Kings Links - Tackle Thursday Edition

With all your World Cup needs at hand. Oh and some hockey news, too, I guess.

Being that it's summer and all, there is nothing really new to report with the Kings.

Kings News

Mayors Manor

Kings to interview top candidate for Manchester head coach So far AGM Rob Blake's lead candidate is Mike Strothers, an ex-Flyer and has deep ties to the Kings organization.

LA Kings Insider

GABORIK DISCUSSES SIGNING WITH THE KINGS The sniper insists he had always wanted to stay in LA, though he does say he may have considered free agency had things not gone so smoothly.

FOX SPORTS WEST SEASON RECAP AIRS AT 10:30 WEDNESDAY So it actually debuted last night but I included this because Rosen has the list of when the show is scheduled to re-air.


Gaborik deal nothing short of wizardry Chris Johnston thinks Dean Lombardi did a good thing.


Lots of Kopi love in Slovenia.

In Other News


Unique skills, story for Ho-Sang An intriguing prospect that Lombardi should really go if he falls to 29 but probably will pass him up for some project defenseman or something.

Star Tribune

Wild contacts agents for some big names Since the Kings have confirmed that they will not re-sign him, Willie Mitchell is included in that list.

The Hockey News

Transparency, clarity, instancy and Kate Upton: Four ways to fix the NHL Awards Adam Proteau gives his suggestions on how to make the NHL Awards better.

The Score

Dreger: Extensions for Toews, Kane could cost Blackhawks $11-12 million per season If this is true, that would leave the Blackhawks virtually no money to re-sign 11 players. I hope it comes to fruition (mostly because I'm a selfish person who would love to see an enemy shoot themselves in the foot and possibly damage their Cup chances in the future).


U.S. Lose Gloriously Thank you, Ronaldo. We can go back to being friends again.