Word Association: Kings players share thoughts on Predators

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Over the weekend we posted multiple Word Association articles regarding the Vancouver Canucks.  First was the usual pre-game article with several Kings players (including Dustin Brown, Alec Martinez and Justin Williams).  We may have even found out more than we bargained for during that round – especially about Roberto Luonogo.
Then, later in the afternoon, coach [...]

Clune brothers heading to Staples Center for Kings v Preds

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Even though it’s early into 2013, there have already been a few things to celebrate in the Clune family.
First, older brother Rich was claimed by the Nashville Predators and has been living out his dream of returning to the NHL. Even better, on February 5th he scored his first goal, coming in a game against [...]

What will Sutter say? Comments after Sunday practice

All members of the Kings participated in today’s practice, which went about 30 minutes. There weren’t any set line combinations, as the forwards wore purple and the defensemen wore yellow. After things were over coach Darryl Sutter shared the following thoughts…
- On mental fortitude coming into play this year: “I think so.  We’ve talked about [...]

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’ [...]