Dustin Brown on the Blue Jackets – ‘We used to be that team’

When the Kings return to the ice tonight it will be their first game in over a week. The match-up vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets also gives LA a chance to atone for their embarrassing 1-0 home loss to the same team about three weeks ago.
Here are some pre-game comments from team captain Dustin Brown…
“We […]

Interview with Jonathan Quick’s replacement in net

When the Kings returned to their practice facility on Monday after nearly a week long break there was a stranger sitting in Jonathan Quick‘s stall. Perhaps even more confusing to some, he was putting on goalie equipment.
Salvatore Tecci had been at the rink since noon, hours before practice was set to start. As the players […]

POLL: Who was the Kings Player of the Month for January?

With the All-Star break now behind us, it’s time to look ahead towards February – when the Kings return to the ice tomorrow night vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets. However, before we do, let’s first open up the polls to determine who was the Kings Player of the Month for January.
Overall, the Kings went […]

From tombstones to milestones – the travels of Jordan Weal

Life’s lessons often come when you least expect it.
For Kings prospect Jordan Weal, one such moment arrived a few years ago while driving down the highway with his father. “He asked me a weird question,” began the 19-year old center when we spoke recently by phone. “He asked me ‘What would you want on your […]

LA Kings fans provide Top 10 high points from Sutter Era

Over the last month we’ve heard from the LA Kings players – and it’s pretty clear, they all love Darryl Sutter so far. He’s been engaging, supportive and highly motivational to the guys in the locker room and from behind the bench.
Now, we’ll use David Letterman’s Top Ten List format and combine it with the […]

2012 AHL All-Star Game – notes on Zatkoff, Hickey, Stevens

The 2012 edition of the AHL All-Star game concluded tonight, with the Western squad defeating the guys from the East 8-7 in a shootout. Kings prospects Jeff Zatkoff and Thomas Hickey represented the Manchester Monarchs on the East team.
Zatkoff played the second period in net, facing 20 shots and surrendering there goals.
Hickey, who leads the […]

VIDEO: Goalie Fight with LA Kings prospect JF Berube

We probably should have known it was bound to happen, as Kings goaltending prospect JF Berube used to have UFC champion Georges St-Pierre prominently featured on one of his masks. And while it wasn’t an MMA fight, it did look like a preview for tonight’s WWE Royal Rumble, when a fantastic brawl broke out during […]

NHL12 All-Star Game Results: Westgarth vs The Mayor

Earlier today we posted the results of the NHL 12 simulations using the All Star teams selected by Dustin Penner and Jack Johnson. If you missed it, Team Johnson defeated Team Mayor 8-5. In the other contest, the Pennermaniacs went down in overtime, 5-4.
Now, we have the results of the third and final game using […]

NHL12: The Mayor vs Penner and Johnson – results are in

In an article the other day, where we did mock All-Star Game drafts with several of the Kings, Dustin Penner wanted to know if the teams selected were going to be loaded into NHL12 to see who would win. Although that wasn’t part of the plan, a longtime MayorsManor reader emailed to let us know […]

VIDEO: Quick beats Howard, gets interviewed by Lundqvist

Jonathan Quick is the Kings’ lone representative at this weekend’s NHL All-Star Game – and the team’s first goalie to receive such an honor in thirty years. As part of tonight’s Skills Competition, Quick first participated in the ‘fastest skater’ challenge, opposing Jimmy Howard from the Detroit Red Wings. Take a look…

Here are some other […]