Ethan Moreau happier to be with Kings than playing them

Ethan Moreau was practically a member of the Kings before he ever signed a contract.
Over the last few seasons, many of his former friends and one-time teammates were traded here – guys like Jarret Stoll, Matt Greene and Dustin Penner.
Combine that with the fact he’s spent many of those summers in Southern California training with [...]

Hockeywood Insider podcast – talking Doughty, Moreau, etc.

Today I joined the guys from The Hockeywood Insider podcast for another discussion about the Los Angeles Kings and hockey news in general.
In the episode below, we talk about the Drew Doughty contract negotiations, LA’s signing of Ethan Moreau, Tyler Toffoli‘s chances of making the Kings this season…and then we have a fun debate about [...]

Word Association w/ LA Kings legends Robitaille, Blake, Granato, Hrudey, etc.

Our word association segments have historically been one of the most popular features here on MayorsManor.
Given that our readership has more than quadrupled in size since some of the interviews below have taken place, we thought we’d re-publish for all of our new followers to read…and/or for our long-time supports to enjoy a second time.
In [...]

Dodgers’ Tony Gwynn remembers LA Kings ’93 playoff run

Last month Dodgers’ first baseman James Loney and outfielder Matt Kemp stopped by MayorsManor to share a few thoughts on hockey.
As you may recall, Loney is eager to not only come out to Staples Center for a game, but he wants to suit up and take part in warm-ups. Meanwhile, the always laid-back Kemp [...]

Sneak Peek – a look at goalie JF Berube’s new mask design

If you’re a loyal reader of MayorsManor, you know all about the man known as ‘Hollywood.’
JF Berube was drafted by the Kings in the fourth round of the 2009 NHL Draft. Since then, he’s gone on to become one of the top goalies in the QMJHL.
Here are some details on his new mask.
As shown [...]

Drew Doughty contract – poll results and NEW contest

Los Angeles Kings fans have spoken!
The results of our ‘When will Drew Doughty re-sign with the Kings?‘ poll are now complete and only 3% of you think a deal will be reached by this weekend.
At the other end of the spectrum (read: extreme cynics), 7% say it won’t happen until after the team returns from [...]

Penner says Moreau adds more leadership to the LA Kings

If you’re a free agent hockey player still looking for a job, here’s a word to the wise – put your stats away for now and hold up a sign that says ‘have letter, will travel.’
That is, if you have one.
LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi has been collecting former captains and assistants this summer – [...]

VIDEO: Jeremy Roenick sidetracked, Wayne Gretzky bleeds

This video has been making the rounds lately, so you may have already seen it. However, it’s worth posting for those who haven’t seen it yet and for those who want to view it again. Simply put, it’s Jeremy Roenick reenacting a classic scene from one of the greatest movies ever made.

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Kopitar training in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities

Stand up and take a bow if you’ve even heard of Bled, Slovenia.
According to several travel sites, it’s one of the most beautiful cities in Europe – perhaps the world.
The small town is nestled in the Julian Alps, with a castle high atop one of the mountains and a lake below, which features a small [...]