Kings forward Jeff Carter – ‘I’m here to put the puck in the net’

Jeff Carter continues to lead the Kings in goals after recording a natural hat-trick on Monday night vs. Nashville. In his career, the 6-foot-4 forward now has 10 goals in 14 career games against the Predators. After his big night, here’s what he had to say back in the locker room…
- On it being hard [...]

Predators coach critical after loss to Kings, expecting changes

Comments from Nashville coach Barry Trotz following the Predators 5-1 loss to the Kings on Monday night…
- On going 0-3-0 on the road trip: “It’s sort of been a trip from hell, this trip. We’ve given up two power play goals every game. We haven’t been able to generate enough offensively, and from that standpoint. [...]

What will Sutter say? Comments after 5-1 win over Preds

Comments from coach Darryl Sutter’s post-game presser, following Kings 5-1 win over the Predators…
- On the difference tonight versus the previous two match-ups with Nashville: “I didn’t think there was much difference actually. Two games prior, a power play goal was the only goal we scored. Tonight we scored two. Last game we lost 2-1 [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 20 – Preds at Kings

Relax, don’t be freaked out by the Ontario Reign logo over there on the left side. You landed on the right spot, this article is about the Kings game tonight – and how you can win a pair of Reign tickets.
There’s no doubt the Predators are a stingy team. In two games between LA and [...]

Word Association: Kings players share thoughts on Predators

Over the weekend we posted multiple Word Association articles regarding the Vancouver Canucks.  First was the usual pre-game article with several Kings players (including Dustin Brown, Alec Martinez and Justin Williams).  We may have even found out more than we bargained for during that round – especially about Roberto Luonogo.
Then, later in the afternoon, coach [...]

Clune brothers heading to Staples Center for Kings v Preds

Even though it’s early into 2013, there have already been a few things to celebrate in the Clune family.
First, older brother Rich was claimed by the Nashville Predators and has been living out his dream of returning to the NHL. Even better, on February 5th he scored his first goal, coming in a game against [...]

Trotz on Shea Weber – ‘I don’t give a crap if he gets a point’

Following his team’s 3-0 win over the Kings on Thursday night, Predators coach Barry Trotz got a little heated at his presser.  the real fun starts at about the seven minute mark when he takes exception to a reporter saying defenseman Shea Weber isn’t playing well. Nashville’s former Norris Trophy finalist hasn’t scored a goal this season [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 9 – Kings at Predators

With a four goal output in their last game, the top of the Kings’ offensive leaderboards saw a few changes.  Jeff Carter is pacing the team with four goals and six different players are now tied for the points lead at five each. Perhaps the most surprising in that group is Simon Gagne, who’s yet to score a [...]

Colin Fraser ready for ‘a tough barn’ in Nashville tonight

Forward Colin Fraser has faced the Nashville Predators 18 times in his career and picked up three assists along the way – with the most recent one coming during his last visit to Music City. He helped set up Drew Doughty that night in a 5-4 Kings win – which also stands as as Jonathan [...]

VIDEO: Preds’ Rich Clune scores first NHL goal

When the Kings take on the Predators in Nashville tomorrow night it will be a re-match of last Thursday’s game in LA.  After their 2-1 shootout victory that night, Preds’ forward Rich Clune said he had nothing to prove to the Kings, his former club.  However, he was only on the ice for a few shifts in that game [...]