TBT: McSorley Still Hurt by Stick vs Montreal

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With the Montreal Canadiens in town to face the Los Angeles Kings tonight, it only seems natural to feature Marty McSorley in this week’s Throwback Thursday.
Being called for an illegal stick in Game 2 of the 1993 Stanley Cup Final was something that haunted McSorley for the better part of two decades. So much […]

Barry Melrose Evaluates Players from his 1993 Kings Roster

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Few other players or coaches spent such little time with the Los Angeles Kings and made such a lasting impression. Hired out of the Detroit Red Wings minor league system, Barry Melrose arrived to coach hockey at the Forum in 1992. Few had heard of him, although everybody knew his biggest star. With Wayne Gretzky […]

Wayne Gretzky in Winnipeg, final game with the LA Kings

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For several years in the mid-90’s it seemed like the Kings were on a ‘Closing Down the Arena’ tour, as they made their final visits to old Chicago Stadium, Boston Garden, Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, the Capital Centre just outside Washington DC and several others.
However, it was their second-to-last skate around the ice at […]

Former Kings and Avs forward Warren Rychel recalls time in NHL

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When you think of players who have played for both the Kings and Avalanche, names like Rob Blake and Adam Deadmarsh are usually the first two that come to mind.  Of course, they were part of a big trade between the clubs that resulted in one team winning a Stanley Cup and the other side’s […]

Marty McSorley on lockout and what NHLPA should be asking for

We had a chance to catch up with former NHL defenseman Marty McSorley recently. For the second year in a row he was a guest at Jim Fox’s Sunset Sip event. While the main focus of the night was on wine tasting and raising awareness for mental health, discussion of the NHL lockout was omnipresent […]

MayorsManor LIVE – 2012 Stanley Cup Finals preview, right?

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We’ll, if you’ll allow us to riff on that, we’re throwing out this today – ‘You wanted the best, you got the best! The greatest guest list ever […]

VIDEO: Marty McSorley talks about the hurt that’s still there

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For nearly 20 years, when anybody says ‘Kings’ and ‘Stanley Cup Finals’ in the same breath, the name Marty McSorley is usually not far behind. In 1993 the Kings emerged victorious in an epic 7-game series with Toronto in the Conference Finals and went right to Montreal to play for the Stanley Cup.  After downing the home team […]

1993: Looking back at the LA Kings vs Toronto Maple Leafs

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With Fox Sports West airing two playoff games from 1993 last night, twitter was abuzz with memories as older fans reminisced during one of the greatest 7-game series to ever be played and newer fans were finally able to witness the drama as it unfolded. Hat tricks by both captains, a style of physical play you […]

VIDEO: McSorley said what about Kings v Canucks?

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From the beautiful beach in Southern California, Marty McSorley and the guys from Sportsnet (Canada) preview game four of the LA Kings v Vancouver series…

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Remembering Winnipeg and Gretzky’s last game with the LA Kings

For several years in the mid 90’s it seemed like the Kings were on a ‘Closing Down the Arena’ tour, as they made their final visits to old Chicago Stadium, Boston Garden, Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, the Capital Centre just outside Washington DC and several others.
However, it was their second-to-last skate around the ice […]