Drew Doughty – ‘Everyone right now is pretty down’

Well, the tide has turned. After not losing a game when entering the third period with a lead since 2009, the Kings have now managed to do it in back-to-back games this week.
Following last night’s overtime loss in Edmonton, Drew Doughty laid it all out there…
- On the overall game: “Special teams was the difference [...]

VIDEO: Oilers’ Nail Yakupov shares thoughts after 2-1 def of LA

The Oilers defeated the Kings 2-1 in overtime tonight.  Besides an over abundance of penalties called in Edmonton, the most talked about story line coming out of the game will most likely be the goal celebration by Russian rookie Nail Yakupov – who tied the game with 4.7 seconds remaining in regulation.  Here’s what he [...]

More Kings v Oilers video highlights – Carter goal, Quick save

Here’s the next batch of videos from tonight’s Kings v Oilers game in Edmonton…
Jeff Carter scores:

Jonathan Quick robs Nail Yakupov in overtime:

Overall game highlights:

To see Jordan Nolan’s fight and Yakupov’s game-tying goal, click here.
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VIDEO: Kings’ Game 3 highlights – Nolan fights, Yakupov scores

Here’s the first batch of videos from tonight’s Kings v Oilers game in Edmonton…
Ladislav Smid wants to fight Jordan Nolan after Jordan Eberle takes a hit:

Mark Fistric hit on Jordan Nolan:

Nail Yakupov scores, tying the game with 4.7 seconds remaining in regulation:

Plenty more to come from Edmonton before the night is over.
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VIDEO: Anze Kopitar pre-game interview, Kings v Oilers

In his career, Anze Kopitar has scored seven goals in 22 games against the Oilers. A further breakdown of those stats shows that exactly half of those games have been played in Edmonton, where he’s posted three goals – including the first goal of the game (just 52 seconds into the first period) the last [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 3 – Kings at Oilers

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In the two games played so far this season the Kings have notched three goals total – all from players who don’t normally register too high up on the scoring charts.  For example, their totals from last year show just eight goals…combined.
Still, Kyle Clifford, Jordan Nolan and Rob Scuderi remain as the only LA players [...]

Next for the Kings – Oilers coming off a loss to Sharks

The Kings flew to Edmonton following last night’s loss the Avalanche. Tomorrow night they’ll meet up with an Oilers team who gave up six goals in the first period on Tuesday to the Sharks. San Jose went on to win that game 6-3, so – like the Kings – the Oilers will be looking to [...]

Wait, is Matt Greene out for the season or not?

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Just as the LA Kings were boarding their plane and heading off to Colorado this afternoon it was announced that defenseman Matt Greene had been placed on injured reserve (retroactive to January 19) and Andrew Bodnarchuk was called up from Manchester as a roster replacement.
Although coach Darryl Sutter described it as a ‘mid-body’ injury, it was [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings dman Matt Greene

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When the NHL lockout finally ends and the players return to action, Kings defenseman Matt Greene will need just 39 games to reach 500 games played. That’s quite the milestone, even for a former second round draft pick.
On today’s show we’ll look back at some of the things that have gone into those 461 games [...]

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 [...]