NHL News and Notes – February 4, 2015

A look at some recent notable NHL news.  Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi is turning into a sharp critic of the NHL salary-cap regulations. Earlier in the season Lombardi criticized the league’s slow response toward allowing him to clear suspended defenseman...

A Trade Probably Won’t Help Mike Richards

In the midst of the LA Kings recent demotion of struggling, high-priced center Mike Richards to the AHL, it’s been suggested he needs a trade in order to regain his once-stellar two-way game. Richards has struggled over the past two seasons. While his offensive...

Kings Facing Salary-Cap Crunch

Over the past three years Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi has done a tremendous job keeping his roster largely intact, which is why they’ve won two Stanley Cup championships in three years. However, as GMs of other former Cup champions discovered...