POLL: What To Do With Mike Richards

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Building on the story posted Monday morning – where we reviewed why center Mike Richards returned to Los Angeles, rather than traveling with the Manchester Monarchs to St. John’s, Newfoundland for their three-game series – what do you think should happen next…

What should LA do with Richards?
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BREAKING NEWS: Update on Mike Richards Whereabouts

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It hasn’t quite tuned into a case of Where’s Waldo, yet the whereabouts of center Mike Richards has quietly been causing a stir over the last 24 hours.
Nothing is wrong – don’t worry – nor is a call-up in the works… at least nothing is imminent at the moment.
For the better part of a month, […]

Gravel Impressing During AHL Rookie Season

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For a defensive-defenseman, being compared to two-time Stanley Cup winner Rob Scuderi is high praise. Yet, during his first three years at St. Cloud State University, Michigan-native Kevin Gravel did just that and looked destined for a future spot on the Los Angeles Kings blueline.
Then, Gravel was left with a decision – sign a professional contract […]

AHL: Patrik Bartosak’s Guide To Being A Better Driver

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If you have followed Kings prospect Patrik Bartosak on Twitter for any amount of time, you have probably already realized that the Czech native is not a big fan of other drivers (note: If you have a Twitter account, Bartosak is a must follow). After signing an entry level contract with Los Angeles near the […]

Shore Sent Down (Sort of), Richards Status, and Deadline Update

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As pretty much expected if you read this article here, the Kings did not make any additional deals before today’s NHL Trade Deadline. However, they did make a roster move, sending 22-year-old center Nick Shore to Manchester.
Now, before you go jumping to conclusions, it was what they call a paper transaction and is very common […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor Talks NHL and AHL on ESPN Radio

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on ESPN Radio in with Greg Kerr from earlier today, where they talked NHL and AHL hockey. Among the key subjects were the Stadium Series game in Northern California, passionate fans vs. annoying fans, the AHL’s West Coast invasion, San Diego hockey Fest, the […]

AHL: San Diego Gulls Hockey Fest Report

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The Anaheim Ducks hosted “HockeyFest” in San Diego on Sunday to unveil the official name and logo of the new team that will compete in the AHL’s recently announced Pacific division.
As MayorsManor reported back on February 2, the Ducks new affiliate will be called the Gulls, a name with a longstanding history in San Diego […]

AHL: Bartosak Picks Up Monarchs Win In Net

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In professional hockey, more often than not, out-shooting your opponent is a good recipe for success. Throwing more pucks on net usually correlates to more scoring chances, and thus more goals. With that being said, the Manchester Monarchs seem to be a bit of an anomaly. On home ice this season, the team was 8-0 […]

INTERVIEW: Catching Up With Mike Richards

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While rumors continue to swirl about his future (this article is a must read), Mike Richards has continued to go about his business as a member of the Manchester Monarchs. In six games with the team, he has collected two goals and six assists, totaling eight points. Two of those points came on Saturday, as […]

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, […]