LA Kings prospect Brandon Kozun now has nine goals in his last eight games. Tyler Toffoli continues to lead the way with 27 goals on the season now. And Andy Andreoff posted his first two goal game as a pro. If that’s not enough, try to find the tiny space that Colton Yellow Horn used to score [...]
Former Kings prospect Ray Kaunisto is back in Southern California tonight with the Colorado Eagles, and they’ll be taking on the Ontario Reign. It’s not where he planned on playing this season, but things seem to be working out OK for the former college hockey forward.
Originally signed by Dean Lombardi as a free agent following his senior year at [...]
Last hour we began the process of looking at the MayorsManor rankings of the Kings’ Top 10 prospects with an in-depth review of players six through 10 (linked here). Now we close the loop by returning to countdown the top five.
As noted in the original article, the final slotting of players was determined solely by [...]
Depth is a good problem to have.
Early in his tenure as General Manager in Los Angeles, Dean Lombardi once said ‘I need everything’ when asked what type of players he was looking for to help the struggling Kings.
Now, many years later, after methodically stocking the prospect pool through shrewd drafting and multiple trades, the 54-year [...]
With Anze Kopitar and Willie Mitchell likely out for next weekend’s season opener due to knee injuries, many have wondered who in the Kings organization might be called up to fill those gaps on the main roster. After all, for the first few years of GM Dean Lombardi‘s tenure, all the hype was around the [...]
Through the years we’ve occasionally turned the keys to MayorsManor over to a few of the LA Kings players and prospects, allowing them to pen an article for the site. Of course, none more famously perhaps than Dustin Penner’s open letter regarding Pancakegate.
Today, we’re sharing not just one entry, but actually several comments and observations [...]
It was another AHL special for Manchester this weekend – three games in three days. Things started with a 4-2 loss to Portland on Friday. However, the team quickly rebounded, posting a 3-2 win Saturday night in Adirondack vs coach Terry Murray’s baby Flyers. So, Sunday’s game brought a chance for the Monarchs to win back-to-back games [...]
Hockey players are supposed to experience a bit of an adjustment period when they step-up to the next level. Don’t tell that to Tyler Toffoli though. The Kings top-rated offensive prospect capped off a trying week with another goal earlier today, part of a 3-2 Monarchs defeat on home ice.
Toffoli, originally selected in the [...]
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) [...]
“Just when they think they have the answers, I change the questions!” – Roddy Piper, circa 1985.
Whoever writes those great Russian spy novels needs to start documenting the ongoing case of Nikolay Prokhorkin. Selected by the Kings in the fourth round of the 2012 NHL Draft, his story is one of intrigue, mystery, disagreements, confusion [...]