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LA Kings Farm System Ranked No. 4 by The Athletic

Strong showing at 2019 NHL Draft vaults the Kings into the Top 5 among prospects for the 2019-20 season

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

This offseason, the LA Kings farm system added top-end talent to an already very deep pool of impressive prospects, according to The Athletic.

A strong showing at the 2019 NHL Draft and the development of their existing players in the pipeline helped the Kings place No. 4 in The Athletics' NHL Farm System Rankings.

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"The Kings have built a very deep farm system, making the most of a lot of their picks," Corey Pronman wrote in his analysis of the Kings farm system. "There are a lot of players in this system who not only project to make it to the NHL, but also to become quality NHL players."

The Athletic's Top 10 LA Kings Prospects
Prospect
Position
Acquired
Alex Turcotte
C
1st/2019
Arthur Kaliyev
LW
2nd/2019
Rasmus Kupari
C
1st/2018
Tobias Bjornfot
LHD
1st/2019
Kale Clague
LHD
2nd/2016
Samuel Fagemo
LW
2nd/2019
Akil Thomas
C/W
2nd/2018
Jaret Anderson-Dolan
C
2nd/2017
Mikey Anderson
LHD
4th/2017
Carl Grundstrom
LW
Trade: TOR
Full Breakdown of Kings Prospects

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Pronman's deep dive into the farm system of every NHL organization includes a ranking of all of the team's prospects, broken into tiers based on their projection; the impact on the upcoming season and an overall ranking of all players under 23. Check out the full explanation of Pronman's system, player eligibility, prospect tiers and the complete ranking of all 31 teams.

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