AHL: Vey scores two, Berube shuts out Pirates

Before the completion of their game Saturday night, the Manchester Monarchs had reason to celebrate. A 7-2 loss by the St. John’s IceCaps meant the primary affiliate of the LA Kings had clinched the Atlantic Division title and guaranteed themselves home ice for at least the first round of the AHL playoffs.
Goalie JF Berube made [...]

AHL: Weal’s first pro hat trick leads Monarchs to comeback victory

Becoming one of the top teams in any professional sport requires great consistency – something the Manchester Monarchs are well aware of. On the season, the team hasn’t lost more than two games in a row.
On Saturday, the team came in on a two game losing streak and looked like it would drop three in [...]

AHL: Monarchs shut out as three LA prospects make pro debut

Heading into Friday’s game, the Manchester Monarchs had only seven regular season games remaining before their pursuit of the Calder Cup really begins. Having already locked up a spot in the postseason, these last few games will likely serve as a tuneup to fix any deficiencies and be at the top of their game for [...]

AHL: Monarchs clinch playoff spot in victory

Last season, the Manchester Monarchs barely snuck into a playoff spot at the very end of the season. This year, the team has sat atop the standings in the entire AHL for large portions of the year. On Friday, the team had a chance to secure their spot in the postseason. A victory over the [...]

Interview with Kings’ newest goalie, Patrik Bartosak

In the Dean Lombardi era, the Los Angeles Kings have become known as one of the better teams at drafting in the later rounds. Players like Alec Martinez, Dwight King, and Jordan Nolan were all drafted in the 4th round or later and helped the team raise its first Stanley Cup back in franchise history.
Goaltender [...]

AHL: Berube shuts door in Monarchs win

As the Manchester Monarchs are in the stretch run towards the end of the season, they find themselves in a favorable position. Coming into Sunday afternoon’s matinee with the visiting Hershey Bears, the team sat atop the AHL standings with just 10 games left to play. Manchester would build on their first place lead by [...]

Jari Kurri talks Kings’ first Stanley Cup and GM roles

The press box in Manchester has seen plenty of interesting names over the course of this season. Among them was Duane Sutter, brother of Kings’ coach Darryl, who was there to scout for the Edmonton Oilers. Recently retired player – and now scout for the Columbus Blue Jackets – Blake Geoffrion also took in a [...]

AHL: Monarchs sweep weekend with victory over Hartford

Heading into Sunday’s game, the Manchester Monarchs had already secured more points than all of last year. Having won their first two games on the weekend, coach Mark Morris’ team looked to complete the weekend sweep by picking up a victory against the Hartford Wolf Pack.
If there’s been one area where the Monarchs have struggled [...]

AHL: Livingston scores two in Monarchs victory

A day after faces familiar to the LA Kings were in Manchester for the Monarchs game versus the Phantoms, a Hall of Famer was in attendance to watch the team take on the division rival Providence Bruins. Fresh off of serving as the general manager for the bronze medal winning Team Finland at the Sochi [...]

AHL: O’Neill’s hat-trick powers Monarchs to victory

Friday’s game in Manchester saw a few new faces on the ice, while familiar ones watched off it. As the Monarchs took on the Adirondack Phantoms, led by former LA Kings coach Terry Murray, Ron Hextall took the game in from the press box. This past summer, Hextall moved on from being the assistant general [...]