5 Myths Surrounding Mike Richards to Toronto Trade Rumors

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Ever since Mike Richards was first put on waivers by Los Angeles, we’ve been inundated with questions regarding the likelihood of where he would play his next NHL game. The latest round of questions came earlier today via Twitter after our writer in Manchester, Andy Tonge, tweeted this:
#MapleLeafs have two scouts at today’s #Monarchs game – including […]

More with Melrose: On Voynov, Vegas, and Vegetables

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In part one of our chat with Barry Melrose, he spoke at length about many of the key players who made up the LA Kings roster on his 1993 Stanley Cup Final team. Now, via questions from other media members, he touches on a myriad of additional topics, both historical and relevant to the future […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on Sportsnet Talking Kings Trade Scenarios

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Pat Steinberg from earlier today, where they looked at key topics surrounding the Los Angeles Kings. Among the topics were: recent play of Jonathan Quick, make-up of the Kings defense, trade offers for Mike Richards (including ongoing interest […]

Blake on Kings Top Defensive Prospects and What’s Next

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Building on our article yesterday with Manchester coach Mike Stothers, we went a little higher up the chain of command and connected with Rob Blake regarding Derek Forbort being called up. During our discussion with the Kings Assistant GM, he also worked in two other players recently named to the team’s Top 10 Prospects list. Additionally, […]

Manchester Coach Adds More Notes on Forbort, Plus Trivia

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Yesterday, MayorsManor broke news that the Kings would officially be calling up 2010 first round draft pick Derek Forbort. As noted in Tuesday’s article, Forbort is the lone player remaining from the 30 guys selected in the first round of the 2010 Draft to make his NHL debut. However, even though he did practice in […]

Confirmed: Kings Calling Up Derek Forbort, 10 Tidbits

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At the 2010 NHL Draft, held in Los Angeles for the first time, there was a buzz in the air about midway through the first round. GM Dean Lombardi was about to do what he does best at the league’s annual event, swap some assets with one of his cohorts. Dealin’ Dean ultimately traded his first round […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: State of the Kings, What’s Next

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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 talk about what might be troubling the Kings and to evaluate their chances of making the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs.
You can give today’s segment a listen using the player below or […]

Mike Richards Talks Skipping White House Visit

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There are many perks to winning a major sports championship. Parades through the city, diamond-filled rings, and raising banners are commonplace for teams who win it all in their respective sports. Mike Richards experienced all of those as a member of the LA Kings after winning two Stanley Cups in three seasons.
Earlier this week, he […]

Mike Richards Very Candid After His First AHL Game

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After watching his team win its second Stanley Cup in three seasons, Kings GM Dean Lombardi had a debate on his hands – what should he do with Mike Richards? Last off-season was the final chance NHL clubs were given to use an amnesty buyout, where by those dollars would not take up future salary […]

Robitaille Lays Out AHL California Story – Past, Present, Future

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Several years ago, Luc Robitaille did an interview on MayorsManor where he revealed thoughts of wanting to hold an outdoor game on the beach, likely near Hermosa or Redondo. It would be a pre-season game against the Ducks because he loved the idea of doing something cool to create a media buzz for Southern California […]