AUDIO: Talking NHL trade rumors and more on NHL Network Radio

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We’ve launched a new segment on NHL Network Radio in conjunction with weekday host Jim Boomer Gordon. ‘Mayors’s Minutes’ will give you the latest tidbits on teams in the Pacific Division and hit on several key topics around the league.
This week, we talked Kings, Flames, Oilers, Sabres, Stars, Daniel Carcillp, Anze Kopitar, Matt Frattin, Darryl [...]

Calgary Flames teenage prospect setting NHL on fire this month

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When the Calgary Flames arrived in New Jersey for the 2013 Draft, they were the envy of the league – a position they haven’t been in for much of the past 10 years. Holding three picks in the first round was, at least on paper, going to give them a good shot at rebuilding a [...]

Mike Cammalleri recalling days with Kings after Flames win in LA

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MayorsManor caught up with Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri following his first game of the season, a 3-2 win over the Kings on Monday night. Of course, he scored against his old club too – which is somewhat par for the course at this point. Since being traded out of Los Angeles in June [...]

Instant Quotes – Greene talks Kings 3-2 loss to Flames

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Instant quotes from Kings locker room following their 3-2 loss to the visiting Calgary Flames.
Anze Kopitar’s thoughts have already been posted here. Now, here’s what Matt Greene had to say…
On the challenges of tonight’s game:
“The penalty kill wasn’t there tonight, that’s it. We had the chance to make a difference and kill off those penalties, [...]

Instant Quotes – Kopitar talks Kings 3-2 loss to Flames

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Instant quotes from Kings locker room following their 3-2 loss to the visiting Calgary Flames.
First up, Anze Kopitar…
On how the team has been playing up until tonight:
“You have to play every night like that. It’s not enough to play four good games, and a couple slides, and four good ones. It’s a matter of being [...]

The Coaches: Ducks’ Bruce Boudreau vs Flames’ Bob Hartley

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Coming off a season that couldn’t have looked much different for two teams playing in the same league, early indicators are things could be different for the Ducks and Flames this time around. A year ago, Bruce Boudreau’s Anaheim club claimed the Pacific Division title and re-signed their captain to an eight-year contract. Meanwhile in [...]

OFFICIAL: LA Kings 2013-14 regular season schedule released

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As if there was ever any doubt, on Friday morning the NHL and NHLPA confirmed they will be participating in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With that in mind, the league will shut down for nearly three weeks, February 9-26.
“The National Hockey League features the most international player population in professional sports, and [...]

10 Tidbits on new Kings dman Robyn Regehr

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The Kings have acquired rugged defenseman Robyn Regehr (6-foot-3, 225 pounds) from Buffalo for two second round draft picks, coming in 2014 and 2015.  Through 29 games with the Sabres this season, he’s posted zero goals and two assists. Regehr is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, as he’s playing out the [...]

Why Jagr makes more sense than Iginla for the Kings

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If there’s one thing you’ve probably learned about MayorsManor through the years it’s that we don’t waste much time on trade rumors. Such articles are great for driving traffic to a website, but they’re also a maddening exercise that usually bears very little fruit. Instead, we prefer to deal with real stories, not hypothetical ones.
Occasionally though, there [...]

Comments from Calgary Flames locker room after 3-1 loss to Kings

It was a 2-1 game on Monday night, until Dustin Brown potted an empty net goal to finish off the Flames and secure a 3-1 victory for the Kings.  Here’s what they were saying back in the Calgary locker room after their latest loss…
Coach Bob Hartley on the overall game: “They put us on our heels. [...]