Kings prospect JF Berube reflects on his first pro season

“I never wanted to blame any of my challenges this year on my injury,” said Kings goaltending prospect JF Berube when we chatted recently about his first year of professional hockey.
Originally selected by LA in the fourth round of the 2009 NHL Draft, Berube had hip surgery immediately following the end of his junior season last spring in Montreal [...]

Marcel Dionne on Jonathan Quick and NHL goaltending

Jonathan Quick in retro gear (photo: Ikiri)

Fresh back from a five-day trip to Russia, Marcel Dionne arrived in LA last week to participate in the LA Kings Fantasy Camp. The night before he joined several other members of the Kings Alumni and this year’s campers, I met with Dionne for a one-on-one interview, where we [...]

Sean O’Donnell on Jonathan Quick and the Stanley Cup

Sean O’Donnell (photo by Cikiri)

Long time followers of MayorsManor – especially those who’ve listened to any of my radio interviews – know that when talking about Jonathan Quick, I often make mention of a passing comment Sean O’Donnell made to me in Las Vegas in the fall of 2009.
To set the stage properly, it’s important [...]

Talking LA Kings trade rumors with goalie Jonathan Bernier

Bernier at practice today (photo: D. Sheehan)

As we wrote about earlier today, trading goalie Jonathan Bernier is a risky proposition for the LA Kings when you consider that starter Jonathan Quick can be a walk-away free agent in less than 18 months.
However, he remains one of the key assets likely to move in [...]

VIDEO: Kings Dustin Brown on team’s 2-1 OT loss to the Isles

Kings captain Dustin Brown was obviously disappointed with his team’s performance today vs. the Islanders. After, he spoke with the media – including sharing thoughts on goalie Jonathan Quick and rookie Jordan Nolan.

Post-game thoughts from coach Darryl Sutter and Quick are up on the homepage.
The Mayor www.twitter.com/MayorNHL www.facebook.com/MayorsManor

Interview with Jonathan Quick’s replacement in net

When the Kings returned to their practice facility on Monday after nearly a week long break there was a stranger sitting in Jonathan Quick‘s stall. Perhaps even more confusing to some, he was putting on goalie equipment.
Salvatore Tecci had been at the rink since noon, hours before practice was set to start. As the players [...]

VIDEO: Behind the scenes with Jon Quick at ASG Media Day

Was it really this bad when the All-Star Game was held in Los Angeles back in 2002? Is it because the event was held in ‘hockey crazed’ Canada? Or has the whole thing just turned into a nutty media thing, ala the Super Bowl? Watch as Kings goalie Jonathan Quick attempts to answer some – [...]

LA Kings coach Sutter opens up on his plans for Bernier

Bernier at practice (photo: David Sheehan)

Goalie Jonathan Bernier has started just eight of the Kings’ 48 games last year. However, it’s not his 3-4-1 record that is holding him back from getting more playing time – it’s starter Jonathan Quick, who is posting such incredible numbers that he’s starting to generate discussions about being a [...]

VIDEO: Face Paint with LA Kings goalie Jonathan Quick

Below is a short video that covers a lot of ground, as Kings goalie Jonathan Quick talks about three of his masks – the traditional black and silver one he wears most games, the ‘Rogie Vachon’ model worn with the purple and yellow vintage jerseys and the Team USA mask he took to the Olympics [...]

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick on the importance of winning

With tonight’s 1-0 win over the Phoenix Coyotes, goalie Jonathan Quick has run his record to 6-0-2 in his last eight games – with a 1.20 goals-against average and .956 save percentage.
After the game, he shared this…
On his shutout – “That’s great in all. We got two points tonight, it’s huge and that is what [...]