MayorsManor Live Radio: Kings v Blues preview with Jim Fox

With the 2013 regular season behind us it’s time to talk about who is worthy of being nominated for the NHL Awards and look ahead to the eight playoff match-ups. Who will win in the East? Which teams have a shot at an upset in the West?
First up we’ll check in with Jim Fox, who [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio: NHL Awards and playoff predictions

With the 2013 regular season behind us it’s time to talk about who is worthy of being nominated for the NHL Awards and look ahead to the eight playoff match-ups.  Who will win in the East?  Which teams have a shot at an upset in the West?
As usual, there a lot of questions at this time of [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings prospect Nick Deslauriers

It’s getting down to crunch time for the Kings’ AHL affiliate in Manchester. They enter this weekend with six games remaining in the regular season and are still a few points out of a possible playoff spot.  However, defenseman Nick Deslauriers is among the cast of characters that are trying to push the Monarchs over the top.
Originally [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Jim Fox – White House trip review

It’s always a good time when we connect with Jim Fox.  Whether it’s his breakdown of a game, analysis of a player or a funny behind-the-scenes story, he’s been one of our most popular guests on the MayorsManor show over the last few seasons.
Today he joins us to talk about several timely topics, including:
- A [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Jordan Weal talks life as LA Kings prospect

At the 2010 NHL Draft, held in Los Angeles, the Kings went defense first once again, taking college bound blueliner Derek Forbort with their first pick.  After that, GM Dean Lombardi selected forwards with three of his other four selections.
One of those players was Jordan Weal of the Regina Pats. He finished his WHL career last spring by [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Kelly Hrudey prepares for Appreciation Ceremony

Saturday night will be ’5-hole night’ as Luc Robitaille recently said, affectionately joking about the Kings’ pre-game ceremony prior to playing the Calgary Flames.  In truth though, it will be Kelly Hrudey Appreciation Night, as the team honors the goaltender most famously known as the man between the pipes when they went to the Stanley Cup [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Kings at Flames preview with Kelly Hrudey

At first glance, you might wonder why a guy who played for the New York Islanders, LA Kings and San Jose Sharks was asked to help preview a game vs. the Calgary Flames.  But after listening, you’ll understand.
Kelly Hrudey, who now works for Hockey Night in Canada on both TV and radio, has an exceptional knowledge of [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Ian Laperriere

This Saturday Ian Laperriere, one of the most popular players in Kings history, will be honored with a special Appreciation Ceremony prior to the game vs. the Colorado Avalanche.
He’ll be heading to LA later this week and will attend the team’s poker tournament on Thursday night. First though, he makes his return visit to the [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio: Kings at Blackhawks preview with Tab Bamford

In advance of Sunday’s Kings vs. Blackhawks game we invited Tab Bamford onto the MayorsManor show.  He’s a featured writer fot The Fourth Period Magazine and and covers Chicago hockey for CommittedIndian.com.
In the episode below we’ll take a look at some of the key storylines heading into the game, including – power play woes, Michal Rozsival [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Ken Cail, voice of the Monarchs

As he prepares to call his 1,000th consecutive Monarchs game, Ken Cail joins us to look back at his time in Manchester. He’s been there since day one and called every radio broadcast in franchise history. But, as he’ll explain, he almost never made it past the first game.
Among the names mentioned in the many stories [...]