Brenden Morrow talks trying to fit in, Dustin Brown and more

Brenden Morrow practically made a career out of agitating the Kings when he played with the Dallas Stars and was their long-time captain. His 20 goals and 42 points vs. Los Angeles trail only the 21 goals and 45 points he’s put up against Phoenix for tops against any opponent in his career.
Frequent readers of this site may [...]

Monday morning Salary Cap review – Martinez in, who’s next?

Nothing gets people excited like a little math on a Monday morning.
For about the past month or so we’ve been reviewing the Kings salary cap situation – which, as most of you know by now, is more complicated than the planning required for a Cirque du Soleil show.
As part of the new CBA agreed to [...]

Jaromir Jagr and the Stars talk 2-0 win over the Kings

Flash quotes from the Dallas Stars locker room after their 2-0 win over the LA Kings on Thursday night…
- Brenden Morrow on the overall game: “A lot lies on our goaltender’s shoulders, he was big for us. Special teams, they got a great power play, threw a lot of pucks at the net, and he [...]

Stars’ Brenden Morrow on what it means to play the Kings

Stars captain Brenden Morrow has been a thorn in the side of the Kings since entering the league in 1999.  He had four points in his first three games against Los Angeles (two goals, two assists) and he’s never really slowed down.
When the teams last met on March 7, he even had the game-winning goal - bringing his [...]

Word Association: Morrow and the Stars take on seven Kings

We’re going a different direction this time around.
Frequent readers to MayorsManor are well aware of our Word Association features and have enjoyed them as part of our game day previews this season.  Usually though, we’re talking to the Kings’ players about their opponents.  Today, we went inside the Dallas Stars locker room to collect some thoughts about their LA [...]

Kings coach Darryl Sutter wants to know ‘What is history?’

LA Kings forward Mike Richards wasn’t the only one with a lot to say prior to the Kings leaving for Calgary today. Coach Darryl Sutter shared thoughts on Anze Kopitar‘s health, the instigator rule, his return to Calgary, the Kings schedule and much more.
For you soundbite readers, here’s a taste of the three-word Sutterisms – [...]

Richards – plenty to say about NHL rules, Morrow, Kopitar

After the game last night, Kings forward Mike Richards wasn’t happy with the instigator penalty he was assigned in his fight with Stars’ captain Brenden Morrow.
Prior to the Kings boarding a plane for Calgary, he had a chance to speak about the entire incident at the Kings training facility in El Segundo…
On the overall situation [...]

VIDEO: Brenden Morrow’s hit on Anze Kopitar

At the 12:12 mark of the third period – with the LA Kings leading by a goal – Stars’ captain Brenden Morrow put a hit on Anze Kopitar as he was trying to come from behind the net and possibly wrap around the goaltender.
Kopitar did not return to the game, due to something coach Darryl [...]

Doughty and Kings Cough Up Lead, Stars Win in OT

“You should be able to shut that game down.” – Kings coach Terry Murray
Yet, perfection is a difficult thing to maintain.
Coming into Monday night’s game with the Dallas Stars, the Kings had an 19-0-0 record when leading after two periods this season.
That’s no longer the case.
LA scored the first goal of the game and led [...]

Kings Handed a Loss in Dallas

The Kings have just dug themselves a trenta-sized hole.
After a dismal eight game homestand that saw them win just two games in the bunch, they headed out to Dallas tonight – a place they hadn’t lost since the 2008-09 season (two years to the exact day to be more specific).
It was also the first of [...]