Doughty on the Kings trading Jack Johnson to Columbus

Last hour we brought you Matt Greene’s comments on the big Kings news item of the day. Meanwhile, fellow defenseman Drew Doughty has yet to speak with Jack Johnson, opting not to bother him during what’s surely a busy time after being traded – “I just sent him a quick text yesterday and told him [...]

Matt Greene on his call with Jack Johnson last night

Obviously, the topic de jour around the Kings locker room following practice today was the trade of Jack Johnson to Columbus. In an effort to push out as much of the content as possible, we’ll streamline the ‘story’ we wrap around things and try to simply post more of the raw comments.
In speaking with Drew [...]

Jack Johnson reacts to the trade, plus other evening notes

As noted in my earlier tweets/posts, the Kings are saying Jeff Carter won’t be in LA until Saturday. So, it’s still up in the air if he’ll play that night vs. the Blackhawks. Both teams need to get all of the physicals and paperwork done.
For now, here are some updates. Please note [...]

LIVE call-in show tonight 8pm PST – Johnson for Carter trade

Knowing that a lot of you will want to weigh in with your opinion on today’s big LA Kings trade, MayorsManor will be hosting a special LIVE call-in show tonight at 8pm. Please join us for Hockey Chirps Live – the Johnson/Carter edition.
It will be a jam packed show. But, most of all, [...]

VIDEO: Dean Lombardi on LA Kings trade for Jeff Carter

Reminder, MayorsManor will host a special one-hour call in show tonight to talk about the Jeff Carter-Jack Johnson trade between the Kings and Blue Jackets. You’re encouraged to call in – we want your feedback. Also joining me will be Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period. Click here to listen in at 8pm PST.
For now, [...]

Jack Johnson on his preferences, rumors and what’s next

Jack Johnson (photo: M. Zampelli)

Rumors are just that…rumors. Although many hockey fans cling to much of what they read at this time of year as gospel truth – or at the very least, as scenarios having a high probability of happening – the fact remains more often than not, the talked about deals never see [...]

Why the LA Kings should trade for Jeff Carter, not Rick Nash

To properly understand the argument that the LA Kings should trade for Jeff Carter over Rick Nash, first requires an open mind. Second, fans of any of the players mentioned below are encouraged to follow along using more of their minds and less of their hearts. This isn’t about who is a nicer guy, which [...]

Doughty and Johnson make predictions – plus ticket contest

Tonight marks game five of the Kings-Coyotes six-game season series. Three of the four played so far have been decided by one goal and two have been shutout wins for LA. Additionally, the teams sit seventh and eighth in the Western Conference standings, separated by only two points.
Defenseman Jack Johnson sizes things up for us…
“Phoenix [...]

Trade Rumors – five things at play for the LA Kings

In less than two weeks, most fans will turn their attention back to the action on the ice. For now, it seems all everybody wants to talk about are trade rumors. Who’s leaving, who’s staying, what would it cost to get this guy or that guy?
Here’s a quick recap of the five things [...]

Jonathan Quick not getting much support, even on off day

While Canadians proudly proclaim hockey is their sport, few things are as American as the Super Bowl. Whether you’re gathering with friends today to watch the game, the commercials or just eat a bunch of food, the game has nearly turned into a national holiday. Football fan or not, it’s hard to escape the hype [...]