What Went Wrong: Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings missed the playoffs for the third time in five seasons in 2018-2019 and it’s safe to say nobody was all that surprised. The Kings finished eighth in the Pacific Division and 15th in the Western Conference, posting a 31-42-9 record. They scored just 202 goals, with only the Anaheim Ducks scoringContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Los Angeles Kings”

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”

Kings Hire John Stevens as Head Coach

The Los Angeles Kings have announced John Stevens as their new head coach. Stevens had been serving as the associate coach of the team for the past three seasons and was promoted to the post after the firing of Darryl Sutter on April 10. General manager Dean Lombardi was also fired as the Kings shuffledContinue reading “Kings Hire John Stevens as Head Coach”

Kings Fire Sutter and Lombardi

After front office shakeups in Florida and Vancouver, the Los Angeles Kings got in on Monday’s action and fired head coach Darryl Sutter. They also canned general manager Dean Lombardi and hired Luc Robitaille as president. Rob Blake was brought in as the new general manager and team vice president. “This was an extremely difficultContinue reading “Kings Fire Sutter and Lombardi”

Rob Blake to Retire

San Jose Sharks captain Rob Blake is set to retire after 20 years in the National Hockey League. As one of the NHL’s top defenders, Blake will make his announcement on Friday. Blake had hinted at retirement after his Sharks were swept by the eventual Stanley Cup champ Chicago Blackhawks. He noted that he hadContinue reading “Rob Blake to Retire”