MayorsManor: Thoughts on the 2014 NHL Awards Nominees

Last year, through the Professional Hockey Writers Association, I was honored to be part of the voting body responsible for most of the major NHL Awards. Following the end of the lockout shortened season, I posted my selections, as submitted, with brief comments. The article was well received, so I thought I’d offer my thoughts [...]

Kings v Sharks preview, plus Shea Weber and the Oilers

The Mayor John Hoven once again joined former NHL player Jason Strudwick on his TSN Radio show in Edmonton, where the main topic was of discussion was the first round playoff match-up between the Kings and Sharks – including the names of three players to keep an eye on. Plus, they examined the situation [...]

Round One: Kings and Ducks playoff previews

The Mayor John Hoven returned to the airwaves in Palm Springs earlier today, where he talked NHL Playoffs with
Julie Buehler and Geoff Bloom on Buehler’s Day Off. They focused in on the Kings/Sharks and Ducks/Stars opening round series. Who will win and why? Give it a listen using the player below or download it on [...]

Full details regarding LA Kings special 2014 preseason game

Following up on a story MayorsManor first broke last week regarding the Kings 2014 Frozen Fury plans – which will take place in early October and serve as the last game of their exhibition schedule – here are full details on the other special preseason game they’ll be playing in October…
LOS ANGELES – The LA [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Fox and Stephens

Guests Jim Fox and Eric Stephens joined us for the April 12, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio to discuss the Kings, Ducks, the end of the NHL regular season, and a look ahead to the playoffs.
One quick programming note, if you’ve missed any of our recent episodes, click HERE [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Kings Upcoming Plans, including Frozen Fury 2014

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Last year around this time, MayorsManor broke the story that Frozen Fury would be a two-game affair in the fall of 2013, as the Kings were preparing to host the New York Rangers and Colorado Avalanche (our [...]

Dowd Heads to Frozen Four for Hobey Baker Presentation

Seventh round draft picks usually carry a chip on their shoulder after being passed over dozens of times in the previous rounds. They have much more to prove if they want to establish themselves as players capable of reaching the next level. Most work extremely hard, and yet few ever reach their goals of making [...]

Mayor on Sportsnet Radio – Kings at Flames Preview

With the Kings back in Calgary to take on the Flames tonight, I was back on Sportsnet 960 to help preview the game. Among the topics we discussed were Drew Doughty’s health, the addition of Marian Gaborik, Jonathan Quick, Dustin Brown, Darryl Sutter, the Anaheim Ducks, the San Jose Sharks, and much more.
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POLL: Kings 2014 playoff opponent

Who would you rather see the Kings play in the opening round?
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Kings prospect Kevin Gravel talks potential contract, pro debut

It isn’t often defensive-defenseman receive a lot of fanfare. Under Dean Lombardi’s tenure, the Kings have not developed any of their own, unless you count the departed Davis Drewiske or Peter Harrold.
Kevin Gravel, the fourth rated Kings prospect according to MayorsManor, looks to be the first to change that.
After four seasons at St. Cloud State [...]