Trotz on Shea Weber – ‘I don’t give a crap if he gets a point’

Following his team’s 3-0 win over the Kings on Thursday night, Predators coach Barry Trotz got a little heated at his presser.  the real fun starts at about the seven minute mark when he takes exception to a reporter saying defenseman Shea Weber isn’t playing well. Nashville’s former Norris Trophy finalist hasn’t scored a goal this season [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 9 – Kings at Predators

With a four goal output in their last game, the top of the Kings’ offensive leaderboards saw a few changes.  Jeff Carter is pacing the team with four goals and six different players are now tied for the points lead at five each. Perhaps the most surprising in that group is Simon Gagne, who’s yet to score a [...]

Colin Fraser ready for ‘a tough barn’ in Nashville tonight

Colin Fraser LA Kings Jan 2013 MayorsManor

Forward Colin Fraser has faced the Nashville Predators 18 times in his career and picked up three assists along the way – with the most recent one coming during his last visit to Music City. He helped set up Drew Doughty that night in a 5-4 Kings win – which also stands as as Jonathan [...]

VIDEO: Preds’ Rich Clune scores first NHL goal

When the Kings take on the Predators in Nashville tomorrow night it will be a re-match of last Thursday’s game in LA.  After their 2-1 shootout victory that night, Preds’ forward Rich Clune said he had nothing to prove to the Kings, his former club.  However, he was only on the ice for a few shifts in that game [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 6 – Kings v Predators

Kings Dustin Brown scores v Preds Feb 2013 MayorsManor

It’s time for more input from the readers.
Following Thursday night’s 2-1 shootout victory by the Nashville Predators, we asked you guys to complete the following:
Besides earning a point, the best part about last night’s LA Kings v Preds game was _________.” (FILL IN THE BLANK)
We’ve poured over all the feedback provided by MayorsManor readers on [...]

Rich Clune – ‘I don’t have anything to prove to the Kings’

Let’s not over-hype the situation. We’re not going to call Rich Clune playing at Staples Center last night his ‘triumphant return’ or label it anything more than it was. The gritty forward, loved by fans and teammates in Manchester, was claimed by Nashville a few weeks ago and has been given another shot at the NHL. [...]

Quotes from the Preds locker room after def LA 2-1 via shootout

Brandon Yip and Dustin Brown each scored for their team in the first period on Thursday night, providing the only goals of regulation. After nobody scored in overtime it took eight rounds of the shootout before the game was decided 2-1, in Nashville’s favor.
After the game, here’s what they were saying back in the Predators’ [...]

GM6 Preds at Kings: Quotes from Sutter’s post-game presser

Following the Kings 2-1 shootout loss to the visiting Nashville Predators on Thursday night, here’s what coach Darryl Sutter had to say at his post-game presser…
- On the overall game: “It’d like to score more than one goal.”
- On what it will take: “Score two.”
- On using Mike Richards in the shootout: “He’s capable of [...]

GM6 Preds at Kings – full post-game quotes from Dustin Brown

The Kings lost to the Predators in a shootout Thursday night by a final of  2-1. Their lone goal in regulation came from captain Dustin Brown on the power play (video below).  And he used a wristshot to score in the shootout as well.  After the game, here’s what he had to say…
- On the overall game: “We didn’t give [...]

Rich Clune says goodbye to the Kings, hello again to Los Angeles

Rich Clune LA Kings MayorsManor

It’s understandable why much of the chatter following the Kings losing two players on waivers a few weeks ago centered around defenseman Thomas Hickey - after all, he was a former number one draft pick. However, they also lost forward Rich Clune that day.
And tonight, he returns to LA with the Nashville Predators.
Originally taken by the Dallas Stars [...]