Lombardi Opens Up About Scuderi, Versteeg, Gaborik and the Blackhawks

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We already have the audio from today’s conference call with Kings GM Dean Lombardi up on the homepage. Below are selected comments from the call, where he opened up about Rob Scuderi, Kris Versteeg, Marian Gaborik, the Chicago Blackhawks, and more…
On the acquisitions of Scuderi and Versteeg:
“Huge. Rob was fairly easy. The biggest thing too […]

Lombardi on Status of Milan Lucic Extension with LA Kings

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We already have the audio from today’s conference call with Kings GM Dean Lombardi up on the homepage. Now, here are some specific thoughts he shared related to a possible contract extension for Milan Lucic:
I think it’s safe to say we’ve had a number of discussions with all of our (impending) free agents and we’re […]

Dean Lombardi Explains His Thinking at 2016 Trade Deadline

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We already have the audio from today’s conference call with Kings GM Dean Lombardi up on the homepage. Now, here are some selected quotes from that conversation…
Lombardi on not making any NHL-level trades today:
“I talked to a lot of people today, but I didn’t anticipate anything and it didn’t surprise me… You’re not doing your […]

AEG Executive Explains Kings Landing 2017 NHL All Star Game

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Recently, we provided several details about some of the Kings’ upcoming plans for next season, which will be their 50th in the NHL. Part of the fun being worked on includes a two-game Frozen Fury weekend in Las Vegas, a new grey jersey, and the 2017 NHL All Star Game.
Earlier today, commissioner Gary Bettman made […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NBC Radio, What if Lecavalier Doesn’t Retire

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NBC Sports Radio in Phoenix, where he joined hosts Dave and Greg Isaac to discuss a myriad of Kings-related topics, including: what happens if Vinny Lecavalier doesn’t want to retire at the end of the season, which Kings players may be traded next summer, a […]

VIDEO: Kings Jumbotron Tribute for Jarret Stoll

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During a break in the action on Thursday night, the following video was displayed on the Staples Center jumbotron – a thank you to longtime center, Jarret Stoll…

Then, following the game, Stoll used MayorsManor to record a special message back to the fans. You can watch it here.
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Stoll Has Special Message for LA Kings Fans

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It was an emotional night at Staples Center on Thursday. After sharing the comments down below with media members gathered in the Minnesota Wild locker room, Jarret Stoll wanted to share a special message with Kings fans…
MayorsManor exclusive… @jarretstoll has a special message for #LAKings fans… pic.twitter.com/ETG7pv2uiL
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‘Kempe is good enough to play in the NHL right now’ – LA Kings Top Scout

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Loyal readers of MayorsManor are very familiar with Mark Yanetti. As Director of Amateur Scouting for the Los Angeles Kings, he has his finger on the pulse of the team’s prospects like few others. His job, in a nutshell, is to help the team find the prospects they draft (or sign via free agents if […]

AHL President Evaluates West Coast Moves and Future Possibilities

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Two years ago, MayorsManor first broke news of the Kings’ plans to move their AHL affiliate to Southern California. In the months following, we continued to cover the story, with several other teams joining the AHL’s West Coast invasion. Now, midway through the first season of actual games being played in California, league President and […]

Jarret Stoll Feeling Many Things; Returning for First Game vs Kings

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Each player has a story. For some, it’s an ever-evolving one. And while the final chapter covering Jarret Stoll’s NHL playing career has yet to be written, one could argue the meat of his tale has perhaps already been written. Prior to two Stanley Cup victories as a member of the Los Angeles Kings, his […]