Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio – Dec 23, 2013

Talking Kings, Ducks, Oilers, Team Canada, Jonathan Quick injury situation, Martin Jones vs Ben Scrivens, Dustin Brown hit on Tomas Hertl, Matt Greene, trades, UFC 168 preview and more.
Earlier today, I once again joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon on NHL Network Radio (XM 211 / Sirius 207) for another edition of Mayor’s Minutes. Because not [...]

Locker Room Quotes: Kings def Islanders 3-0

Paced by goals from Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown, along with a shutout from Martin Jones in net, the Kings stopped the visiting New York Islanders 3-0 on Saturday night. They’ve now allowed two goals or less in 15 straight games (not counting shootout goals), which is a team record.
LA is also 8-2-2 in their [...]

Brenden Morrow talks trying to fit in, Dustin Brown and more

Brenden Morrow practically made a career out of agitating the Kings when he played with the Dallas Stars and was their long-time captain. His 20 goals and 42 points vs. Los Angeles trail only the 21 goals and 45 points he’s put up against Phoenix for tops against any opponent in his career.
Frequent readers of this site may [...]

Rich Clune has some serious opinions on Dustin Brown being a predator

To properly set the stage for our conversation with Nashville Predators forward Rich Clune, some people may need a quick refresher on what’s gone down recently. In a nutshell, former NHL defenseman Garry Galley went on Hockey Night in Canada radio and listed a group of eight players – whom he called ‘the Crazy Eights.’ [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Coyotes at Kings

As part of tonight’s coverage of the Kings-Coyotes game in Phoenix, I once again joined Matthew Ross and the guys on TSN radio in Montreal for some Western Conference hockey discussion. During the guest spot we discussed a laundry list of topics, including – Darryl Sutter, Jonathan Quick vs Ben Scrivens vs Jonathan Bernier, line [...]

Instant Quotes: Kings and Coyotes talk 3-1 Phoenix win

Comments from both locker rooms following the Coyotes 3-1 win over the Kings in Phoenix on Tuesday night…
- Coach Dave Tippett on the overall game: “There were lots of shots at the net but I thought we just competed harder defensively. We were harder in front of our net, we just competed like we were [...]

Kings locker room quotes after 3-1 loss to NY Rangers

Kings locker room quotes following 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers…
- Darryl Sutter on team’s performance: “You can’t give up three goals in a game like tonight. The goalie can’t drop his stick. There are some execution issues.”
- Sutter on Quick’s short-handed goal allowed: “No, its not cruel [for the fans to give Quick [...]

Instant quotes – Dustin Brown after Kings home opener

Kings captain Dustin Brown following the team’s 3-1 loss to the visiting New York Rangers
On the game not being the start that the Kings wanted:
“I thought we had a good first, but dead period in the second. No energy. Playing from behind again for the third consecutive game which is… stuff to do.”
On if there [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on NHL Network Radio – Rangers at Kings preview

Earlier today I joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon for another guest spot on NHL Network Radio (XM 92 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
In the segment we took a look at several storylines heading into the Kings’ home opener against the visiting New [...]

Rangers Brian Boyle still relishes opportunity to show off for Lombardi

With three first round picks in hand entering the 2003 NHL Draft, then-Kings GM Dave Taylor and his staff headed to Nashville, Tennessee for the league’s annual event. Meanwhile, back home in LA, the team threw a lavish party for their season ticket holders.
Fast forward to the present and the Kings’ current roster features three [...]