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 […]

Poll II – Who should the LA Kings honor from 1988-99 era?

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In tyring to select three worthy candidates to honor during next season’s LA Kings Legends Nights, you have to look back over their entire 45-year history. In doing so, it’s almost impossible to compare players from the ’70s with current stars. So, we’ve tried to make things easier by grouping players into three eras – […]

Mike Richards trade for Simmonds and Schenn revisited

In the 40-plus year history of the Los Angeles Kings franchise, there have been some pretty big trades. Obviously, none bigger than a deal that went down in August 1988 with the Edmonton Oilers.
However, several moves since then have also created some earthquake like tremors within the LA hockey community. For example, just […]

LA Kings Frozen Fury XIV Primer – TRIVIA TIME

Yes, what happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas. In this case though, let’s see how much of the action on the ice has seeped into your brain – or at least how much of it you retain.
For the 14th time, the Kings will host their annual pre-season game in Las Vegas later […]

Luc Robitaille on new jobs for Gretzky, Blake and Laperriere

If you were to make a list of the 10 most popular players in Los Angeles Kings history, the names Wayne Gretzky, Rob Blake and Ian Laperriere would definitely be in the mix.
So it’s no surprise that as each of them have transitioned from on-ice roles into new off-ice jobs over the last few years, […]

Players Rep Their Schools on LA Kings All-College Teams

Later tonight, Kings prospect Derek Forbort and the North Dakota Fighting Sioux will continue their quest for an eighth NCAA National Championship.
It’s a game that several of the current Kings will be watching, namely Matt Greene and Jack Johnson. Greene went to UND and of course, Johnson went to Michigan.
Other former college players on the […]

…And Now You’re Caught Up – March 21, 2011

It’s been another busy week in the sports world, so you may have missed a few odds and ends out there.
Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered.
Here are the ten Kings related (or at least hockey related) items you should definitely know about heading into the week ahead…
* Call it the junior hockey version of […]

MayorsManor Podcast – featuring Mark Hardy

When it comes to the Kings blueline, there’s Rob Blake at 805 games played, followed by Mattias Norstrom at 780.
Next on that list is Mark Hardy with 616.
He also has the second most assists, third most points and fifth most penalty minutes by a defenseman in franchise history.
His career saw him go from being drafted […]

MayorsManor Podcast featuring Tony Granato

When evaluating a trade in sports years down the line if you’d still make the same trade again, that usually tells you which team won the exchange.
In the case of the Kings sending Bernie Nicholls to the New York Rangers for Tomas Sandstrom and Tony Granato, of course they’d do that deal again.
The offensive duo […]