PHOTO GALLERY: LA Kings 2013 DevCamp Scrimmage

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The Kings wrapped up their 2013 Development Camp on Friday with a scrimmage at Toyota Sports Center. We had live coverage throughout the game at this link here. Click over if you want to see who scored, which prospects were on each team and our three starts of the event.
Now, how about a little visual [...]

Kings 2013 DevCamp: Seven questions with Tyler Toffoli

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He’s arrived.  Maybe that’s the headline that should follow him around for a while.
This season, Tyler Toffoli went from top ranked prospect in the Kings organization to seeing time on the team’s second line in the NHL playoffs.
It’s been a somewhat linear development, with a consistent upward trajectory, compared to most other players though.  He scored 57 [...]

What to expect from the LA Kings at the 2013 NHL Draft

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After sitting through a very boring fall, where the NHL didn’t play any games in October, November or December – things have been moving along at a fairly break-neck pace ever since.
First came 48 games in 99 days, then the post-season, the NHL Awards (well, sort of), the crowning of a new champion…and now, this [...]

10 Tidbits from the Black Aces

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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 [...]