Oscar Moller and Bud Holloway getting tricky on the ice

Oscar Moller and Bud Holloway – remember those two?
Well, before we get to the crazy video and picture below, first let’s set the table…
Moller was selected by the Kings in the second round of the 2007 NHL Draft and the 5-foot-10 forward has played 87 games with the big club. Holloway, a [...]

Another former Kings, Monarchs player signs in Europe

Several weeks back, Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi was visibly irritated when talking about a few of the team’s prospects signing in Europe this summer.
Gone from the pipeline are center Corey Elkins, left wing Bud Holloway and forward Oscar Moller.
Today brings news that John Zeiler has joined the ‘other side of the [...]

Kings GM Dean Lombardi on Holloway, Moller’s European Vacation

Oscar Moller at Rookie Camp 2010

At the end of the regular season, Kings’ prospect Bud Holloway stopped by MayorsManor to help preview the Manchester Monarchs first round playoff series with Binghamton.
One of the questions we touched on was did he expect to be called-up this past season, given he was the leading scorer in Manchester [...]

Rich Clune on Bud Holloway leaving Monarchs for Europe

Rich Clune in camp (photo: Ikiri)

During the Kings training camp last September, high-energy forward Rich Clune was starting to turn some heads.
Many thought he might even have a chance to crack the line-up in Los Angeles rather than spend a third season in Manchester (AHL).
Originally drafted by the Dallas Stars in 2005, Clune has since [...]

Coach Murray on what Oscar Moller could have done

Oscar Moller was drafted in the second round of the 2007 NHL Draft.
This year’s Kings roster already featured players from the 2008 and 2009 drafts, yet he’s yet to crack the line-up on a consistent basis.
After suiting up for 13 more NHL games this season, that’s 87 total now for his career – which is [...]

Kings vs Sharks – Game Two Playoff Photos

A few days ago Jon from sharkspage.com – the Bay Area’s longest running hockey blog – was kind enough to pass over some photos from game one between the Kings and Sharks (linked here).
Below are some shots he took at game two on Saturday night, featuring: Drew Doughty, Michal Handzus, Oscar Moller, Brad Richardson, Ryan [...]

Who will come up big tonight for the Kings? Players say…

Stars are stars.
Yet, how many times has a no name player or a minimally used role player come up big for a team in the playoffs?
There have been quite a few for the Kings, perhaps none bigger than Gary Shuchuk and Robb Stauber in 1993.
Prior to the Kings leaving for San Jose I spoke with [...]

Oscar Moller on mini-golf, Manchester and LA struggles

Oscar Moller hasn’t seen the Phoenix Coyotes since December 26, 2009.
While it may sound like a lifetime ago, not much has changed. The battle in net that night was between Jonathan Quick and Ilya Bryzgalov, as it will be tomorrow night in downtown LA.
And the final score was 3-2, with goals by Dustin Brown, Michal [...]

Kings vs Sharks – What Could Happen, Has Happened

Some credit card commercial says there’s a one-in-18 chance of a hat trick being scored in an NHL game.
So, that’s something that could happen.
However, here are a few of the more likely stories to watch for tonight (and some other loosely connected tidbits)…
* Should the Kings win, they’re officially in the playoffs. Also of note [...]

Interview with Monarchs ‘Man of the Year’ Bud Holloway

Earlier this week, Bud Holloway scored his team-leading 26th goal of the season for the Manchester Monarchs.
While guys like Thomas Hickey (first round NHL draft pick), Viatcheslav Voynov (just announced as AHL Second¬†Team All-Star) and Oscar Moller (currently up with the Kings) may get more press and attention, one things is clear…
Holloway has a special [...]