VIDEO: Ron Hextall talks Simon Gagne trade, plus Lombardi audio

We’ve already posted all the comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi in various articles today – click here to get started if you’ve missed those notes.
Now, here’s an interview with Asst GM Ron Hextall:

If you prefer the audio of GM Dean Lombardi’s call with the media, here you go…

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Lombardi gives all the details on the Simon Gagne trade

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Veteran forward Simon Gagne was traded by the Kings on Tuesday for a conditional draft pick. He’s headed back to Philadelphia after being a healthy scratch for the last four games and playing only 11 times this season. LA General Manager Dean Lombardi participated in a conference call with the media this afternoon to discuss the […]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 9 – Kings at Predators

With a four goal output in their last game, the top of the Kings’ offensive leaderboards saw a few changes.  Jeff Carter is pacing the team with four goals and six different players are now tied for the points lead at five each. Perhaps the most surprising in that group is Simon Gagne, who’s yet to score a […]

Simon Gagne dispels cancer talk

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Simon Gagne has enough to worry about without some people thinking he had cancer too.
It seems much of the recent confusion stemmed from a tweet posted by an Edmonton reporter when the Kings were in Canada to play the Oilers.
Simon Gagne had a tumour the size of a tennis ball removed from his neck during the summer. […]

Notes from Darryl Sutter’s post-game presser – LA def Vancouver

Buckle up – here come the quotes from Darryl Sutter’s post-game presser following the Kings 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night…
– On finishing strong: “When you’re resilient you’re going to win games like that.”
– On the line juggling he did throughout the game: “Was trying to pull some different energy and get different […]

Simon Gagne post-game on the Canucks chirping and his penalty

Let’s get rolling with some post-game quotes. Following the Kings 3-2 shooutout win, here’s what Simon Gagne had to say…
– On the Canucks chirping: “I thought it was pretty quiet tonight. I saw a couple things at the end, after the shootout – a couple of our guys with their guys. So, I guess it’s […]

Simon Gagne on his new role with the Kings and playing the Canucks

Kings’ coach Darry Sutter had some pointed words for forward Simon Gagne following the team’s morning skate earlier today. Meanwhile, the former two-time 40-goal scorer shared his own perspective on things.
“It’s not easy,” said Gagne, when talking about being a fourth line player right now and fighting for minutes. “But, at the same time I […]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 5 – Canucks at Kings

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MayorsManor readers seemed to be on to something the other night when the majority of people felt that Jeff Carter was going to notch a goal against the Edmonton Oilers. And with Anze Kopitar having posted 38 points in 39 career games against the Coyotes prior to Saturday night’s contest in Phoenix, it’s no surprise he […]

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 […]

MM VIDEO: Simon Gagne talks health and 2013 season

We’re playing a little catch up here today. Knowing how you crazy hockey fans want as much content as you can possibly get a hold of, we didn’t want to let this video slip through the cracks. It was shot last Friday, following the Kings final practice before their home opener vs. the Blackhawks. Simon […]