Dennis, Jordan and James from The Kings Realm Podcast join host Jesse Cohen to crown a King of the Week for week 16 of the LA Kings season. The quartet then play a round of Triple Crown Line (A Kings Realm staple) and select replacement activities for NHL All-Stars to play during All Star Weekend in place of the skills competition and All-Star game.
LA Kings anthem singer Hannah Davey joins host Jesse Cohen to crown another King of the Week. Davey, an LA Kings season ticket member talks about her journey to becoming the Kings regular anthem singer and the preparation she goes through for every performance. Then producer and director Mike Bromley joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to talk about his short film "BALANCE: An Alex Iafallo Story" and surfing in Canada.
Zach Dooley and Dennis Bernstein join host Jesse Cohen for a breakdown of Wednesday night's game between the Kings and Sharks. Then LA Kings forward Alex Iafallo joins Zach and Jesse to discuss the new video "Balance: An Alex Iafallo Story" available on the Kings YouTube page. The video explores Iafallo's love of surfing and how balance plays a role in multiple aspects of his life.
Eddie Garcia (Locked on LA Kings) joins host Jesse Cohen to crown a King of the Week. The Kings went 2-1 in three games against three division leaders in Dallas, Boston and Vegas. Then Ontario Reign defenseman Cameron Gaunce shares his evaluation of three Kings prospects at the recently concluded World Junior Championship. Gaunce played with Brandt Clarke (Canada) during his conditioning assignment with the Reign and shared his perspective on the young blueliner as well as Kenny Connors (USA) and Otto Salin (Finland)
LA Kings In Arena Host Mikey Alexander joined host Jesse Cohen in Tempe Arizona last week to see the Kings play the coyore in Mullett Arena. The pair hosted an impromptu postgame gathering of Kings fans that we bring to you now. Then, NHL Off Ice Official and hirsute penalty box dweller Stephen Pedersen joins host Jesse Cohen to talk about the duties of an Arena Technical Coordinator and how it is that he winds up on the LA Kings telecast so frequently.
Thousand Oaks Native Trevor Moore joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley for a trip down memory lane. The Kings winger reminisces about the early stages of his hockey career, discusses his new contract and answers some fan submitted questions. Chris Peters (FloHockey) also provides a preview of the 2023 World Junior Championships that focuses on the three Kings prospects (Brandt Clarke, Kenny Connors and Otto Salin) set to participate in the tournament.
The Kings recorded back to back wins in over a month this week, with both wins coming in the shootout, and Dan Greenspan joins host Jesse Cohen to crown a King of the Week. Then Former LA Kings forward, and mental performance coach, Jason Podollan (Up My Hockey) joins Jesse for a conversation about his work with current and future professional hockey players, his playing career and the importance of coaching players mentally as well as physically.
Former LA Kings goaltender Mathieu Garon joins host Jesse Cohen to talk about his time in the Kings franchise, the challenges of being an "All Right" netminder and even his time playing in Siberia! The Ontario Reign Insider Jared Shafran stops by to update us on the play of the LA Kings AHL affiliate. Despite a few missing players, Cal Petersen, Quinton Byfield and Alex Turcotte are all playing well as the Reign are off to a 14-7-0-1 start under new head coach Marco Sturm.
Sean Durzi joined Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to talk about growing up a Leafs fan and what it will mean to play his first NHL game in Toronto. The Kings defenseman also discussed his OHL career in Owen Sound and Guelph. Then Jim Fox and Jesse Cohen discuss the Kings victory over the Ottawa Senators and the news that Brandt Clarke will be joining Team Canada soon.
The LA Kings cancelled their scheduled practice on Wednesday morning following a disappointing 9-8 overtime loss to the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday. Shortly after practice was canceled, it was reported by various outlets that goaltender Cal Petersen had been placed on waivers. LA Kings commentator Jim Fox joined host Jesse Cohen to try and make sense of the days events.
Zach Dooley joins host Jesse Cohen for a recap of the LA Kings recent road trip and to crown a King of the Week. The pair are then joined by Manon Rhéaume for a preview of the upcoming Rivalry Series game on December 19th.
LA Kings in arena host Kayla Knierim joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley for a conversation about the path that led her to LA. The Missouri native talks about what it's like to work alongside Mikey Alexander and tries her hand at the ATKM Rotten Tomatoes Game.
Matt McElroy, senior manager of Marketing & Creative for the Ontario Reign, and Zach Dooley join host Jesse Cohen to select the best of the Reverse Retro 2.0 submissions. The trio participated in a 5 round snake draft to create a lineup of jerseys that fans will vote on over the following days. Which combination of jerseys is the best? That's for you to decide!
The LA Kings went 2-1-1 against St. Louis, Dallas, Chicago and Florida over the past week. Eric Stephens (The Athletic) joins host Jesse Cohen to crown a King of the Week for Week 4 and recap the four game stretch. Then Edward Egros (Bally Sports) visits the studio to talk about the statistical trends early in the Kings season.
The LA Kings split the first two games on the second road trip of the 2022-23 season. Zach Dooley joined host Jesse Cohen (1:45) from Chicago after the team completed back to back games in St. Louis and Dallas. Jim Fox joined Jesse Cohen again for a live Twitter Space (22:42) and took questions from Kings fans from the road. Unfortunately, technical difficulties prevent us from bringing the entirety of that conversation.
The LA Kings played a three game homestand over the third week of the 2022-23 season and went 2-1-0. Karo Blikian and Vartan Garibyan, aka The Bannermen, join host Jesse Cohen to crown a King of the Week and recap the three game stretch. The trio discuss the teams up and down week as well as the impending decision the organization has to make about Brandt Clarke's season.
The LA Kings picked up their first home win of the 2022-23 season by defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Tuesday night. Following the game, host Jesse Cohen was joined by John Hoven, Dennis Bernstein and David Pagnotta to discuss the victory.
The LA Kings finished up the first week of the 2022-23 season with a WILD 7-6 victory in Minnesota on Saturday night. Dennis Bernstein joins host Jesse Cohen to look back at the first week of Kings hockey and to name the first King of the Week of the season. The pair of podcasters name an honorable mention, a runner up and a consensus King of the Week before breaking down the play of multiple players that contributed to the Kings big win against the Wild.
LA Kings in arena host Mikey Alexander brings his trademark enthusiasm and positivity for a conversation with Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley. Mikey talks about the challenges of hosting a live event attended by over 18,000 people and what makes it the "best job in the world."
Zach Dooley and host Jesse Cohen take a final look at the 10 Biggest Questions at LA Kings training camp. Then Eric Stephens (The Athletic) joins Jesse to talk about his new role as the LA Kings beat writer, his history covering hockey in Southern California and his predictions for the 2022-23 LA Kings season.
Zach Dooley and Jared Shafran join host Jesse Cohen to recap the Empire Classic played in Ontario on Wednesday night. The Kings lost to the Sharks 3-1 in the inaugural game but there were plenty of positives to take away from the event. Dooley and Shafran also provide further insight to the ongoing training camp and take a look forward and the remaining games on the preseason schedule.
Daryl Evans and Jared Shafran join host Jesse Cohen to recap the recently completed three game showing at the Rookie Faceoff in San Jose. the pair discuss which players stood out, how the coaching staff handled the short exhibition and which players are expected to build on their momentum at Kings training camp. Then Zach Dooley and Jack Jablonski help identify the top 10 storylines heading into training camp for the LA Kings. Training camp begins on Thursday and should feature a number of compelling competitions for roster spots.
Brandt Clarke scored a shootout goal on Saturday to win the Kings second game in the 2022 Rookie Faceoff in San Jose. The young defenseman then joined host Jesse Cohen on Sunday to talk about the games and what he hopes to accomplish at training camp. Mikey Anderson also joins the program as he sat down with Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to talk about his new contract, expectations for the 2022-23 season and cereal.
Marco Sturm will coach the LA Kings at the 2022 Rookie Faceoff in San Jose and joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley on a brand new episode of All The Kings Men. Sturm joined the LA Kings as an assistant coach during the 2018-19 NHL Season and was recently named the Head Coach of the Ontario Reign. The trio discuss the upcoming season for the Reign and Sturm's time as assistant coach with the Kings. All The Kings Men is also proud to debut a new recurring segment titled "Make Mikey Say It".
Zach Dooley joins Jesse Cohen to talk about his personal journey through the world of professional hockey and how he wound up with the LA Kings. The pair also provide a basic guide to their role within the marketing department and discuss the history of LA Kings Insider and All The Kings Men and their evolution into what they are today.
Creative Director of EA Sports NHL 23, Mike Inglehart, joins host Jesse Cohen to discuss the latest release in the video game franchise. Inglehart talks about changes to the games most popular playing modes and some of the motivations guiding the creation of the latest installment of the popular game. The episode wraps up with a conversation with singer/songwriter Wally Pleasant (recorded in the fall of 2021).
Trevor Rabone joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to give some insight into his dual roles as Kings PA Announcer and member of the video production team. Rabone reveals some of the preparation work that goes into announcing a game and shares his perspective on both roles within the organization.
For the first time since 2019, the LA Kings will have a formal ECHL affiliation. Last week the Kings announced a two-year affiliation agreement with the ECHL's Greenville Swamp Rabbits. Head Coach, GM & Dir. of Hockey Operations, Andrew Lord joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to talk about the new agreement, the finer points of running an ECHL team and his career path from player to front office.
The LA Kings selected Jack Hughes with the 51st overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. Hughes joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to talk about his experience at the draft, his first season playing at Northeastern University and the LA Kings development camp. Then Jordan Hill, Associate Coach of the Owen Sound Express, gives Kings fans a preview of what to expect from LA Kings prospect Kaleb Lawrence.
Ontario Reign defenseman Cameron Gaunce joins host Jesse Cohen to give his evaluation for how three Kings prospects performed at the 2022 World Junior Championship. Gaunce has played for the Reign for the past two seasons and has first hand experience playing with both Helge Grans and Samuel Helenius. The veteran defenseman also shares his perspective on the evolution of the Ontario Reign in recent seasons and what the upcoming season may have in store for the fans.
Daryl Evans joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to give some insight into the role of an NHL Color Commentator. The Kings broadcaster reveals some of the preparation work that goes into calling a game and shares his perspective on his role within the organization and the community.
The LA Kings have hired Manon Rheaume as a Hockey Operations/Prospect Advisor. Rheaume, who became the first woman to play an NHL game when she tended the crease in a pre-season game for the Lightning in 1992, will work alongside executives within the hockey operations department in multiple areas, with a focus on prospect development. She will report to Director of Player Personnel, Nelson Emerson and joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to discuss her new role with the Kings and her incredible career in professional hockey.