PHOTO GALLERY: Final Frozen Fury 2016 – Stars v Kings

After a year of hype, the final Frozen Fury kicked off in Las Vegas on Friday night, with the Kings hosting the Stars in night one of a special two-game weekend. In a matchup some expect to be the Western Conference Final next spring, Dallas defeated Los Angeles 6-3 in the preseason classic.
As has been […]

MayorsManor Live: 2015-16 Playoff Podcast with The Kid

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Like last season, we’re looking to have a little fun heading into the 2015-16 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Don’t worry – there is still plenty of time to argue about line combinations, roster moves needed by teams that didn’t make the playoffs, and which free agent players might be on the move this summer. […]

NHL Radio: Hoven on Kings, Ducks, Pacific Division Playoff Picture

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined host Jonathan Davis to discuss all the key storylines swirling in the Western Conference playoff race – including: the LA Kings, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, Dallas Stars, and much more.
The segment […]

FREE REPLAY: NHL Trade Talk with Hoven, Bernstein, Friedman, Pagnotta, and more

Sunday night, host Jonathan Davis welcomed a slew of guests to the airwaves of NHL Network radio — including John Hoven, Dennis Bernstein, Dave Pagnotta, Elliotte Friedman, and Eric Stephens — to discuss all the latest trade deadline rumors and speculation. Among the teams discussed were: Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, Dallas […]

Plans Coming Together for Final Frozen Fury

Building on our previous story about a trio of fun items the Kings are planning for next season, their 50th year in the NHL – including a brand new jersey and hosting the NHL All Star Game – we can now share a few more details.
With a new Las Vegas expansion team likely beginning play […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Radio talking Kopitar Contract, Lombardi’s Book, and Jamie Benn

Sunday night, host Jonathan Davis welcomed John Hoven back to the 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network radio to discuss several topics surrounding the Los Angeles Kings and the Pacific Division, including: Anze Kopitar’s contract, Marcel Dionne’s thoughts, trading for Brayden McNabb, Milan Lucic playing with Jeff Carter, what to do with Tanner Pearson, Dean […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Radio – Kings, Sharks, Stars, and Blues

John Hoven joined host Jonathan Davis for this week’s edition of the 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network radio, where they took a lap around the Western Conference to check on a few teams. “The Mayor” reviewed which five Kings prospects have a shot at making the team at forward and also discussed Derek Forbort’s […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio, 30 Team Roundtable

Live from the Honda Center following the Ducks-Flames Game 2 contest, “The Mayor” John Hoven and Jonathan Davis once again took to the airwaves of NHL Network Radio to offer a myriad of opinions on the Stanley Cup Playoffs – and more. In the third segment, Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine joined the […]

MayorsManor: Thoughts on the 2015 NHL Awards Nominees

Through the Professional Hockey Writers Association, I was honored to be part of the voting body responsible for most of the major NHL Awards a few years ago. However, once I started writing prospect profiles for the LAKings website, there was a conflict of interest, and I no longer have the opportunity to vote in any official […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Richards, Kings, Ducks Problems

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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 touch on all the latest happenings in the Western Conference. Among the highlights were observations on Mike Richards’ return to the NHL, Jarret Stoll’s progress, a surging Anze Kopitar, what might be […]