June 2012 - Page 3 of 17 - LA Kings Insider
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Info on Kings pick Colin Miller

With their fifth-round pick (No. 151 overall) the Kings selected defenseman Colin Miller from Sault Ste. Marie of the Ontario Hockey League. Miller, 19, is listed at 6 feet and 175 pounds. This season, his second season with Sault Ste. Marie, Miller had eight goals and 20 assists in 54 games. The... Read More
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Six second-day picks for Kings

The second round of the NHL Draft is underway, and the Kings are scheduled to have six picks, but none until the end of the fourth round. I'll update them here, along with any pertinent news, and then have more in-depth looks at each pick... FOURTH ROUND No. 121 -- Nikolai Prokhorkin, LW, CSKA (... Read More
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Pearson, Futa talk about pick

Tanner Pearson and Mike Futa, and the Kings’ co-director of amateur scouting, talked tonight about the Kings’ selection of Pearson with the No. 30 overall pick... Question: This is something you waited a long time for. How did it feel to hear your name called? PEARSON: ``I don’t think you ... Read More
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Multimedia look at Tanner Pearson

Tanner Pearson, the Kings' first-round draft pick tonight, will be eligible to play in the American Hockey League next season or could return to the Ontario Hockey League for an over-age season. I'll have some quotes posted shortly from Pearson and from Mike Futa, the Kings' co-director of amateur s... Read More
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New contracts for Stoll, Fraser

The Kings have confirmed that they have reached agreement with two centers on contract extensions. Jarret Stoll has agreed to a three-year contract worth an average of $3.25 million per season, while Colin Fraser has agreed to a two-year contract worth $825,000 per season. Stoll's previous cap hit ... Read More
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Assistant coach change for Kings

A Kings source has confirmed an initial L.A. Times report that assistant coach Jamie Kompon will not return to the staff next season, per the choice of the team. Further, John Stevens and Bill Ranford are expected to return. It's not yet known who Darryl Sutter might choose to fill the position. Ber... Read More
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Back of the classroom at the draft

As noted earlier, the Kings, by virtue of their Stanley Cup championship, get the table in the back corner of the draft floor in Pittsburgh. The view, courtesy of the Kings' Instagram page, is above. The Kings are scheduled to pick 30th unless the Columbus Blue Jackets use their option to take the p... Read More
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No decision on Doughty today

Drew Doughty's attorney, Craig Renetzky, posted on Twitter today -- and confirmed in a follow-up phone conversation -- that no decision would be announced today by the district attorney regarding possible charges against Doughty, who has been accused of sexual assault. Renetzky had believed that a d... Read More
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Brown to Van Nuys, Cup to Hermosa

I'm aware -- and my email inbox is very, very aware -- that many people are interested in knowing if when the Stanley Cup is visiting their city/area. That's still being determined, but please remember that in many cases these ``days with the Cup'' are private events. A player/coach might choose to ... Read More
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Feeling a draft (day)

As the shortest summer ever marches on, the start of the NHL Draft is only a few hours away. The first round will be held tonight in Pittsburgh, with coverage on NBC Sports Network starting at 4 p.m. Pacific time. The Kings hold the 30th and final pick of the first round, although the Columbus Blue ... Read More
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Who will hit the road the most?

On a day with not much else going on, here’s something interesting. The website ontheforecheck.com did an analysis of the 2012-13 schedule and calculated how many miles each NHL team will travel next season. The Kings, per the website’s calculations, will travel a total of 45,152 miles next season, ... Read More