Exclusive video and comments – Kyle Clifford’s first ECHL goal

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Saturday night, playing in his second game since signing with the Ontario Reign, Kyle Clifford scored his first professional goal outside the NHL. Earlier today we obtained exclusive video of the play and had a chance to speak with Clifford about how it all went down.
“(Kyle) Kraemer was in on the forecheck and caused […]

AUDIO: TFP Live guest spot with update on Kopitar’s health

On Saturday afternoon I joined David Pagnotta and Dennis Bernstein for another guest spot on The Fourth Period Live – a weekly show on NHL Network Radio (XM 92 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
In the segment I provide a health update on […]

Photo Gallery: Kyle Clifford’s first game with Ontario

Game recap provided via team press release…
DALY CITY, Calif. – The Ontario Reign (11-5-0-0), defending Pacific Division Champions and proud affiliate of the NHL’s 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings, had their seven-game winning streak stopped short on Friday night by the San Francisco Bulls (7-10-0-2) in a surprising 5-1 defeat.
Starting off, the Reign […]

How Anze Kopitar brought Bobby Ryan to Sweden

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Life can take some interesting turns at times.
When rumors of Bobby Ryan‘s possible departure from the Ducks surfaced last season, many Kings fans began salivating at the idea of bringing him to Los Angeles. While it’s highly unlikely that Anaheim would have ever traded him to a division rival, that didn’t stop people on the internet […]

Breaking News: Kyle Clifford signs with the Ontario Reign

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And the number is now eight.
After defeating the New Jersey Devils in six games last June, the LA Kings ended up putting 24 names on the Stanley Cup in September. Since then, three of those players have ended up back in the American Hockey League with the Manchester Monarchs – Dwight King, Jordan Nolan and Slava […]

Mike Richards confused by Bettman’s request for two week recess

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After last week’s charity hockey game at the Kings training facility, forward Jarret Stoll told us he was ‘depressed’ following a phone call earlier that day with the NHLPA. Today, his Stanley Cup winning teammate, Mike Richards used words like ‘frustrating’ and ‘confusing when talking with NHL Network Radio host Gord Stellick about Commissioner Gary Bettman’s request to […]

A frustrated Rob Scuderi looking to take people out in the corners

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Last night, about two dozen NHL players skated in a charity game at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. We have plenty of post-game quotes and pictures from the game that we’ll be posting throughout the weekend. Let’s start with Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi…
On the physical play that took place in the game – “Every […]

CONFIRMED: LA Kings captain Dustin Brown heading overseas

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On the eve of the NHL lockout getting underway in mid-September Kings captain Dustin Brown gave an exclusive interview to MayorsManor, where he talked about weighing the choices of staying in LA with his wife and three kids vs. entertaining the multiple offers he had received from teams in Russia and Switzerland.
Family and the beautiful weather in Southern […]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings forward Trevor Lewis

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Since Dean Lombardi took over as General Manager of the Kings in the spring of 2006, several of his first round draft picks have received a lot of hype and attention. The current recipient of copious amounts of press is probably goaltender Jonathan Bernier, especially now that he’s openly talking about requesting a a trade out of LA.  Defenseman Thomas Hickey, […]

Anze Kopitar’s not sure how to feel about what’s in front of him

Yes, that’s a baby faced Anze Kopitar in the photos above. Still a teenager and living in Sweden during 2004-2006, he had moved away from his beloved Slovenia at the age of 16 and was playing for Södertälje. After just one year with their junior club – where he led the team with 49 points […]