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Hockey Royalty Podcast

Hockey Royalty Podcast

By Hockey Royalty Podcast
The official @Hockey_Royalty Podcast. Hosts: @ScottKinville13, @LAK_Ryan, @NHLRussell - Making It Reign:
@RandoCommando24, @JWPatarino

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Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 47 - Rangers Recap, Cal Petersen is Back, Byfield, Bergevin, Jeff Carter/Penguins Up Next
Scott, Russ, and Ryan recapped the Kings' 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday. We also tackled Cal Petersen's recent resurgence after a poor start, what to do with Quinton Byfield, why did the Kings hire Marc Bergevin, and looking ahead to an old friend on Thursday when the Pittsburgh Penguins are in town. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
January 11, 2022
Making It Reign Episode 16 - Turcotte/Moverare Debuts, Reign PK Woes, Gulls Preview
Randon and Joe talk about Alex Turcotte and Jacob Moverare making their Kings debuts, Reign PK woes, getting three points on the weekend, and Reign of the Week. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
January 08, 2022
Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 46 - World Juniors Canceled, Turcotte's Debut, Vegas Recap, Canucks Preview
Ryan, Russ, and Joe react to the World Juniors being canceled. We also discuss Alex Turcotte's highly-anticipated debut, the Kings' 6-3 loss to the Golden Knights, and what to watch for in the Canucks game on Thursday. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
December 30, 2021
Making it Reign Episode 15 - WJC Coverage, Sixten Funqvist
WJC coverage, breaking down Samuel Helenius, Martin Chromiak and guest Sixten Funqvist breaks down Team Sweden. Also some 2022/23 draft watch. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
December 23, 2021
Making it Reign Episode 14 - Matt Villalta
Joe and Randon talk about the two-game stretch over the weekend, transactions with the Kings, new D-Men fill in, MVP of the week and our interview with Matt Villalta.
December 21, 2021
12-15-21 | Edler Injury, Lightning Recap, Chychrun Rumor, Panthers Preview | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 45
Scott and Ryan talked about the LA Kings' week that saw another defenseman go down in Alex Edler. With Jakob Chychrun reportedly available now, should the Kings go all-in? We also recapped the overtime loss in Tampa and previewed the matchup against a short-handed Florida team on Thursday. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
December 16, 2021
12-14-21 | Wolanin claimed, Losing Clague, Byfield and Thomas back | Making it Reign Episode 13
Joe and Randon talk all things Reign: Wolanin being claimed, losing Clague, the activation of Byfield and Thomas, the differences in the team from the beginning of the season. Also go deeper into the WJC Prospects: Brock Faber #GoKingsGo #LAKings #Reign #NHL
December 14, 2021
12-08-21 | Oilers & Canucks Recap, WJC Rosters, Stars & Wild Preview | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 44
Scott, Russ, and Ryan are back to recap the big win over the Edmonton Oilers and the disappointing loss to the Vancouver Canucks. We also dove into the World Juniors rosters for Team Sweden and Team Finland, players we want to see in the lineup right now, and previewed the upcoming games against the Dallas Stars and Minnesota Wild. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
December 09, 2021
12-01-21 | Ducks loss, and Week recap | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 43
Ryan, Russ, and Scott are back to discuss the week that was for the LA Kings, including the Ducks shootout loss, the Brendan Lemieux biting incident, Brandt Clarke snubbed by Team Canada, and looking ahead to a daunting December schedule. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
December 01, 2021
11-24-21 | Reign Update | Making it Reign Episode 12
Randon and Joe get together before Thanksgiving to break down the battle for first place in the pacific with the Heat. Stars of the weekend. Did Durzi give us another preview of what is to come with the Kings? Lastly in WJC Prospects Corner: Finnish Winger Kasper Simontaival. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #Reign #NHL
November 25, 2021
11-23-21 | Kings Late Struggles | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 42
Russell Morgan and Scott Kinville dive into what’s wrong with the LA Kings right now. Talking power play strategy, Arthur Kaliyev, Sean Durzi, finishing, and much more! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
November 23, 2021
11-20-21 | Ontario Reign Update | Making it Reign Episode 11
Randon and Joe discuss this week for the Reign. Vilardi sent down and Durzi called up. How will each fare?  Also first addition of WJC Prospect Corner: Kirill Kirsanov.  #OntarioReign #NHL #LAKings #GoKingsGo 
November 21, 2021
11-14-21 | Instant Reaction: Jets 3, Kings 2 OT | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 41
Ryan and Scott breakdown the LA Kings overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets, ending their winning streak at seven games. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
November 14, 2021
11-13-21 | Scott Wheeler of the Athletic and team Update | Making it Reign Episode 10
Scott Wheeler of the Athletic joins the pod to talk about his new book, approach to scouting, Kings prospects and the upcoming 2022 draft class. Then Randon and Joe give the Reign update. Tune in! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL #OntarioReign 
November 13, 2021
11-11-21 | Kings Week Recap | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 40
Russ and Ryan break down the LA Kings victories over the Leafs and Habs while previewing the rest of the road trip. We also dove into biggest surprises thus far, lineups changes, and answered some listener questions! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
November 11, 2021
11-07-21 | Ontario Reign Update | Making it Reign Episode 9
Ontario Reign/AHL update.  #GoKingsGo #LAKings #OntarioReign 
November 08, 2021
11-05-21 | Kings Season Update | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 39
Scott and Russ get together to get caught up on a myriad of Kings topics! They review the Kings big win vs St. Louis, the Iafallo-Danault-Kempe line (they need a nickname by the way), Arthur Kaliyev, what the Kings should do with Gabe Vilardi, and last but certainly not least, they preview the upcoming game against New Jersey - who just brought up someone who could be the east coast version of Kaliyev! #LAKings #GoKingsGo #NHL 
November 05, 2021
10-28-21 | Reign insider Jared Shafran - Team Update | Making it Reign Episode 8
Joe and Randon welcome in Ontario Reign insider Jared Shafran. Discuss the in and out of the Ontario Reign. #GoReignGo #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
October 28, 2021
10-22-21 | Kings Opening Week Recap | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 38
Scott, Russ, and Ryan recap the first week of LA Kings hockey, talk about the biggest surprises, and preview the upcoming games against Dallas and St. Louis. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
October 22, 2021
10-21-21 | Reign Hockey is Back | Making it Reign Episode 7
Ontario Reign hockey is back!  Who was the MVP? What were the positives and negatives? Who do we think will be the next call up. #GoKingsGo #NHL #LAKings #OntarioReign 
October 21, 2021
10-14-21 | Final Roster Cuts | Making it Reign Episode 6
Talking about final cuts of the Kings. How do those cuts effect the Reign roster? Takes from both preseason matchups and will the Reign keep 3 goalies? #LAKings #GoKingsGo #NHL #
October 14, 2021
10-08-21 | Kings Update | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 37
The Hockey Royalty Podcast is back with @ScottKinville13 and @NHLRussell to discuss everything going on in training camp and the preseason with the LA Kings. #LAKings #GoKingsGo #NHL 
October 08, 2021
10-04-21 | Team Update | Making it Reign Episode 5
We talked about the preseason games, the cuts, the reign roster. #GoKingsGo #OntarioReign #NHL #LAKings 
October 04, 2021
09-24-17 | 10 Questions for the Kings headed into the Season | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 36
The guys at Hockey Royalty explore the 10 questions headed into the season. Will any rookies make the squad, how will the defense shake up and many more. Tune in to find out. #LAKings #NHL #GoKingsGo #OntarioReign 
September 24, 2021
09-16-21 | Round-Table | Making it Reign Episode 4
Joe and Randon talk about their dream venues to catch a game, upcoming Rookie Tournament, what they would like to see out of certain players, and the ever changing jigsaw puzzle that is the Kings/Reign rosters.  #GoKingsGo #OntarioReign #NHL #LAKings
September 17, 2021
09-15-21 | Special Guest Coach Garrett Raboin | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 35
University of Minnesota Men’s Ice Hockey Assistant Coach Garrett Raboin joins the program to talk about Brock Faber’s development and what’s next for the LA Kings prospect.  #GoKingsGo #LAKings #OntarioReign #NHL
September 16, 2021
09-10-21 | Special Guest Patrick O'Neal | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 34
Patrick O'Neal joins the program to talk broadcasting, LA Kings prospects, expectations for the Kings this season, and sprinkling in some Angels discussion! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL #OntarioReign 
September 10, 2021
09-05-21 | Kevin McGlue (Colorado Eagles play-by-play announcer) | Making it Reign Episode 3
Kevin McGlue (Colorado Eagles play-by-play announcer) joins the program to talk about what the Ontario Reign are getting in T.J. Tynan. #OntarioReign #NHL #AHL #GoKingsGo #LAKings 
September 05, 2021
09-01-21 | Special Guest Mike Commito from Hockey 365’s | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 33
Hockey 365’s Mike Commito joins the program to discuss his new book, contributing hockey history for the LA Kings, starting The Unlikely Innovators Podcast, and his work with NEO Kids Foundation! #LAKings #GoKingsGo #NHL 
September 02, 2021
08-23-21 | Making it Reign Episode 2
Randon and Joe talk about the moving pieces within the Reign roster. The players that left and the new players coming in. How do they help the roster and where do we see them slotting in. Put your GM hat on because we have our preliminary lines and D Pairs before the start of camp. #LAKings #NHL #OntarioReign #GoKingsGo 
August 24, 2021
08-15-21 | Making It Reign Episode 1
Randon and Joe talk about expectations and disappointments from the Ontario Reign’s 2021 season, which position groups met expectations, and excitements for next season! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #OntarioReign #NHL #AHL 
August 16, 2021
08-12-21 | Special Guest Jim Fox | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 32
Jim Fox joins the program to discuss his playing days, getting into broadcasting, and his thoughts on the LA Kings moves in free agency. #LAKings #GoKingsGo #NHL
August 12, 2021
08-03-21 | Free Agency Roundtable| Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 31
The guys are back to provide their reactions to the Kings moves in free agency and fitting the puzzle pieces together that is the LA Kings roster. #GoKingsGo #LAKings 
August 03, 2021
07-27-21 | Special Guest Tony Ferrari | Hockey Royalty Podcast Episode 30
Tony Ferrari makes his triumphant return to the program to give his thoughts on the LA Kings 2021 NHL Draft class. #NHLDraft2021 #LAKings #NHL
July 28, 2021
07-21-21 | Seattle Expansion Draft - 2021 NHL Draft Preview | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 29
The guys are back to preview the Seattle Expansion Draft and the 2021 NHL Draft. We dove into surprises from the LA Kings protected list, who will get taken by the Kraken, and also who the Kings should take with No. 8 overall pick.
July 21, 2021
07-16-21 | Special Guest PuckLines Podcast | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 28
A great discussion with the guys over at PuckLines podcast.  Talked:  Touch on the Bruins Expansion/Entry Draft situation Jake Debrusk a Kings option? Suter/Parise/Eichel/Tarasenko/Landeskog #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
July 16, 2021
07-09-21 | Special Guest Mikey Anderson | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 27
The guys were joined by LA Kings rookie defenseman Mikey Anderson. We talked about his first full NHL season, playing with Drew Doughty, and choosing between the Reverse Retros or Gretzky Heritage Era sweaters”. Also talked Viktor Arvidsson traded to the Kings.  #GoKingsGo #NHL 
July 09, 2021
06-29-21 | Special Guest Rich Hammond | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 26
The original LA Kings Insider Rich Hammond joins the program to discuss how he got involved with LAKI, what covering Darryl Sutter was like, favorite players to interview, what the Kings should do with the 8th overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, and thoughts on the Stanley Cup Finals. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
June 29, 2021
06-11-21 | Happy Hour Hockey Royalty Edition Ep 25
It's the Happy Hour pod! The whole crew jumps in to talk World Championships, Helge Grans and Lukas Parik deals, the NHL Playoffs, listener questions, and several random tangents, including Reverse Retros. #GoKingsGo #LAKings 
June 11, 2021
06-04-21 | Dave Pagnotta of The Fourth Period | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 24
The Fourth Period's Dave Pagnotta joins the program to discuss the early days of TFP, Mark Scheifele's hit on Jake Evans, the playoffs thus far, what the LA Kings need to do in the offseason, and players to target. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
June 04, 2021
05-27-21 | Former Kings-Hawks Colin Fraser | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 23
Colin Fraser joins the program to discuss his time with both the Chicago Blackhawks and LA Kings, life after hockey, and becoming an amateur scout. Plus, we dove into some listener questions. #LAKings #NHL #GoKingsGo 
May 27, 2021
05-19-21 | Steve Kournianos of The Draft Analyst | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 22
Steve Kournianos of The Draft Analyst joins the program to discuss all things related to the 2021 NHL Draft. We talked what the LA Kings should do with their first-round pick, five players to target with the pick, biggest draft riser, most overrated, and we dove into those fun Jack Eichel rumors afterward. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL #OntarioReign 
May 19, 2021
05-15-21 | Patrick Williams from EP Rinkside | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 21
AHL beat writer for and EP Rinkside Patrick Williams joins the program to discuss all things AHL and the Ontario Reign. Hear what he has to say about Quinton Byfield, Alex Turcotte, and Arthur Kaliyev's development. Also, who was the most surprising player on the Reign this year? The answer might not be what you're thinking. Tune in!
May 15, 2021
05-11-21 | Chris Peters from Hockey Sense | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 20
Hockey Sense’s Chris Peters joins the program to discuss his path to ESPN and starting a solo venture, covering the U18s and the Frozen Four, addressing the Jack Eichel rumors, and players the Kings can target in the 2021 NHL Draft. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
May 11, 2021
05-05-21 | Rink Royalty crossover with Locked on Kings | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 19
An LA Kings podcast crossover! The guys were joined by Sarah from Locked On Kings to discuss Byfield's first few games, what the Kings should do in the offseason, who should get the last callup, Reverse Retro or Gretzy Era jerseys, and answering listener questions. #LAKings #GoKingsGo #NHL
May 05, 2021
05-02-21 | Kings-Reign Update| Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 18
The guys are back discussing Quinton Byfield's LA Kings debut, pending RFA's we would keep, playoff teams we are rooting for, the AHL playoffs, and which Ontario Reign player should get the last callup. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
May 02, 2021
04-23-21 | Special Guest Kings Assistant Coach Marco Sturm | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 17
LA Kings Assistant Coach Marco Sturm joins the program to discuss the draft process with the Sharks, his trade to LA, injuries, getting into coaching, younger players on the roster that have impressed him the most, and answering listener questions. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
April 23, 2021
04-20-21 | Special Guest Boko Imama | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 16
Boko Imama joins the program to discuss his time with the Ontario Reign, being traded to the LA Kings, what the draft process was like for him, what he's seen in some of the younger players on the Reign, and his role as being the enforcer.
April 20, 2021
04-16-21 | Special Guest Alex Laferriere | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 15
2020 third-round pick Alex Laferriere joins the podcast to discuss his year with Des Moines, the Ivy league season being cancelled, which NHL player he emulates his game after, will he drop the gloves if needed, and much more! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
April 16, 2021
04-12-21 | Carter traded to Pittsburgh - Trade deadline recap | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 14
Following the NHL's trade deadline, the guys discussed the Jeff Carter trade, the Alex Iafallo contract extension, what's next for the LA Kings, and some of the other news around the NHL! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
April 13, 2021
04-08-21 | Kings-Reign Update - Trading deadline talk | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 13
The guys discuss the NHL trade deadline as it pertains to the LA Kings. Who will go? Who will stay? Tune in to find out! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
April 08, 2021
04-02-21 | Special Guest Zach Dooley | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 12
LA KingsInsider Zach Dooley joined the program to discuss his background, thoughts on what the Kings might do at the trade deadline, his thoughts on the Brendan Lemieux trade, the Ontario Reign, and much more! #LAKings #NHL #GoKingsGo 
April 02, 2021
03-30-21 | Special Guest Drew Way | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 11
Drew Way (@Drews_Way) from BlueShirtsBreakaway joins the show to break down what the LA Kings are getting in Brendan Lemieux. We also previewed the upcoming series against Vegas, focusing on three important points in order for the Kings to come away with a couple of wins. #LAKings #GoKingsGo #NHL
March 30, 2021
03-27-21 | Special Guest Sixten Funqvist | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 10
The guys were joined by Swedish Hockey League writer Sixten Funqvist discussing Helge Grans’ ceiling, Tobias Bjornfot’s passing abilities, Lias Andersson still being an impact player, Swedish players to target in the 2021 NHL Draft, and Swedish death metal. Tune in! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
March 28, 2021
03-25-21 | Special Guest Patrick Bacon | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 9
The guys were joined by Patrick Bacon of TopDownHockey discussing hockey analytics, answering listener questions, discussing Monday's Sharks/Kings matchup, previewing Wednesday's series finale, and much more! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
March 26, 2021
Special Guest @TheBannermenPod | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 8
Joined today by @TheBannermenPod guys, handing out grades to 10 players at the midway point, and more. #GoKingsGo #LAKings 
March 21, 2021
Kings and Reign week the was recap | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 7
The guys recapped the last week’s worth of games, previewing the St. Louis Blues game on Wednesday, and the Ontario Reign’s recent winning streak. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
March 18, 2021
Special Guest Dennis Bernstein | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 6
Dennis Bernstein joins the guys to discuss topics from how he became a writer, play the kids, how the Kings should approach the offseason, and much more! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
March 14, 2021
Special Guest @JFreshHockey | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 5
.@JFreshHockey joins the guys to break down analytical stats pertaining to the LA Kings. Expected goals for, expected goals against, quality of competition, etc. We covered it all! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL 
March 11, 2021
Special Guest Tony Ferrari from DobberProspects | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 4
The guys were joined by DobberProspects' Tony Ferrari to chat LA Kings prospects. Was Quinton Byfield the right choice, what is Jordan Spence's ceiling, was Samuel Fagemo the biggest steal of the draft, Alex Turcotte untouchable? That and much more in this jam-packed episode! #GoKingsGo #NHL #LAKings 
March 04, 2021
Wild shoot-out loss 4-3 | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 3
The guys wrap up a disappointing ending to an otherwise positive roadtrip. Recapping the 4-3 OT loss to the Minnesota Wild and what’s next for the LA Kings. #GoKingsGo #LAKings #NHL
February 28, 2021
Special Guest @dirty_harry81 | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 2
.@dirty_harry81 joins the guys to discuss the LAKings season to date, his passion for Slayer and other metal music, how he became a Kings fan, meeting players, #playthekids, Kings a playoff team, and more! #GoKingsGo #LAKings #HockeyRoyalty 
February 25, 2021
Kings win 4-0 over Wild | Hockey Royalty Podcast Ep 1
On the pilot episode, we discuss the 4-0 win against the Minnesota Wild, #playthekids, the Ontario Reign's slow start, previewing the series with the Coyotes, and more!
February 18, 2021