Scouting Report: RD4, Kings Select Dman Jacob Moverare

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With their second selection in the 2016 NHL Draft (112th overall), the Los Angeles Kings have added Swedish defenseman Jacob Moverare, who is just 17-years-old and stands 6-foot-2.
Here is what the International Scouting Service had to say in their annual Draft Guide:
Skill: Good size defenseman that plays simple game. Good stick and body positioning defensively. […]

Scouting Report: RD2, Kings Select Dman Kale Clague

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Despite having only four picks to work with entering Saturday’s second day of the NHL Draft, the Kings opted to use their first selection of the weekend (51st overall) to take WHL defenseman Kale Clague of the Brandon Wheat Kings. He’s a 5-foot-11 blueliner who is said to have great offensive instincts and a big […]

LA Kings 2016 NHL Draft and Trade Predictions

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Predicting what will happen over NHL Draft weekend is perhaps as challenging as coming up with the Trifecta at Santa Anita on any given weekend. Even last year, when the Kings plans going in were well documented here on MayorsManor – after being confirmed by multiple sources within the organization – all it took was […]

Dean Lombardi on Lucic Talks, Kings Prospects, Backup Goaltending

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Following Thursday’s official announcement of Anze Kopitar being named the next captain of the Los Angeles Kings, GM Dean Lombardi held a conference call for members of the media. Below are some quick notes on thoughts he shared on a myriad of other topics…
Are you more or less optimistic about Lucic returning as talks […]

Expanded Details on LA Kings 2016-17 Home Opener

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Building on our tweet yesterday, where we noted the Kings would open their 2016-17 home schedule with a game on October 14th vs. the Philadelphia Flyers, we can now pass along some additional details. After speaking to various sources throughout the week, it has become apparent that, despite the game being scheduled for a Friday […]

LA Kings 2016-17 Salary Cup Crunch: Where Things Stand Today

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A few of the worst kept secrets in Los Angeles have been officially revealed over the past few days – Vinny Lecavalier is officially retiring, Milan Lucic wants to stay in Los Angeles, and the Kings’ still haven’t solved their problems on defense (largely caused by the departure of Slava Voynov).
Thus, it will be another […]

MayorsManor Live: 2015-16 Playoff Podcast with The Kid

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Like last season, we’re looking to have a little fun heading into the 2015-16 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Don’t worry – there is still plenty of time to argue about line combinations, roster moves needed by teams that didn’t make the playoffs, and which free agent players might be on the move this summer. […]

Hoven on NHL Radio: Scuderi, Versteeg, Kings Trade Fallout and News

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio from earlier today, where he joined hosts Scott Laughlin and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss all the latest news surrounding the LA Kings, including: Rob Scuderi, Kris Versteeg, Jeff Carter, Vinny Lecavalier, other trades considered, Darryl Sutter, Dean Lombardi, and much more.
The […]

PREDICTIONS: Team USA World Cup of Hockey Roster

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If you’re a fan of hockey, there are few things better than international competition, where the best players in the world square off for supremacy. Having attended the 2004 World Cup, as well as the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympics, I was encouraged when the NHL and NHLPA first began talking about adding a tournament […]

Lombardi on Status of Milan Lucic Extension with LA Kings

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We already have the audio from today’s conference call with Kings GM Dean Lombardi up on the homepage. Now, here are some specific thoughts he shared related to a possible contract extension for Milan Lucic:
I think it’s safe to say we’ve had a number of discussions with all of our (impending) free agents and we’re […]