AHL West Official Announcement Set for Thursday

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At Sunday’s AHL Board of Governors meeting in upstate New York, a vote was taken to finalize the plan to create an AHL West division (a concept first reported on by MayorsManor last spring). All parties were sworn to silence regarding the closed door discussion. However, we have learned that relocation vote, involving five AHL clubs moving to […]

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: The Top 5

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Finally, the wait is over. With the Honorable Mentions and Nos. 6-10 prospects previously revealed in other articles, we are now prepared to share the final five players making up the latest edition of our L.A. Kings Top 10 Prospect Rankings.
If you somehow missed the first two articles, you may want to go back and read […]

Final Results: Team Mayor vs. Team Penner

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Yesterday was going to be so glorious. We were prepared to ridiculously gloat about the results from our little challenge with Dustin Penner. Instead, Mike Richards was put on waivers and the proverbial train came off the tracks in a real hurry.
With order somewhat restored, let’s get back to the real business at hand – […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Mike Richards Future in LA

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about all about the Los Angeles Kings placing Mike Richards on waivers. What team(s) might put in a claim? Where will he be playing next season? Is a trade still possible? […]

Full Details on Kings’ Maneuvers with Richards

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Nothing like a major news item to start off the week. As reported earlier today by Elliotte Friedman, the Los Angeles Kings have placed center Mike Richards on waivers. We have since been inundated with questions, so let’s try to break down several issues and bring some clarity to what is going on and what […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on Sportsnet Radio Talking Richards Situation

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Here is a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Bruce Dowbiggin this morning discussing Mike Richards being placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Kings. Among the points covered were: what does this mean in the short-term, which teams were interested in trading for him, how […]

The Return of Dustin Penner

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It’s time. Dustin Penner is making his return to the world of hockey.
Before you get all nitpicky about the title of this article, just wait. It got you here, didn’t it? And who doesn’t love a good Penner story?
Since landing in Los Angeles back in 2011, MayorsManor has been one of his favorite stops. Although […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Kings at Sharks, with a twist

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Hopefully you’re sitting down for this one.
During the 2011 playoffs, Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News wrote a disparaging article about L.A. fans and Staples Center. With the Kings and Sharks tied at one game each in their best-of-seven series – and the Kings coming off a 4-0 shutout in San Jose – […]

Kings Appear Closer to Putting ECHL Team in Manchester

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Expect the AHL West stories to ramp up in the coming days. While our sources indicate a formal announcement is not likely before next week, both the ECHL and AHL have Board of Governors meetings during their respective All Star Game festivities this week. How the plan impacts both leagues will be discussed, thus small […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Western Conference Updates

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their west coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, January 18, 2015. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew caught up with Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area and Puck Daddy’s Joshua Cooper to talk about the Western Conference. Among the topics […]