Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q28 with LA Prospect Brock Faber

While the world awaits what the NHL plans to do with training camps and an official start to the 2020-21 season, college hockey is back! Thursday night marks the kickoff for Big 10 Hockey, and features No. 11 ranked University of Minnesota hosting No. 10 Penn State.
Better yet, on the eve of that big game, […]

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q18 with Quinton Byfield

Kings of the Podcast returns for another all-new episode, featuring Quinton Byfield.
Topics discussed:
– Being selected by the LA Kings
– Thoughts on the team’s other OHL draft picks
– Playing with Akil Thomas
– Training, areas of improvement moving forward
– Baseball teams and Dodger hats (with a special comment for Drew Doughty)
– World Junior Championships
– Magic Johnson and […]

Anatomy of a Draft Pick – How the Kings Decided on Byfield

It seems that nearly every year there is a debate among two players either at or near the top of the NHL Draft board. This year was no exception, with Quinton Byfield vs. Tim Stuetzle being a common theme among prognosticators and fans alike.
Less than 18 hours after the Draft Lottery, where the Kings were […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes – Maatta Trade, LA Kings Draft, Free Agency Preview

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to look at what the LA Kings have planned for the upcoming NHL Draft and Free Agency, as well some notes on their recent trade for defenseman Olli Maatta.
During the conversation, there was […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q15 with Mike Hammer of Violent Gentlemen

Kings of the Podcast has returned for another new episode. This time around, the guys are joined by Mike Hammer of Violent Gentlemen.
Topics discussed:
– Quarantine life
– Trevor Lewis and Kyle Clifford going to Free Agency
– Bobby Ryan to LA
– Matt Luff contract update
– Stanley Cup Final: Dallas Stars vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
– Corey Perry, Joe […]

SPORTSNET REPLAY: Hoven Shares Stanley Cup Final, Conn Smythe Thoughts

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Toronto, where he joined hosts Roger Lajoie and Josh Goldberg to share some thoughts on the Stanley Cup Final between the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning, plus a little Conn Smythe Trophy talk.
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q14 with John Wroblewski, Ontario Reign Head Coach

Another day, time for another Kings of the Podcast. In this episode, John Wroblewski — new head coach of the Ontario Reign — stops by to discuss joining the LA Kings organization and what the future may bring.
Topics discussed:
– The hiring proces
– Background notes leading up to the interview
– Scouting notes on Mikey Anderson, Cole […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes – Kings Roster Outlook and Needs

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to look at several key roster decisions facing the LA Kings heading into next season. Among the names mentioned were Gabriel Vilardi, Arthur Kaliyev Martin Frk, Carl Grundstrom, Trevor Moore, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Matt […]

TSN REPLAY: Hoven Offers Game 7 Predictions and Outlook for Conference Finals

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he jumped on to preview a few Game 7s featuring:
Philadelphia Flyers v New York Islanders
Dallas Stars v Colorado Avalanche
Vegas Golden Knights v Vancouver Canucks
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the player below or download any previous appearances for free on the MayorsManor […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q12 with Bob Miller

For a franchise linked to several iconic Hockey Hall of Famers — including Wayne Gretzky, Luc Robitaille, and Marcel Dionne — perhaps there is nobody more connected to the LA Kings brand than Bob Miller.
Topics discussed on this Kings of the Podcast episode:
– What Bob and Judy have been up to
– Mashup: Word Association vs. […]