Rich Hammond

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Dean Lombardi-Final

We wrap thing up with Dean talking about the Yankees and "dynasties"...Reggie Jackson and the team concept...the "Rumble in the Jungle"...and his relationship with Darryl Sutter... JF: You just used the word Yankees and that’s the team you constantly bring up and you’ve probably touched on it... Read More
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Lombardi Part 2

In Part 2, Dean is asked about his decision to become  a lawyer...his baseball and hockey careers as a player...how he categorizes NHL players... JF: Let’s change the tact and just talk about the law and your interest in it.  We all have decisions to make and crossroads but that was a pretty ... Read More
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Dean Lombardi-Part 1

This is Part 1 (3 Parts in total) of my conversation with Dean.  As many of you know already, Dean can be very philosophical in his thought process and I believe he goes "deep" in many of his answers.  Most of the questions deal with the hockey side at some point, but some of the questions also deal... Read More
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Hexy talk Monarchs III

JF: I’m sure it’s a type of question you’re asked all the time early in the season, 5-1 start so far, so it’s a great start. I guess the simple way of asking is, do you think the Monarchs can contend for a Calder Cup Championship? RH: I think it’s a little early to say whether they can c... Read More
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Hextall on Manch Part 2

Ron talks about "interacting" with players when in Manchester...does the system with the Monarchs change since Darryl Sutter is now the Kings' coach...Freddy Meyer, new assistant coach with Manch...we also get a scouting report on Tanner Pearson and Nikolay Prokhorkin... JF: How much interaction ... Read More