Word Association: Morrow and the Stars take on seven Kings

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We’re going a different direction this time around.
Frequent readers to MayorsManor are well aware of our Word Association features and have enjoyed them as part of our game day previews this season.  Usually though, we’re talking to the Kings’ players about their opponents.  Today, we went inside the Dallas Stars locker room to collect some thoughts about their LA […]

Stars’ Eric Nystrom on what it means to play Stanley Cup Champs

First batch of quotes from the Dallas Stars morning skate – here’s Eric Nystrom….
– On working out with some of the Kings during the lockout compared to now playing against them: “I’ve been out here the past few summers, so I’ve got to know these guys pretty well. But, when you get out there it doesn’t matter. It’s […]

MayorsManor Lockout Radio with NHL legend Mike Modano

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In 2009 Mike Modano made his first appearance on MayorsManor.  It was an in-depth look back his career, from being drafted in the first round by Minnesota to winning a Stanley Cup in Dallas, from his international success with Team USA to being dropped on his head by some EMTs and he even reflected on breaking a […]

MayorsManor Lockout Radio with NHL goalie Marty Turco

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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 […]

Robert Hight rides a Zamboni into drag racing’s season finale

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Robert Hight is used to going 320 miles per hour in about four seconds.
Yet, prior to kicking off the NHRA’s season finale in Pomona this weekend, he stopped by the Ontario Reign game Wednesday night to drop the first puck and take a lap around the rink on a Zamboni.
“A few years back I was lucky enough […]

AUDIO: Justin Williams praises rookies Nolan and King after 4-2 win

The Kings entered today’s third period with a 2-1 advantage. Then, Dallas tied it, but rookie Jordan Nolan helped LA regain the lead with his first NHL goal. In the final minute of play, Justin Williams put the puck in the Stars’ empty net, icing a 4-2 win. After the game, here’s […]

AUDIO: Kings’ Jordan Nolan on his game winning goal today

Kings’ rookie Jordan Nolan had a strong game yesterday vs. the Islanders and was out to impress again today, including picking up his first NHL goal – which stood as the game winner. Back in the locker room, here’s what he had to say after the game…

We’ve already published post-game audio from coach Darryl […]

The good, the bad and the something – with Matt Greene

The last few days have been a mix of the good, the bad and the ugly for the LA Kings. After a disappointing loss to the Stars on Thursday – a game the Kings were leading with less than six minutes to go in regulation – they bounced back with a big win in […]

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 – […]

Richards – plenty to say about NHL rules, Morrow, Kopitar

After the game last night, Kings forward Mike Richards wasn’t happy with the instigator penalty he was assigned in his fight with Stars’ captain Brenden Morrow.
Prior to the Kings boarding a plane for Calgary, he had a chance to speak about the entire incident at the Kings training facility in El Segundo…
On the overall situation […]