Black and White, Episode 7: Jake Muzzin; Lombardi audio

Jake Muzzin, as learned through a collection of minor hockey photos, at one point in his youth had a big, red afro. There are a lot of other things that Kings fans will like about the latest Black and White installment, one of which, as had previously been reported by LAKI, was that Muzzin chose the Kings over the Ducks in a heavy recruiting push to land the multidimensional defenseman after the Pittsburgh Penguins chose not to offer him a contract. It’s all chronicled here:

“You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to watch who Darryl Sutter and John Stevens and Davis Payne have on the ice when games are on the line. Whether they need a big goal, the kid’s on the ice, or whether they need to keep the puck out of the net, the kid’s on the ice, and that’s the ultimate sign of respect.”
-Michael Futa

BONUS VIDEO: Here’s the entirety of Dean Lombardi’s conference call yesterday:

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