Later this afternoon St. Cloud State will be competing in their first Frozen Four. And for junior defenseman Kevin Gravel (2010 Kings draft pick), it’s a dream come true. For the past three years he’s talked about his Huskies hockey team being a true up and coming program. Now, they sit on the steps of [...]
Kevin Gravel, a 6-foot-4 defenseman drafted by the Kings in 2010, is getting ready to skate in the Frozen Four for the first time. We had a chance to catch up with him last night as he and his St Cloud State teammates prepare for perhaps the biggest weekend of their lives.
In the first of [...]
While the Kings were seemingly represented by dozens of prospects in junior hockey over the past few seasons, this year saw a bit of change – as most of LA’s key amateur players were on the rosters of U.S. college teams.
However, the shifting tide isn’t that surprising because Los Angeles has had a greater than average number of former NCAA players on their [...]
It’s time for March Madness of a different sort – this one is on ice!
Five Kings’ prospects will be participating in this year’s NCAA post-season hockey tournament. For those not familiar with the finer points, it works similar to the college basketball format – all games are ‘one and done,’ with the winner advancing and [...]
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 [...]
Even with the lockout, we continue to roll along here on MayorsManor.
Joining us on today’s show is Kings’ defenseman Alec Martinez. The 25-year-old Michigan native has secured his spot on the LA blueline over the past two seasons and can now call himself a Stanley Cup Champion. We’ll talk with him anout how that experience [...]
They say first round picks are easy to make at the NHL Draft. It’s those hidden gems in the later rounds where scouts and General Managers truly earn their keep. And if 20-year old Kevin Gravel has his way, one day he’s going to make Dean Lombardi and staff look really smart.
The 6-foot-4 defenseman recently wrapped [...]
It’s Friday, so it’s time for some college hockey. Three Kings’ prospects will be featured on TV tonight…
- First up, Derek Forbort and the University of North Dakota will be at Minnesota-Duluth (ranked third in the nation). That game can be seen on CBS College Sports at 5 pm PST (DirecTV 614). Forbort, who was [...]
For many sports fans, there’s a ‘you’re with me or against me’ type attitude. So, when Rob Blake resigned the captaincy of the Kings in September 2000 it pretty much sealed his fate with many of the team’s loyal supporters. When he was traded to the Colorado Avalanche the following spring, he became public enemy number [...]