VIDEO: How to make a Stanley Cup ring

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Courtesy of KingsVision, here’s the making of the LA Kings’ 2012 Stanley Cup Championship rings…

And here’s the full ceremony where the Kings’ players and staff were given those rings…

For more information about getting your own Stanley Cup ring, click here.
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Loktionov asks for a trade, Bernier may be singing different tune

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Andrei Loktionov played 39 games for the Kings last season, two shy of the required 41 to get his name on the Stanley Cup.
But, don’t confuse the issue here, that’s not what today’s story is about.
This boils down to playing time, something the highly skilled forward isn’t likely to see in Los Angeles anytime soon.
Deep at [...]

Dean Lombardi talks LA Kings contracts and buyout options

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Ah, ah, ah – not so fast.
You probably thought once the NHL season finally started the CBA talk would go away, right?
Well, this isn’t necessarily about the lockout itself, but it certainly is a discussion that was born out of what resulted from all those NHL/NHLPA meetings over the last six months.
Among the many nuances associated [...]

Thus far, Kings’ players enjoying the rhythm and method

Yesterday brought something a little unusual for the Kings during the early part of the season – a day off.
Since last Tuesday in Colorado, they had been playing games every-other day.
Before facing Nashville tomorrow night though, there was an extra break in the schedule.
Welcomed or not, at the very least it disrupted the pace of [...]

Fill in The Blank: Game 5 – Kings v Canucks

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We’re going to test out a new feature here on MayorsManor and see where it goes.  It’s actually something we used occasionally on twitter last season and it’s received some decent response.
In a nutshell, following a Kings game – win or lose – we’ll post a nearly complete sentence and ask fans to finish it [...]

The curious case of Dustin Penner, here we go again

Penner January 2013

In some circles, LA Kings’ GM Dean Lombardi is referred to as ‘Dealer Dean,’ largely because of his frequent swapping of draft picks and prospects. More recently though, he’s been all about big-name trades, landing the top prize each of the last two seasons on Deadline Day - Dustin Penner from Edmonton in 2011 and Jeff [...]

Drew Doughty proud to be Canadian, still trying to be hip

Tragically Hip

We’ve covered a fair share of music here on MayorsManor through the years – including items on Greg Hetson of Bad Religion, the Rolling Stones, the Briggs, Fred Coury of Cinderella, Brian Slagel of Metal Blade Records and much more.
So, let’s start with a little disclaimer, I have no idea who the Tragically Hip are. I’ve [...]

Quotes from Canucks locker room after losing to Kings in shootout

At Staples Center Monday night, the Canucks led the Kings for nearly all of regulation. However, LA bested Vancouver in most statistical categories - including shots on goal (LA 28, VAN 23), hits (35 to 23), faceoffs (52% to 48%)…and goals, 3-2.
After the game, here’s what they were saying in the Vancouver locker room:
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- On the [...]

Notes from Darryl Sutter’s post-game presser – LA def Vancouver

Buckle up – here come the quotes from Darryl Sutter’s post-game presser following the Kings 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night…
- On finishing strong: “When you’re resilient you’re going to win games like that.”
- On the line juggling he did throughout the game: “Was trying to pull some different energy and get different [...]

Quick post-game on Burrows’ spin-o-rama, Luongo’s eyes

More post-game quotes following the Kings 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Goaltender Jonathan Quick, who made 21 saves in the game and stopped all three players in the shootout, had this to say…
- On the overall game:  “We won and I think we deserved it too. I thought the majority of the game we spent it in [...]