Penner returns to the OC, shares his plans for Doughty

Earlier in the day on Tuesday, we heard from two of Dustin Penner’s former Ducks teammates – who, naturally, had plenty to say about the big left wing. Then, following the night cap in Anaheim, Washington’s newest player checked in with MayorsManor, fresh off the Capital’s 3-2 win at the Honda Center. Here’s what he [...]

Ducks players prepared for ‘fatty’ Dustin Penner tonight

Back at the NHL Trade Deadline the Ducks traded Dustin Penner. Nobody saw it coming, including the two-time Stanley Cup winning left wing. Sure, after starting the season out pretty hot, his point totals had cooled a bit in 2014 – but they don’t call him Playoff Penner for nothing. Now a member of the [...]

Word Association: Maple Leafs vs Kings players

It’s been quite a while since MayorsManor has done one of our popular Word Association segments, so with the Toronto Maple Leafs in town tonight seemed like the perfect opportunity. However, we have a slight twist this time around. Instead of just the Leafs talking about the Kings, or vice versa, we caught up with [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

LA Kings 2014 mid-season prospect rankings – top defensemen

If you’ve landed on this article without reading the two previous entires in the series, you’re sort of joining the movie mid-way though. So, you may want to go back and catch up.
Twice a year we publish the LA Kings Top 10 Prospect Rankings. Our multi-part look at the team’s top young talent has become [...]

A look at the LA Kings 2014 trade deadline possibilities

For some reason, the trade questions are flooding in from hockey fans way more than in years past. That’s a good thing, but it’s also challenging to answer everybody on Twitter, Facebook, email, radio, etc. So, let’s just take one comprehensive look at what the Kings might be up to. Below are many of the [...]

LA Kings 2014 mid-season prospect rankings – the countdown begins

As the NHL trade season heats up, it’s always a good time to check in on the Kings top prospects. Which players are moving up our rankings, and how are the overall skills developing at various positions throughout the organization? Those are certainly important questions to answer as general managers like Dean Lombardi evaluate their [...]

LA Kings 2014 mid-season prospect rankings – honorable mention

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, where we go for a deep dive on the top prospects in the LA Kings organization.
Before we begin though, let’s bring new readers up to speed a bit. Now, some might view this as bragging or tooting our own horn, but we prefer to think of it [...]