Fight Club: three Kings vs three Coyotes

Usually when two division rivals meet up there’s a good chance for some fireworks. Over the course of their six-game series during the regular season last year, it’s fair to say the LA Kings and Phoenix Coyotes didn’t disappoint.
Each team won half the games – with three shutouts and the other three all decided by one goal.
Yet, the most spirited […]

POLL: Which rival should the Kings play on NHL Opening Night?

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What hook might the NHL use to try and lure fans back to the game should the lockout end in the coming week?
It’s a question many have pondered, as most of the ‘tools’ used in 2005 won’t be available this time around. Back then they rolled out a slew of rule changes and ideas designed to make the game […]

Is Shane Doan 72 hours away from joining the LA Kings?

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One thing is certain, with each passing hour Shane Doan is less likely to remain with the Phoenix Coyotes.
Showing the patience of a saint and dedication that exceeds beyond loyalty, Doan has waited about as long as he can to sign a new contract with the only NHL franchise he’s ever known.
As we discussed on last weekend’s […]

MayorsManor Live Radio – updates from Russia to Phoenix

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Soccer is the world’s game? Nah, it’s hockey!
No other professional sport in North America features more international stars. Plus, forget about the Dream Team beating up inferior basketball teams in the Olympics. If you’re looking for a truly competitive tournament at the Games, hockey tops all other team sports. Sure, the US and Canada can […]

MayorsManor LIVE radio – Kings, Canucks, Sharks report

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We’re back!
Did you miss us?
We certainly hope so. But, we also didn’t want to make you wait any longer. We know, we know…you need your MayorsManor fix.
On today’s show we’re going to take a tour around the Western Conference and look at all the key storylines heading into next season. What will it take for […]

Stoll and Greene on the thought of Shane Doan as an LA King

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Signings and trades around the NHL have come at a rather slow place this summer. For example, it was several days after the free agent window opened on July 1 before Zach Parise and Ryan Suter decided where they wanted to play in the coming years. Plus, after numerous rumors throughout 2012, Rick Nash was […]

Doughty talks LA Kings contracts for Shane Doan and Jon Quick

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With the Blue Jays having a few days off for the All-Star break, Drew Doughty had some free time on his hands. So, he lobbed us a call to chat about a myriad of topics. We’ll get to some of the other stuff later. But right out of the gate, two of the areas we discussed centered on […]

Exclusive: Penner on the possibility of Shane Doan as a King

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What was once thought to be impossible is perhaps now close to becoming a reality.
Coyotes captain Shane Doan has a long and checkered history with the recently crowned Stanley Cup Champions. He’s been labeled a ‘Kings Killer’ for the stats he’s posted against them in 87 career games during the regular season – including 30 goals […]

VIDEO Exclusive: Talking karma with Phx captain Shane Doan

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After the Coyotes practiced earlier today for the final time prior to tomorrow’s Game 4 with the LA Kings, we caught up with Shane Doan for another MayorsManor exclusive – take a look…

While over in Phoenix for the first two games of the series, we spoke with Doan – those comments can be found in […]

Transcripts from Saturday’s Kings and Coyotes conference calls

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Earlier today the NHL conducted conference calls in advance of the Western Conference Finals kicking off tomorrow night in Phoenix. Below is a transcript of the media questions and answers provided by Rob Scuderi, Jarret Stoll, Willie Mitchell (Kings) and Shane Doan, Mike Smith, Keith Yandle, Dave Tippett, Don Maloney (Coyotes)…
First up, the Kings:
Q: Rob, you […]