MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 42 – Ducks at Kings

According to the Ducks’ twitter feed, they’re giving out thundersticks at their team store for fans traveling to Staples Center to take in tonight’s game with the Kings.  That should be…well, interesting.
At the very least, there are several other storylines heading into the match-up.  For example, this could be Teemu Selanne‘s final game played in downtown LA.  Also, can the [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 41 – Avs at Kings

Although game 41 usually marks the halfway point of the NHL regular season, this time around – thanks to the lockout – it only means we’re that much closer to the end of the season.  Just eight games go.
As part of our push to the playoffs here on MayorsManor we’re running a contest where one lucky [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 40 – Kings at Stars

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For the third time in 11 games the Kings will meet up with the Stars tonight in Dallas.
However, it’s close to being the end of an era.  This will be the second to last meeting between the two clubs while they’re still in the same division.  Beginning next year, with realignment, they won’t see each [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 39 – Kings at Ducks

It’s a late-season Sunday Special… Kings at Ducks tonight.  Per the norm, we even have another First Goal Contest for you today too!
Entering is easy enough as well, just follow these three simple steps and you’ll be on your way…
STEP 1 – Some required reading:
- Pre-game comments from coach Darryl Sutter
- EXLCUSIVE: Lombardi plans on signing [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 38 – Oilers at Kings

We’re into the homestretch now, only six games remaining in the regular season at Staples Center.  And today brings the dreaded day game, where the Kings haven’t fared so well over the last few seasons.  Will today be different?
As part of our push to the playoffs here on MayorsManor we kicked off an all new contest [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 37 – Wild at Kings

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Believe it or not, the final month of the NHL’s regular season is already here. Due to the lockout shortened season, there’s just a few weeks left for teams to secure their post-season spot. Entering play tonight, the re-tooled Minnesota Wild are leading the Northwest Division, while the Kings sit sixth in the Western Conference. [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 36 – Kings at Coyotes

Ah yes, a little Kings-Coyotes action to stoke the fires of a rivalry already full of hatred and animosity.  What more can you ask for on a Tuesday night?
After their last meeting in Los Angeles just two weeks ago, defenseman Drew Doughty told MayorsManor the Coyotes whine nearly as much as the Canucks.
That’s a pretty bold statement, [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 34 – Kings at Wild

With a 4-2 win in St. Louis on Thursday night, the Kings have scored nine goals in the first two games of the current road trip.  Tonight they’ll be in Minnesota to take on the Wild for the first time this season.
Captain Dustin Brown remains red hot at the moment, scoring seven goals in his [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 33 – Kings at Blues

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Coning off their big win in Chicago on Monday night, the Kings will now try to ramp things back up in St. Louis after a day off following their trip to the White House.
Offensively, the Kings big guns provided some punch against the Blackhawks, including goals from Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar.
Jeff Carter continues to lead the [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 32 – Kings at Blackhawks

Perhaps the third time will be a charm.
Due to the Kings’ lack of scoring, we haven’t had a winner in our First Goal Contest in back-to-back games now.  But, with the Kings in Chicago tonight, let’s give it another go.
More on that in a minute though. First, some required reading:
-  Word Association: Doughty and the Kings take on the [...]