Loktionov asks for a trade, Bernier may be singing different tune

Andrei Loktionov played 39 games for the Kings last season, two shy of the required 41 to get his name on the Stanley Cup.
But, don’t confuse the issue here, that’s not what today’s story is about.
This boils down to playing time, something the highly skilled forward isn’t likely to see in Los Angeles anytime soon.
Deep at [...]

Highlights: Pair of goals from Kozun and Vey pace Monarchs nine goal night

After a nine goal outburst vs. the Connecticut Whale, the Monarchs now have a new franchise best for goals in a single game. Kings forward – and Stanley Cup Champion – Jordan Nolan started the onslaught when he put one in the net just past the five minute mark of the first period.
Before the first [...]

Highlights and interviews from Monarchs 3-0 def of Bruins

LA Kings 2012 first round draft pick Tanner Pearson seems to be adjusting just fine to his rookie season in the AHL so far. Playing with a 1-0 lead Saturday night vs the Providence Bruins, Pearson found the back of the net seven minutes into the third – extending the Monarchs lead to 2-0.  It was his [...]

Highlights from Monarchs 4-1 win, Brandon Kozun doubles up

Kings prospect Brandon Kozun started the season with a modest six-game point streak. He was then held off the score sheet in the Monarchs two most recent games, played last weekend. So, it was time to get things going again.
With his regular center (Andrei Loktionov) nursing a minor injury, Kozun played with Marc Andre Cliche to [...]

Dwight King on being linked to Jordan Nolan

Jordan Nolan and Dwight King were called up to the NHL together on February 10th.
They both played 20 games in the playoffs last spring and won a Stanley Cup together.
Over the final 27 games of the regular season Nolan scored two goals with the Kings…and King scored in those same games as well.
When they first [...]

Highlights and interviews: Monarchs roll to 4-0 def of Sens

It was another game and another win for the Manchester Monarchs.  After a 4-0 shutout of the Binghamton Senators – their third straight win and second of the weekend – the Mark Morris coached squad now sports a 5-1 record on the season.
Here’s how the line combinations were put together:
Dwight King – Andrei Loktionov – Brandon [...]

Extended video highlights from Monarchs 6-4 win – Toffoli, Voynov, etc.

After a 6-4 win last night, the Manchester Monarchs are now 3-1 on the young AHL season. Below are extended video highlights from a wild game that featured goals from a pair of Russians (Slava Voynov and Andrei Loktionov), a short-handed goal from the Kings top prospect, Tyler Toffoli…and the first two professional goals from [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings prospect Brandon Kozun

After two years as a professional, Kings prospect Brandon Kozun continues to mature as a player and a person. Selected by GM Dean Lombardi in the sixth round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Kozun tore up the WHL during his final two years of junior hockey – and was named the 2010 WHL and [...]

Monarchs post-game notes and more exclusive photos from camp

On the MayorsManor show this past Thursday, Manchester Monarchs coach Mark Morris said he was looking for the trio of Kings players in camp with the Monarchs – Andrei Loktionov, Jordan Nolan and Slava Voynov – to show the younger players what it takes to win.
After last night’s 2-0 win in their first pre-season game, [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Monarchs head coach Mark Morris

Even with the NHL in lockout mode, there’s plenty of hockey action ramping up across North America. Out east in New Hampshire the LA Kings top minor league affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, are wrapping up their first week of training camp.
Tomorrow night they’ll kick off their exhibition schedule vs. the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (affiliate of the New York [...]