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Seven Kings named to WJC rosters, three more still in play + USA player quotes

Good Morning, Insiders! Perhaps a record-setting morning? The LA Kings could have as many as 10 players representing the organization at the upcoming World Junior Championships, beginning later this month, in Edmonton, Alberta. The Kings have already had seven players confirmed to the tournam... Full Story

The QMJHL’s top defenseman, Jordan Spence, has his sights set on Team Canada

Across North America, we’ve seen hockey leagues ranging from the NHL to the OHL currently still deciding upon a return to action. The QMJHL however, including Kings prospect Jordan Spence, has been playing since October. For Spence though, when you became the first Moncton Wildcat in nine years ... Full Story

The Athletic’s Scott Wheeler evaluates the Kings prospect pool

In case you missed it, the Reigny Day Podcast at the start of this week featured Cameron Close and Zach Dooley interviewing The Athletic’s Scott Wheeler. Most Kings fans will remember this past February when Wheeler’s prospect rankings ultimately ended with the Kings having the first overall prospec... Full Story

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