August 2018 - Page 3 of 3 - LA Kings Insider

The Trade, 30 years later

Otto Greule Jr/Getty ImagesOn August 9, 1988, the LA Kings made the biggest trade in sports history when they acquired Wayne Gretzky, Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski from the Edmonton Oilers for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, first round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993 and $15-million in cas... Full Story

Player evaluation: Kempe

Nick Wosika/Icon SportswireADRIAN KEMPE This season: 81 games, 16 goals, 21 assists, 37 points, 49 penalty minutes, +11 rating, -2.7% CF%Rel, 1.043 PDO, 13:20 time on ice The good: Cataloguing an Adrian Kempe season means sifting through a number of photographs in which Kempe – just among the f... Full Story

Player evaluation: Martinez

Harry How/Getty ImagesALEC MARTINEZ This season: 77 games, 9 goals, 16 assists, 25 points, 34 penalty minutes, +3 rating, -5.6% CF%Rel, 1.019 PDO, 22:52 time on ice The good: Alec Martinez is no longer treated with any kid gloves as it relates to match-ups and starts, and in 2017-18 turned in a... Full Story