Jon Rosen, Author at LA Kings Insider

Jon Rosen

Player evaluation: Doughty

Elsa/Getty ImagesDREW DOUGHTY This season: 82 games, 10 goals, 50 assists, 60 points, 54 penalty minutes, +23 rating, +4.6 CF%Rel, 1.008 PDO, 26:50 time on ice The good: How much time do you have? Would you like a pillow or a comfortable place to sit? I hope you’re not late for an appointment. ... Read More

Player evaluation: Toffoli

Aaron Poole/NHLITYLER TOFFOLI This season: 82 games, 24 goals, 23 assists, 47 points, 16 penalty minutes, +9 rating, +0.94 CF%Rel, 1.015 PDO, 16:07 time on ice The good: In most 25-year-olds’ cases, an eight-goal, 13-point spike in production would be cause for encouragement, but that doesn’t s... Read More

Player evaluation: Phaneuf

Jonathan Kozub/NHLIDION PHANEUF This season: 26 games, 3 goals, 7 assists, 10 points, 15 penalty minutes, -7 rating, 48 shots, -5.0% CF%Rel, .983 PDO, 19:28 time on ice (with Los Angeles); 79 games, 6 goals, 20 assists, 26 points, 49 penalty minutes, -15 rating, 134 shots, -6.1% CF%Rel, .994 PDO, ... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Video: John Stevens joins NHL Network

John Stevens joined NHL Tonight on Thursday to share an LA Kings update in the dog days of the NHL off-season. There's not a great deal that you haven't already been privy to, but he did speak on behalf of how he shares his input with Rob Blake towards personnel and managerial decisions, and how he'... Read More