VIDEO: Thomas Hickey scores, teddy bears fall from the sky

It was another AHL special for Manchester this weekend – three games in three days. Things started with a 4-2 loss to Portland on Friday. However, the team quickly rebounded, posting a 3-2 win Saturday night in Adirondack vs coach Terry Murray’s baby Flyers.  So, Sunday’s game brought a chance for the Monarchs to win back-to-back games [...]

Photo Gallery and Comments: Kings v Ducks charity game in Anaheim

Last hour we gave you some post-game thoughts from Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne following Friday night’s charity event. Now (above) you can scroll through our exclusive photo gallery as Dustin Penner, Rob Scuderi, Justin Williams and a few other LA Kings tried to shut down a highly potent ‘Ducks’ offense, led by Ryan Getzlaf‘s [...]

Selanne reflects after what may have been his final game in Anaheim

Last night just might have been Teemu Selanne‘s last hockey game in Anaheim.
Problem is, it didn’t take place at the Honda Center in front of 17,000 fans. Instead, it was a few miles away at Anaheim Ice – where the Ducks normally conduct their in-season practices.
With the NHL locked out though, over a dozen NHL [...]

Ontario Reign win again, plus injury update on Kyle Clifford

Report filed by Scott Coffman for MayorsManor…
Captain Derek Couture‘s hat trick lead the way as the Ontario Reign beat up on the San Francisco Bulls 7-0 on Friday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena. He scored all three of his goals on the power play and added an assist for a four point night.
“He’s our [...]

MayorsManor Injury Radio w/ LA Kings dman Alec Martinez

Among the many sub-stories to the NHL lockout is the number of players who’ve signed deals to play in Europe.  And specific to the LA Kings, the player the organization is most likely concerned about is defenseman Alec Martinez.
Back on November 13th he was struck in the face with a slapshot while playing for TPS Turku in Finland.  MayorsManor had [...]

Penner’s excited for tomorrow night, not worried about Getzlaf

Call it a re-match of sorts.
Tomorrow night in Anaheim there will be a pseudo Kings vs Ducks game. With the ongoing NHL lockout, it’s about as close as your’re going to get to seeing a real version of the SoCal hockey rivalry until at least 2013.
Last month, players from both clubs met up in a charity [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings prospect Andy Andreoff

When Kings GM Dean Lombardi first took over the team in 2006 he talked about building from the net out.  After solidifying the goaltending position, he picked up his franchise defenseman in Drew Doughty at the 2008 NHL Draft.  Since then, he’s largely been rounding out LA’s prospect pool with various types of forwards – including Tyler [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings dman Matt Greene

When the NHL lockout finally ends and the players return to action, Kings defenseman Matt Greene will need just 39 games to reach 500 games played. That’s quite the milestone, even for a former second round draft pick.
On today’s show we’ll look back at some of the things that have gone into those 461 games [...]

Photo Gallery – Ontario Reign vs Idaho Steelheads and teddy bears

This past weekend the Ontario Reign hosted the Idaho Steelheads for a pair of games, splitting the series with a loss on Saturday followed by an overtime win on Sunday. The two teams have become quite familiar over the last few years, including Idaho upsetting Ontario in the playoffs last season (after the Reign had just [...]

So, Bob Miller and Bernie Nicholls walk into a bar…

Thanks to the NHL lockout, the number of random hockey-related events in Southern California increased by one last week when the LA Kings offered those interested a night of stories with former player Bernie Nicholls.  For a mere $50 clams, fans were invited to a night of steak and beer with Nicholls and host Bob [...]