The Colonel Loves His Country

Prior to the Kings leaving town for Pittsburgh I had a chance to catch up with everybody’s favorite rookie, Kyle Clifford, to see what’s been going on away from the ice…

MM: You went back home for the All Star break. How did that go?

KC: I had a couple days in there to spend a lot of time with friends and family and threw a nice little party at the local Queen’s Tavern bar (note: it’s located at 99 Stanley St, a hockey place if there ever was one) for the town. So, it was a lot of fun and I enjoyed it a lot. It was nice to see a couple familiar faces.

MM: How about the rookie party in Calgary…

KC: It was our way of showing that we appreciate the veterans. Actually, really it’s just a night out for the guys. Every year they do it, so it was a lot of fun. It was good to have it in Calgary, a nice little western town. It was pretty low key. We just had a nice dinner and went out for a little bit of fun, dancing and stuff like that. We put together a few little skits and it was a lot of fun.

MM: The cameras caught Drew Doughty singing on the bench in Calgary during one of the stops in play. I think they might have caught you as well..

KC: Yeah, I’m kind of a country-boy type of person. So, I love the country music. It’s always nice to hear it and you don’t get it too often. So, you really have to take it all in while you can.

Hopefully Clifford brought his ipod. There probably won’t be much country music on this leg of the trip.

The Mayor
www.twitter.com/MayorNHL   
www.facebook.com/MayorsManor

RELATED ARTICLES:

Kings Gifts of The Future – the Kyle Clifford bobblehead

Clifford Explains the ‘Colonel’ Nickname

Clifford and Westgarth Respond to Biz Nasty

.

Recent Articles

LA Kings 2020 Prospect Rankings – Goalie Depth Chart

Before we get started here, some context…
While normally our Midseason Prospect Rankings come out shortly after the World Junior Championships, we held off in anticipation of any deals the Kings may make prior to the NHL Trade Deadline. With that completed, we’re now moving ahead.
For more than 10 years now, this series of […]

LA Kings Prospect Tracker – Week Ending February 24, 2020

As the Kings said goodbye to a few players integral on their latest cup win in 2014 this past week, we get to welcome a new addition to our prospect tracker. Some of our regulars are returning to form while others are heating up.
EUROPE
Samuel Fagemo: Forward, Frölunda HC, SHL (2nd round pick in 2019)
Regular season: […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes on Three More Kings Trades to Come, Roster for Next Season

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss several timely topics, including: Tyler Toffoli, Alec Martinez, Trevor Lewis, Derek Forbort, Gabe Vilardi, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Kale Clague, and more.
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the player below or […]

Major News Items

LA Kings Prospect Tracker – Week Ending February 17, 2020

As the NHL deadline approaches, the Kings are looking to trade away some veterans. They look to beef up their already strong prospect pool, as these up-and-comers had another good week. EUROPE Samuel Fagemo: … [Read More...]

More Prospect News