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10 offseason moves that would make sense – USATODAY.com

3. Los Angeles Kings going after Marian Gaborik: Two summers ago, Dean Lombardi dipped into the free agent marketplace with poor results. But the timing was all wrong. They spent all last season in rebuilding mode, and now they have a strong collection of talented young players, such as Drew Doughty, Jack Johnson, Dustin Brown, Jonathan…

The Hockey News: Getting To Knowlov Frolov

Status: Los Angeles Kings winger HT: 6-foot-2 WT: 210 pounds DOB: June 19, 1982 In: Moscow, Russia Hockey Inspirations: “I didn’t have one guy. I like a lot of great players – like Alexander Yakushev, Valeri Kharlamov. But I really didn’t have one guy who I really wanted to be like. I always want to…

2009 NHL Mock Draft 1.0 | Bleacher Report

1. The New York Islanders will select John Tavares of the London Knights This is a no brainer pick. John Tavares is easily the best forward in this draft and has been compared to the likes of Wayne Gretzky. With absolutely no offensive talents on this team outside the likes of Kyle Okposo, Tavares will…

Hockey’s Future end-of-season Calder Poll

3. Drew Doughty, D (LA) 6’1, 203 lbs. DOB: Dec. 8, 1989 Acquired: 1st round, 2nd overall in 2008 Although Doughty was unable to be the spark to lead the Los Angeles Kings into the playoffs, like Mason in Columbus and Ryan in Anaheim, his play for the rebuilding team was just as impressive. One…

Boston Globe: The Unfortunate Fourteen

What of those clubs that didn’t make it to the Stanley Cup playoffs? Well, the Unfortunate Fourteen are always a mixed lot, and this year is certainly no different. Some want immediate change. Some ponder and puckhandle. A few, such as the Los Angeles Kings, managed expectations from the outset. LA is left hoping a…

F-You Buffalo News

Nobody should accept the Miller excuse for finishing ninth or 10th in the conference while playing in a weak division. The Devils were without the best goaltender in the world, Martin Brodeur, for 50 games. They came together, found different ways to win, made backup Scott Clemmensen better, and captured the tough Atlantic Division. This…

Hockey’s Future Top 50 prospects: #10 Oscar Moller

10. Oscar Moller, RW – Los Angeles Kings A number of Kings forward prospects were expected to make the team out of training camp this season, but not Moller. Moller did his best to disrupt those plans and indeed earned a spot. At only 19 years of age, Moller is already skating a semi-regular shift…