2019 NHL Draft Preview: Dylan Cozens, WHL Center

The hockey season ended far too early for the LA Kings, and the five-week anticipation of the NHL Draft feels like forever.
However, with the league’s 31 member teams knee-deep in their due diligence, this remains a peak preparation period for next month’s big event. Top 2019 draft eligible prospects Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko are […]

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Arthur Kaliyev, OHL Forward

With the first round of this year’s NHL Draft just a smidge over five weeks away, our ongoing preview of the league’s annual prospect-palooza continues to pick up steam. In several recent radio interviews MayorsManor editor, John Hoven, has talked extensively about the Kings possibly trading down a few spots from their current No. 5 […]

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Bowen Byram, WHL Defenseman

As we approach next month’s NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver, our pre-event coverage continues — while staying in the WHL — as we get to know Bowen Byram, who is expected to be the top defenseman selected this year.
As mentioned in our Kirby Dach profile last week, articles published in this series are not in […]

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Kirby Dach, WHL Center

Although we usually begin rolling out our pre-Draft coverage in early June, there has been a clamoring for information this season — likely due to the Kings having the No. 5 pick in the first round — so we’re getting started a little earlier this time around. In what will serve as the first in […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes on LA Kings Summer Plans

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss some summer time plans for the LA Kings – including who they might be targeting early in the first round of the NHL draft, where the Toronto/Muzzin pick will likely land, […]

Campbell Selected Kings Masterton Trophy Nominee by PHWA

Jack Campbell had a tangential relationship to the LA Kings long before a 2016 trade that officially brought him into the franchise. Now, after a lengthy and twist-filled road, the goaltender is achieving his first real taste of NHL success this season; culminating with a nomination for the Masterton Trophy by the Professional Hockey Writers […]

LA Kings 2019 Midseason Prospect Rankings: The Top Two Players

After nearly a month-long journey through the LA Kings prospect pool, we’ve reached the end of the road. It’s time to officially reveal the top two players in this year’s Midseason Rankings – including the highly coveted No. 1 spot.
Before we get to the unveiling, though… If you’re unfamiliar with our rankings, for nearly a […]

Why #LoseForHughes Is Not a Real Thing for the LA Kings

Quick upset with Willie Desjardins for not challenging Hurricanes goal: https://t.co/vIJv7StSjF#LAKvsCAR #TakeWarning #GoKingsGo #LAKings pic.twitter.com/87nL6MrBQM
— Eric (@Kingsgifs) February 27, 2019

So, you really want to know what Jonathan Quick was screaming at coach Willie Desjardins in North Carolina on Tuesday night?
From what we hear, it was this – “Lose for Hughes? That doesn’t mean sh*t […]

LA Kings 2019 Midseason Prospect Rankings: Player No. 3, Plus Notes on Grundstrom and Durzi

With each passing article, we inch closer to announcing the LA Kings No. 1 prospect. In addition to recapping the No. 3 player today, we’ll also be sharing some bonus notes many have asked for over the past few weeks.
This is usually a good time help new readers catch up on what they’ve missed […]

LA Kings 2019 Midseason Prospect Rankings: Player No. 4

Mired in a year of transition and with many questions still remaining about what the LA Kings roster may look like over the next two years, it’s been quite some time since the team’s prospects were primed to snag a bevy of jobs at the NHL level. With that in mind, fans will likely be […]