MayorsManor Lockout Radio with NHL goalie Marty Turco

After 543 games played in the National Hockey League, goaltender Marty Turco may have manned his last crease…or he might not have.  Much like the NHL lockout, Turco’s future remains to be determined.
At the moment, he’s an unrestricted free agent and can sign with any team interested once play resumes.  But, does he want to come [...]

Kevin Westgarth on NHL’s toughest, best and most underrated players

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Yesterday, NHLPA executive and former player Mathieu Schneider joined Kings forward Kevin Westgarth and St. Louis Blues captain David Backes for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on Reddit. Fans were invited to submit their questions on any topic and the trio would take turns answering. You can see all the entries here [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings asst coach Davis Payne

After resigning his three unrestricted free agents earlier this summer – Colin Fraser, Dustin Penner and Jarret Stoll – Kings GM Dean Lombardi had his roster all but set. However, the team was still set to make one more addition in late July. Following an interview process that included putting guys to work at his [...]

Bruins at Kings postgame – guest spot on Inside Sports

Following the Kings 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday night, I joined Charles E. Smith, Jr on Inside Sports to talk about the game and LA’s upcoming road trip to Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Minnesota. After my opening segment, Smith also chatted with Dave Joseph of ESPN LA. Take a look…

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Bruins goalie Tim Thomas after his first victory vs the Kings

Boston goalie Tim Thomas may have a Stanley Cup ring, a Vezina Trophy and a Conn Smythe Trophy, but entering the weekend there were at least three things he hadn’t done in the NHL – beaten the Columbus Blue Jackets, Los Angeles Kings or Minnesota Wild. You can now scratch one of those teams off the [...]

Quotes from Bruins locker room after 4-2 win vs Kings

It had been quite a while since the Bruins won a game in Los Angeles – October 2007 to be exact. However, they came into the game Saturday with a lifetime record of 79-34-13-4 vs. the Kings. And game number 131 was another victory for the B’s.
The night marked a significant milestone for team captain [...]

Bruins at Kings preview with Dustin Penner – plus First Goal Contest

You almost can’t count the December game between the Bruins and the Kings, as it was played just hours after GM Dean Lombardi announced that coach Terry Murray had been relieved of his coaching duties. Although LA went out and fired 41 shots at goalie Tuukka Rask, they lost 3-0 in Boston. Prior to that game [...]

Bruins’ Chara has some Kings memories among his 999 games

Later tonight, Zdeno Chara will become the 11th player to suit up for his 1,000th NHL game while wearing a Bruins jersey. Although he was drafted by the Islanders and played 231 games with the club, followed by another 299 as a member of the Ottawa Senators, last season cemented his legacy in Boston. Images [...]

Bruins at Kings preview with Tyler Seguin

On June 24, 2010 a small group of teenage boys stepped onto the ice at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, CA. Like many of the kids who play there on a regular basis, Tyler Seguin was still unsure of what his future held.  However, things were about to radically change. The NHL Draft was [...]

Interview with Jonathan Quick’s replacement in net

When the Kings returned to their practice facility on Monday after nearly a week long break there was a stranger sitting in Jonathan Quick‘s stall. Perhaps even more confusing to some, he was putting on goalie equipment.
Salvatore Tecci had been at the rink since noon, hours before practice was set to start. As the players [...]