Kings-Sharks Game One: High / Low with Jim Fox

Over the last few seasons Jim Fox has stopped by MayorsManor a number of times to share his highs and lows from select games.
Like last year during the Kings round one playoff series with Vancouver, LA’s award winning commentator is back again today for some more post-season analysis.
Here’s what he had to say this morning […]

Murray – not much ‘special’ in playoff match-up w/ Sharks

When it comes to special teams in the upcoming series with San Jose, the Kings fourth-ranked penalty kill (85.5% success rate for the season) will be tested by the Sharks second-ranked power play (23.5% conversion rate for the season).
When you go the other way, both the Kings and Sharks units ranked in the bottom […]

Dustin Brown says ‘It’s on the players that are playing’

Last season didn’t end the way the Los Angeles Kings had wanted or envisioned.
Returning to the post season for the first time in eight years – with a new General Manager, new coach and entirely new roster – they faced off with the Vancouver Canucks, a team they last saw in the playoffs following the […]

MayorsManor Podcast – featuring Mark Hardy

When it comes to the Kings blueline, there’s Rob Blake at 805 games played, followed by Mattias Norstrom at 780.
Next on that list is Mark Hardy with 616.
He also has the second most assists, third most points and fifth most penalty minutes by a defenseman in franchise history.
His career saw him go from being drafted […]

RECAP: Rob Scuderi on NHL Power Play (Radio)

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi joined the guys on the Power Play to talk a little past (why he signed in LA), present (the road trip) and future (the Kings Stanley Cup possibilities).
Please note – as always, these recaps are near exact quotes. However, some information has been paraphrased for brevity.
Here’s a quick recap…
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Doughty and Kings Cough Up Lead, Stars Win in OT

“You should be able to shut that game down.” – Kings coach Terry Murray
Yet, perfection is a difficult thing to maintain.
Coming into Monday night’s game with the Dallas Stars, the Kings had an 19-0-0 record when leading after two periods this season.
That’s no longer the case.
LA scored the first goal of the game and led […]

RECAP: Dean Lombardi Meeting with ‘Shareholders’

Kings GM Dean Lombardi met with a group of about 500 season ticket holders – whom he repeatedly referred to as the team’s shareholders – at their training facility in El Segundo, CA Sunday morning.
Backing him up were Chris McGowan (Chief Operating Officer), Jeff Solomon (VP of Hockey Operations) and Ron Hextall (Assistant General Manager).
Among […]

Terry Murray – Weekend To Do List

In the end, the Kings were able to finish the month of January on a high note.
After a dismal 2-6 homestand a few weeks ago, they’ve now won three in a row – two against division opponents.
The road ahead won’t be any easier. They’ll be spending the next four weeks away from Staples Center, […]

Wild 3, Kings 2, Refs -5

A few weeks ago Kings Coach Terry Murray didn’t want to hear any noise about the schedule being part of the team’s problems when they were losing. He wasn’t concerned about the extra time off, basically saying professionals just deal with it.
Some similar thinking may be in order after the LA-Minnesota game on Saturday night […]