Word Association: Kings players share thoughts on Predators

Over the weekend we posted multiple Word Association articles regarding the Vancouver Canucks.  First was the usual pre-game article with several Kings players (including Dustin Brown, Alec Martinez and Justin Williams).  We may have even found out more than we bargained for during that round – especially about Roberto Luonogo.
Then, later in the afternoon, coach [...]

Word Association: Kings players take on the hated Canucks

Drew Doughty was the first Kings player to openly talk about his hatred of the Canucks a few years ago.  Since then, several others have gone on the record with their disdain for the gang from Vancouver.  However, the other thing most commonly noted is that they’re a good team, usually followed by comments about [...]

Word Association: Five Kings take on four Avalanche players

It’s another day game for the LA Kings, something coach Darryl Sutter said he doesn’t think they struggle with.  So, we’ll see if they can continue the positive momentum they’ve shown over the last five games.  It will be a challenge because, as Anze Kopitar said yesterday, the Kings will be facing a speedy Avalanche [...]

What will Sutter say? Comments from practice – Friday, Feb 22

After taking yesterday off, the Kings returned to the ice at their practice facility in El Segundo earlier this morning. Following a 45-minute on-ice session and then a meeting with the team, coach Darryl Sutter shared the following with the gathered media…
- On if he’s encouraged by the defense in the last two games: “It’s [...]

Kings’ rookie Andrew Campbell dreaming of playing, not tweeting

So close, yet so far away.
That would probably sum up how rookie defenseman Andrew Campbell is feeling about his dreams of playing in the NHL.
Now on his second call-up with the Kings this season, he has still yet to see game action.
“This is where you want to be,” Campbell told MayorsManor. “You dream of playing [...]

Friday morning notes – Kings’ starting goalie, gameday notes, etc.

The Kings held an optional morning skate today in advance of their match-up with the Blue Jackets tonight at Staples Center. Here here are some brief pre-game notes…
- Earlier in the week, coach Darryl Sutter said he hadn’t thought about which goaltender would start vs. Columbus - while complementing  Jonathan Bernier and noting he needed more from Jonathan Quick.  Now, it looks like the verdict [...]

Keaton Ellerby is trying to catch up, hasn’t received all the memos yet

Being traded is nothing new to Keaton Ellerby. For his 19th birthday the Kamloops Blazers – his junior team since entering the WHL – dealt him 700 miles away to the Moose Jaw Warriors.
Things were a little different last Friday though when his home address shifted all the way across the U.S., going from Florida to [...]

What will Sutter say? Coach returns to LA with plenty on his mind

Following the Kings first practice back in Los Angeles since returning from their five-game road trip, here’s what LA coach Darryl Sutter had to say…
- On the just completed road trip: “Well obviously we weren’t really good in Anaheim. Played well in Columbus, deserved to win. Nashville we couldn’t generate anything against them because they’re [...]

10 Tidbits on new Kings defenseman Andrew Campbell

Yesterday, the Kings swapped Andrews – sending Bodnarchuk back to Manchester and calling up Campbell.
Although he’s not expected to play in Nashville tonight, Campbell will likely see game action on the team’s current road trip. So, we thought we’d help introduce you to the 6-foot-3 defenseman using our popular 10 Tidbits format…
- Kings GM Dean Lomabrdi [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings prospect Tanner Pearson

If you”re not going first overall in the NHL Draft, the next best thing is probably being selected by the Stanley Cup Champions. Such was the experience for Tanner Pearson last June.
Taken 30th overall by Los Angeles, the Kitchener, Ontario native is now halfway through his first pro season and has formed a deadly line with [...]