Blake on What’s Ahead for Kopitar, Gaborik, Lombardi, Iginla

More from LA Kings General Manager Rob Blake following today’s press conference to introduce John Stevens as the team’s new head coach…
— PART ONE OF THIS INTERVIEW POSTED HERE —
Blake on if Gaborik will be bought out:
“Will he get a buy out? No.”
On if not buying out Gaborik was a decision he has already decided […]

Jarome Iginla on Trade to LA Kings and What’s Next

Following the completion of today’s NHL Trade Deadline, forward Jarome Iginla held a conference call with the media to discuss being traded from the Colorado Avalanche to the Los Angeles Kings.
On if knew he was going to be traded today:
“I talked to Joe and my agent Don, maybe a couple weeks ago. They said […]

Lombardi on Trading for Iginla and Expectations This Season

Following the completion of today’s NHL Trade Deadline, Kings GM Dean Lombardi held a conference call with the media to discuss his team’s acquisition of forward Jarome Iginla.
Lombardi on expectations for Iginla:
“We’re trying to bridge a gap here. It’s tough being in this middle layer, right now at the deadline. You’re caught between that […]

NHL Radio Replay: Hoven on Why LA Traded for Bishop and What’s Next for the Kings

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined host Jonathan Davis on the Two Man Advantage to discuss a flurry of activity surrounding the Los Angeles Kings – including: why they traded goaltender Peter Budaj for Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop, Marian Gaborik’s future with the team, the […]

Why Jagr makes more sense than Iginla for the Kings

If there’s one thing you’ve probably learned about MayorsManor through the years it’s that we don’t waste much time on trade rumors. Such articles are great for driving traffic to a website, but they’re also a maddening exercise that usually bears very little fruit. Instead, we prefer to deal with real stories, not hypothetical ones.
Occasionally though, there […]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Jim Fox – White House trip review

It’s always a good time when we connect with Jim Fox.  Whether it’s his breakdown of a game, analysis of a player or a funny behind-the-scenes story, he’s been one of our most popular guests on the MayorsManor show over the last few seasons.
Today he joins us to talk about several timely topics, including:
– A […]

Comments from Calgary Flames locker room after 3-1 loss to Kings

It was a 2-1 game on Monday night, until Dustin Brown potted an empty net goal to finish off the Flames and secure a 3-1 victory for the Kings.  Here’s what they were saying back in the Calgary locker room after their latest loss…
Coach Bob Hartley on the overall game: “They put us on our heels. […]

Word Association: Kopitar, Lewis and Penner vs the Flames

The Saddledome in Calgary certainly has not been a kind building to the Kings over the last decade. In fact, at one point, the Kings had lost ten straight games there. However, a 4-3 shootout win in February 2011 started a streak of three straight wins. Can they make it four tonight?
To help set the […]

Quotes from the Flames locker room after 1-0 win in LA

In a 1-0 game, it wasn’t that surprising when the goaltenders were selected as the top two stars, with Calgary’s Mikka Kiprusoff receiving number one and LA’s Jonathan Quick getting second. The third star went to Mike Cammalleri, who scored the lone goal of the game. It was his fifth goal in 14 games since […]

Flames at Kings pregame tidbits – plus ticket contest

A few pregame notes on tonight’s Kings-Flames match-up at The Stapler…
– LA has beaten Calgary three straight games at home, all by the final score of 2-1.
– Curtis Glencross, the Flames leading goal scorer (with 18) was sent back to Calgary after suffering a lower body injury in San Jose on Tuesday.
– The Flames are […]