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Jesse Cohen discusses the latest LA Kings news, trade coverage, prospects reports, Stanley Cup NHL playoffs predictions and pop culture insights from throughout the hockey world!
Making Sense of Wednesday w/ Jim Fox
The LA Kings cancelled their scheduled practice on Wednesday morning following a disappointing 9-8 overtime loss to the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday. Shortly after practice was canceled, it was reported by various outlets that goaltender Cal Petersen had been placed on waivers. LA Kings commentator Jim Fox joined host Jesse Cohen to try and make sense of the days events.
Week 7 Recap & LAK v OTT Postgame
Update: The 10 Biggest Questions for the 2022-23 Season
The LA Kings are in third place in the pacific division with a record 11-9-2 after 22 games. Host Jesse Cohen is joined by two former long time LA Kings Season Ticket Members to revisit the 10 biggest questions for the season.
Week 6 Recap & A Rivalry Series Chat w/ Manon Rhéaume
Zach Dooley joins host Jesse Cohen for a recap of the LA Kings recent road trip and to crown a King of the Week. The pair are then joined by Manon Rhéaume for a preview of the upcoming Rivalry Series game on December 19th.
Road Report w/ Jim Fox
Jim Fox joined host Jesse Cohen live from the road for a Twitter Spaces on Thursday November 17th. The LA Kings broadcaster talked about the win over the Edmonton Oilers and answered live questions from fans.
Behind The Scenes w/ Kayla Knierim
LA Kings in arena host Kayla Knierim joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley for a conversation about the path that led her to LA. The Missouri native talks about what it's like to work alongside Mikey Alexander and tries her hand at the ATKM Rotten Tomatoes Game.
Week 5 Recap & Roster Update w/ John Hoven & A Chat w/ Patrick O'Neal
2:15 Roster Updates w/ John Hoven
14:15 King of the Week w/ John Hoven
30:00 Catching up w/ Patrick O'Neal
Reverse Retro 2.0 Jersey Draft
Matt McElroy, senior manager of Marketing & Creative for the Ontario Reign, and Zach Dooley join host Jesse Cohen to select the best of the Reverse Retro 2.0 submissions. The trio participated in a 5 round snake draft to create a lineup of jerseys that fans will vote on over the following days. Which combination of jerseys is the best? That's for you to decide!
Week 4 Recap w/ Eric Stephens & Stat Chat w/ Edward Egros
The LA Kings went 2-1-1 against St. Louis, Dallas, Chicago and Florida over the past week. Eric Stephens (The Athletic) joins host Jesse Cohen to crown a King of the Week for Week 4 and recap the four game stretch. Then Edward Egros (Bally Sports) visits the studio to talk about the statistical trends early in the Kings season.
Road Report w/ Zach Dooley & Jim Fox
The LA Kings split the first two games on the second road trip of the 2022-23 season. Zach Dooley joined host Jesse Cohen (1:45) from Chicago after the team completed back to back games in St. Louis and Dallas. Jim Fox joined Jesse Cohen again for a live Twitter Space (22:42) and took questions from Kings fans from the road. Unfortunately, technical difficulties prevent us from bringing the entirety of that conversation.
Week 3 Recap w/ The Bannermen
The LA Kings played a three game homestand over the third week of the 2022-23 season and went 2-1-0. Karo Blikian and Vartan Garibyan, aka The Bannermen, join host Jesse Cohen to crown a King of the Week and recap the three game stretch. The trio discuss the teams up and down week as well as the impending decision the organization has to make about Brandt Clarke's season.
Postgame Podcast: Kings vs Lightning
The LA Kings picked up their first home win of the 2022-23 season by defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Tuesday night. Following the game, host Jesse Cohen was joined by John Hoven, Dennis Bernstein and David Pagnotta to discuss the victory.
Week 2 Recap & A Chat w/ Luc Robitaille
1:00 - King of the Week
13:55 - Luc Robitaille
Road Report w/ Zach Dooley & Jim Fox
2:00 - Zach Dooley
31:00 - Jim Fox Q&A
Week One Recap w/ Dennis Bernstein
The LA Kings finished up the first week of the 2022-23 season with a WILD 7-6 victory in Minnesota on Saturday night. Dennis Bernstein joins host Jesse Cohen to look back at the first week of Kings hockey and to name the first King of the Week of the season. The pair of podcasters name an honorable mention, a runner up and a consensus King of the Week before breaking down the play of multiple players that contributed to the Kings big win against the Wild.
Behind The Scenes w/ Mikey Alexander
LA Kings in arena host Mikey Alexander brings his trademark enthusiasm and positivity for a conversation with Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley. Mikey talks about the challenges of hosting a live event attended by over 18,000 people and what makes it the "best job in the world."
10 Biggest Questions for the 2022-23 Season
10 - How will the rest of the Pacific Division perform?
9 - What role will injury and illness play in the 2022-23 season?
8 - Will any new players have breakout seasons or graduate from the lower leagues?
7 - How will the defense evolve from last season?
6 - How will the goaltenders split their time in net?
5 - Will the special teams play improve?
4 - Will the offensive contributions from any players regress?
3 - Will any players significantly increase their offensive output?
2 - Will Kevin...
Eric Stephens & Training Camp Update
Zach Dooley and host Jesse Cohen take a final look at the 10 Biggest Questions at LA Kings training camp. Then Eric Stephens (The Athletic) joins Jesse to talk about his new role as the LA Kings beat writer, his history covering hockey in Southern California and his predictions for the 2022-23 LA Kings season.
Jack Han on Brandt Clarke & Kings v Ducks recap
2:15-7:45 Kings v Ducks recap w/ Dennis Bernstein
7:45-45:00 Jack Han on Brandt Clarke
Empire Classic Recap
Zach Dooley and Jared Shafran join host Jesse Cohen to recap the Empire Classic played in Ontario on Wednesday night. The Kings lost to the Sharks 3-1 in the inaugural game but there were plenty of positives to take away from the event. Dooley and Shafran also provide further insight to the ongoing training camp and take a look forward and the remaining games on the preseason schedule.
Adrian Kempe & Training Camp Update w/ Jim Fox
01:54 - 24:52 Jim Fox on training camp
25:00 - 43:00 Adrian Kempe
Top 10 Questions at Training Camp & Rookie Face-Off Recap
Daryl Evans and Jared Shafran join host Jesse Cohen to recap the recently completed three game showing at the Rookie Faceoff in San Jose. the pair discuss which players stood out, how the coaching staff handled the short exhibition and which players are expected to build on their momentum at Kings training camp. Then Zach Dooley and Jack Jablonski help identify the top 10 storylines heading into training camp for the LA Kings. Training camp begins on Thursday and should feature a number of compelling competitions for roster spots.
Brandt Clarke & Mikey Anderson
Brandt Clarke scored a shootout goal on Saturday to win the Kings second game in the 2022 Rookie Faceoff in San Jose. The young defenseman then joined host Jesse Cohen on Sunday to talk about the games and what he hopes to accomplish at training camp. Mikey Anderson also joins the program as he sat down with Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to talk about his new contract, expectations for the 2022-23 season and cereal.
Marco Sturm (Ontario Reign Head Coach)
Marco Sturm will coach the LA Kings at the 2022 Rookie Faceoff in San Jose and joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley on a brand new episode of All The Kings Men. Sturm joined the LA Kings as an assistant coach during the 2018-19 NHL Season and was recently named the Head Coach of the Ontario Reign. The trio discuss the upcoming season for the Reign and Sturm's time as assistant coach with the Kings. All The Kings Men is also proud to debut a new recurring segment titled "Make Mikey Say It".
10 Offseason Questions Final Update
TOP 10 QUESTIONS FOR THE SUMMER OF 2022
10 - What will the other teams in the Pacific Division do this summer?
9 - What will the Kings do at the Draft?
8 - Will Adrian Kempe re-sign?
7 - Will Mikey Anderson re-sign?
6 - How will the left side of the defense evolve?
5 - How will the right side of the defense evolve?
4 - Which RFA forwards will be given opportunities?
3 - Which UFA veterans will be retained?
2 - Will the team make any trades to u...
Behind The Scenes w/ Zach Dooley
Zach Dooley joins Jesse Cohen to talk about his personal journey through the world of professional hockey and how he wound up with the LA Kings. The pair also provide a basic guide to their role within the marketing department and discuss the history of LA Kings Insider and All The Kings Men and their evolution into what they are today.
Mike Inglehart (NHL 23) & Wally Pleasant
Creative Director of EA Sports NHL 23, Mike Inglehart, joins host Jesse Cohen to discuss the latest release in the video game franchise. Inglehart talks about changes to the games most popular playing modes and some of the motivations guiding the creation of the latest installment of the popular game. The episode wraps up with a conversation with singer/songwriter Wally Pleasant (recorded in the fall of 2021).
Behind The Scenes w/ Trevor Rabone
Trevor Rabone joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to give some insight into his dual roles as Kings PA Announcer and member of the video production team. Rabone reveals some of the preparation work that goes into announcing a game and shares his perspective on both roles within the organization.
Andrew Lord of the Greenville Swamp Rabbits
For the first time since 2019, the LA Kings will have a formal ECHL affiliation. Last week the Kings announced a two-year affiliation agreement with the ECHL’s Greenville Swamp Rabbits. Head Coach, GM & Dir. of Hockey Operations, Andrew Lord joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to talk about the new agreement, the finer points of running an ECHL team and his career path from player to front office.
Introducing Jack Hughes
The LA Kings selected Jack Hughes with the 51st overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. Hughes joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to talk about his experience at the draft, his first season playing at Northeastern University and the LA Kings development camp. Then Jordan Hill, Associate Coach of the Owen Sound Express, gives Kings fans a preview of what to expect from LA Kings prospect Kaleb Lawrence.
2022 WJC Recap w/ Cameron Gaunce
Ontario Reign defenseman Cameron Gaunce joins host Jesse Cohen to give his evaluation for how three Kings prospects performed at the 2022 World Junior Championship. Gaunce has played for the Reign for the past two seasons and has first hand experience playing with both Helge Grans and Samuel Helenius. The veteran defenseman also shares his perspective on the evolution of the Ontario Reign in recent seasons and what the upcoming season may have in store for the fans.
Behind The Scenes w/ Daryl Evans
Daryl Evans joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to give some insight into the role of an NHL Color Commentator. The Kings broadcaster reveals some of the preparation work that goes into calling a game and shares his perspective on his role within the organization and the community.
Manon Rhéaume, Hockey Operations/Prospect Advisor
The LA Kings have hired Manon Rheaume as a Hockey Operations/Prospect Advisor. Rheaume, who became the first woman to play an NHL game when she tended the crease in a pre-season game for the Lightning in 1992, will work alongside executives within the hockey operations department in multiple areas, with a focus on prospect development. She will report to Director of Player Personnel, Nelson Emerson and joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to discuss her new role with the Kings and her incredible career in professional hockey.
WJC Preview w/ Chris Peters
The (rescheduled) 2022 World Junior Championship begins on August 9th in Edmonton. Chris Peters joins host Jesse Cohen to preview the tournament. Peters highlights the play of Helge Grans, Samuel Helenius and Kasper Simontaival after discussing Canada's controversial omission.
Introducing Kevin Fiala
Newly acquired forward Kevin Fiala joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley on this episode of All The Kings Men. Fiala signed a 7 year extension immediately following the trade that brought him to LA. The Swiss native scored 85 points in 82 games for the Minnesota Wild during the 2021-22 season. After the conversation with Kevin Fiala, stick around to hear from the General Manager of IFK Helsinki, Tobias Salmelainen, as he reveals what Kings fans can expect from newly drafted defenseman Otto Salin.
Glen Murray, Director of Player Development
Glen Murray, Director of Player Development for the LA Kings, joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley for a fascinating conversation about the world of player development. Murray, an NHL veteran and former Kings forward, discusses the importance of developing a variety of skills both on and off the ice and answers some questions from Kings fans.
Behind The Scenes w/ Alex Faust
Alex Faust joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to give some insight into the role of an NHL Play-by-Play Announcer. The Kings broadcaster reveals some of the preparation work that goes into calling a game and shares his perspective on his role within the organization and the community.
2022 Draft Evaluation: Jared Wright & Off-Season Update
Nick Blaesser of the Omaha Lancers joins host Jesse Cohen to talk about Kings prospect Jared Wright. Wright was selected by the Kings in the 6th round and is expected to return to the Lancers for the 2022-23 season. Then Daryl Evans stops by for an update on the off-season moves made by the Kings and their Pacific Division rivals.
Development Camp Recap w/ Jarret Stoll
LA Kings Development Camp is done and the responses were overwhelmingly positive. Mike Donnelly said "it’s probably one of the best development camps that I can remember as a whole." Jarret Stoll joins host Jesse Cohen to provide some details about what happens at Development Camp, which players stood out and answered some fan submitted questions as well.
Breaking Down The 4th Round Picks (Connors & Booth)
The LA Kings made seven selections at the 2022 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal including two, Kenny Connors (103rd) and Angus Booth (116th), in the fourth round. Jordan Kuhns (Dubuque Fighting Saints) and Ben Houle (Shawinigan Cataractes) join host Jesse Cohen to discuss Connors and Booth respectively.