Jack Johnson reacts to the trade, plus other evening notes

As noted in my earlier tweets/posts, the Kings are saying Jeff Carter won’t be in LA until Saturday. So, it’s still up in the air if he’ll play that night vs. the Blackhawks. Both teams need to get all of the physicals and paperwork done.
For now, here are some updates. Please note [...]

LIVE call-in show tonight 8pm PST – Johnson for Carter trade

Knowing that a lot of you will want to weigh in with your opinion on today’s big LA Kings trade, MayorsManor will be hosting a special LIVE call-in show tonight at 8pm. Please join us for Hockey Chirps Live – the Johnson/Carter edition.
It will be a jam packed show. But, most of all, [...]

VIDEO: Dean Lombardi on LA Kings trade for Jeff Carter

Reminder, MayorsManor will host a special one-hour call in show tonight to talk about the Jeff Carter-Jack Johnson trade between the Kings and Blue Jackets. You’re encouraged to call in – we want your feedback. Also joining me will be Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period. Click here to listen in at 8pm PST.
For now, [...]

Why the LA Kings should trade for Jeff Carter, not Rick Nash

To properly understand the argument that the LA Kings should trade for Jeff Carter over Rick Nash, first requires an open mind. Second, fans of any of the players mentioned below are encouraged to follow along using more of their minds and less of their hearts. This isn’t about who is a nicer guy, which [...]

Trade Rumors – five things at play for the LA Kings

In less than two weeks, most fans will turn their attention back to the action on the ice. For now, it seems all everybody wants to talk about are trade rumors. Who’s leaving, who’s staying, what would it cost to get this guy or that guy?
Here’s a quick recap of the five things [...]

Mulitple angles of Drew Doughty’s goal and the clock issue

If you haven’t heard yet, there was a little bit of controversy at the end of last night’s Kings game. In fact, it’s being reported that the NHL is sending staffers to Los Angeles to investigate exactly what happened with the clock in the final seconds of the team’s 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue [...]

Quotes from the Blue Jackets locker room after 3-2 loss in LA

There will be plenty more said about this game over the next 24-48 hours, given the controversy created by a possible clock stoppage in the final seconds of regulation. However, the players skated off the ice with the Kings winning 3-2. Back in the Columbus Blue Jackets locker room, here’s what coach Todd Richards and [...]

Pregame comments from the Kings, plus tonight’s ticket contest

Last hour we heard from Dustin Brown in advance of tonight’s Kings vs Blue Jackets match-up. Here, we went around the locker room and gathered additional comments from a few others…
Anze Kopitar – “We have to worry about ourselves. We know if we bring our ‘A’ game to the table, I like our chances. That’s [...]

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 [...]

VIDEO: Coach Darryl Sutter’s presser after 1-0 loss to CBJ

Coach Darryl Sutter suffered his first regulation loss since stepping behind the Kings’ bench a few weeks ago, with a record of 5-1-3 after today’s 1-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Sadly, his post-game presser was not filled with as many of his three-word answers as we’ve come to expect – little things of beauty, [...]