June 2010 - Page 8 of 8 - LA Kings Insider
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Mocking the draft

As we know, the Kings have the 19th overall pick in the first round of the NHL Draft. Unlike the past few years, when it's been relatively easy to pick a handful of first-round prospects who might end up as a King, this year it's wide open. Conventional wisdom might be that the Kings will select a f... Read More
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Lombardi, on goals

In this last part of the interview with Dean Lombardi, he talks about his expectations for the Kings going forward... Question: Your team's basic goal this season, to make the playoffs, was pretty obvious. You've talked, in the past, about how difficult it can be for teams to follow up on that, t... Read More
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Kings `Fight Club’

The Kings' Web team has a fun new feature running this summer. They're sifting through years of video to find some of the classic fights in Kings history, and putting the video online every day this summer. At www.lakings.com/fightclub you can view the fights and vote and comment on them. There are ... Read More
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Futa talks combine

The NHL summer unofficially kicked off last weekend, when management types of all stripes met in Toronto for the draft combine. The combine features 100 draft-eligible prospects, who are put through workouts to determine their physical fitness, and also have interviews with teams to determine their ... Read More
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Prospect update

Two prospects, defenseman Niclas Andersen and forward Geordie Wudrick, are no longer a part of the Kings' organization. The Kings did not sign either player by the June 1 deadline, meaning that Andersen becomes a free agent and Wudrick will be eligible to be drafted again this month. Andersen, 22... Read More
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Lombardi, on prospects

In this segment of the interview, Dean Lombardi talks about the depth of the Kings' prospect pool, and the short-term challenges he faces in managing those prospects' development. Lombardi also talks in detail about the possibility of Brayden Scheen being on the Kings' roster next season, and allows... Read More
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NHL Draft tickets

Tickets for the NHL Draft, to be held June 25-26 at Staples Center, can be acquired and downloaded at LAKings.com/nhldraft starting Saturday at 10 a.m. Tickets are free, other than a $1.25 service charge per ticket, and a maximum of four tickets is allowed per person. The ticket is good for both day... Read More
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Lombardi, on improving

The next part of the Dean Lombardi interview focuses on the future. How can the Kings get better next season? How much of the improvement will have to be done internally, and does Lombardi believe that he will have to be active on the trade and/or free-agent markets this summer? In this part, Lombar... Read More