Kings Links: Clifford to Ontario, New Prospect Rankings, and a Scout's Lockout

Plus, a Russian analysis of Slava Voynov.

Kyle Clifford is joining the Ontario Reign. He will join Devin Setoguchi and Paul Mara as current NHLers on the team; because Clifford has fewer than 200 professional games, he doesn't count towards the ECHL veteran limit. BIG RED DOG! [Ontario Reign]

In other Reign news: the Cup will be in Ontario on December 1. It's also Canadian Heritage Night, if you're into that kind of thing. [Ontario Reign]

A Russian feature on Slava Voynov! Revelations: he has performed the Russian National Anthem for the rest of the Kings, and he likes Russian food. [Russia: Beyond the Headlines]

What do scouts do during the NHL lockout? If you're longtime Kings scout Rob Laird, you just watch a lot more minor league hockey. And wait for your ring. [Fort-Wayne News Sentinel]

We mentioned last week that the Kings were making an effort to contribute to Hurricane Sandy relief. They ended up donating a total of $23,085.46 after matching the money raised up to November 15. Kudos. [LA Kings]

The initial NHL Central Scouting rankings for the 2013 NHL Draft have been released. has the most comprehensive breakdown. [NHL]

Finally: if you'd like to read lockout and CBA updates, there are plenty of great people on Twitter who are keeping us all informed. We'll leave it out of the Kings Links, though.

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.