LA Kings 2017-18 Salary Cup Crunch: Summer Work Underway

And so it begins; the LA Kings summer re-tool is officially in full swing. Sure, there are still several key decisions to be made by General Manager Rob Blake – i.e. who will join head coach John Stevens behind the bench, which players will get protected in the Expansion Draft (more on that below), etc. […]

Plans Coming Together for Final Frozen Fury

Building on our previous story about a trio of fun items the Kings are planning for next season, their 50th year in the NHL – including a brand new jersey and hosting the NHL All Star Game – we can now share a few more details.
With a new Las Vegas expansion team likely beginning play […]

More Hockey In Vegas; UNLV Looking To Go Division 1

The migration of major hockey to the west coast continues, as preparations are underway to bring Division 1 hockey to Las Vegas. Fresh on the heels of the AHL placing five teams in California, and the NHL expansion on the horizon, now comes the next major pillar.
Just over a year ago, Arizona State University surprised […]

NHL’s Las Vegas Gamble Remains a Big Question

With NHL franchises at an all-time high in value and a new television broadcasting deal in place, it’s easy to understand why several North American cities are extremely interested in landing an expansion team in the coming year. Perhaps the highest-profile market to ever enter the process is Las Vegas. Though Sin City isn’t what […]

Predictions: UFC 189 Mendes v McGregor, Lawler v MacDonald

Having attended or covered nearly 150 different MMA cards at 25 different venues has done nothing to numb the senses. There is still little in this world like the electricity in the air on a big fight weekend, let alone UFC’s annual July mega-event in Las Vegas. Tonight, we’ll be treated to a pair of […]

The Mayor on NHL Radio: Pacific Div Recap and Las Vegas

Enjoy the free replay below of “The Mayor” John Hoven guesting on Top Shelf Radio with Matthew Ross. In the segment that aired earlier today on NHL Network Radio, they discussed the L.A. Kings defense without Slava Voynov, goaltending for the Anaheim Ducks, can the Calgary Flames make the playoffs, what is wrong in Edmonton, […]

BREAKING NEWS: Kings Upcoming Plans, including Frozen Fury 2014

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Last year around this time, MayorsManor broke the story that Frozen Fury would be a two-game affair in the fall of 2013, as the Kings were preparing to host the New York Rangers and Colorado Avalanche (our […]

UFC 167 Predictions: Hendricks thinks he’s the guy to beat GSP

Ten men have come before him and only one has been successful at beating UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in a title fight – leaving the man known as GSP to be considered by many as the greatest mixed martial artist of all-time.
Thus, similar to the situation Anderson Silva faced as the long-time middleweight champion, fighters are often […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Avalanche v Kings – Frozen Fury 2013

Night two of Frozen Fury 2013 was a reminder of how difficult it is to play in back-to-back games, even during the pre-season. Coming off their smothering of the New York Rangers the night before, the LA Kings came up short on Saturday night, losing 3-2 to the visiting Colorado Avalanche.
However, with final rosters due […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Rangers v Kings – Frozen Fury 2013

Opening night of Frozen Fury 2013 featured a dominant performance by Darryl Sutter’s Kings over the visiting New York Rangers. With their 4-1 victory on Friday, LA now holds a 3-0 lifetime record vs. the blueshirts in Las Vegas.
MayorsManor photographer Chasen Ikiri was on hand to snap up all the action – including images of […]