Introducing Erik Portillo & NCAA Tournament Preview

The LA Kings acquired the rights to goalie Erik Portillo on March 1st at the NHL trade deadline. The Swedish born goaltender joins host Jesse Cohen to talk about his goaltending career and his time as a Michigan Wolverine. Then Chris Peters (FloHockey) joins Jesse and Zach Dooley to preview the upcoming NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament and the three teams featuring LA Kings prospects: Harvard (Alex Laferriere), University of Michigan (Portillo) and the University of Denver (Jared Wright).

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