Former NHL tough guy Jay Wells – ‘Never been a big fan of the fights’

Jay Wells racked up more than 2,300 penalty minutes while playing for teams like the LA Kings, Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers over an 18 year NHL career. He also went toe-to-toe with the opponents en route to accumulating over 100 fights during the same stretch.
On Sunday night, prior to the Kings-Oilers game at [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – week two

Stu Grimson and Michael Russo guest on West Coast Bias.
Week two of the newest show on NHL Network Radio is on the air! Jonathan Davis and I are back with the latest edition of West Coast Bias, where we were joined by Nashville Predators color analyst Stu Grimson and Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star [...]

VIDEO: Press Conference of the Year – Flyers hire new coach

Little words are needed here, just sit back and watch the video. While it’s never easy to talk about a guy losing his job, that’s not really what’s highlighted in the clip. Instead, watch the Philly media attack Flyers management and owner Ed Snider. You’ll quickly understand why both sides have the reputations they do…

Perhaps [...]

AUDIO: Ron Hextall conference call, leaving LA for Flyers

On Monday afternoon news broke that Ron Hextall would be leaving the Kings organization and rejoining the Philadelphia Flyers.  It’s essentially a lateral move, as he’ll be the Assistant GM there as well.  Regardless, a few hours later media were invited to ask him questions during a conference call, where he tried to help everybody make sense of [...]

POLL: Blake, Roenick or others for Hockey Hall of Fame?

Taking a brief break from the Development Camp Preview series with the LA Kings prospects to focus on something else happening this week.
Tomorrow the Hockey Hall of Fame will announce the names of the four players who will forever be enshrined into the hallowed institution during a big ceremony in November.
Last year’s class was Pavel [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Ian Laperriere

This Saturday Ian Laperriere, one of the most popular players in Kings history, will be honored with a special Appreciation Ceremony prior to the game vs. the Colorado Avalanche.
He’ll be heading to LA later this week and will attend the team’s poker tournament on Thursday night. First though, he makes his return visit to the [...]

‘Look at his legs!’- Drew Doughty on Wayne Simmonds

Earlier this summer we brought you a few stories about Drew Doughty’s charity softball tournament. Among those in attendance were Anaheim’s Corey Perry and Doughty’s former roommate, Wayne Simmonds. Now, here’s a little behind the scenes footage, where they definitely saved the best for last…

In other Simmonds related news, he’s headed overseas with childhood friend [...]

MayorsManor exclusive: Colin Fraser – the Flyers interview

After picking up a 4-0 win in Game 3, the Kings were given today off. However, as per the norm throughout the playoffs, they still reported to their training facility today to meet with the media. Since Mike Richards and Jeff Carter continue to be pelted with Flyers-related questions, it’s only appropriate that Colin Fraser [...]

Contest: First Goal – 4/20/2012 games and leaderboard

If you’d like to to win a stick or jersey signed by the entire LA Kings team, then this article is for you!  As announced over the weekend, we’re running a playoff-long First Goal Contest.  It’s slightly different than the contest we run exclusively during Kings games, so please READ CAREFULLY.
The traditional MayorsManor First Goal Contest will continue [...]

Contest: First Goal – NHL playoff games 4/18/2012

As announced over the weekend, we’re now running two separate First Goal Contests. Please READ CAREFULLY.
There is the traditional MayorsManor First Goal Contest, which runs exclusively during all Kings games.  Throughout LA’s first round series vs. Vancouver, if you correctly guess the Kings player who scores first, you could win an autographed puck from Dustin Brown.  Entries for that contest [...]