Matt Greene on wine and the Olympic break

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Comments from Matt Greene following Kings practice at Thursday…
JD:  Any reason you won’t be watching the Men’s game between Canada and the US on Friday?
MG:  Silly question.
JD:  You’re not watching the women’s gold medal game between Canada and the US…
MG:  Practicing, working, somebody’s got to earn a living around here.
JD:  Did you wake up early to watch any [...]

Special Report: More from Jon Davis on the Bikini Hockey League beat

BHL - Kelly Laing photo for Jon Davis

Occasionally we’ve featured guest columnists here on MayorsManor. For example, last Thanksgiving Scott Coffman from The Fourth Period penned an article about his love for NHL referees. We’ve also posted pieces from Kings prospects Kevin Gravel, Nick Shore and Ray Kaunisto. Today’s guest goes in a bit of different direction though. Jonathan Davis, a 20-year [...]

Oscar Moller and Bud Holloway getting tricky on the ice

Oscar Moller and Bud Holloway – remember those two?
Well, before we get to the crazy video and picture below, first let’s set the table…
Moller was selected by the Kings in the second round of the 2007 NHL Draft and the 5-foot-10 forward has played 87 games with the big club. Holloway, a [...]

VIDEO: Jim Fox on NHL Live talking LA Kings

Jim Fox joined NHL Live yesterday afternoon to talk about trade rumors, Drew Doughty covering Steven Stamkos, the Kings lack of goals, an improving power play, aggressive defenseman, Dustin Penner, the recent clock controversy, etc.

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LA 3, TB 1: Post-game audio from Kings’ Kyle Clifford

Kyle Clifford has been on a little bit of a roll the past few weeks and he kept things moving right along tonight in Tampa Bay – picking up his third goal in the last 12 games. It stood as the game winner in a 3-1 defeat of the Lightning. Back in the locker [...]

LA def TB 3-1, post-game audio from coach Darryl Sutter

In his post-game conversation with the media in Tampa Bay, Kings coach Darryl Sutter discussed the importance of getting the first goal, having a young hockey team, the play of Jonathan Quick and more. Take a listen…

The two best three-word Sutterism of the night may have been ‘broken stick goal’ (in reference to Steven [...]

Listen Live – The Mayor on ESPN radio talking LA Kings

Just a quick note, I’ll be joining the guys on ESPN radio Ventura today at 4:10pm PST. We’ll preview tonight’s LA Kings vs Tampa Bay Lightning game, look at the latest info on Simon Gagne’s injury, plus talk NHL trade rumors and much more.
Listen live at this link: http://bit.ly/pTBXPg or check the main [...]

Kevin Westgarth on what goes into preparing for a scrap

As sometimes happens when you sit down with Kevin Westgarth, the conversation can drift. His insightful answers to questions on topic A can quickly lead to you asking about topics B, C and D. Such was the case recently when we began talking about something as simple as taping his wrists.
“I do a [...]

Jonathan Quick not getting much support, even on off day

While Canadians proudly proclaim hockey is their sport, few things are as American as the Super Bowl. Whether you’re gathering with friends today to watch the game, the commercials or just eat a bunch of food, the game has nearly turned into a national holiday. Football fan or not, it’s hard to escape the hype [...]

Williams realizing what he can get away with on the ice

Justin Williams (photo: D. Sheehan) 

Leave it to the the Blues to slow down the surging Justin Williams. He entered last night with points in nine straight games (four goals, seven assists). However, he has struggled against St. Louis throughout his career – finding the back of the net just once in 17 career games.
And like clock [...]