ESPN.com national hockey writer Pierre LeBrun has been in Southern California recently, and has been checking in on the Kings as they prepare for the upcoming season.
If you haven't seen it, check out LeBrun's video interview with Jarrett Stoll.
LeBrun also has a piece on new forward Mike Richards, who says he was shocked after being traded by Philadelphia to L.A., but some familiar friends have helped him ease into his new hockey home.
There's also a piece on the Kings' goaltending situation and how the team seems to have a "good problem" in net.
Good reading. Check it out.