Reign Retain Perfect Record Against Rival Stars

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The Ontario Reign opened their home schedule Friday night with a game against the division rival Texas Stars. Despite Texas finishing just two points behind Ontario in the standings last year, the Reign went undefeated against the Stars. Tonight was no different, as a three-point effort by Captain Vincent LoVerde led the Reign to an […]

Hoven on NHL Radio: Thoughts on Sutter Deal, Lombardi’s Next Move

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined host Jonathan Davis to discuss all the latest news surrounding the Los Angeles Kings, including: coach Darryl Sutter’s new contract, Dean Lombardi’s possible next move, AHL playoff domination by the Ontario Reign, which prospects could possibly jump to the […]

Reign Drown Barracuda To Take 2-1 Series Lead

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The series was gridlocked at a game a piece as game 3 of the first round series between Ontario and San Jose Barracuda was set to start. But from the get go, the Barracuda were swimming upstream, and Ontario cruised their way to a seemingly easy 3-1 victory.
It was clear early Thursday night that this […]

10 Things to Know: LA Kings and Monday’s Trade Deadline

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It’s that time of the year again, when everybody in the hockey world nearly loses their mind. Executives, scouts, coaches, fans, media, et al. have been consumed with trade talk for several weeks now and it will only continue to increase leading into Monday’s NHL Trade Deadline.
As in past years, we have recently spent endless […]

Reign Comeback In Third Period, Win In Overtime 3-2

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The first two periods of Friday night’s game were forgettable for the Ontario Reign. Yet, they made the final period and overtime count; walling away with a 3-2 win over the San Jose Barracuda after Nic Dowd ended things 28 seconds into overtime.
Dowd was able to help force a neutral zone turn over, and after […]

‘Kempe is good enough to play in the NHL right now’ – LA Kings Top Scout

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Loyal readers of MayorsManor are very familiar with Mark Yanetti. As Director of Amateur Scouting for the Los Angeles Kings, he has his finger on the pulse of the team’s prospects like few others. His job, in a nutshell, is to help the team find the prospects they draft (or sign via free agents if […]

Hoven on NHL Radio: Kopitar Contract, Lucic Extension, Kings Prospects

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio from earlier today, where he joined hosts Scott Laughlin and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss a myriad of Kings related topics, most notably: details surrounding Anze Kopitar’s new contract, the impact it may have on Dustin Brown’s future in Los Angeles, a […]

Ontario Checked by Charlotte, Drop Second Straight

The Ontario Reign are not quite the same squad they were a month ago when they beat the Charlotte twice.  In the rematch in Ontario, the Reign dropped a close game 4-2. Michael Mersch has been with the big club for quite a while now and with Adrian Kempe tearing it up for Sweden at […]

LA Kings 2015-16 Prospect Rankings: No. 1 Revealed

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We’re finally ready to announce the name of which Los Angeles Kings prospect has nabbed the No. 1 spot in our bi-annual rankings of the team’s future hopefuls. After working our way through a handful of Honorable Mentions, followed by nine additional players who rounded out the top 10, the big moment is upon us.
Of […]

MacDermid Scores First AHL Goal, Reign Win 2-1 Over San Jose

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Kurtis MacDermid saw his opening.  There was a screen in front from defenseman Vincent LoVerde and he had an open lane to shoot.  MacDermid took his chance from the point and his shot hit San Jose Barracuda goaltender Aaron Dell and still found it’s way past him for his first career AHL goal.
“I saw [Loverde] […]