NHL Prospect Profile – Jon Davis with Red Wings’ Landon Ferraro

Landon Ferraro Red Wings AHL MayorsManor

Jonathan Davis is back today with another guest column for MayorsManor. Davis, a 20-year veteran of sports and entertainment writing and producing, recently caught up with Landon Ferraro, son of former LA King forward Ray Ferraro. The chip off the ol’ block played his junior hockey in the WHL (Red Deer Rebels and Everett Silvertips) [...]

POLL: Who should the LA Kings honor from Staples era (2000-09)?

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As first announced on MayorsManor a few weeks ago, the LA Kings will be bringing back their vintage purple (or Forum Blue) and gold jerseys next season for three games in conjunction with pre-game celebrations dubbed ‘Legends Nights.’ To properly select the three candidates worthy of being honored we’ve recently run a few polls, breaking [...]

Sean O’Donnell on Jonathan Quick and the Stanley Cup

Sean O’Donnell (photo by Cikiri)

Long time followers of MayorsManor – especially those who’ve listened to any of my radio interviews – know that when talking about Jonathan Quick, I often make mention of a passing comment Sean O’Donnell made to me in Las Vegas in the fall of 2009.
To set the stage properly, it’s important [...]

Sean O’Donnell on his former teammate Jeff Carter

Thanks to everybody who listened in to MayorsManor LIVE tonight. Sorry we ran out of time before we could get to all of the live calls.
Below is the full clip from veteran NHL defenseman Sean O’Donnell, where he answers questions about his former teammates, Jeff Carter and Mike Richards.
Of course, O’Donnell has played over 1,100 [...]

MayorManor LIVE call-in show tonight – trade rumors and special guests

Just a quick reminder that we’re looking to hear from you hockey fans! Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period will join me tonight to co-host 90-minutes of wall-to-wall NHL trade rumors. We’ll be giving you everything you need to know about tomorrow’s trade deadline – who’s being shopped, who’s not leaving, what teams want in [...]

Kings vs Blackhawks pregame primer – a few fun facts

Before we get into the fun of hearing from a trio of Kings defensemen regarding tonight’s match-up with the Blackhawks, let’s first run through a few quick notes and stats…
– For Simon Gagne and Mike Richards, today’s game may be a little more personal than it is for other members of the Kings. It [...]

Quick, Doughty, Kings down the Flyers (with video)

In October 2009, while in Las Vegas for a fairly meaningless exhibition game, defenseman Sean O’Donnell (then with the Kings) made a bold statement about goalie Jonathan Quick.
He said “I think he has what it takes to be an elite goalie in this league.”
It’s a comment that would have seemed innocent enough or as simple [...]

MayorsManor Podcast – featuring Ian Laperriere

Trevor Lewis is wearing #22 this season. Before him were names like Baumgartner, Huddy, Tocchet, Conroy and Halpern. However, for most Kings fans there’s only one #22…Ian Laperriere.
And the admiration for Lappy isn’t just among the fans.
“Ian, the way he plays, tells it all” said captain Dustin Brown when talking about the four leaders that [...]