Jari Kurri talks Kings’ first Stanley Cup and GM roles

The press box in Manchester has seen plenty of interesting names over the course of this season. Among them was Duane Sutter, brother of Kings’ coach Darryl, who was there to scout for the Edmonton Oilers. Recently retired player – and now scout for the Columbus Blue Jackets – Blake Geoffrion also took in a [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Bernstein and Remenda

Guests Dennis Bernstein and Drew Remenda joined us for the March 9, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
With the NHL Trade Deadline now over, it was time to dissect who were the real winners and losers heading into the league’s final stretch of regular season games. Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth [...]

CONTEST: Signed jerseys and a free trip to San Jose

Who wants a free trip to go watch some hockey?
Do we have your attention yet?
We have a super simple contest to tell you about that’s easy enough to enter (as all contests should be!) and could have you on your way up to Northern California in just a few weeks.
Head over to Realtor.com/faceoff where you [...]

Brayden McNabb’s first interview since traded to the Kings

As first reported by MayorsManor on Wednesday – and in a trade that that will always be remembered as temporarily crashing the site – the Kings sent two of their top prospects to Buffalo for Brayden McNabb. Many were scratching their heads and asking, ‘Who is this former Sabres draft pick?’
We’ve already heard from GM [...]

Breaking down the Kings’ trades on TSN Radio

On Tuesday night, just hours after the NHL Trade Deadline, I was once again back on TSN Radio with Jason Strudwick. He asked me to break down the Kings trades – including the acquisition of Marian Gabroik and the loss of both Hudson Fasching and Nick Deslauriers. Plus we looked at what the San Jose [...]

Lombardi talks what’s next for Toffoli and Vey

Wrapping up our Dean Lombardi series for the day, below are his final thoughts related to what went down in and around the trade deadline and what it means for the LA Kings going forward. Here, he talks about Tyler Toffoli and Linden Vey – including confirming last week’s MayorsManor report where we laid out [...]

Lombardi talks Marian Gaborik trade and price for rentals

We already posted part one of today’s chat with Kings GM Dean Lombardi (linked here). Now, let’s take a look at what he offered up when asked about the Marian Gaborik acquisition…
“[You try to] make sure your team has all the weapons necessary. I think this was one weapon that we were lacking. The [...]

LA Kings have found their man on defense, trading prospects

When we mentioned the Kings going off-the-radar yesterday, we weren’t joking.
If you’ve been reading MayorsManor, you know that L.A.’s top priority has been to get a heavy-playing defenseman. Now, they think they’ve found their man – and so far, they’ve managed to do it without giving up Justin Williams for salary purposes.
In fact, as [...]

Three deals being looked at by LA Kings

MayorsManor has never been a rumor site, and we’re not that interested in moving things in that direction. However, you guys have been firing questions from all angles over the past few weeks, so let’s at least update the information we provided in our detailed trade article posted last week.
Now, while the general direction of the [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Trade Talk – Tuesday, March 4

Earlier today I was back on NHL Radio with Boomer for another segment of Mayor’s Minutes. Of course, the conversation wan dominated by trade talk, as the NHL Deadline is quickly approaches. After spending some time on the LA Kings, we also looked at the latest trade rumors involving the Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Phoenix [...]