Highlights and post-game comments: Sharks def Monarchs 4-3 in OT

Goals by the returning Jordan Nolan (he’d been out since the first game of the season with a hand injury), Nick Deslauriers and Andrew Bodnarchuk weren’t enough last night. The Monarchs lost to the Sharks 4-3 in overtime.
Kings’ prospect Brandon Kozun picked up another assist, extending his team leading points total to 14.
Here are some […]

Dwight King on being linked to Jordan Nolan

Jordan Nolan and Dwight King were called up to the NHL together on February 10th.
They both played 20 games in the playoffs last spring and won a Stanley Cup together.
Over the final 27 games of the regular season Nolan scored two goals with the Kings…and King scored in those same games as well.
When they first […]

MayorsManor Live Radio with LA Kings rookie Dwight King

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After a six game call-up in November 2010, Dwight King returned to the AHL with zero points and a minus-2 rating to show for his efforts. Unlike when his Manchester Monarchs teammates Andrei Loktionov and Slava Voynov had been called up and sent down over the last two seasons, you’d be hard pressed to find […]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings prospect Brandon Kozun

After two years as a professional, Kings prospect Brandon Kozun continues to mature as a player and a person. Selected by GM Dean Lombardi in the sixth round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Kozun tore up the WHL during his final two years of junior hockey – and was named the 2010 WHL and […]

Confirmed: Jordan Nolan injured in a fight last night

For all the concern about members of the LA Kings possibly suffering injuries while playing over in Europe, the first NHL lockout to befall the reigning Stanley Cup Champions actually took place in Rhode Island last night.
Jordan Nolan – our guest on the MayorsManor show earlier this week – was injured in a fight with Bobby Robins of […]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings forward Jordan Nolan

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Not many seventh round draft picks have their name on the Stanley Cup. Jordan Nolan is one of the few.
Being the exception to the rule is nothing new for Nolan though. He played for three teams in the OHL during his junior hockey days – the Erie Otters, Windsor Spitfires and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. […]

Monarchs post-game notes and more exclusive photos from camp

On the MayorsManor show this past Thursday, Manchester Monarchs coach Mark Morris said he was looking for the trio of Kings players in camp with the Monarchs – Andrei Loktionov, Jordan Nolan and Slava Voynov – to show the younger players what it takes to win.
After last night’s 2-0 win in their first pre-season game, […]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Monarchs head coach Mark Morris

Even with the NHL in lockout mode, there’s plenty of hockey action ramping up across North America. Out east in New Hampshire the LA Kings top minor league affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, are wrapping up their first week of training camp.
Tomorrow night they’ll kick off their exhibition schedule vs. the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (affiliate of the New York […]

Monarchs Training Camp – exclusive photos, Voynov update, etc.

There might not be any training camp news coming out of Los Angeles at the moment, however things are starting to heat up on the other side of the country.
In advance of the AHL season getting underway soon, the Manchester Monarchs opened camp this weekend and dozens of Kings prospects took to the ice yesterday.  […]

Kaunisto the correspondent reports from Nolan’s Cup party

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Former Kings prospect Ray Kaunisto is in transition. After playing in Manchester for the past two seasons, his contract wasn’t renewed and he’s currently in search of a team – a process he talked with us about a few weeks ago here.
For the early part of the summer he shut down his twitter account, much […]