2008 NHL Draft: Live From The Los Angeles Kings’ Draft Party – UPDATED

Greetings from the Nokia Theatre where the Los Angeles Kings are hosting a party for their season ticket holders…all anxiously awaiting what they will do in the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft, which begins at 4:00 PM PDT in Ottawa.

Frozen Royalty will have several live updates as the afternoon/evening wears on, so be sure to check in frequently. Read more of this post

Los Angeles Kings And The 2008 NHL Draft: Defining Moments

LOS ANGELES — No matter what Dean Lombardi does over the next couple of days in terms of draft selections and trades, those actions—or inactions—will be the defining moments of his tenure to date as the President/General Manager of the Los Angeles Kings. Read more of this post

A Lot Of Nerve-Redux

Two seasons ago, when the Los Angeles Kings raised ticket prices by an average of 7.5 percent, even though they had given loyal fans nothing in terms of success on the ice, I wrote in an op-ed piece:

“The Los Angeles Kings and the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), headed by Philip Anschutz and Tim Leiweke, the entertainment and real estate conglomerate that owns the Kings, sure have a lot of nerve.”

Well, AEG and the Kings apparently have more nerve than I thought.

Rich Hammond reported on May 1 that the Kings will once again raise ticket prices, claiming poverty. You can read about it here:

Kings Announce Ticket Price Hikes, Say They’re Not Just Losing On The Ice
More On Season-Ticket Holders

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Los Angeles Kings Are Looking Ahead

LOS ANGELES — With the Los Angeles Kings already hitting the golf courses after yet another year of failing to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the time has already come to start looking at their future.

Realistically speaking, that look at the future began in earnest back in mid-December when they were already out of playoff contention. But now, without the distraction having to endure watching the second-worst team in the National Hockey League struggle in most games, we can focus on what lies ahead. Read more of this post

A Look Back And A Look Ahead: Marc Crawford

LOS ANGELES — After a dreadful, frustrating 2007-08 season, the Los Angeles Kings are not dwelling on the past. Rather, they are looking forward, and given what they have in terms of young prospects and a boatload of picks in the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft in June, they believe their future is bright. Read more of this post

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