Category: ‘Kings Front Office’

Lombardi and Sutter May Be Gone but Their Philosophy Remains
April 13th, 2017 at 12:34 AM
The Los Angeles Kings didn’t make the playoffs in two out of the past three seasons, after winning two Stanley Cups in three seasons, which led to the firing of general manager Dean Lombardi and coach Darryl Sutter, according to Dan Beckerman, the president and chief executive of AEG, the...

Los Angeles Kings Relieve Assistant Coach Davis Payne of His Duties
April 12th, 2017 at 11:23 PM
The Los Angeles Kings announced on Tuesday that they relieved assistant coach Davis Payne of his duties. In a statement, the Kings said “Our organization wishes Davis and his family the best in their future endeavors.” ***PHOTO1*** Payne joined the Kings in the offseason in 2012, and helped the team to the 2014...

Los Angeles Kings Named Mike Futa as the Club’s Assistant General Manager
April 12th, 2017 at 10:56 PM
The Los Angeles Kings named Mike Futa as the club's Assistant General Manager, it was announced by Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake. ***PHOTO1*** Official Release: Futa most recently served as Kings Vice President, Hockey Operations and Director of Player Personnel. This upcoming season will be Futa's 11th season with the...

AEG Announces Front Office Changes for the Los Angeles Kings
April 11th, 2017 at 12:46 AM
AEG’s President and CEO Dan Beckerman, announced that Luc Robitaille has been named the Los Angeles Kings President and will now oversee all hockey and business operations, and Rob Blake has been named Vice President and General Manager, and will direct all day to day hockey operations for the organization....

Dean Lombardi Spoke for the First Time Since Team USA was Eliminated
September 23rd, 2016 at 9:49 AM
Team USA general manager Dean Lombardi, spoke for the first time on Thursday since Team USA was eliminated from the World Cup of Hockey 2016. "We got some darn good players," Lombardi said. "But the reality is, that matchup on a skill basis, if you want to go head-to-head and play...