Upcoming Interviews

In addition to our regular features with Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty and the other members of the Los Angeles Kings, here’s a brief look at some of the exclusive hockey interviews coming up in the next few days on MayorsManor…

* Gasper Kopitar – Anze’s younger brother talks about playing junior hockey and his dreams of making the NHL (plus, Anze reacts to some of his brother’s comments)

* Mathieu Schneider – the former Kings defeseman talks about his new role in the NHLPA

* Ted Irvine – one of the original Kings from 1967 talks about setting up the first goal in franchise history

[note: Brian Kilrea, who scored the actual goal, was on MayorsManor here – he went on to a legendary coaching career that saw him mentor a long list, including Jim Fox and current prospect Tyler Toffoli]

Also, for all of our new readers, here are links to the most popular interviews of the last few weeks:

Willie Mitchell Not Sure What Went Wrong

Agent Pat Brisson on NHLPA Meeting with Donald Fehr

LA Kings Players on Favorite Moments in Anaheim

Cruising the Mall with Doughty and Simmonds

Terry Murray Explains the Loktionov Decision

…and don’t forget the podcasts with Ian Laperriere (classic!), Tony Granato and former referee Kerry Fraser (insightful)

2009 Best Interviews:  Guest Mike Modano and 20 Questions with Luc Robitaille

2010 Best Interviews:  Conversations with Rob Blake and Bob Miller

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