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AHL: Sabourin scores lone goal in Monarchs loss

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Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
LEWISTON, ME – Portland Pirates’ right wing Gilbert Brule jump started the scoring and the Manchester Monarchs could not rebound as they dropped the second VIP Cup game, 4-1, at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee on Friday night.  The Monarchs and Pirates are tied, 1-1, in the […]

AUDIO: West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – November 3, 2013

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Along with my co-host Jonathan Davis, we packed another two hours of hockey talk into this week’s episode of West Coast Bias over on NHL Network Radio. Joining us for some of the fun was former goaltender Kelly Hrudey of Hockey Night in Canada, plus veteran official (and author) Kerry Fraser.
One of the key highlights […]

Rich Clune has some serious opinions on Dustin Brown being a predator

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To properly set the stage for our conversation with Nashville Predators forward Rich Clune, some people may need a quick refresher on what’s gone down recently. In a nutshell, former NHL defenseman Garry Galley went on Hockey Night in Canada radio and listed a group of eight players – whom he called ‘the Crazy Eights.’ […]

VIDEO: Press Conference of the Year – Flyers hire new coach

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Little words are needed here, just sit back and watch the video. While it’s never easy to talk about a guy losing his job, that’s not really what’s highlighted in the clip. Instead, watch the Philly media attack Flyers management and owner Ed Snider. You’ll quickly understand why both sides have the reputations they do…

Perhaps […]

MayorsManor: What line-up the LA Kings should use, not what it will be

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Hopefully by now you’ve had a chance to read the article put up over the weekend predicting what moves the Kings would be making to get down to the maximum roster size of 23 players. Perhaps the most common question asked this week is how/why Tyler Toffoli didn’t make the final list.
It’s explained in that […]

With deck stacked on D, Bodnarchuk could be the Kings’ wild card

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There’s an over abundance of defensemen, that’s one of the most important stories permeating this year’s LA Kings training camp.
Even coach Darryl Sutter acknowledged it after a recent practice session at the team’s training facility in El Segundo.
“If we’re healthy, nobody’s taking Drew’s place,” he began. “Nobody’s taking Slava’s place. Nobody’s taking Greener’s place. Nobody’s […]

AUDIO: Guest spot on Sportsnet – talking Brown, Blake and more

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On Thursday afternoon I was once again a guest on Sportsnet radio in Calgary. We talked about all the latest news surrounding the LA Kings – including Dustin Brown’s contract extension, Ron Hextall leaving for Philadelphia, the hiring of Rob Blake, who will coach Manchester next season, prospects on the rise, adding Dan Carcillo, […]

Dean Lombardi on how and why he hired Rob Blake

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We’ve already posted Rob Blake’s full comments from this morning’s media conference call. Now, here’s what Dean Lombardi had to say about his new Assistant GM…
– On what made Blake the right guy for the job:
“There’s a number of things. First and foremost though, I think that this job entails so much more than generally […]

EXCLUSIVE: Rob Blake will be named Asst GM in LA later this week

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The shocking news just continues to flow from Kings headquarters in El Segundo this week.
Fresh on the heels of Dean Lombardi’s long-time right-hand man, Ron Hextall, returning to the Flyers – on something he said was nothing more than following a ‘gut feeling’ – MayorsManor can now share the second piece… Rob Blake will be […]

Dustin Penner leaves, Dan Carcillo joins LA Kings

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A little sarcasm on this fine Tuesday… With the departure of Ron Hextall on Monday, Kings GM Dean Lombardi moved quickly to replace his Flyers quotient by adding left wing Daniel Carcillo on Tuesday.
[Happy now? Back to playing it straight for a few minutes.]
In Carcillo the Kings add a left wing (and a left shot) […]