One-on-One: Mike Futa on Sekera and Dealing Prospects

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We continue our ongoing coverage of L.A.’s trade with Carolina by checking in with Mike Futa, Kings Vice President of Hockey Operations. As noted in our initial article following breaking the trade on twitter, Futa and the 28-year-old defenseman have a history together, going back to their days in the Ontario Hockey League. Here are […]

Lombardi on Sekera Trade, Pearson, Clifford, and Voynov

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Following the Kings trade with Carolina earlier today, GM Dean Lombardi hosted a conference call with local media. In typical fashion, he had plenty to say on a myriad of topics. In earlier portions already posted (with links below), he explained in detail what’s been going through his mind over the past month and how […]

Lombardi on if Kings Have More Plans Before the Deadline

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Following the Kings trade with Carolina earlier today, GM Dean Lombardi hosted a conference call with local media. Here is part two of what he had to share…
On if the Kings are done or still might make other trades before the deadline:
“I have to be honest with you. I don’t see a lot. Knock on […]

Dean Lombardi – “Lesser Men Would Have Folded”

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Following the Kings trade with Carolina earlier today (broken down  here, including a detailed look at the price they paid), GM Dean Lombardi hosted a conference call with local media. Per the norm, there was a tremendous amount of content, so here is the first of a three-part article…
Lombardi on what he likes about how […]

BREAKING NEWS: Full Details on Kings Trade for Sekera

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Following up on the news MayorsManor broke via twitter, the Los Angeles Kings have acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes. Although the trade call has not taken place with the NHL just yet, to officially finalize things, we have been told the deal is for a first round draft pick and defensive prospect […]

UPDATED: Full Details on Kyle Clifford Extension

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Winning a Stanley Cup championship is hard enough, but as Kings GM Dean Lombardi has stated numerous times since 2012, trying to do it again brings even more challenges. Six players who suited up for Game 5 vs. the New Jersey Devils are no longer with the organization and several more players on the current […]

ENCORE: MayorsManor Podcast with Tony Granato

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In honor of Tony Granato’s pre-game ceremony tonight in Los Angeles, where he will be recognized via the Kings’ Legends Nights series, we proudly present an encore presentation of his appearance on MayorsManor Live, originally recorded in February 2011.
When evaluating a trade in sports years down the line if you’d still make the same trade […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor Talks NHL and AHL on ESPN Radio

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on ESPN Radio in with Greg Kerr from earlier today, where they talked NHL and AHL hockey. Among the key subjects were the Stadium Series game in Northern California, passionate fans vs. annoying fans, the AHL’s West Coast invasion, San Diego hockey Fest, the […]

AHL: San Diego Gulls Hockey Fest Report

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The Anaheim Ducks hosted “HockeyFest” in San Diego on Sunday to unveil the official name and logo of the new team that will compete in the AHL’s recently announced Pacific division.
As MayorsManor reported back on February 2, the Ducks new affiliate will be called the Gulls, a name with a longstanding history in San Diego […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Flames and Kings Updates

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their West Coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, February 22, 2015. In the free replay of the show’s first hour below, the Two Man Advantage crew caught up with Pat Steinberg of Calgary Flames radio to talk about the team’s playoff chances, their coach, […]