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 […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Trades, Weber, Nicholls, More

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their West Coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, February 15, 2015. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew caught up with Nashville’s Pete Weber to break down the big trade between the Predators and Maple Leafs; spoke with former NHL sniper […]

More with Melrose: On Voynov, Vegas, and Vegetables

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In part one of our chat with Barry Melrose, he spoke at length about many of the key players who made up the LA Kings roster on his 1993 Stanley Cup Final team. Now, via questions from other media members, he touches on a myriad of additional topics, both historical and relevant to the future […]

Barry Melrose Evaluates Players from his 1993 Kings Roster

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Few other players or coaches spent such little time with the Los Angeles Kings and made such a lasting impression. Hired out of the Detroit Red Wings minor league system, Barry Melrose arrived to coach hockey at the Forum in 1992. Few had heard of him, although everybody knew his biggest star. With Wayne Gretzky […]

Blake on Kings Top Defensive Prospects and What’s Next

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Building on our article yesterday with Manchester coach Mike Stothers, we went a little higher up the chain of command and connected with Rob Blake regarding Derek Forbort being called up. During our discussion with the Kings Assistant GM, he also worked in two other players recently named to the team’s Top 10 Prospects list. Additionally, […]

Berube Finds Consistency In Net

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As the saying goes, slow and steady wins the race. LA Kings prospect JF Berube hopes to prove this old adage true.
While some prospects fast-track themselves towards a NHL job, Berube has taken a more scenic path. In Jonathan Quick’s first professional season, the goalie saw NHL action, something Berube hasn’t seen as he is […]

Robitaille on AHL Reign, Kings, preseason, and more

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Representatives from the LA Kings descended upon Ontario late Wednesday afternoon to unveil the new jersey to be worn by the team’s AHL affiliate when they begin playing in Southern California this coming October. After the press conference, we had a chance to catch up with Luc Robitaille, President of Hockey Operations, who shared the […]

Manchester Coach Adds More Notes on Forbort, Plus Trivia

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Yesterday, MayorsManor broke news that the Kings would officially be calling up 2010 first round draft pick Derek Forbort. As noted in Tuesday’s article, Forbort is the lone player remaining from the 30 guys selected in the first round of the 2010 Draft to make his NHL debut. However, even though he did practice in […]

Robitaille Lays Out AHL California Story – Past, Present, Future

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Several years ago, Luc Robitaille did an interview on MayorsManor where he revealed thoughts of wanting to hold an outdoor game on the beach, likely near Hermosa or Redondo. It would be a pre-season game against the Ducks because he loved the idea of doing something cool to create a media buzz for Southern California […]