Bruins goalie Tim Thomas after his first victory vs the Kings

Tim Thomas finally beats the LA Kings (photo: M. Zampelli)

Boston goalie Tim Thomas may have a Stanley Cup ring, a Vezina Trophy and a Conn Smythe Trophy, but entering the weekend there were at least three things he hadn’t done in the NHL – beaten the Columbus Blue Jackets, Los Angeles Kings or Minnesota Wild. You can now scratch one of those teams off the [...]

Quotes from Bruins locker room after 4-2 win vs Kings

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It had been quite a while since the Bruins won a game in Los Angeles – October 2007 to be exact. However, they came into the game Saturday with a lifetime record of 79-34-13-4 vs. the Kings. And game number 131 was another victory for the B’s.
The night marked a significant milestone for team captain [...]

Bruins at Kings preview with Dustin Penner – plus First Goal Contest

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You almost can’t count the December game between the Bruins and the Kings, as it was played just hours after GM Dean Lombardi announced that coach Terry Murray had been relieved of his coaching duties. Although LA went out and fired 41 shots at goalie Tuukka Rask, they lost 3-0 in Boston. Prior to that game [...]

Bruins’ Chara has some Kings memories among his 999 games

Zdeno Chara at Staples Center, January 2011 (photo: M. Zampelli)

Later tonight, Zdeno Chara will become the 11th player to suit up for his 1,000th NHL game while wearing a Bruins jersey. Although he was drafted by the Islanders and played 231 games with the club, followed by another 299 as a member of the Ottawa Senators, last season cemented his legacy in Boston. Images [...]

Bruins at Kings preview with Tyler Seguin

Seguin at Staples Center, January 2011 (photo: M. Zampelli)

On June 24, 2010 a small group of teenage boys stepped onto the ice at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, CA. Like many of the kids who play there on a regular basis, Tyler Seguin was still unsure of what his future held.  However, things were about to radically change. The NHL Draft was [...]

Quotes from Blues locker room after 1-0 SO loss in LA

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For the first 20 minutes of the game last night, the St. Louis Blues showed why they’re the number one team in the NHL. They won every battle across the ice, in both zones. It was a clinic, as one person from the Kings put it.
LA coach Darryl Sutter shared that view, saying “We weren’t [...]

Poll II – Who should the LA Kings honor from 1988-99 era?

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In tyring to select three worthy candidates to honor during next season’s LA Kings Legends Nights, you have to look back over their entire 45-year history. In doing so, it’s almost impossible to compare players from the ’70s with current stars. So, we’ve tried to make things easier by grouping players into three eras – [...]

Blues at Kings preview with coach Sutter – plus First Goal Contest

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Is this a possible playoff preview?
If the NHL’s post-season was kicking off today, one of the first round match-ups in the Western Conference would feature the St. Louis Blues vs. the Los Angeles Kings. With a few weeks left in the regular season though, the brackets are far from being decided. For now, the Kings [...]

MayorsManor LIVE show – March 21st at 8pm PST

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MayorsManor LIVE returns tonight at 8 pm PST. Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period will join me as co-host for another night of hockey talk galore. Call us up – (347) 426-3754 – we want to hear your questions and opinions.
Among the items on the agenda:
– Full discussion around the players and teams impacting playoff [...]

Jonathan Bernier cleared to use Hollywood sign

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We have an update on yesterday’s story – where former LA Kings goalie Kelly Hrudey stopped by to talk about Jonathan Bernier being told he can no longer use the Hollywood sign on his mask without paying royalties…
In the past 24 hours MayorsManor has been in touch with a few different law firms and we were prepared [...]