Word Association: Maple Leafs vs Kings players

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It’s been quite a while since MayorsManor has done one of our popular Word Association segments, so with the Toronto Maple Leafs in town tonight seemed like the perfect opportunity. However, we have a slight twist this time around. Instead of just the Leafs talking about the Kings, or vice versa, we caught up with [...]

Monarchs coach singing the praises of Kings top prospects

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On Wednesday afternoon, Manchester Monarchs coach Mark Morris was a guest on NHL Network Radio with host Scott Laughlin. During the course of the conversation, Morris had plenty to say about the Kings top prospects, both the players currently with the big club and several of the stars-in-waiting down in the AHL. Here’s a transcript [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on EDM radio – talking Kings pre-season questions

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On Monday evening I was back on Team 1260 in Edmonton with former NHL player Jason Strudwick to share some insights and opinions on the LA Kings upcoming season. If you missed the spot when it aired live, the full segment is available below for your listening pleasure.
We’ll tackle all the major questions surrounding the [...]

FULL VIDEO: Jonathan Bernier fight vs Ryan Miller

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Fun from the Toronto Maple Leafs v Buffalo Sabres game on Sunday night, including a goalie fight between Jonathan Bernier and Ryan Miller…

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Will Matt Frattin be the answer at left wing for Sutter and the Kings?

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This coming November marks the twenty year anniversary of one of the most disputed trades in Dodger history. On November 19, 1993 LA dealt seldom used pitcher Pedro Martinez to the Montreal Expos in exchange for a left-handed hitting All Star second baseman named Delino DeShields. Just three years later, DeShields was allowed to walk [...]

Scouting Report on new LA Kings goalie Ben Scrivens

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Earlier this week we posted 10 Tidbits with new Kings forward Matt Frattin, giving you a chance to learn more about the Kings newest forward. Of course, coming to LA with the former Maple Leaf is goaltender Ben Scrivens.
By now you’ve probably read a few a high-level bullet points on the 26-year old netminder – [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Jim Fox breaks down the Bernier-Frattin trade

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As the Kings’ TV color analyst for the past few decades now, Jim Fox has seen the carousel of goaltenders the team has gone through at times. Although it had to be done, nearly everybody in the organization was sad to see Jonathan Bernier get dealt to Toronto. On the ice, his talents suggest he’s [...]

10 Tidbits on Matt Frattin, new LA Kings forward

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Jonathan Bernier is now a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs and in return the Kings received ‘three assets’ – as Dean Lombardi would say – a second round pick in the 2014 or 15 draft, goaltender Ben Scrivens and forward Matt Frattin.
If you’ve been keeping up with your reading on MayorsManor, you already know [...]

Kings players have parting thoughts for Jonathan Bernier

You’d be hard pressed to find a negative article on new Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier. He was a consummate professional during his time as a member of the Kings organization.
So it’s no surprise that as today wore on and the news of his departure from LA began to spread, several of his now-former teammates [...]

Lombardi’s views on what Matt Frattin brings to the LA Kings

Yes, there’s still more from today’s conference call with Kings GM Dean Lombardi.
In addition to his previously posted thoughts on why Jon Bernier was dealt to Toronto, changes to Willie Mitchell’s health, talks with Dustin Penner’s agent, negotiations with Bud Holloway and a potential new contract for Rob Scuderi – what, that’s not enough for [...]