A Drew Doughty Theory

LA Kings Insider insight

Insider Insight is a new feature on Crowned Royal that will, uh, present the most brilliant hockey minds Southern California has to offer: the commenters on LA Kings Insider, Rich Hammond’s blog.

The Richards Reaction

Richards cu

Dean Lombardi officially ushers in a new era in Los Angeles.

Why I Officially Love the Mike Richards Trade


We knew this day would come. With the emergence of KFC, it was inevitable. And, as sad as it is parting ways with Simmer, I would be even more heartbroken about seeing Clifford wearing orange next season.

The Ryan Smyth Saga – Dean Lombardi HATES Drama…

Lombo Smyth font

The summer isn’t even a week old, in hockey chronology, and it is already shaping up to be the most dramatic one in- OK well a dramatic one.

Kings Player Grades, Crowned Royal Style: Jack Johnson


Jack Johnson – Tuaca
“Go beyond the usual.”

Kings Player Grades, Crowned Royal Style: Rob Scuderi

NHL: MAR 22 Avalanche at Kings

Rob Scuderi – Chivas Regal Scotch
“Here’s to knowing what’s right and doing it.”

Kings Player Grades, Crowned Royal Style: Matt Greene

NHL: APR 01 Canucks at Kings

Matt Greene – Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon
“101% Flavorful; 101% Unbreakable.”

Kings Player Grades, Crowned Royal Style: Alec Martinez

Alec Martinez

Alec Martinez – Soju
“For centuries, Soju was the choice of spirits for Kings and nobility; now it is available to all those who know a good thing when they taste it.”

Kings Player Grades, Crowned Royal Style: Davis Drewiske

Davis Drewiske hits and gets hit by Tuomo Ruutu

Davis Drewiske – Georgia Moon Corn Whiskey
“Just like they drink in the back hills of Georgia.”

Kings Player Grades, Crowned Royal Style: Jake Muzzin


Jake Muzzin – Keystone Light
“Always Smooth” — Keith Stone

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