Shore Sent Down (Sort of), Richards Status, and Deadline Update

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As pretty much expected if you read this article here, the Kings did not make any additional deals before today’s NHL Trade Deadline. However, they did make a roster move, sending 22-year-old center Nick Shore to Manchester.
Now, before you go jumping to conclusions, it was what they call a paper transaction and is very common […]

Ahead Of Deadline, Richards Talks Trade Possibility

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It’s that time of year again – the NHL’s trade deadline is upon us. With the deadline set for noon Pacific on March 2, there is less than 24 hours until team’s have to finalize roster moves for their playoff pushes. While a plethora of players have swapped jerseys in the last week, one player […]

AHL: Bartosak Records First Shutout Of Season

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Finishing up yet another weekend with three games in three days, the Manchester Monarchs took the ice on Sunday looking to once again climb the rankings in the AHL’s Eastern Conference. Sitting in first place for most of the season, the team slipped down to third over the last few weeks. Having lost the night […]

Former Coach on Sekera – “One of my favorite players ever”

In 21 years of coaching hockey at the professional and major junior level, Manchester Monarchs coach Mike Stothers has seen hundreds upon hundreds of players take the ice for his various squads. From Mark Recchi and Bobby Ryan to Gino Odjick and PJ Stock, Stothers has worked with a wide variety of player-types.
On Wednesday, the […]

Kings Trade Scenarios, Odds on Several Deals

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With the NHL Trade Deadline quickly approaching, we continue to be inundated with questions about what the Kings might be doing, who they’re looking at, which players might move, if they’re done making deals after the trade with Carolina, etc.
We have spent a ton of time on calls, texts, and face to face conversations over […]

Kesler, Perry, Getzlaf on Ducks 4-2 Win Over LA

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Postgame quotes from the Anaheim Ducks locker room following their 4-2 win over the visiting Los Angeles Kings…
Ryan Kesler on the third period:
“We kept with it. We didn’t let being down 2-0 going into the third period deter us from our main goal, which was winning the game. We played well all game and got […]

Jeff Carter on Sekera, Jones, and Ducks Forecheck

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Comments from Los Angeles forward Jeff Carter following the Kings 4-2 loss to the Ducks in Anaheim on Friday night…
On his overall thoughts following the last two games:
“I think we slowly we started to get away from our game a little bit, get away from the things that were winning us games previously. This is […]

Dustin Brown – “We didn’t make any plays in the third period”

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Comments from Los Angeles captain Dustin Brown following the Kings 4-2 loss to the Ducks in Anaheim on Friday night…
On his frustration:
“Frustration… We understand what makes us successful. We made really good plays low when coming out of our zone in the first two and we didn’t make any plays in the third period. We […]

AHL: Richards Records Two Points In Monarchs Comeback

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Through the first 40 minutes in Manchester on Friday night, the Monarchs looked like a team bound to lose a hockey game they had no business losing. Holding a 35-13 lead in shots, most would expect the hometown team to find themselves in the lead. Instead, they trailed 2-1, as they ran into a hot […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: More Trades, Kings-Ducks Preview

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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 a myriad of topics, mainly trade related. They’ll discuss if GM Dean Lombardi overpaid to get Andrej Sekera, what other deals might the Kings be looking at, which team (other […]