Rob Blake on How and Why John Stevens Was Promoted

Following today’s LA Kings press conference to announce John Stevens as the team’s new head coach, General Manager Rob Blake shared a plethora of additional insight into how and why the promotion occurred:
Blake on finding a head coach right away:
“Well, I think I’ve experienced it first hand, which goes a long way. Also, the experience […]

Kempe Scores, But Gulls Hand Reign First Regulation Loss at Home

After dropping a close contest in San Diego Friday night, the Ontario Reign fell again to the Anaheim Ducks farm club on Saturday night, this time 3-1.
Adrian Kempe, one of the Kings top prospects at forward, netted his seventh marker of the season in the third period, but it wasn’t enough to spark a […]

Reign Get Physical and Budaj Shuts the Door on the Heat

Perhaps there is no other way to describe it; it was simply a strange and uncharacteristic game for the Ontario Reign. Playing on home ice, the Stockton Heat came out with all they had and forced the Reign to play a physical battle right from the get-go, although the results were rather futile in the […]

Gravel Treats Reign Fans to OT, Team Tricked in Overtime

Despite dominating the shot count, time of possession and pace of the game, for the second night in a row the Ontario Reign could not secure a win. It was deja vu in overtime, as San Antonio captain Ben Street netted the game winning goal, just as he had done on Friday. Even so, Ontario […]

FREE REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio talking Lucic, Toffoli, Doughty

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Here is a free replay of the “The Mayor” John Hoven previewing tonight’s Kings – Oilers game on TSN Radio in Edmonton. Among the many players discussed during the spot were Milan Lucic, Drew Doughty, Tyler Toffoli, Brayden McNabb, and Jonathan Quick.
Give it a listen using the player below or download any of […]

AHL: San Diego Gulls Hire Eakins as Coach; Has ‘Fire Burning to Get Back’

The San Diego Gulls announced Friday that Dallas Eakins will be the team’s head coach for the inaugural 2015-2016 season.
Eakins, 48, last coached the Edmonton Oilers to the beginning of the 2014-2015 season but was fired last December after a string of losses. Prior to that Eakins was a member of the Maple Leafs organization […]

Monarchs Take 3-0 Lead in ECF, Coach Stothers Quotes

The Manchester Monarchs are now one win away from going to the Calder Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history. After their 5-3 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, coach Mike Stothers spoke with MayorsManor…
On his overall impression of the victory:
“Glad we got a win on the road, but still […]

Reign Shutout Americans, Take 3-1 Series Lead: Coach Jason Christie Quotes

After a Game 4 victory, which pushed their series lead to 3-1, coach Jason Christie met with the media and shared the following…
On allowing only one goal in the last three games:
I don’t think that’s a big deal. Yeah, we’ve only given up a goal, but they’ve had some chances. It’s your goaltender coming up […]

ECF Game 1: Coach Stothers on Monarchs Win

Coach Mike Stothers after the Manchester Monarchs 3-2 win in Game 1 of the AHL Eastern Conference Final…
What are you reactions after a hard fought game?
It’s alright. I think both teams will play better next game. I think we showed signs of a team that hasn’t played in a while, and actually, I think they […]

Coach Jason Christie After Reign Win Game 7

Quick quotes from Ontario Reign Coach Jason Christie following the team’s 4-2 win over Colorado in Game 7 on Tuesday night…
On Game 7 following a similar script as Game 6:
“We kind of gave up that first one there.  I thought we started a little better though, but as the game went on, the second period, […]