Special Report: More from Jon Davis on the Bikini Hockey League beat

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 goes in a bit of different direction though. Jonathan Davis, a 20-year [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – CBA details with Kevin Westgarth

Yesterday was a dark day for those hoping the NHL and NHLPA would reach a mutual compromise, thus ending the current lockout. Instead of an agreement – or even an appearance of being closer to an agreement - both sides came away from their face-to-face meeting in Toronto breathing fire and prepared to sling arrows at their opponent.
As we [...]

Breaking News – Dwight King back with Manchester

In an interesting turn of events, Kings rookie forward Dwight King appears to have signed a minor league contract with the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL.
MayorsManor has confirmed he is in Manchester today. However, he is not scheduled to play tonight in their home opener vs. the Providence Bruins. They have another home game tomorrow night [...]

Exclusive photos from Ontario Reign crazy comeback win

It’s been said that a 3-goal lead is the worst lead in hockey. Well, it may hold true in the ECHL as well.
Up 4-1 with just a few minutes left to play in regulation, the San Francisco Bulls had an epic defensive meltdown and came out on the losing end in Ontario on Wednesday.
The Reign [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings winger Jeff Carter

Years from now there just might be a movie made about LA Kings right wing Jeff Carter. This is Hollywood after all.
Like the tale of his best friend and teammate, Mike Richards, the simple story has been told too many times already – successful career in junior hockey, AHL Championship his first year there, an NHL [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings prospect Brandon Kozun

After two years as a professional, Kings prospect Brandon Kozun continues to mature as a player and a person. Selected by GM Dean Lombardi in the sixth round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Kozun tore up the WHL during his final two years of junior hockey – and was named the 2010 WHL and [...]

Alec Martinez responds to Penner’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ claim

You have to love twitter.
Yesterday we had LA Kings forward Dustin Penner on the MayorsManor show (listen here if you missed it) and one of the questions submitted by a fan asked about what might happen if a few of his teammates appeared on the popular ‘Dancing with the Stars’ TV show.
We won’t give away all of what Penner [...]

More than just an 82-game season at stake for Anze Kopitar

After months of posturing by both sides, the NHL made what looks like the first serious proposal yesterday to the NHLPA. While a few items might need some tweaking around the edges in the coming days, the deal is based around a 50/50 split of revenue – long believed to be around the allocation both sides would [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Have a question for Dustin Penner?

Here we go hockey fans, we’re just a few hours away from today’s LIVE show with LA Kings forward Dustin Penner. Do you have a question for the 2-time Stanley Cup winner?
He wants to hear it! Dial us up toll-free at (888) 342-0491 beginning at 3pm PST and we’ll get started.
Perhaps you want to quiz him [...]

Bernier opens up about trade request and playing in Germany

With Anze Kopitar already playing in Sweden and Alec Martinez recently joining TPS Turku in Finland, goalie Jonathan Bernier became the third member of the LA Kings to head overseas when he agreed to a deal with Heilbronner Falken of Germany’s Tier II league last week.
“I tried to go to Switzerland first, but there are [...]