Stoll Has Special Message for LA Kings Fans

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It was an emotional night at Staples Center on Thursday. After sharing the comments down below with media members gathered in the Minnesota Wild locker room, Jarret Stoll wanted to share a special message with Kings fans…
MayorsManor exclusive… @jarretstoll has a special message for #LAKings fans… pic.twitter.com/ETG7pv2uiL
— The Mayor John Hoven (@mayorNHL) January 22, 2016
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‘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 […]

Reign Roll in Midweek Matchup with Manitoba

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American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews was on hand in Ontario to witness the Reign 4-1 drubbing of the visiting Manitoba Moose. He shared some thoughts with MM prior to the game, they can be seen here.
As for the contest on the ice, there wasn’t much of one. A 1-0 first period lead […]

AHL President Evaluates West Coast Moves and Future Possibilities

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Two years ago, MayorsManor first broke news of the Kings’ plans to move their AHL affiliate to Southern California. In the months following, we continued to cover the story, with several other teams joining the AHL’s West Coast invasion. Now, midway through the first season of actual games being played in California, league President and […]

Jarret Stoll Feeling Many Things; Returning for First Game vs Kings

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Each player has a story. For some, it’s an ever-evolving one. And while the final chapter covering Jarret Stoll’s NHL playing career has yet to be written, one could argue the meat of his tale has perhaps already been written. Prior to two Stanley Cup victories as a member of the Los Angeles Kings, his […]

Biz Nasty 3.0: Paul Bissonnette’s New, Slightly Lower Profile

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September 23, 2010 – Paul Bissonnette still remembers the preseason game. If you got jumped by Kyle Clifford, you would too. “He did what he had to do,” says the 30 year-old-forward, with a restrained snarl. He wanted to square off. Clifford, a rookie who wore number 64 at that time, wanted to get in […]

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 […]

Real-Time Update on the Kopitar Contract Negotiations

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From every leading indicator, the ongoing contract talks between the Los Angeles Kings and Anze Kopitar are nearing the finish line. Back in November, we reported that the new contract was all but done – at what was believed to be a $9.75M cap hit over eight years – with a no trade / movement […]

Lombardi on Why He Made the Trade with Flyers and Why Now

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Shortly after the Los Angeles Kings’ acquisition of defenseman Luke Schenn and center Vincent Lecavalier from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for prospect Jordan Weal and a 2016 third-round draft pick, we joined a media conference call with GM Dean Lombardi, where he shared the following comments…
On what he sees in Lecavalier and Schenn:
“We […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on Sportsnet, Talking Kings-Flyers Trade and Next Moves

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio with Rob Kerr earlier today, where they discussed the Kings-Flyers trade, Luke Schenn, Jordan Weal, Vincent Lecavalier upcoming retirement, Anze Kopitar’s contract status, Dean Lombardi, Milan Lucic heading into free agency, Dustin Brown’s potential future in Los Angeles, the 2017 NHL All Star […]