AUDIO: Guest spot on Sportsnet Radio – looking at the Martin Jones situation

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On Wednesday afternoon I was back on Sportsnet 960 in Calgary to help preview the Kings-Leafs game. During the conversation we spent quite a bit of time talking about Martin Jones – about his past, what he’s been doing over the past few weeks with the Kings and speculated on his future once Jonathan […]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Montreal – talking Kings, Habs, Leafs, Jets

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Following the Kings 6-0 destruction of the Canadiens Tuesday night, Matthew Ross had me back on TSN Montreal for another edition of Game Points. If you missed the spot, catch a free replay using the audio player below.
During the segment we talked about the LA Kings, Tyler Toffoli, Martin Jones, PK Subban, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto […]

Ben Scrivens on returning to the circus

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After this Saturday’s game vs. the Islanders in Los Angeles, the Kings will depart for a four-game road trip, including the first three in Canada.
And that’s where the fun will begin for goaltender Ben Scrivens.
Traded by the Maple Leafs to the Kings this past summer, Scrivens could potentially find himself at the opposing end of […]

FULL VIDEO: Jonathan Bernier fight vs Ryan Miller

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Fun from the Toronto Maple Leafs v Buffalo Sabres game on Sunday night, including a goalie fight between Jonathan Bernier and Ryan Miller…

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Scouting Report on new LA Kings goalie Ben Scrivens

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Earlier this week we posted 10 Tidbits with new Kings forward Matt Frattin, giving you a chance to learn more about the Kings newest forward. Of course, coming to LA with the former Maple Leaf is goaltender Ben Scrivens.
By now you’ve probably read a few a high-level bullet points on the 26-year old netminder – […]

EXCLUSIVE: Jim Fox breaks down the Bernier-Frattin trade

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As the Kings’ TV color analyst for the past few decades now, Jim Fox has seen the carousel of goaltenders the team has gone through at times. Although it had to be done, nearly everybody in the organization was sad to see Jonathan Bernier get dealt to Toronto. On the ice, his talents suggest he’s […]

10 Tidbits on Matt Frattin, new LA Kings forward

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Jonathan Bernier is now a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs and in return the Kings received ‘three assets’ – as Dean Lombardi would say – a second round pick in the 2014 or 15 draft, goaltender Ben Scrivens and forward Matt Frattin.
If you’ve been keeping up with your reading on MayorsManor, you already know […]

What the Kings can offer Rob Scuderi now

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Welcome back to summer school. This is Salary Cap 101, week two.
Please take copious notes, there will be a pop quiz later this week.
We pick things up following the trade that went down over the weekend between the LA Kings and Toronto Maple Leafs.
Let’s begin with a few quick reminders – (a) when evaluating a […]

Kings players have parting thoughts for Jonathan Bernier

You’d be hard pressed to find a negative article on new Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier. He was a consummate professional during his time as a member of the Kings organization.
So it’s no surprise that as today wore on and the news of his departure from LA began to spread, several of his now-former teammates […]

Lombardi’s views on what Matt Frattin brings to the LA Kings

Yes, there’s still more from today’s conference call with Kings GM Dean Lombardi.
In addition to his previously posted thoughts on why Jon Bernier was dealt to Toronto, changes to Willie Mitchell’s health, talks with Dustin Penner’s agent, negotiations with Bud Holloway and a potential new contract for Rob Scuderi – what, that’s not enough for […]