VIDEO: MayorsManor, Penner and PancakeGate mentioned on Hockey Night in Canada

As mentioned the other day, the open letter Dustin Penner provided here on MayorsManor has been getting major press across North America.
Dustin Brown and Mike Richards both tweeted about it. Plus, the story has already been featured on sites like the Edmonton Journal, the Calgary Herald, Puck Daddy’s Yahoo Sports blog, Canada’s National Post newspaper, [...]

VIDEO: LA Kings coach Darry Sutter after 4-1 win in Calgary

LA Kings coach Darryl Sutter puts together some great press conferences. Tonight was no different. After the Kings picked up just their second win in Calgary in 12 tries, he addressed the media and dropped in some new Sutterisms – like, ‘It’s a struggle’ (when talking about the Kings playing with a lead), [...]

VIDEO: Kings talk following morning skate in Calgary today

After the LA Kings had their traditional game day skate in Calgary today, several players – including Jack Johnson and Colin Fraser – spoke with the local media and answered questions about coach Darryl Sutter.
VIDEO AFTER THE JUMP (plus notes on Mike Cammalleri and some Sutterisms)

To watch what the Flames players had to say about [...]

Kings coach Darryl Sutter wants to know ‘What is history?’

LA Kings forward Mike Richards wasn’t the only one with a lot to say prior to the Kings leaving for Calgary today. Coach Darryl Sutter shared thoughts on Anze Kopitar‘s health, the instigator rule, his return to Calgary, the Kings schedule and much more.
For you soundbite readers, here’s a taste of the three-word Sutterisms – [...]

Why Andrei Loktionov needs to be sent to Manchester

Before all the Loktionov lovers lose their mind, relax.
If you’ve heard any of my recent radio/podcast interviews, the kid has talent. He’s still young, he’ll be fine. The Kings thought the cake might be done, they pulled it out of the oven, had a bite and it’s not fully cooked yet. [...]

Iginla and other Flames on Sutter as the next Kings coach

By now you’ve probably read our ‘Making the case for Darryl Sutter’ article posted earlier today. Now, how about a trip up to Calgary to see what a few of the guys surrounding Sutter’s former team are saying…
– Flames assistant captain, and former Kings center, Craig Conroy shares a story about Sutter than ends [...]

Prospect Brandon Kozun puts the ball in the Kings court

Sometimes the NHL Draft can be a bit confusing for the casual observer.
Jordan Eberle was drafted in the first round by the Edmonton Oilers back in 2008. The following year, the Kings took Brandon Kozun in the sixth round.
At the end of the 2009-10 season, Kozun had 107 points and beat out Eberle for [...]

LA Kings Dev Camp 2011 – comments from Martin Jones

During the regular season I usually don’t post game recaps. However, given the interest in Development Camp this summer, I’ll have a full game report from today’s scrimmage posted later tonight (link).
First though, here are some comments from Kings goaltending prospect Martin Jones.
Coming off an impressive first year in Manchester – where he went [...]

Kings prospect Brandon Kozun says ‘I’m ready for the NHL’

Brandon Kozun, 2009 Kings draft pick

If you’re a prospect in the Kings organization right now, it’s probably best to be a forward.
The goaltending situation in LA is set with Jonathan’s Quick and Bernier. Manchester is even solid there too, with Jeff Zatkoff and Martin Jones.
Defensively, the Kings top-6 are arguably the best [...]

Yet another d-man invited to Kings Development Camp

Adding to the roster notes posted earlier today for the Kings upcoming Development Camp, word is that another defenseman has been invited.
The annual sessions, held at the team’s training facility in El Segundo, usually features all of the top signed and unsigned prospects in the organization, along with a few key free agent invitees.
Already listed [...]