How the Kings’ Jonathan Quick is skating through a lockout loophole

Everybody loves a good loophole, right?
Remember all you’ve heard or read about the ‘NHL member teams cannot have contact of any type with their players during the lockout’ stuff? Well, here’s a new wrinkle – Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was not only skating at the team’s practice facility today, but he was wearing his usual [...]

LA Kings at USC football game – Luc, the Cup, Jeff Carter, etc.

Multiple updates and notes here…
First up, a video recap of Kings President Luc Robitaille taking the Stanley Cup to last weekend’s USC football game…

Also, several Kings players spent the afternoon at a USC game a few weeks back, here’s a few photos…

And to hear Kings’ Jeff Carter, Trevor Lewis and Alec Martinez talk about the experience – including the [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings forward Trevor Lewis

Since Dean Lombardi took over as General Manager of the Kings in the spring of 2006, several of his first round draft picks have received a lot of hype and attention. The current recipient of copious amounts of press is probably goaltender Jonathan Bernier, especially now that he’s openly talking about requesting a a trade out of LA.  Defenseman Thomas Hickey, [...]

Willie Mitchell, Metallica and the Stanley Cup – what more do you need?

You’ve probably never seen anything like this before – Willie Mitchell’s Day with the Stanley Cup, shot in 360-degrees. It may take a while to get used to. So, after you’ve watched it once, go back and watch it again so you can play with the camera angles by using the icon in the lower [...]

Anze Kopitar’s not sure how to feel about what’s in front of him

Yes, that’s a baby faced Anze Kopitar in the photos above. Still a teenager and living in Sweden during 2004-2006, he had moved away from his beloved Slovenia at the age of 16 and was playing for Södertälje. After just one year with their junior club – where he led the team with 49 points [...]

New video: More fun with the Kopitar Brothers

Here’s a new video interview with the Kopitar Brothers…

If you missed it yesterday, we posted an article where Anze answered fan questions (click here to read now).  And a few days ago we had a ‘Cribs’ episode with the Kopitar Bros, where they showed you their house, their girlfriends and played mini golf.
Next hour we’ll [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings rookie Dwight King

After a six game call-up in November 2010, Dwight King returned to the AHL with zero points and a minus-2 rating to show for his efforts. Unlike when his Manchester Monarchs teammates Andrei Loktionov and Slava Voynov had been called up and sent down over the last two seasons, you’d be hard pressed to find [...]

Ducks Bobby Ryan finds Kings Stanley Cup ‘a tough pill to swallow’

Occasionally we’ve featured guest columnists here on MayorsManor. For example, last Thanksgiving Scott Coffman from The Fourth Period penned an article about his love for NHL referees. We’ve also posted pieces from Kings prospects Kevin Gravel, Nick Shore and Ray Kaunisto. Today’s guest has been been a featured writer here a few times of late [...]

Ask Anze – Kopitar answers your questions from Sweden

A trademark of MayorsManor over the last few years has been engaging hockey fans in the conversations we have with players – from the prospects to the pros. We’ve reached out on twitter and facebook before practices or even in the off-season – we want to know what’s on your mind and what questions you’d [...]

Extended video highlights from Monarchs 6-4 win – Toffoli, Voynov, etc.

After a 6-4 win last night, the Manchester Monarchs are now 3-1 on the young AHL season. Below are extended video highlights from a wild game that featured goals from a pair of Russians (Slava Voynov and Andrei Loktionov), a short-handed goal from the Kings top prospect, Tyler Toffoli…and the first two professional goals from [...]