10 Tidbits from the Black Aces

With more than a dozen of the Kings’ top prospects in town for the playoffs, it’s time to check in with some of the guys and see what’s going on. Here, we talked with defenseman Nick Deslauriers, plus forwards Andy Andreoff, Linden Vey and Jordan Weal…
- Vey on learning the importance of playing sound defensively: [...]

Tyler Toffoli and his NSFW nickname

We’ve covered this whole ‘hockey player nickname’ thing in the past. As noted, many guys simply get a Y or IE tacked on the end of their name – giving us such classics as Brownie, Quickie, Lewey, etc.
Coming into the season though, perhaps the best nickname on the LA Kings belonged to Kyle Clifford. Contrary [...]

The prospects are coming, the prospects are coming!

Just like last year, the Kings will once again have a group of prospects in town for the remainder of the playoffs. More commonly known as the Black Aces, the unit started to take shape over the weekend with goaltenders Martin Jones and JF Berube. Now, MayorsManor has learned that approximately 11 players will be [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Andreoff helps secure playoff spot

With their 3-1 win on Saturday night the Manchester Monarchs have secured a spot in the 2013 AHL playoffs. And after the game, Kings’ prospect Brandon Kozun probably had the best reaction on twitter…
Playoffs, you’re talking about playoffs #werein
— brandon kozun (@kozy15) April 21, 2013

Now on to the game…

Monarchs clinch a playoff spot Manchester at [...]

End of Year Awards and another win for Manchester on Sunday

Prior to Sunday’s regular season finale at home, the Manchester Monarchs handed out their End of Year Awards and several of the Kings’ top prospects came away with honors…
- Ace Bailey Most Valuable Player Award (voted by Monarchs players and coaches): Linden Vey
- Mark Bavis Unsung Hero Award (voted by Monarchs players): Andy Andreoff
- Monarchs [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Andreoff doubles up in Sat win

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs took a 3-0 first period lead and held on for a 4-3 victory over the Hershey Bears at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Saturday night.
Manchester (34-31-3-4) is in third place in the Atlantic Division with 75 points. Hershey (33-30-3-6) is [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Vey, Weal, Yellow Horn lead comeback

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs fell down 3-0 before scoring five unanswered goals before defeating the Hershey Bears, 6-4, on the third annual Faith and Family night at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Saturday night.
Manchester (30-27-3-4) is in third place in the Atlantic Division with [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – nobody can slow Kozun down

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs had their four-game winning streak snapped with a 5-4 shootout loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at Max’s Star Wars Birthday at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Sunday night.
Manchester (28-24-3-4) is in third in the Atlantic Division with 63 points. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Andreoff, Kozun, Toffoli go net

LA Kings prospect Brandon Kozun now has nine goals in his last eight games. Tyler Toffoli continues to lead the way with 27 goals on the season now. And Andy Andreoff posted his first two goal game as a pro. If that’s not enough, try to find the tiny space that Colton Yellow Horn used to score [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings prospect Tanner Pearson

If you”re not going first overall in the NHL Draft, the next best thing is probably being selected by the Stanley Cup Champions. Such was the experience for Tanner Pearson last June.
Taken 30th overall by Los Angeles, the Kitchener, Ontario native is now halfway through his first pro season and has formed a deadly line with [...]