Dean Lombardi on the LA Kings using injuries as an excuse

More from Kings GM Dean Lombardi following today’s press conference where Darryl Sutter was announced as the LA Kings new head coach…
– On injuries this season and if the team was different with Mike Richards in the line-up – “You could say that – or Drew, if you want to go to the holdout, then […]

Lombardi on identity, expectations, near trade of Yzerman

Following this afternoon’s press conference to ‘officially’ announce Darryl Sutter as the new coach of the LA Kings, GM Dean Lombardi held court for over 30 minutes. With respect to time, we’ll break things up into multiple articles. Here’s the first batch of quotes…
On what Sutter brings – “If you take a larger […]

Darryl Sutter to be welcomed aboard by Bob Miller

If there is one thing synonymous with the LA Kings, it would have to be Bob Miller – the voice of the team for nearly 40 years. Fittingly, he’ll oversee tomorrow’s press conference where Darryl Sutter will be officially announced as the Kings new head coach by GM Dean Lombardi.
Today is an off day […]

Coach Terry Murray – ‘The power play let us down’ vs Dallas

Another game, another loss and still no sign of some offense.
Following their fourth loss in a row – and the final game of a sustained stretch of games at home – Kings coach Terry Murray had this to say at his post-game presser…
On the Kings’ lack of scoring – “It’s very tough. We’re losing […]

LA v MTL: Coach Murray’s presser – comments on Dustin Penner

Dustin Penner returned to the Kings line-up today had the only goal for LA in a 2-1 loss to Montreal.
Dustin coach Terry Murray’s post game presser he had the following to say about the play of #25 today…
“I liked Dustin Penner today. He played well,” said Murray. “He dug in, he was skating in a […]

Audio: Terry Murray’s postgame presser after 3-2 loss

During Terry Murray‘s postgame presser in Dallas tonight he talked about Mike Richards, Jonathan Quick, Steve Ott and more. Take a listen…

Even with the loss, the Kings return home with three of the possible four points on the road trip and have gone 5-2-1 in their last eight games.
Prior to facing the Stars, Jarret Stoll […]

Quick quotes from Kings coach Terry Murray after 4-1 loss

I’ll have more Terry Murray quotes from his post game presser up later.
Here are some key highlights though…
On Anze Kopitar’s first career penalty shot – “It was a critical time, but I would answer today that it was a small part of it—the missed opportunity there to score.”
On the overall game – “Things turned after […]

UFC Fighter Clay Guida talks hockey and haircuts

Through the years, we’ve had a variety of celebrities and athletes on MayorsManor – like Greg Hetson of the band Bad Religion, Hall of Fame pro wrestler Nick Bockwinkel and Dodgers’ left fielder Matt Kemp – to talk about a myriad of subjects.
With the UFC in town for a big fight card this Saturday night, […]

Terry Murray’s quotes on Bernier from post-game presser

Following tonight’s 3-0 loss to the Devils, Kings coach Terry Murray said the following in his post-game presser…
(Overall game recap): “Tonight is about turnovers. All three goals that New Jersey scored ended up being plays that we had possession of the puck and we just don’t execute and then they come right back at us […]