Future Fridays – Interview w/ Brandon Glover

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In yesterday’s Thursday Throwback article we spoke with former Kings goaltender Robb Stauber about the team’s run to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1993.
Today we go the other direction, eyeing the future.  In fact, this kid hadn’t even celebrated his first birthday back when Blueline and Hrudey were dueling it out between the pipes at […]

Throwback Thursdays – An Interview w/ Robb Stauber

For an organization that five years ago had zero credibility when it came to developing goaltenders, the Kings have made quite the turn around under the direction of GM Dean Lombardi and Assistant GM Ron Hextall.
Today, goaltending is a strength…with names like Quick, Bernier, Zatkoff, Jones and Berube set to man the nets next season for the Kings […]

Tuesday Tidbits… the interviews

Looking back…here are 10 of the most popular interviews from this past season, where The Mayor touches base with a variety of people around the world of hockey for their perspective…
Luc Robitaille – The King of Kings stopped by MayorsManor a few days before his Hall of Fame induction…topics include Barry Melrose, Wayne Gretzky, Bruce McNall, the Stanley […]

Exclusive Contest: Win gift bag full of DLO-23 items

Later this evening LA Kings captain Dustin Brown will officially launch DLO-23, his new line of hockey equipment and apparel.
To kick off this exciting new adventure Platinum Events will be hosting a an exclusive, VIP party in conjunction with Norton Sports Management and Combat Sports.  Couldn’t get on the guest list?  No worries, you can still WIN one […]

The 12 Days of Kovy-mas

Media outlets across the nation were running their annual “Christmas in July” headlines on and around the July 1st opening of free agency.
However, comparing the last 12 days here in LA to Christmas would bring back horrible memories of that year you just knew you were getting a bike…only to end up with a cheap […]

REVIEW: The draft, the game and a new goalie?

Before you get ready for your big Saturday night, here are three quick Kings related notes…
* Hockey’s Future reviews the Kings’ 2010 NHL draft.  They think the Kings picked up one player who can quarterback the offense, another who has limited offensive upside and a third with an “almost comical skating style.”  The article also says […]

More notes on the Kings, the Dodgers…and MY TOWN!

A few other notes on the game tonight:
* Chad Billingsley pitched for the Dodgers in the first game of this cross-town love fest back in August of  2008. He’s back on the hill tonight when the Dodgers take on the Cubs during Kings Night at the Stadium.
* Last night was the anniversary of a rather momentous […]

From Greene to Brown to Blue Heaven on Earth

The race is on.
While casual sports fans looking at the Dodgers and Kings may see two entirely different franchises, their recent narratives have been quite similar.
Over the last few years both teams have stock piled young talent at key positions.  Additionally, both hired former executives from hated NoCal rivals to fill their then-open General Manager positions – as Dean Lombardi was once […]

Tuesday’s 10 Tidbits on… the free agents

It’s been five days since the Free Agent Frenzy began in the NHL.  Yet, here in LA, the only fireworks we’ve seen this July have been up in the sky.
As of this writing, the Kings have not added a player via free agency or trade.  In fact, they lost a player when Sean O’Donnell signed with […]

July 4th – Celebrating A Hockey Birthday Too

America is a great country and we should all be proud to live here.  While many are quick to place celebrities and athletes upon a pedestal, the real heroes are the men and women around the world that so bravely fight for our freedom.  It is because of them that we can sit here today safely.  Seriously, we salute you and […]