AHL: Shore Adds 3 Assists, Monarchs Take 2-0 Series Lead

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It has been the story of the Manchester Monarchs season – every time the team needed a player to step up, someone was there, just waiting for an opportunity. Come playoff time though, everyone needs to step up, elevate their game, and contribute in different ways. That was exactly what head coach Mike Stothers got […]

Catching Up With Kings Top Prospect Valentin Zykov

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After three years in the QMJHL, Valentin Zykov’s junior career has likely come to an end. His team was recently eliminated from the playoffs, meaning he was free to be assigned to an LA Kings affiliate. Though he officially has not joined the Manchester Monarchs, the Russian forward is in Manchester and has been practicing […]

AHL: Jordan Weal Makes Statement for Monarchs in Game 1

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While Thursday was the first night of the AHL playoffs in Manchester, not much was different in the results for the Manchester Monarchs. In the regular season, the Monarchs beat the Portland Pirates nine times through 12 meetings. Opening the playoff series in Verizon Wireless Arena, the Monarchs continued their dominance over their division rivals, […]

AHL: Monarchs Win Final Regular Season Game On Home Ice

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For the last time ever, the Manchester Monarchs took the ice on Saturday for an AHL regular season contest. After 14 years in the great city of Manchester, the end is near, as the team gears up for a playoff run before transitioning into an ECHL franchise. In their regular season farewell, the Monarchs delivered […]

O’Neill, Stothers Discuss Awards, Development


It has been a banner year for the Manchester Monarchs, their last in the AHL. Having clinched the best record in the league, the team is gearing up for hopefully a deep playoff run.
Leading the way offensively for the team has been Brian O’Neill, who is in his third year as a professional after spending […]

AHL: Monarchs Win In Kempe’s Debut

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With three regular season games left in regulation, and having already locked up the best record in the AHL, the Manchester Monarchs don’t have much left to play for before the playoffs start. As other junior, college, and European teams seasons end, some players have made their way into the professional ranks in North America. […]

Jonny Brodzinski Discusses Turning Pro, Injury

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After three successful seasons at St. Cloud State University, Jonny Brodzinski was faced with a tough decision that two of his classmates went through the year before. Completing his junior season, the high scoring forward met with several LA Kings brass to decide his future.
Option A was to return for a senior season at the […]

AHL: Backman Propels Monarchs To Victory Over Pirates

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In the nearly three weeks since the Monarchs have been on home ice, the team has accomplished a lot. In a losing effort, the team secured a playoff spot two weekends ago. Then, this past Monday, a Worcester Sharks loss meant the Monarchs were back-to-back Atlantic Division champions. Now, the last thing the team needs […]

Hellebuyck, Several Monarchs Lead Way for AHL Awards


As we near the end of the AHL regular season, it’s time to break down who deserves to take home some hardware for their individual play. The top development league in the world, the AHL sees a plethora of young talent as they progress towards their dreams of being NHL players. Many of the names […]

AHL: O’Neill Ices IceCaps In OT


While the Los Angeles Kings fight for their playoff lives, their AHL affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, are sitting pretty. The team has spent most of the season atop the standings league wide, while having a sizable gap on any one of their division rivals. Manchester continued their winning ways, as they squeaked out a victory […]