Kelly Hrudey on Jonathan Quick

Former Kings goaltender (and current Hockey Night in Canada analyst) Kelly Hrudey was on NHL Live radio yesterday. He talked quite a bit about Jonathan Quick, so I thought I’d pass on some of the quotes…
Billy Jaffe asked “If you could pick one goalie to start a team with right now, who would it be?”
Hrudey […]

Bernier a perdu une bataille! Mais Bernier n’a pas perdu la guerre!

Just a slight twist on the more famous quote where Charles de Gaulle said France has lost the battle, but she has not lost the war.
Jonathan Bernier has yet to find his groove this season.
Further, for people expecting a goalie controversy in LA, it hasn’t materialized.
Yes, he was a first round draft pick. Yes, he […]

Season Preview with Kelly Hrudey of HNIC

Continuing with our season previews this week, we visit with another returning guest from last year – former NHL goaltender and long time LA Kings fan favorite, Kelly Hrudey.
Fans here probably remember him best as the blue bandana wearing goalie from the ’93 Stanley Cup Finals. Yet, north of the border he’s been a […]

Throwback Thursdays – An Interview w/ Robb Stauber

For an organization that five years ago had zero credibility when it came to developing goaltenders, the Kings have made quite the turn around under the direction of GM Dean Lombardi and Assistant GM Ron Hextall.
Today, goaltending is a strength…with names like Quick, Bernier, Zatkoff, Jones and Berube set to man the nets next season for the Kings […]

Tuesday Tidbits… the interviews

Looking back…here are 10 of the most popular interviews from this past season, where The Mayor touches base with a variety of people around the world of hockey for their perspective…
Luc Robitaille – The King of Kings stopped by MayorsManor a few days before his Hall of Fame induction…topics include Barry Melrose, Wayne Gretzky, Bruce McNall, the Stanley […]

Hugging the Post with Kelly Hrudey

Goaltending has historically been one of the weakest parts of the Los Angeles Kings. Current GM, Dean Lombardi, has often talked about the need to build a team from the net out. Hence, the organization’s current focus on developing goaltenders.
After Rogie Vachon left the team in ’78 it’s been a revolving door of netminders for […]

Word Association with Robitaille – Luc on His Teammates

Each group of players inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame has a uniqueness about it. Occasionally, guys that were rivals during their playing days are enshrined during the same year. However, rarely does a player going in share the stage exclusively with guys he called teammates during his career. Luc Robitaille is once again […]

High / Low – Kelly Hrudey on Duty

If you’ve been following the High/Low series here on MayorsManor you know we’ve had guests like Jim Fox, Mark Hardy and even ESPN’s John Buccigross stop by already this season.
Well it’s time to dip into the Kings past once again to call upon a former player turned broadcaster, Kelly Hrudey.
Kelly played for eight years in […]