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Kings Roster Down to 31

*waiver-exempt ^juniors eligibility remaining GOALIES (will re-assign 1) Erik Ersberg Jonathan Bernier* Jonathan Quick* DEFENSEMEN (will re-assign 2-4; depending on how Harrold is employed) Drew Doughty Matt Greene Jack Johnson Sean O’Donnell Rob Scuderi Joe Piskula* Andrew Campbell* Alec Martinez* Thomas Hickey* Davis Drewiske* FORWARDS (will re-assign 4-5) Ryan Smyth Anze Kopitar Jarret Stoll Justin…

Roster I Wish Were Possible

Smyth/Kopitar/Williams Purcell/Moller/Brown Frolov/Handzus/Simmonds Clune/Stoll/Westgarth (Harrold, Lewis) Johnson/Scuderi Doughty/Greene Hickey/SOD (Drewiske) Bernier Quick Or, as I like to think of it: 25/35/25 20/20/30 35/20/15 5/15/5  

New Post, in which, instead of earning money, I decide to crunch cap figures related to the preposterous Sedin twins to L.A. UFA rumor

Here’s why I don’t think the swedish twins in socal rumor makes any sense, especially not Deano sense. Math. The twins want $12MM/year. The Kings, after re-signing Johnson and Purcell, then adding $12MM for the Sedins, would be at at least $58MM. $59MM if Hickey makes the team. So we have to dump one big salary.…

From Sportsnet.ca: A trade rumor I want to say is idiotic but is probably just … well, I hope it doesn’t happen. Not for Simmonds anyway.

Meanwhile, 300 km up Highway 2, rumours persist that Edmonton GM Steve Tambellini is shopping one of his four offensive defenceman in an attempt to kickstart the rebuild in Edmonton. We’re hearing Sheldon Souray to Los Angeles — where his children live with his ex-wife, a long distance relationship that Souray has found taxing through two…

Via Matthew Barry: Lombardi tells Purcell to get to the blue paint, talks Calder and Army, and gives Boyle the Teeniest Wisp of a Last Chance Not to Suck

There are still many questions to be answered up front. Is Purcell ready to take it to the next level? “We’ve driven into him “you’ve got to get to the blue and you’ve got to pay the price””. Will Moulson be back? Will there be several surprises this season as we had with Wayne Simmonds…

cut-and-paste of my own comment from Inside the Kings, just so I don’t forget I said it and because it’s so hard to find anything in the Inside the Kings archives

The season after next will be interesting cap-wise, as [commenter "src3" on the Inside the Kings "board" said] said. Not just because of Frolov being a UFA and the cap coming down a bit, but also because both Quincey and Quick will be RFA. Next year, Fro’s hit is 2.9, Quick’s .8, Quincey’s .6, and…