Coach Terry Murray on Jonathan – Quick vs. Bernier

Jonathan Bernier.  How many times have Kings fans heard ‘He’s the goalie of the future’?
Yet, Jonathan Quick has owned the crease the last two seasons.
He should have been voted to the NHL All-Star Game this year, he wasn’t. And he was one of the team’s best players all year long.
Still, the questions keep coming. Before [...]

Los Angeles Kings Players are Quick to Praise

While much has been made of the Kings power play success in the first playoff two games with San Jose – and rightfully so, considering the regular season numbers – the play of Jonathan Quick shouldn’t (and hasn’t) gone unnoticed.
After a variety of reasons were given for his poor play down the stretch last year, [...]

Kings-Sharks Game One: High / Low with Jim Fox

Over the last few seasons Jim Fox has stopped by MayorsManor a number of times to share his highs and lows from select games.
Like last year during the Kings round one playoff series with Vancouver, LA’s award winning commentator is back again today for some more post-season analysis.
Here’s what he had to say this morning [...]

Five Questions with Monarchs Goalie Martin Jones

Yesterday afternoon the Manchester Monarchs wrapped up their regular season schedule with a 3-2 loss to the Providence Bruins.
More significantly, Kings uber prospect, Tyler Toffoli, made his professional debut and scored the first goal for his team. He arrived with high expectations after being the top goal scorer in the OHL this season, netting 57 [...]

SJ Sharks vs LA Kings – Playoff Tidbits and Schedule

In the coming days MayorsManor will have a plethora of playoff coverage leading up to the first game – notes, interviews, analysis, etc.
To kick things off, here are five tidbits to keep in mind…
* Anze Kopitar – it’s the name that will probably come up more often than any other until this series is over…and [...]

Los Angeles Kings Players on the ‘Other’ Trap Game

When you think Phoenix Coyotes vs. Los Angeles Kings, it’s easy to think about a low scoring affair – especially given the calibre of goaltending on both sides.
Add in some good defensemen for each club and you usually have a recipe for a long night, something Jack Johnson talked about after practice yesterday – saying, “Games [...]

Oscar Moller on mini-golf, Manchester and LA struggles

Oscar Moller hasn’t seen the Phoenix Coyotes since December 26, 2009.
While it may sound like a lifetime ago, not much has changed. The battle in net that night was between Jonathan Quick and Ilya Bryzgalov, as it will be tomorrow night in downtown LA.
And the final score was 3-2, with goals by Dustin Brown, Michal [...]

Ontario Reign Coach on Poor Season – ‘It’s All On Me’

Last night was another sellout crowd at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena in Ontario. And on the ice, the Reign lost another game.
Wait…they won 3-1.
Losing has become such a frequent thing for the team this year it’s easy to assume it happened again. However, it didn’t. The goaltending – which has been a point of concern [...]

Stoll and Quick Do Their Thing Again in the Shootout

Well, the Kings are getting better as the homestand rolls along.
Zero points on Thursday, one point Saturday and (finally) two points tonight. The games are also getting longer – going from regulation vs. the Blues to needing overtime against the Ducks…and then (finally) downing the Flames via a shootout.
In a game that was set up [...]

Quick Aiming to Become Kings First 30-30 Man

Jonathan Quick will be back in net today for the Los Angeles Kings.
With a win, he’ll become the first Kings goaltender to post back-to-back 30 win seasons.
Although the Kings have found much success in Dallas the last few years, they’ve split the two previous games there this season – winning 5-2 in October and losing [...]