Rob Blake – hoping third time is a charm, ready for new chapter

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Below are the full comments from Rob Blake’s call with the media earlier today, following the announcement that he’d been hired as the LA Kings new Assistant General Manager…
[note: There is a small portion, maybe less than one minute, missing from his opening remarks. We’ll fix it later this afternoon.]
– Opening comments: “On a nightly […]

Lombardi and Robitaille on the hiring of Rob Blake as Kings Asst GM

As MayorsManor first told you about earlier in the week, Rob Blake has been named the new Assistant GM in Los Angeles. The Kings will hold a media conference call later this morning – so, we’ll have plenty more quotes throughout the day today.
However, here’s some instant reaction from Dean Lombardi and Luc Robitaille, courtesy […]

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 […]

POLL: Blake, Roenick or others for Hockey Hall of Fame?

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Taking a brief break from the Development Camp Preview series with the LA Kings prospects to focus on something else happening this week.
Tomorrow the Hockey Hall of Fame will announce the names of the four players who will forever be enshrined into the hallowed institution during a big ceremony in November.
Last year’s class was Pavel […]

Dustin Brown reacts to 10 LA Kings-inspired baby names

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On Saturday afternoon Nicole Brown, wife of Kings captain Dustin Brown – and the self-proclaimed ‘best hockey player in the Brown household’ – made her return visit to The Fourth Period Live, a weekly show airing on NHL Network Radio via Sirius/XM.
During her segment she dropped the news that the couple is expecting their fourth child.
So, with three […]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Canucks v Kings preview with Ray Ferraro

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When you’ve played over 1.200 games in the NHL and scored more than 400 goals, you’ve earned the right to talk about hockey for a living. And when you have a personality about it, all the better.
These days, Ray Ferraro is based out of Vancouver, working for TSN. However, after being selected by the Whalers at […]

Photos from Brown’s second game in Zurich – punch, point, snow

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Earlier today, Dustin Brown suited up with the ZSC Lions for the second time and the first of back-to-back games he’ll play in Switzerland this weekend.  The match-up took place in Zurich vs Geneve-Servette and featured the top two teams in the league.  Things were tied 1-1 with six minutes remaining in regulation – then the real fun began.
Logan […]

KingsVision Flashback – Vote For Lubo!

Besides the usual post-game quotes from players, the folks at KingsVision have given us some real gems through the years. In this clip from 2007, viewers were treated to an All-Star Game campaign centered around Rob Blake, Mike Cammalleri, Anze Kopitar…and, of course, Lubomir Visnovsky.

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MayorsManor Live Radio – Kings v Blues playoff preview show

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Are you ready?  It’s game day!
The Kings are in St. Louis to kick off their second round series vs. the Blues and we have a jam packed show for you to help preview things.
Both teams came into the league in 1967 when the NHL expanded from it’s ‘Original Six’ and added ‘the Second Six.’ However, […]

POLL: Who should the LA Kings honor from Staples era (2000-09)?

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As first announced on MayorsManor a few weeks ago, the LA Kings will be bringing back their vintage purple (or Forum Blue) and gold jerseys next season for three games in conjunction with pre-game celebrations dubbed ‘Legends Nights.’ To properly select the three candidates worthy of being honored we’ve recently run a few polls, breaking […]