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Dave Lowry on LA Kings Prospect Chaz Reddekopp: “He’s Still Learning to Use His Size”

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Like they’ve done with defense under Dean Lombardi‘s watch, the Los Angeles Kings continue to stress size moving forward. While the silver-and-black do have some big prospects in their system, there is one in particular who deserves a bit of extra attention — and it’s not because he has such ...

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LA Kings Sign Michael Amadio to Three-Year Entry-Level Contract

Mike Amadio of the North Bay Battalion. Photo by Aaron Bell/OHL Images

LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, Los Angeles Kings President & General Manager Dean Lombardi announced that the team has signed prospect Michael Amadio to a three-year entry-level contract. In 260 career regular-season games for the OHL‘s Brampton/North Bay Battalion, the 19-year-old center has amassed 222 points (90 goals, 132 assists) ...

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LA Kings Have a Natural Goal-Scorer in Prospect Spencer Watson

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With 40 goals and 86 points this season, he has no trouble proving that he is a natural goal-scorer. Still just 19, Los Angeles Kings prospect Spencer Watson already has plenty to boast about despite his diminutive 5-foot-9, 170-pound frame. An excellent skater with a shot that’s both hard and ...

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Kris Knoblauch Says Kings Prospect Erik Cernak “Will Thrive With the Extra Responsibilities and Ice Time”

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When he was drafted last June, the Los Angeles Kings took a defenseman who had to play in North America. This season, though, defenseman Erik Cernak is celebrating a great campaign in the Ontario Hockey League with the Erie Otters as he shows plenty of signs that he could be ...

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Discussing LA Kings Prospect Alec Dillon with Kurtis Mucha

EDMONTON, ALTA: SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 -- Edmonton Oil Kings goalie Alec Dillon trying to land the starting position, here at practice in Fort Saskatchewan, September 3, 2015. Their first preseason game is on Saturday. (ED KAISER/EDMONTON JOURNAL)

With the departures of J.F. Berube and Patrik Bartosak, the once-deep future of the Los Angeles Kings in goal has been spread thin. In terms of the present, the Kings certainly have plenty of solidity with Jonathan Quick in Los Angeles and Peter Budaj in Ontario. Beyond that, though, it ...

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Kris Knoblauch on LA Kings Prospect Jake Marchment: “He Does Pretty Much Everything”

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Carrying on the family tradition started by his Uncle Bryan, Los Angeles Kings prospect Jake Marchment possesses size, git and toughness — all ingredients desired for a durable career in the National Hockey League. Drafted in the sixth round (157th overall) by the Kings in 2014, Jake Marchment has come ...

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LA Kings Prospect Matt Mistele Finishing Junior Career in Style

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He has what teams want in a power forward and the Los Angeles Kings are certainly no exception. His 6′ 2 frame mixed in with his combative style makes Matt Mistele a can’t-miss prospect for the Kings. Plus, not being selected until the sixth round in 2014, many would argue ...

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Monarchs’ Richard Seeley on Alex Roach: “The Biggest Thing is Consistency”

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Defense wins championships. The old adage has been proven right by the Los Angeles Kings, who have won two Stanley Cups in three years. In recent years, though, they have had to part ways with some talented blueliners. From Rob Scuderi and Willie Mitchell to Robyn Regehr, Slava Voynov and ...

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Size, Reach, Net-Front Presence: LA Kings Prospect Matt Schmalz Has What It Takes to Fit In

Matt Schmalz of the Sudbury Wolves. Photo by Aaron Bell/OHL Images

One of the biggest reasons why opposing teams have respected — even feared — the Los Angeles Kings in recent years has been their tremendous size and their ability to use it to their full advantage. While by no means has it been their only ingredient for success, the Kings ...

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Ryan Oulahen on LA Kings Prospect Michael Amadio: “You Are Now Seeing an Elite Goal-Scorer”

Mike Amadio of the North Bay Battalion. Photo by Aaron Bell/OHL Images

From the time he began his junior career in 2012, Michael Amadio has consistently gotten stronger. Drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the third round (90th overall) of the 2014 Draft, the native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., has worked so hard throughout his junior years that he now possesses ...

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