LA Kings 2015-16 Projected Lineup and Salary Cap Review

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Twitter isn’t for everybody, we know. And not everybody gets a chance to listen to the various radio spots we post here on MayorsManor. Thus, as a friendly service, let’s look at the Kings projected roster for next season – since that seems to be one of the most popular questions we’ve received as of […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on Sportsnet, Talking Kopitar, Lucic, and Jones

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Pat Steinberg and Rob Kerr, where they discussed the latest on a possible contract extension for Anze Kopitar, Boston trading Milan Lucic to Los Angeles, the status of Andrej Sekera, what happened with Martin Jones, and more.
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Lombardi – ‘Without Toffoli Signing, Couldn’t Have Made This Trade’

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More from Kings GM Dean Lombardi regarding today’s trade for left wing Milan Lucic…
On acquiring a player who only has one year left on his contract:
“I think, given the fit, it made sense to push the envelope. We were able to pull this off – and we need a backup goalie now and we’ll probably […]

Kopitar and Doughty Have Earned Bonuses, Awards May Follow Tonight

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Right after actor Colin Hanks presents the Ted Lindsay Award (most outstanding player as voted by the players) to Jamie Benn, Alex Ovechkin, or Carey Price at tonight’s NHL Awards, the Los Angeles Kings could see a pair of their players win back-to-back awards. The second and third awards to be handed out will be […]

Lombardi on Quick, Doughty, Kopitar – ‘The training wheels are off’

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More from Kings GM Dean Lombardi…
On the possibility of adding a more experienced player, ala Robyn Regehr, to the team for next season:
“That’s the one thing about this group; people forget how young they are. But, they’re not young in experience. People put these young guys down because they’re all 27 and younger. They’ve been […]

Kopitar on Reign Going Back to Texas Up 3-2 in Western Conf Final

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Overcoming the odds is nothing new to Gasper Kopitar. His hockey career has taken him from a brief stint with the WHL Portland Winterhawks to captaining the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL. He then went to Europe and played for Mora IK, where his brother Anze later joined him during the 2012 NHL lockout. […]

CONTEST: Win Ontario Reign Playoff Tickets for Tonight

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It’s time for another contest, as we are giving away free tickets to tonight’s Ontario Reign home playoff game vs. the Utah Grizzlies. If that sounds like fun, simply leave a comment below and we will randomly selected three names at 1:30pm PST. Each winner will receive a pair of tickets and will be contacted via […]

CONTEST: Win Ontario Reign Game 7 Tickets

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As we’ve been known to do from time to time, we’re giving away some hockey tickets. After coming away with a 4-1 victory at home last night, the Ontario Reign will now face the Colorado Eagles in a winner-take-all Game 7 matchup tonight at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario. Puck drop is scheduled for […]

MayorsManor: Thoughts on the 2015 NHL Awards Nominees

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Through the Professional Hockey Writers Association, I was honored to be part of the voting body responsible for most of the major NHL Awards a few years ago. However, once I started writing prospect profiles for the LAKings website, there was a conflict of interest, and I no longer have the opportunity to vote in any official […]

MayorsManor Live: 2014-15 LA Kings Post-Mortem, Every Question Answered

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We’re back! Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine joins us to answer every L.A. Kings question you have about the team’s 2014-15 season, as well as what lies ahead in what will be an interesting summer. Topics include:
– Mike Richards, buy out or not? See the cap cost (penalty) by […]