Significance and Expectations Are Sky High for the LA Kings and the 2019 NHL Draft

LOS ANGELES — It’s only Wednesday, two days before the first round of the 2019 National Hockey League Draft, on June 21, 2019, in Vancouver. But the amateur scouting staff of the Los Angeles Kings, and very likely, much of their hockey operations and front office staff, have been in Vancouver since the beginning of... Continue Reading →


LA Kings Are “Not Looking For Speed For Speed’s Sake” When They Scout and Draft Players

LOS ANGELES — In April 2006, when Dean Lombardi took over as general manager of the Los Angeles Kings, he insisted that they invest significant resources in scouting and development, which had never been done before in the history of the franchise. That move paid off, big time, as the Kings were finally able to... Continue Reading →

What You Probably Don’t Know About Kevin Gravel’s Rise On LA Kings Depth Chart

PROSPECT WATCH: Frozen Royalty begins its off-season coverage of the Los Angeles Kings up-and-coming prospects with a look at the backstory that you probably haven’t heard about regarding defenseman Kevin Gravel’s development and ascent through the ranks of the Kings’ system. Features exclusive comments from Kings Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Yanetti. LOS ANGELES —... Continue Reading →

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