MayorsManor Live Radio – the Wayne Gretzky trade, 25 years later

Gretzky cigar

Perhaps no other trade in sports history ultimately defined a league as much as the 1988 NHL deal that sent Wayne Gretzky from Edmonton to Los Angeles.
Now, 25 years after that earth shattering moment, we look back at what happened then and the ripples it created for decades to come. Joining us on this edition […]

Raffi Torres and Jarret Stoll – former roommates and BFFs?

Everybody is talking about the Raffi Torres hit on Jarret Stoll from last night, but what about ‘back in the day’ when they were good buddies…
Former Oliers’ Strength and Conditioning coach Chad Moreau tweeted this:
#RaffiTorres hit on @jarretstoll I remember when they used to be best buds in ETown. #whereisthelove
— Chad Moreau (@Hockey_OT) May 15, […]

The mess in Edmonton through the eyes of a former NHL coach

MacTavish

Upon hearing the news this morning that the Edmonton Oilers have hired Craig MacTavish as their new General Manager, I couldn’t help but think back to an interview with one of their former coaches.
It was April 19, 2010 – nearly two years to the day of this morning’s press conference – where Dr. Chad Moreau, their […]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 38 – Oilers at Kings

We’re into the homestretch now, only six games remaining in the regular season at Staples Center.  And today brings the dreaded day game, where the Kings haven’t fared so well over the last few seasons.  Will today be different?
As part of our push to the playoffs here on MayorsManor we kicked off an all new contest […]

Fill In The Blank: Game 14 – feedback after Kings 3-1 win vs Oilers

It’s time for more input from the readers.
Tuesday night saw the Kings leave Edmonton with a much-needed two points. It was a tight game most of the way though, until Jeff Carter scored the game winning goal with less than a minute remaining in the third period.  And a few seconds later, Jarret Stoll added an empty […]

Oilers’ coach thinks his team handed Kings the win, expected points

Late last night we posted thoughts from Oilers’ forward Taylor Hall regarding Edmonton’s 3-1 to the Kings – where he said things like, ‘They just played better than us.’ His coach, Ralph Krueger, seems to share a different opinion though. Here are some of his thoughts from the post-game presser…
– On the overall game: “We […]

Taylor Hall after 3-1 loss to Kings – ‘They just played better than us’

Oilers’ forward Taylor Hall shares some post-game thoughts following the Kings 3-1 win in Edmonton…

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VIDEO: Drew Doughty locker room interview in Edmonton

Drew Doughty pre-game in Edmonton…

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MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 14 – Kings at Oilers

It’s time for another Kings game, so that must mean another First Goal Contest here on MayorsManor! And today you’ll be playing for an all new prize.
Coach Darry Sutter has apparently mixed up the lines once again.
Mike Richards, who had two goals in Sunday’s game vs. the Blackhawks, has been put back on the second line with […]

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

Tonight the Kings are in Edmonton for a game beginning at 7pm PST. Here’s some key preview info to get you prepped and ready…
– Jonathan Quick was the first goalie off the ice at this morning’s pre-game skate. So, he looks to be the Kings starter.  In 12 games vs. the Oilers, Quick has posted a […]