AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Kings, Oilers, roster moves

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Prior to tonight’s Edmonton Oilers vs LA Kings game, I once again joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to preview the Pacific Division match-up and break down several key issues.   We talked about Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Daniel Carcillo, Kyle Clifford, Matt Frattin, Darryl Sutter, trade rumors and much more. Give it a listen and […]

Disheartened Oilers arrive in LA under cloud of questions

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Will the Oilers acquire a goaltender anytime soon? Is a defenseman more likely to land in Edmonton first? These are just a few of the questions surrounding the young, on-the-rise team. However, following another loss on Saturday, the words coming out of the locker room are starting to show the mounting frustration.
After giving up a […]

AUDIO: Talking NHL trade rumors and more on NHL Network Radio

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We’ve launched a new segment on NHL Network Radio in conjunction with weekday host Jim Boomer Gordon. ‘Mayors’s Minutes’ will give you the latest tidbits on teams in the Pacific Division and hit on several key topics around the league.
This week, we talked Kings, Flames, Oilers, Sabres, Stars, Daniel Carcillp, Anze Kopitar, Matt Frattin, Darryl […]

Wayne Gretzky in Winnipeg, final game with the LA Kings

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For several years in the mid-90’s it seemed like the Kings were on a ‘Closing Down the Arena’ tour, as they made their final visits to old Chicago Stadium, Boston Garden, Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, the Capital Centre just outside Washington DC and several others.
However, it was their second-to-last skate around the ice at […]

MayorsManor Live Radio – the Wayne Gretzky trade, 25 years later

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Perhaps no other trade in sports history ultimately defined a league as much as the 1988 NHL deal that sent Wayne Gretzky from Edmonton to Los Angeles.
Now, 25 years after that earth shattering moment, we look back at what happened then and the ripples it created for decades to come. Joining us on this edition […]

OFFICIAL: LA Kings 2013-14 regular season schedule released

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As if there was ever any doubt, on Friday morning the NHL and NHLPA confirmed they will be participating in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With that in mind, the league will shut down for nearly three weeks, February 9-26.
“The National Hockey League features the most international player population in professional sports, and […]

Raffi Torres and Jarret Stoll – former roommates and BFFs?

Everybody is talking about the Raffi Torres hit on Jarret Stoll from last night, but what about ‘back in the day’ when they were good buddies…
Former Oliers’ Strength and Conditioning coach Chad Moreau tweeted this:
#RaffiTorres hit on @jarretstoll I remember when they used to be best buds in ETown. #whereisthelove
— Chad Moreau (@Hockey_OT) May 15, […]

The mess in Edmonton through the eyes of a former NHL coach

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Upon hearing the news this morning that the Edmonton Oilers have hired Craig MacTavish as their new General Manager, I couldn’t help but think back to an interview with one of their former coaches.
It was April 19, 2010 – nearly two years to the day of this morning’s press conference – where Dr. Chad Moreau, their […]

Full Jeff Carter quotes after Kings 4-1 over Oilers

Jeff Carter after the Kings 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers…
– On the first period: “I thought we were pretty good in the first. You know, they have that one line that’ll make a few plays here and there. But, I thought we did a great job on them.”
– On how good Drew Doughty and Robyn Regehr […]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 38 – Oilers at Kings

We’re into the homestretch now, only six games remaining in the regular season at Staples Center.  And today brings the dreaded day game, where the Kings haven’t fared so well over the last few seasons.  Will today be different?
As part of our push to the playoffs here on MayorsManor we kicked off an all new contest […]