A prospect’s jounral: What it’s really like on the road

Stefan Legein Manchester AHL MayorsManor

Through the years we’ve occasionally turned the keys to MayorsManor over to a few of the LA Kings players and prospects, allowing them to pen an article for the site. Of course, none more famously perhaps than Dustin Penner’s open letter regarding Pancakegate.
Today, we’re sharing not just one entry, but actually several comments and observations [...]

Audio: Coach Darryl Sutter post-game comments vs CBJ

Kings coach Darryl Sutter usually provides some great quotes during his post-game pressers. Last night wasn’t one of them. Following his team’s disappointing loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets, few Sutterisms were offered up. Basically, he’s looking for a better effort and a more focused game from just about everybody except goalie Jonathan Bernier. Take [...]

Audio: Anze Kopitar post-game, Kings lose 3-1 to Jackets

After the Kings loss to the Blue Jackets in Columbus, here are some of the questions Anze Kopitar was asked in the media scrum. He wasn’t offering any excuses for losing to the last place team in the NHL…

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Audio: Jeff Carter post-game, Kings lose 3-1 to Jackets

After the Kings loss to the Blue Jackets in Columbus, here are some of the questions Jeff Carter was asked in the media scrum. For a good laugh, be sure to listen to his answer about the promotion run in the arena last night where fans could get their Carter jerseys converted to a Jack [...]

VIDEO: Johnson post-game vs LA – ‘I wanted to get this win’

Jack Johnson continued his hot play of late for Columbus last night. With his tenth goal of the season, he now has goals in back-to-back games and points in three straight for his new club. After the Blue Jackets downed the Kings 3-1, he sounded like a guy taking a few subtle shots at his [...]

Daryl Evans previews LA Kings Carter vs CBJ Johnson

LA Kings radio commentator Daryl Evans helps preview tonight’s game vs. Columbus. As you’d expect, much of the talk has to do with Jeff Carter and Jack Johnson.

Click here if you want to see what Johnson – now wearing number seven – had to say after scoring his first goal in a Blue Jackets jersey [...]

Flyers’ Ian Laperriere on the newest King, Jeff Carter

Jeff Carter comes to LA (photo: Ikiri)

This piece doesn’t need much of an introduction. Ian Laperriere is one of the most honest and straight forward guys in hockey. He’ll tell you exactly how it is and he always speaks from the heart.
In a MayorsManor podcast two years ago he had some choice words for former [...]

Doughty on the Kings trading Jack Johnson to Columbus

Last hour we brought you Matt Greene’s comments on the big Kings news item of the day. Meanwhile, fellow defenseman Drew Doughty has yet to speak with Jack Johnson, opting not to bother him during what’s surely a busy time after being traded – “I just sent him a quick text yesterday and told him [...]

Matt Greene on his call with Jack Johnson last night

Obviously, the topic de jour around the Kings locker room following practice today was the trade of Jack Johnson to Columbus. In an effort to push out as much of the content as possible, we’ll streamline the ‘story’ we wrap around things and try to simply post more of the raw comments.
In speaking with Drew [...]

Jack Johnson reacts to the trade, plus other evening notes

As noted in my earlier tweets/posts, the Kings are saying Jeff Carter won’t be in LA until Saturday. So, it’s still up in the air if he’ll play that night vs. the Blackhawks. Both teams need to get all of the physicals and paperwork done.
For now, here are some updates. Please note [...]