Analysis, Line Combos, and Highlights from Monarchs ECF Sweep

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In the history of the Manchester Monarchs, the team has never made the Calder Cup finals. Though they have come close through their 14 season existence, they have never had a chance to fight for the AHL’s sacred trophy. On Wednesday, the team had a chance to sweep the Hartford Wolf Pack and make team […]

Monarchs Captain on What Team Has Done, Plans to Do

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Manchester captain Vincent LoVerde spoke exclusively with MayorsManor following the Monarchs four-game sweep in the AHL’s Eastern Conference Final…
On the overall game:
“It was a hard fought game. They came at us for 60 minutes. We knew they were going to come out hard and we had to weather their storm at the beginning. It’s great […]

Berube Big in Net Again, Answers On and Off-Ice Questions

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LA Kings goaltending prospect J.F. Berube spoke exclusively with MayorsManor following the Manchester Monarchs four-game sweep in the AHL’s Eastern Conference Final…
On the game overall:
“I think we just played a strong road game. We put pressure on them the whole game and we were more disciplined than the past couple games. We didn’t take too […]

Coach Stothers on Monarchs ECF Sweep, Advancing to Calder Cup

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The Manchester Monarchs aren’t about to leave town quietly. Although this is the last year of their AHL existence in the Northeast, the Kings’ top minor league affiliate is making a strong statement for their longtime supporters. Like a freight train gaining momentum, after starting slow in the first round, just completed a sweep of […]

Bodnarchuk Discusses Game 3 Win (and playoff beards)

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A veteran in professional hockey, Andrew Bodnarchuk has seen his fair share of winning teams. Spending time as a black ace in both the Kings and Bruins organization, Bodnarchuk may know better than any of his teammates what it takes to win at the professional level. His experience and solid play have made him a […]

Berube Quotes After Backstopping Monarchs to 3-0 Lead in ECF

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Kings goaltending prospect J.F. Berube made 17 saves on 20 shots in Manchester’s 5-3 victory in Game 3, now giving them a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Final. Following the Monarchs win, Berube shared the following…
On tonight’s win:
“I think the third one is always the hardest one to go get. I think we […]

Nick Shore Scores, Talks Monarchs Taking 3-0 Lead in ECF

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Los Angeles Kings prospect Nick Shore scored the first goal of the game and Manchester went on to earn a 5-3 victory in Game 3, now giving them a 3-0 series lead in the AHL Eastern Conference Final. Following the Monarchs win, the 22-year-old center shared the following…
On the game overall:
“I think there’s a lot […]

Monarchs Take 3-0 Lead in ECF, Coach Stothers Quotes

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The Manchester Monarchs are now one win away from going to the Calder Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history. After their 5-3 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, coach Mike Stothers spoke with MayorsManor…
On his overall impression of the victory:
“Glad we got a win on the road, but still […]

Kopitar on Reign Going Back to Texas Up 3-2 in Western Conf Final

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Overcoming the odds is nothing new to Gasper Kopitar. His hockey career has taken him from a brief stint with the WHL Portland Winterhawks to captaining the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL. He then went to Europe and played for Mora IK, where his brother Anze later joined him during the 2012 NHL lockout. […]

Manchester Monarchs ECF Game 2: Postgame Quotes Michael Mersch

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LA Kings prospect Michael Mersch scored a hat trick in the Monarchs 7-4 win in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.  Mersch now has five goals in the first two games of the series, and leads the AHL in rookie scoring this postseason with 18 points. After the Game 2 victory, here is what […]