Pics and video from Saturday: Kopitar brothers vs Leksand

On Saturday afternoon, in front of 7,382 fans at the Tegera Arena – roughly double the size of the crowds he’s been playing in front of in Sweden and less than half as many as he’s used to in the States – Anze Kopitar skated in his fourth game for Mora IK.
It could be argued [...]

NHL quickly corrects misspelling of two LA Kings on Stanley Cup

Contrary to other reports out there, the names of two LA Kings players were misspelled on the Stanley Cup. Fortunately, team and league officials were able to react quickly and get the situation resolved. Take a look…

We don’t have any official comment yet from Doty regarding the apparent mistake.  Although we’re sure he’s relieved, considering the [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Colin Hanks, hockey fan first

Through the years we’ve had a variety of guests on the MayorsManor show – including prospects, current players and several NHL legends. Today is no different, although we’re going in a slightly different direction. Instead of talking to one of the guys on the ice we’ll be joined by somebody who watches from the stands.
Colin [...]

Marty McSorley on lockout and what NHLPA should be asking for

We had a chance to catch up with former NHL defenseman Marty McSorley recently. For the second year in a row he was a guest at Jim Fox’s Sunset Sip event. While the main focus of the night was on wine tasting and raising awareness for mental health, discussion of the NHL lockout was omnipresent [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Tyler Toffoli, top Kings prospect

Since Dean Lombardi took over as the Kings GM’ back in the spring of 2006, his draft classes have consistently been producing NHL talent. First it was Jonathan Bernier and Trevor Lewis, then Wayne Simmonds and Alec Martinez in 2007, followed by Drew Doughty and Slava Voynov in 2008. Even as recently as the crop [...]

Manchester Monarchs full training camp roster and schedule

Well, the Kings should be getting ready to play a pre-season game tonight in Denver. Obviously that isn’t happening due to the NHL lockout.  So far, Anze Kopitar is the only Kings player to sign a deal in Europe (pics and video of his second game over there were posted on MM yesterday). Plus, as [...]

Pics and video from Anze Kopitar’s second game in Sweden

On Saturday we gave you pictures and extended video of Anze Kopitar’s first game in Sweden, where he was playing on a line with his younger brother Gasper. They won that contest 5-4 in a shootout, after rallying from two goals down late in the third period.
Earlier today they returned to action – this time on the [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings asst coach Davis Payne

After resigning his three unrestricted free agents earlier this summer – Colin Fraser, Dustin Penner and Jarret Stoll – Kings GM Dean Lombardi had his roster all but set. However, the team was still set to make one more addition in late July. Following an interview process that included putting guys to work at his [...]

‘Look at his legs!’- Drew Doughty on Wayne Simmonds

Earlier this summer we brought you a few stories about Drew Doughty’s charity softball tournament. Among those in attendance were Anaheim’s Corey Perry and Doughty’s former roommate, Wayne Simmonds. Now, here’s a little behind the scenes footage, where they definitely saved the best for last…

In other Simmonds related news, he’s headed overseas with childhood friend [...]

Extended video highlights from Kopitar’s first game in Sweden

Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar made his debut for Mora IK in Sweden on Saturday, playing on a line with his younger brother Gasper. Anze wore his familiar jersey #11, while Gasper wore #22. In the video highlights below you’ll see Anze was on the ice for two goals against his team, but later [...]