What will Sutter say? It’s all about timing after 6-2 win over Calgary

After the Kings 6-2 win over the visiting Calgary Flames, coach Darryl Sutter shared the following thoughts…
– On the overall game: “Well, it was a really good start to the game and then a couple untimely penalties and then we get up 3-2 late in the first so we just regrouped, not too many changes, [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 23 – Flames at Kings

Tonight’s First Goal Contest will be your second of three chances to win an LA Kings Stanley Cup edition Fathead. So, if you want a 6-foot tall Drew Doughty or Jonathan Quick or Dustin Brown to put up on your wall, keep reading.
In the Kings’ last game – even though they lost – yes, Jeff Carter [...]

Kings’ players on prepping for a double dose of the Flames

Tonight the Kings will host the Calgary Flames. And then in a de ja vu moment, they’ll do it again on Monday.
Now, it’s one thing to play a home-and-home series with your opponent. But, this is somewhat uncharted waters for the Kings, where they’ll be playing two games in a row at home against the [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 15 – feedback after Kings 3-1 win vs Flames

It’s time for more input from the readers.
Wednesday night saw the Kings pick up their second 3-1 win in a row – on back-to-back nights in Alberta no less – probably leaving Darryl Sutter to rethink his whole ‘It’s a 3-2 league’ mantra.  Or not.
Jeff Carter continued to show why he’s been the Kings’ best forward [...]

Theo Fleury talks Los Angeles and Stanley Cup rings

Fleury ring

In an article yesterday, titled Remembering a Rivalry. we looked back at the rich history between the Flames and Kings. Each team has caused the other a fair share of pain at different points, including Calgary bouncing Los Angeles from Wayne Gretzky’s first playoff run with his new team, to the Kings eliminating the Flames in [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 15 – Kings at Flames

It’s our third contest in four days. Are you ready for it?
Jeff Carter scored again on Tuesday night and continues to lead the Kings in that department with seven goals on the season. But, think fast – who leads the team in points?
If you guessed Mike Richards or Anze Kopitar, you were correct.  They both have nine points, recording the same four [...]

Revisiting a Rivalry – LA Kings at Calgary Flames

There’s no denying the Kings’ fan-base has grown tremendously since they moved to Staples Center over a decade ago. For that segment of their followers, tonight’s game probably doesn’t mean much – other than a chance to continue the positive momentum they’ve shown over the last five games.
However, there once was a time when a [...]

Wednesday morning notes – starting goalies, line-ups and links

Tonight the Kings are in Calgary for the final stop on a three-game road trip. The action begins at 7pm PST, but to help get your primed and ready to go, here’s some key preview info…
– Jonathan Bernier was the first goalie off the ice at this morning’s pre-game skate. So, he looks to be [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Kings at Flames preview with Kelly Hrudey

Hrudey Kelly HNIC

At first glance, you might wonder why a guy who played for the New York Islanders, LA Kings and San Jose Sharks was asked to help preview a game vs. the Calgary Flames.  But after listening, you’ll understand.
Kelly Hrudey, who now works for Hockey Night in Canada on both TV and radio, has an exceptional knowledge of [...]

Word Association: Kopitar, Lewis and Penner vs the Flames

Word Association - Flames MayorsManor

The Saddledome in Calgary certainly has not been a kind building to the Kings over the last decade. In fact, at one point, the Kings had lost ten straight games there. However, a 4-3 shootout win in February 2011 started a streak of three straight wins. Can they make it four tonight?
To help set the [...]