It’s been confirmed to MayorsManor that the LA Kings will keep the same jersey rotation for next year, including the purple (Forum blue) and gold version for three Legends Nights. As of now, the names haven’t been finalized. However, a list of possible candidates is being pulled together. So, let’s take a break from the [...]
Over his five pro seasons in the NHL, center Anze Kopitar has averaged 26 goals and 44 assists. Yet, he’d have to be near the top of any ‘underrated player’ list.
Few outside Los Angeles – or maybe the Pacific Division – are aware of just how good he truly is. Last year he [...]
Eddie Joyal, early LA Kings star
At the end of Spring Training, the Dodgers hand out the Roy Campanella Award, to a player who best exemplifies the spirit and leadership of the team’s former Hall of Fame catcher.
On a more humble note, for the past few seasons, MayorsManor has recognized the player who leads the Kings [...]
The hockey world has many sayings.
Over the last few years, one of the more popular ones is ‘You have to learn how to lose before you can learn how to win.’ It was applied to the Penguins – who lost to Detroit in the Cup finals and then came back the following year to win [...]
As the expression goes…It all comes down to this!
After two-point performances from Anze Kopitar and Jack Johnson in Las Vegas, the race for the 2010 Eddie Joyal Award will be decided tonight.
Unfortunately, it won’t be a fair fight. Coach Murray will be resting Kopitar. So, Jack – currently tied atop the leaderboard with six points – will [...]
Anze Kopitar has spoken.
The winner of last year’s inaugural Eddie Joyal Award had gone silent last Thursday in his first official appearance since summer ended.
After posting eight points in five exhibition games last season (5 goals, 3 assists), he was showing a goose-egg this time around. Worse yet, with the Kings shortened schedule this year [...]
After the Kings lost to the Coyotes by a cumulative score of 5-2 tonight, some people may be asking ‘Where is the offense?’
Fear not, it’s preseason. Not only does it not mean much in the big picture, but the games are being somewhat watered down due to the Kings setting an NHL record by inviting [...]
With the first preseason game now in the books for the Kings, we have an early leader for this year’s Eddie Joyal Award.
Although both of the predicted winners, Brad Richardson and Michal Handzus (listed at 2-1 favorites), each scored a goal in the Kings victory over the Avs, it was two players completely off the board [...]
During the offseason we’ve brought you many interviews with players from throughout Kings history – guys like Hall of Famer Marcel Dionne, Brian Kilrea (scored the first ever goal in team history) and Noah Clarke (first Southern California born player to score a goal with the team).
Today, we take another look at a guy from [...]