WJC Post-Mortem: Nelson Emerson Talks Turcotte, Kaliyev

Every year, right after Christmas, a group from the Kings management team heads to the World Junior Championships. Widely celebrated as one of the premier tournaments in all of hockey, the contingent going can vary widely from year to year, both in size and distance traveled. On one hand they were a bit lucky last […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16.3 with Tony Granato

We’re inside of 48 hours of the 2020 World Junior Championships kicking off in the Czech Republic and we have two huge Kings of the Podcast episodes to share with you during the wait. First up, we talk with former Kings player and current Wisconsin Badger coach, Tony Granato. Not only is he the current […]

Two Kings Prospects on TV Today, And Two Possible Future Additions

Just one month into the young college hockey season, we’ve already had quite a few games with fairly significant storylines. For example, a few weeks back, there was a game featuring a combined six players already selected in the first round by various NHL teams – this coming at a time when there were only […]

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Alex Turcotte, USA Center

Even with two selections currently slated for the first round, make no mistake about it – the 2019 NHL Entry Draft will be one of the most important weekends in recent memory for the LA Kings. There will be little room for error, considering the retooling GM Rob Blake and staff have begun with the […]

ENCORE: MayorsManor Podcast with Tony Granato

In honor of Tony Granato’s pre-game ceremony tonight in Los Angeles, where he will be recognized via the Kings’ Legends Nights series, we proudly present an encore presentation of his appearance on MayorsManor Live, originally recorded in February 2011.
When evaluating a trade in sports years down the line if you’d still make the same trade […]

Barry Melrose Evaluates Players from his 1993 Kings Roster

Few other players or coaches spent such little time with the Los Angeles Kings and made such a lasting impression. Hired out of the Detroit Red Wings minor league system, Barry Melrose arrived to coach hockey at the Forum in 1992. Few had heard of him, although everybody knew his biggest star. With Wayne Gretzky […]

Robitaille trying to keep Kings relevant despite changing plans

As we approach Day 100 of the NHL Lockout, everything is still up on the air regarding the 2012-13 schedule, including any plans the LA Kings had put together to celebrate their Stanley Cup Championship.
“We feel as an organization we’ve been ready,” began Luc Robitaille, President of Business Operations, in a recent conversation with MayorsManor. “But, […]

1993: Looking back at the LA Kings vs Toronto Maple Leafs

With Fox Sports West airing two playoff games from 1993 last night, twitter was abuzz with memories as older fans reminisced during one of the greatest 7-game series to ever be played and newer fans were finally able to witness the drama as it unfolded. Hat tricks by both captains, a style of physical play you […]

Poll II – Who should the LA Kings honor from 1988-99 era?

In tyring to select three worthy candidates to honor during next season’s LA Kings Legends Nights, you have to look back over their entire 45-year history. In doing so, it’s almost impossible to compare players from the ’70s with current stars. So, we’ve tried to make things easier by grouping players into three eras – […]

If Murray goes, list of possible replacements for LA Kings

When a tweet appears from a Hall of Fame hockey writer saying ‘Kings may be preparing to fire Terry Murray as coach,’ you click the link.
And according to a report filed with the LA Times by Helene Elliott and Lisa Dillman here late last night, that may be the course of action in progress at […]