Plans Coming Together for Final Frozen Fury

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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 NBC Radio, What if Lecavalier Doesn’t Retire

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NBC Sports Radio in Phoenix, where he joined hosts Dave and Greg Isaac to discuss a myriad of Kings-related topics, including: what happens if Vinny Lecavalier doesn’t want to retire at the end of the season, which Kings players may be traded next summer, a […]

‘Kempe is good enough to play in the NHL right now’ – LA Kings Top Scout

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Loyal readers of MayorsManor are very familiar with Mark Yanetti. As Director of Amateur Scouting for the Los Angeles Kings, he has his finger on the pulse of the team’s prospects like few others. His job, in a nutshell, is to help the team find the prospects they draft (or sign via free agents if […]

Jarret Stoll Feeling Many Things; Returning for First Game vs Kings

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Each player has a story. For some, it’s an ever-evolving one. And while the final chapter covering Jarret Stoll’s NHL playing career has yet to be written, one could argue the meat of his tale has perhaps already been written. Prior to two Stanley Cup victories as a member of the Los Angeles Kings, his […]

Biz Nasty 3.0: Paul Bissonnette’s New, Slightly Lower Profile

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September 23, 2010 – Paul Bissonnette still remembers the preseason game. If you got jumped by Kyle Clifford, you would too. “He did what he had to do,” says the 30 year-old-forward, with a restrained snarl. He wanted to square off. Clifford, a rookie who wore number 64 at that time, wanted to get in […]

Hoven on NHL Radio: Kopitar Contract, Lucic Extension, Kings Prospects

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio from earlier today, where he joined hosts Scott Laughlin and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss a myriad of Kings related topics, most notably: details surrounding Anze Kopitar’s new contract, the impact it may have on Dustin Brown’s future in Los Angeles, a […]

Real-Time Update on the Kopitar Contract Negotiations

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From every leading indicator, the ongoing contract talks between the Los Angeles Kings and Anze Kopitar are nearing the finish line. Back in November, we reported that the new contract was all but done – at what was believed to be a $9.75M cap hit over eight years – with a no trade / movement […]

Lombardi on Why He Made the Trade with Flyers and Why Now

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Shortly after the Los Angeles Kings’ acquisition of defenseman Luke Schenn and center Vincent Lecavalier from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for prospect Jordan Weal and a 2016 third-round draft pick, we joined a media conference call with GM Dean Lombardi, where he shared the following comments…
On what he sees in Lecavalier and Schenn:
“We […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on Sportsnet, Talking Kings-Flyers Trade and Next Moves

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio with Rob Kerr earlier today, where they discussed the Kings-Flyers trade, Luke Schenn, Jordan Weal, Vincent Lecavalier upcoming retirement, Anze Kopitar’s contract status, Dean Lombardi, Milan Lucic heading into free agency, Dustin Brown’s potential future in Los Angeles, the 2017 NHL All Star […]

LA Kings 2015-16 Prospect Rankings: No. 1 Revealed

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We’re finally ready to announce the name of which Los Angeles Kings prospect has nabbed the No. 1 spot in our bi-annual rankings of the team’s future hopefuls. After working our way through a handful of Honorable Mentions, followed by nine additional players who rounded out the top 10, the big moment is upon us.
Of […]