Monarchs Training Camp – exclusive photos, Voynov update, etc.

There might not be any training camp news coming out of Los Angeles at the moment, however things are starting to heat up on the other side of the country.
In advance of the AHL season getting underway soon, the Manchester Monarchs opened camp this weekend and dozens of Kings prospects took to the ice yesterday.  […]

Kings v Cancuks game two – First Goal Contest

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Since the news came down yesterday that Kyle Clifford would be out of the line-up tonight, MayorsManor readers have been split on who should replace him. In our poll, it was nearly dead even – with 51% opting for Andrei Loktionov. Kings coach Darryl Sutter agreed with the (slight) majority and has opted to put […]

Brad Richardson out, Andrei Loktionov in for round one

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Well, Kings coach Darryl Sutter dropped a bomb on us after practice today. Brad Richardson is out and Andrei Loktionov has been recalled from Manchester…
“He’s had (symptoms) the last couple days,” Sutter explained.  “We thought maybe it was stomach-muscle related, but he had an ultrasound yesterday afternoon. We told him, `You better get checked, because […]

VIDEO: 3-24-12 Monarchs highlights, nice goal from Loktionov

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LA Kings AHL affiliate news:
The Manchester Monarchs defeated the Portland Pirates 5-0 on Saturday night and the game included a beautiful goal by Andrei Loktionov. Check out the highlights…

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VIDEO: NHL 36 special on Kings’ Mike Richards

If you missed the debut of ‘NHL 36: Mike Richards’ last night, here’s the full episode. There are lots of behind the scenes shots of areas usually off limits to cameras – including the players lounge at TSC and more. They really did a great job capturing his routine leading up to the […]

LA Kings prospect Nick Deslauriers starting to find his way

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Nick Deslauriers (photo: Scott Slingsby)

About 400 miles down the Atlantic coast, gym-tan-laundry is all the rage. Yet, for Kings prospect Nick Deslauriers, it’s more about training, eating and shopping when he’s not at the rink.
Earlier this week, we spoke by phone and talked about his adjustment to the AHL, as well as his first professional […]

Trevor Lewis hopes they can ‘find the back of the net soon’

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Trevor Lewis has played in all 15 games since coach Darryl Sutter took over on December 22 against the Ducks. That’s a bit of contrast from the 15 games prior, where then-coach Terry Murray only put him in the line-up for six and scratched him for the other nine games.
The former […]

Checking in with Loktionov – new skates, new attitude

It’s only been a few weeks since the Kings coaching change, but some of Darryl Sutter‘s answers have been real gems. They’re often short and seem to write their own headlines.
For example, I recently asked Sutter if he had any comment about the hoopla surrounding rookie Andrei Loktionov playing at center or wing earlier this […]

Matt Greene’s New Year’s Resolutions for his teammates

Yes, it’s January 1st, which means it’s time for a New Year’s article. Only this time, instead of hearing about what somebody hopes to accomplish or change in the coming year, we have one of the Kings’ players sharing some resolutions for his teammates.
Kevin Westgarth started the tradition on MayorsManor last year and it […]

Matt Greene’s New Year’s Resolutions for his teammates

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Yes, it’s January 1st, which means it’s time for a New Year’s article. Only this time, instead of hearing about what somebody hopes to accomplish or change in the coming year, we have one of the Kings’ players sharing some resolutions for his teammates.
Kevin Westgarth started the tradition on MayorsManor last year and it seemed […]