VIDEO: Dean Lombardi on LA Kings trade for Jeff Carter

Reminder, MayorsManor will host a special one-hour call in show tonight to talk about the Jeff Carter-Jack Johnson trade between the Kings and Blue Jackets. You’re encouraged to call in – we want your feedback. Also joining me will be Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period. Click here to listen in at 8pm PST.
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VIDEO: NHL 36 special on Kings’ Mike Richards

If you missed the debut of ‘NHL 36: Mike Richards’ last night, here’s the full episode. There are lots of behind the scenes shots of areas usually off limits to cameras – including the players lounge at TSC and more. They really did a great job capturing his routine leading up to the […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: MayorsManor LIVE call-in show this Sunday

We’re looking to hear from you hockey fans! MayorsManor is proud to announce that this Sunday night – on the eve of the NHL Trade Deadline – we’re kicking off a new show, Hockey Chirps Live.
It will a be 90-minute call-in show, where we’ll be taking your calls to review all possible trade scenarios […]

Jack Johnson on his preferences, rumors and what’s next

Jack Johnson (photo: M. Zampelli)

Rumors are just that…rumors. Although many hockey fans cling to much of what they read at this time of year as gospel truth – or at the very least, as scenarios having a high probability of happening – the fact remains more often than not, the talked about deals never see […]

VIDEO: Kyle Clifford hit in Phoenix leads to non-suspension

Besides how or why the Kings were defeated by the Coyotes last night, after being up 3-0 in the first period, the other hotly debated issue coming out of the game was the legality of Kyle Clifford‘s hit on Gilbert Brule. Opinions on social media sites ranged from it was a hockey play to […]

Why the LA Kings should trade for Jeff Carter, not Rick Nash

To properly understand the argument that the LA Kings should trade for Jeff Carter over Rick Nash, first requires an open mind. Second, fans of any of the players mentioned below are encouraged to follow along using more of their minds and less of their hearts. This isn’t about who is a nicer guy, which […]

POLL: LA Kings Player of the Week (w/e February 19)

Recently, we kicked off a ‘Player of the Week’ segment in conjunction with a regular appearance on All the Kings Men podcast. During this week’s show we talk about the Kings’ minor league affiliates in Manchester and Ontario, as well discussed the rookie call-ups and where the Kings should go from here with the roster.
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Does Kopitar even know his left wing? Does it matter?

Anze Kopitar (photo: D. Sheehan)

Anze Kopitar may not talk about it, but this road has a familiar feel to it. Over the last few seasons, the Kings’ highest paid player has spent time on a line with Wayne Simmonds, Brad Richardson and Trent Hunter, just to name a few. And with all due respect, none […]

Kings captain Dustin Brown may have found the ‘I’ in team

Dustin Brown at practice (photo: D. Sheehan)

We’ve all heard there’s no ‘I’ in team. Or is there?
Earlier today, Kings coach Darryl Sutter called out two of his star players – Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown – actually saying they ‘talk too much about the team’ and ‘should talk more about themselves, what they bring to […]

Will the real Darryl Sutter please stand up?

…or is that what just happened?
When the LA Kings were first rumored to be interested in hiring Darryl Sutter as the coach to replace Terry Murray, many scoffed at the idea. He was labeled a yeller, bombastic, hard-nosed, fiery, volatile, abrasive and several other less than flattering adjectives.
Then, at the team’s press conference to […]