CCF Game 1: Kevin Gravel after Monarchs 3-2 OT Win

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LA Kings defensive prospect Kevin Gravel shared the following after the Manchester Monarchs opened the 2015 Calder Cup Final with a 3-2 OT victory over the visiting Utica Comets…
On playing with five defensemen after Jeff Schultz was injured in the first period:
“Schultzy is a big loss when he goes down there early in the game. […]

CCF Game 1: Postgame Comments from Monarchs Coach Stothers

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An overtime goal from Michael Mersch keeps the Manchester Monarchs streak alive; they remain undefeated in the 2015 post-season when scoring first. Overall, they are 12-0 when getting on the scoreboard ahead of their opponents, including a perfect 8-0 mark at home. The Monarchs have also won Game 1 in every playoff series this year. […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings Prospects, Ducks Problems, and SCF

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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 all the latest news surrounding the Los Angeles Kings, including: Jarret Stoll’s future, GM Dean Lombardi’s comments earlier this week, a bevy of Kings’ prospects playing in the Calder Cup […]

Lombardi on Kings’ season – ‘We just got what we deserved’

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More from Kings GM Dean Lombardi…
On the amount of work ahead and reflection on the difference between this year and last year at this time:
“[We’ve been working to nail all of] that down. Because of what happened in the past, it was a more recovery-based offseason than upgrading our conditioning. A lot of time […]

Lombardi on Quick, Doughty, Kopitar – ‘The training wheels are off’

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More from Kings GM Dean Lombardi…
On the possibility of adding a more experienced player, ala Robyn Regehr, to the team for next season:
“That’s the one thing about this group; people forget how young they are. But, they’re not young in experience. People put these young guys down because they’re all 27 and younger. They’ve been […]

Lombardi’s on Contracts for Justin Williams and Andrej Sekera

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Below we have even more from this afternoon’s conference call with LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi In this segment of the call he discussed the contract status of impending unrestricted free agents Justin Williams and Andrej Sekera…
On which of the Kings’ contract dominos needs to fall first before the cap situation becomes more clear:
“I understand […]

Lombardi Has ‘Gut-wrenching’ Meeting with Jarret Stoll

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More from this afternoon’s conference call with LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi…
On his reaction to the off ice incidents this season and if it inspired him to plan for future similar issues:
“Yeah, I think both incidents generated a bunch of distraction during the year. During the first meetings and the debriefings at the end […]

Kings GM Dean Lombardi on the Future of Mike Richards

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Some of the comments supplied by Kings GM Dean Lombardi during his conference call this afternoon have already been posted in previous articles. This is what he had to share on the salary cap and Mike Richards…
On the difficulty of planning for salaries this summer:
“I think I made it clear that’s it has been very […]

Conference Call: Kings GM Dean Lombardi Talks up Jordan Weal

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We will have a ton of content up shortly from Kings GM Dean Lombardi’s conference call this afternoon. To kick things off, here is what he had to share on Jordan Weal when MayorsManor asked for an update on the current points leader in the AHL Calder Cup playoffs:
“He just won’t be denied. It’s hard […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor Reviews Kings Roster Options on NHL Radio

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Following up on the detailed article post late last week on MayorsManor, John Hoven joined Jonathan Davis on NHL Network Radio Sunday night to review all the latest thinking surrounding the LA Kings roster, as documented here. Topics covered included: Mike Richards, Justin Williams, Jarret Stoll, Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar, Andrej Sekera, Alec Martinez, Slava […]