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An Inside Look At Kings Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Yannetti & the Scouting Process

In my nearly 45 years of covering pro hockey I remain intrigued by what goes into scouting and rating a hockey prospect. It was about nine years ago that then-Kings GM Dean Lombardi and the “Original Insider” Rich Hammond and I had an off night in Calgary. Dean invited the two of us to go to the jun... Full Story

Good morning, Las Vegas

Good morning, Insiders, and good morning, Las Vegas. The light of a Vegas morning can be harsh, as anyone who's taken an 8:45 a.m. taxi to McCarran on a Sunday in July can tell you. But this is winter, and the solsitial light splashed a gold filter across a panoramic, northeast-facing view that c... Full Story

Audio: LAKI joins Kings Men Podcast

INSIDERS. The dawn of a new season is upon us. We shall commemorate this, in pog podcast form. Join host Jesse Cohen and guests Nick Nickson, Mike Commito and yrs truly as we go behind the scenes in the Hall of Famer's career, recall several historic debuts and take a look at the final roster and pr... Full Story