Frozen Royalty Audio: 2009-10 Rookie Tournament – Game 1

Frozen Royalty will be publishing a wrap-up story on the Los Angeles Kings/Phoenix Coyotes Rookie Tournament during the wee hours of Friday morning, September 11. In the meantime, here is the raw audio from post-game interviews following the Coyotes’ 6-1 blowout win over the Kings’ prospects. Read more of this post


LA Kings 2009 Draft Goes As Planned

LOS ANGELES — The National Hockey League completed its 2009 Entry Draft on Saturday in Montreal and just like on Friday, there were no major surprises from the Los Angeles Kings, who selected nine players in rounds 2-7 and were involved in four minor trades.

One of those trades sent center Brian Boyle (photo at left; courtesy Los Angeles Kings) to the New York Rangers in exchange for the Rangers’ third round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

In 28 games with the Kings this past season, the 24-year-old native of Hingham, Massachusetts scored four goals and added an assist with 42 penalty minutes. But he shuttled back and forth between Los Angeles and the Kings’ primary minor league affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, where he scored ten goals and added eleven assists for 21 points with 73 penalty minutes in 42 games.

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