MayorsManor Live: 2015-16 Playoff Podcast with The Kid

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Like last season, we’re looking to have a little fun heading into the 2015-16 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Don’t worry – there is still plenty of time to argue about line combinations, roster moves needed by teams that didn’t make the playoffs, and which free agent players might be on the move this summer. […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on Sportsnet, Talking Kings-Flyers Trade and Next Moves

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio with Rob Kerr earlier today, where they discussed the Kings-Flyers trade, Luke Schenn, Jordan Weal, Vincent Lecavalier upcoming retirement, Anze Kopitar’s contract status, Dean Lombardi, Milan Lucic heading into free agency, Dustin Brown’s potential future in Los Angeles, the 2017 NHL All Star […]

TRADE REVISITED: Mike Richards for Simmonds and Schenn

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The following article was originally posted on MayorsManor in October 2011. Since then, the Kings have won two Stanley Cups. In honor of the four year anniversary of the Mike Richards trade, we take a look back once again…
In the 40-plus year history of the Los Angeles Kings franchise, there have been some pretty big […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio, 30 Team Roundtable

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Live from the Honda Center following the Ducks-Flames Game 2 contest, “The Mayor” John Hoven and Jonathan Davis once again took to the airwaves of NHL Network Radio to offer a myriad of opinions on the Stanley Cup Playoffs – and more. In the third segment, Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine joined the […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Stoll, Payne, Ducks Swagger

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about the Jarret Stoll situation, who might be the next head coach in Los Angeles, Mike Richards potentially being bought out, Dean Lombardi, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Anaheim Ducks, Winnipeg […]

MayorsManor: Thoughts on the 2015 NHL Awards Nominees


Through the Professional Hockey Writers Association, I was honored to be part of the voting body responsible for most of the major NHL Awards a few years ago. However, once I started writing prospect profiles for the LAKings website, there was a conflict of interest, and I no longer have the opportunity to vote in any official […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor Talks NHL and AHL on ESPN Radio

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on ESPN Radio in with Greg Kerr from earlier today, where they talked NHL and AHL hockey. Among the key subjects were the Stadium Series game in Northern California, passionate fans vs. annoying fans, the AHL’s West Coast invasion, San Diego hockey Fest, the […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Carter mistake, MVP, shootouts

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their west coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, December 14, 2014, as they discussed the day’s highlights and several key topics around the world of hockey.
In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew discussed a trade coming involving one of the […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Flyers at Kings, December 6

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Where do we even begin, as the hours countdown to the second and final meeting of the season between the Kings and Flyers? Many of the storylines have been well documented over the past few seasons, so let’s try to stay current. Although we had Philadelphia as the team coming out of the Eastern Conference […]

WCB on NHL Radio – talking Ducks, Canucks, Coyotes, more

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Jon Abbott, radio voice of the Vancouver Canucks, joined John Hoven and Jonathan Davis as a guest on this week’s show. They provided some west coast bias on the latest news swirling in the NHL, as well as the day’s highlights and scores via the NHL Network Radio on Sunday, November 24, 2014.
In the free […]