Dowd Heads to Frozen Four for Hobey Baker Presentation

Seventh round draft picks usually carry a chip on their shoulder after being passed over dozens of times in the previous rounds. They have much more to prove if they want to establish themselves as players capable of reaching the next level. Most work extremely hard, and yet few ever reach their goals of making [...]

POLL: Kings 2014 playoff opponent

Who would you rather see the Kings play in the opening round?
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Kings prospect Kevin Gravel talks potential contract, pro debut

It isn’t often defensive-defenseman receive a lot of fanfare. Under Dean Lombardi’s tenure, the Kings have not developed any of their own, unless you count the departed Davis Drewiske or Peter Harrold.
Kevin Gravel, the fourth rated Kings prospect according to MayorsManor, looks to be the first to change that.
After four seasons at St. Cloud State [...]

AHL: Monarchs shut out as three LA prospects make pro debut

Heading into Friday’s game, the Manchester Monarchs had only seven regular season games remaining before their pursuit of the Calder Cup really begins. Having already locked up a spot in the postseason, these last few games will likely serve as a tuneup to fix any deficiencies and be at the top of their game for [...]

Kings not impressed by playoff berth after shuting out Coyotes

After the Kings shutout the Coyotes 4-0 Wednesday night in Los Angeles – securing their 1,500th regular season win in franchise history and a spot in the NHL playoffs for the fifth straight year – here’s what was being said in both locker rooms, including quotes from Dustin Brown, Martin Hanzal and both coaches…
Dustin Brown [...]

Comeback artists at it again, Ducks storm Oilers in third

After a brief slump in the middle of the season, the Anaheim Ducks have come storming back of late to solidify their top spot in the Pacific Division. A comeback win against the visiting Winnipeg Jets on Monday – named one of the biggest comebacks in franchise history – all but assured them of finishing [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings, Sharks, Muzzin, Martinez, Dowd

On this week’s edition of Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio with Boomer Gordon we looked ahead to the likely playoff match-up between the Kings and Sharks. Plus we talked about the play of Jake Muzzin, Alec Martinez emerging from the dog house, Anze Kopitar getting Selke Trophy consideration, the addition of Marian Gaborik, Jonathan Quick, [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with David Amber

Guest David Amber of Hockey Night in Canada joined us for the March 30, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio to discuss all the latest happenings around the NHL.
One quick programming note, if you’ve missed any of our recent episodes, click HERE for links below to our chats with Heidi [...]

Locker Room Quotes – Wild def Kings, tighten playoff grip

After the Wild beat the Kings 3-2 in Los Angeles on Monday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Drew Doughty, Matt Moulson, and both coaches…
Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter on the game:

“We were better in the third than we were in the first. We turned a lot [...]

AHL: Monarchs clinch playoff spot in victory

Last season, the Manchester Monarchs barely snuck into a playoff spot at the very end of the season. This year, the team has sat atop the standings in the entire AHL for large portions of the year. On Friday, the team had a chance to secure their spot in the postseason. A victory over the [...]