Manchester Monarchs: Gm1 Notes, Quotes, Schenn Update

Last night the Manchester Monarchs opened their 2011 AHL Playoff run with a 2-1 win over the Binghamton Senators.
They received goals from defenseman David Kolomatis and center Corey Elkins. Justin Azevedo, Jordan Nolan and Viatcheslav Voynov picked up assists. Jordan Weal was a healthy scratch and Tyler Toffoli managed just one shot in the game.
Game [...]

Interview with Monarchs ‘Man of the Year’ Bud Holloway

Earlier this week, Bud Holloway scored his team-leading 26th goal of the season for the Manchester Monarchs.
While guys like Thomas Hickey (first round NHL draft pick), Viatcheslav Voynov (just announced as AHL Second¬†Team All-Star) and Oscar Moller (currently up with the Kings) may get more press and attention, one things is clear…
Holloway has a special [...]

…And Now You’re Caught Up (12/20/2010)

Hockey has a certain rhythm to it. Every shift, every game and every season is inevitably packed with ebbs and flows. Teams are never as bad as they appear during their lowest points. Never as good as they seem during their highest ones. The very best clubs then must be not just talented, but resilient. [...]

Interview w/ Justin Kemp – Ontario Reign President

Minor league hockey sure has come a long way in Southern California. From a dilapidated building in San Diego during the 90′s to games in front of just a few hundred fans inside Long Beach Arena as recently as a couple of years ago, the times they are a changing.
Later tonight the ECHL’s Ontario Reign [...]

Development Camp 2010 Wrap-Up

Today was the third and final scrimmage at the Kings annual Development Camp.
The teams have been the same all week…for the complete rosters click here.
While it was mostly “bigger names” that stole the headlines at Wednesday’s scrimmage (i.e. Holloway, Jones and Weal), some of today’s highlights belonged to non-roster, camp invitees.
Zach Harnden, an undrafted winger out [...]