POLL: Most impressive LA King in Rookie Camp game one?

This poll is going to be a quick one, as voting will end at 1:30 pm PST today.
If you were at the Rookie Game last night versus Phoenix or watched the game online (right here on MayorsManor!)…who were you most impressed with?
Stats don’t always tell the full story of a player’s contribution on the ice. [...]

Kozun vs Toffoli, round one – Kings Rookie Camp notes

Following the morning skate that officially kicked off the LA Kings 2011 Rookie Camp, here are some comments from the two guys who are front and center…plus, a smidge of Ray Kaunisto.
“I’m feeling pretty good. It’s nice to be back out there and get into the hockey season a bit,” began Brandon Kozun. “It’s [...]

LA Kings 2011 Rookie Camp Primer – the forwards

Business is about to pick up…
Fresh on the heels of yesterday’s official release of the Kings 2011 Rookie Camp roster and schedule, below is some additional information to get you primed and ready to go.
KINGS PROSPECTS
Andy Andreoff – 6-foot-1 center, drafted in 2011, third round – played 66 games for Oshawa (OHL) last season, scoring [...]

Robbie Czarnik, the somewhat forgotten LA Kings prospect

Czarnik at Kings DevCamp (photo by K. Spatz)

Earlier today we took a look at Kings prospect Andy Andreoff and his possible move from the OHL to the AHL this season.
You can definitely count on fellow Kings prospect, Robbie Czarnik, leaving the OHL though – he’s out of junior eligibility.
The 6-foot center was originally selected by [...]

LA Kings prospect Ray Kaunisto submits his bucket list

If you’re a hockey fan on twitter, you know all about @BizNasty2point0. And if you’re a Kings fan, you should definitely be following @RayK71.
Signed as a free agent in March 2010, Ray Kaunisto might not be one of the more ubiquitous prospects in the organization – like Tyler Toffoli, Martin Jones, Derek Forbort, etc. Yet, [...]

Rich Clune on Bud Holloway leaving Monarchs for Europe

Rich Clune in camp (photo: Ikiri)

During the Kings training camp last September, high-energy forward Rich Clune was starting to turn some heads.
Many thought he might even have a chance to crack the line-up in Los Angeles rather than spend a third season in Manchester (AHL).
Originally drafted by the Dallas Stars in 2005, Clune has since [...]

Tweeting the night away with LA Kings Campers

Forbort, Dowd, Kaunisto via @RayK71

Tweet, tweet!
I know, I know – you prefer facebook.
For everybody else out there who likes to follow the action and conversations that take place in no more than 140-character sound bites, good news…
Of the 35 guys scheduled to attend this year’s Development Camp, many of them are on twitter. And several [...]

Monarchs’ Kaunisto talks Clune, Kozun, Kings Dev Camp

Over the past 18 months GM Dean Lombardi and the Kings have been stuffing their pipeline with left wings, American born guys and/or college hockey players.
Ray Kaunisto meets all three categories.
His name isn’t mentioned much when talking about the Kings prospects though, except to maybe only the most die-hard fans. He’s largely gone under [...]