Former Coach on Sekera – “One of my favorite players ever”

In 21 years of coaching hockey at the professional and major junior level, Manchester Monarchs coach Mike Stothers has seen hundreds upon hundreds of players take the ice for his various squads. From Mark Recchi and Bobby Ryan to Gino Odjick and PJ Stock, Stothers has worked with a wide variety of player-types.
On Wednesday, the […]

Kesler, Perry, Getzlaf on Ducks 4-2 Win Over LA

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Postgame quotes from the Anaheim Ducks locker room following their 4-2 win over the visiting Los Angeles Kings…
Ryan Kesler on the third period:
“We kept with it. We didn’t let being down 2-0 going into the third period deter us from our main goal, which was winning the game. We played well all game and got […]

One-on-One: Mike Futa on Sekera and Dealing Prospects

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We continue our ongoing coverage of L.A.’s trade with Carolina by checking in with Mike Futa, Kings Vice President of Hockey Operations. As noted in our initial article following breaking the trade on twitter, Futa and the 28-year-old defenseman have a history together, going back to their days in the Ontario Hockey League. Here are […]

Lombardi on Sekera Trade, Pearson, Clifford, and Voynov

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Following the Kings trade with Carolina earlier today, GM Dean Lombardi hosted a conference call with local media. In typical fashion, he had plenty to say on a myriad of topics. In earlier portions already posted (with links below), he explained in detail what’s been going through his mind over the past month and how […]

Lombardi on if Kings Have More Plans Before the Deadline

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Following the Kings trade with Carolina earlier today, GM Dean Lombardi hosted a conference call with local media. Here is part two of what he had to share…
On if the Kings are done or still might make other trades before the deadline:
“I have to be honest with you. I don’t see a lot. Knock on […]

Dean Lombardi – “Lesser Men Would Have Folded”

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Following the Kings trade with Carolina earlier today (broken down  here, including a detailed look at the price they paid), GM Dean Lombardi hosted a conference call with local media. Per the norm, there was a tremendous amount of content, so here is the first of a three-part article…
Lombardi on what he likes about how […]

ENCORE: MayorsManor Podcast with Tony Granato

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In honor of Tony Granato’s pre-game ceremony tonight in Los Angeles, where he will be recognized via the Kings’ Legends Nights series, we proudly present an encore presentation of his appearance on MayorsManor Live, originally recorded in February 2011.
When evaluating a trade in sports years down the line if you’d still make the same trade […]

Stadium Series: Darryl Sutter Postgame Quotes

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Quotes from Los Angeles coach Darryl Sutter following the Kings 2-1 win over the Sharks on Saturday night at Levi’s Stadium…
Q. Darryl, just before we get to the game, just some thoughts on the conditions of the ice, and the atmosphere?
COACH SUTTER: I thought it was really, really good. Like really fortunate. For our organization […]

Stadium Series Practice: Kings Coach Darryl Sutter Quotes

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Quotes from Los Angeles Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s evening practice at Levi’s Stadium, in advance of the 2015 NHL Stadium Series game vs. the San Jose Sharks…
Q.Is there anything you learned from last year’s game at Dodger Stadium, how d-men need to close gaps or maybe the puck doesn’t travel as fast?
DARRYL […]

Stadium Series Practice: Sharks Coach Todd McLellan Quotes

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Quotes from San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan following the team’s afternoon practice at Levi’s Stadium, in advance of the 2015 NHL Stadium Series game vs. the Los Angeles Kings…
Question: how is it out there, is it practice or just skating?
TODD MCLELLAN: I think we had three objectives. One was to come and experience the […]