Dustin Penner and Rob Scuderi – just a couple of homebodies

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During the early part of last season we had a series of articles where members of the LA Kings talked about things they had learned about their teammates. According to readers, some of the most popular answers were Dustin Brown trying to explain the subtle differences between nerd vs. geek and then-newcomer Mike Richards talking about […]

Dean Lombardi talks LA Kings contracts and buyout options

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Ah, ah, ah – not so fast.
You probably thought once the NHL season finally started the CBA talk would go away, right?
Well, this isn’t necessarily about the lockout itself, but it certainly is a discussion that was born out of what resulted from all those NHL/NHLPA meetings over the last six months.
Among the many nuances associated […]

Dave Joseph talks challenges of replacing David Courtney

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MayorsManor broke the news yesterday, the LA Kings have hired a new PA Announcer.
For nearly every Kings fan, the late David Courtney was the only PA voice they’d ever heard inside the arena, first at the Forum and now Staples Center. After passing away suddenly in late November the somber reality of the ongoing lockout […]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Bob Miller and Daryl Evans

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Hey, not sure if you’ve heard yet, but hockey is back!
Fresh on the heels of the NHL and NHLPA announcing they’ve reached a tentative agreement to get back on the ice, we bring you two of the voices Kings fans have been longing to hear over the past few months – Bob Miller and Daryl […]

Photo Gallery: Kyle Clifford vs Trevor Lewis

Following a format we used yesterday as a final goodbye to the CHL and the time Alec Martinez spent there with the Allen Americans, here’s a quick recap of Kyle Clifford and Trevor Lewis in the ECHL (for anybody who wasn’t paying much attention during the NHL lockout).  The story culminates with the two of them […]

LA Kings players and fans react to news of NHL lockout ending

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While it’s true, the lockout won’t officially end until the new CBA is formalized and approved by both the NHL and NHLPA, nearly all involved expect that to be a formality. So, people were reacting on Sunday as if, well, the lockout was over.
With that in mind, we checked in with a few players and asked […]

NHL lockout nears end, 48-game season likely starts January 19

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Less than 24 hours after news first began to circulate that the NHL and NHLPA had reached an agreement, the question everybody wants answered is when the season might start. More specifically in Los Angeles, fans keep asking when the Kings’ Stanley Cup Championship banner will be raised to the rafters.
Before we get too far ahead […]

Confirmed: Anze Kopitar suffered a knee injury in Sweden

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Center Anze Kopitar, who was the first member of the LA Kings to sign overseas during the lockout, suffered a knee injury in Sweden earlier today.
According to reports from the Stockholm Globe Arena, the damage took place late in the first period of a game between Mora and their cross town rival, Leksands. Kopitar was […]

Trevor Lewis is thinking of fighting Kyle Clifford tonight?

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It’s taken a week longer than expected, but it’s finally going to happen – a little Kings on Kings crime, courtesy of the ECHL.
Kyle Clifford and Trevor Lewis have been roommates, they’ve celebrated a Stanley Cup together and now – for the first time – they’ll face off against each other when the Utah Grizzlies […]

Ontario Reign midseason review and look ahead

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Report filed by Scott Coffman for MayorsManor…
It’s been a successful start to the 2012-13 season for the Ontario Reign, especially considering they entered play as defending champions of the ECHL’s Pacific Division and have controlled the standings once again over the past few months.
The current campaign kicked off with their core roster returning from last year – Derek […]