Martin Jones holdout officially under way, plus Mathieu Garon headed to LA

According to LAX security footage and various flight manifests, all of the Kings prospects have safely arrived in Los Angeles for Rookie Camp, minus just one name.  Per hotel records, the others have checked in and are eagerly awaiting their physicals and conditioning tests tomorrow.
Goaltender Martin Jones is the lone player not in town, thus [...]

What to expect from the LA Kings at the 2013 NHL Draft

After sitting through a very boring fall, where the NHL didn’t play any games in October, November or December – things have been moving along at a fairly break-neck pace ever since.
First came 48 games in 99 days, then the post-season, the NHL Awards (well, sort of), the crowning of a new champion…and now, this [...]

Lombardi explains how and why Bernier was dealt to Toronto

We already have comments from Dean Lombardi talking about Bud Holloway, Willie Mitchell, Dustin Penner and Rob Scuderi from today’s conference call up on the homepage. Now, let’s double back and take a look at how this all started – a trade that sent goaltender Jonathan Bernier to Toronto.
“Since last year,” Lombardi said, when asked how [...]

The prospects are coming, the prospects are coming!

Just like last year, the Kings will once again have a group of prospects in town for the remainder of the playoffs. More commonly known as the Black Aces, the unit started to take shape over the weekend with goaltenders Martin Jones and JF Berube. Now, MayorsManor has learned that approximately 11 players will be [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Andreoff doubles up in Sat win

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs took a 3-0 first period lead and held on for a 4-3 victory over the Hershey Bears at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Saturday night.
Manchester (34-31-3-4) is in third place in the Atlantic Division with 75 points. Hershey (33-30-3-6) is [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Forbort, Kozun and Weal

Late Friday afternoon, defenseman Derek Forbort, the Kings first round draft pick in 2010, agreed to terms with the club and will leave the University of North Dakota after three seasons. He is expected to arrive in Manchester later today and will join the Monarchs for the remainder of the season. We’ll have more on [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – points in nine straight now

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – Defenseman Nick Deslauriers scored late in the third period as the Manchester Monarchs extended their point streak to nine games (6-0-1-1) with a 3-2 victory over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Friday night.
Manchester (29-24-3-4) is in third place [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – nobody can slow Kozun down

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs had their four-game winning streak snapped with a 5-4 shootout loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at Max’s Star Wars Birthday at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Sunday night.
Manchester (28-24-3-4) is in third in the Atlantic Division with 63 points. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Weal, Yellow Horn work for OT win

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs needed overtime to grab their fifth victory in their last six games with a 3-2 victory against Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Wednesday night.
Manchester (27-24-3-3) is third in the Atlantic Division with 60 points. Bridgeport (23-24-5-4) [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Jones and Vey complete the sweep

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
ST. JOHN’S, NL – Goaltender Martin Jones made 37 saves and led the Manchester Monarchs to a 4-1 victory over the St. John’s IceCaps completing a season sweep in St John’s at the Mile One Centre on Saturday night.
Manchester (26-24-3-3) is in third place in the [...]