key Need with Muzzin Trade”

Kings: All is Not Lost for Los Angeles (No, Seriously)

The Los Angeles Kings stink. Everyone knows this. The team at least hung in against the Pittsburgh Penguins to force overtime on Saturday, but they dropped the decision 4-3 and lurched to the bottom of the entire league. They’re 11-20-3, a point behind the dismal Blackhawks to bring up the rear in the Western Conference.Continue reading “Kings: All is Not Lost for Los Angeles (No, Seriously)”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings have made a number of organization changes as of late, naming John Stevens as their new head coach in April and shuffling the deck in the front office to include Rob Blake as general manager and Luc Robitaille as club president. On the ice, the Kings will look largely the same.Continue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings”