AUDIO: Guest spot on EDM radio – talking Kings pre-season questions

On Monday evening I was back on Team 1260 in Edmonton with former NHL player Jason Strudwick to share some insights and opinions on the LA Kings upcoming season. If you missed the spot when it aired live, the full segment is available below for your listening pleasure.
We’ll tackle all the major questions surrounding the [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on NHL Network Radio – Kings roster questions

On Saturday afternoon I was back on NHL Network Radio (XM 92 / Sirius 207) for another guest spot with Nick Alberga and Jake Hahn. Because not everybody has satellite radio, we’ll share the clip here for everybody to enjoy.
In the segment we’ll drop a major announcement at the end … but before we get to [...]

PHOTO GALLERY: LA Kings Training Camp – Day 7

The following photo gallery comes courtesy of David Sheehan, who’s work is often featured here on MayorsManor. He’s been a visible presence at TSC throughout Kings training camp and you can view more of his work here.
In this set, captured on Wednesday, you’ll see images of Andy Andreoff, Dan Carcillo, Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Anze [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on NHL Network Radio – LA Kings season preview

On Tuesday I joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon for another guest spot on NHL Network Radio (XM 92 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
In the segment we took a look at all the key issues surrounding the Kings heading into the 2013-14 NHL [...]

Kings camp 2013, Day 1 – Anze Kopitar quotes

Raw quotes from Anze Kopitar following the morning session on Thursday, Day 1 of Kings training camp…
How was it out there today?
“It was good, it was good to be back.  It was definitely different from last year.  During the Summer you know you have a goal, you have time, dates, that you have to be [...]

Scouting Report on new LA Kings goalie Ben Scrivens

Earlier this week we posted 10 Tidbits with new Kings forward Matt Frattin, giving you a chance to learn more about the Kings newest forward. Of course, coming to LA with the former Maple Leaf is goaltender Ben Scrivens.
By now you’ve probably read a few a high-level bullet points on the 26-year old netminder – [...]

Jonathan Quick on his struggles, his teammates and being ‘in the same boat’ as the Avs

Quotes from LA Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick on Sunday’s end-of-season conference call…
On the feelings and emotions today:
“The first feeling I would say is disappointment. I think a lot of our team and I think that we could have made a push for it there again. I think as a team, and individually, I don’t think [...]

WCF Game 3 morning skate – comments from Jarret Stoll

Jarret Stoll’s comments from LA Kings morning skate, in advance of Game 3 vs. the Blackhawks…
On Game 3:
“There’s not much room for error anymore, got to find out way, play well. Home or away is not the issue here. The issue is playing the right way and not giving up too many quality scoring chances. [...]

Game 3 morning skate – Anze Kopitar comments

Anze Kopitar comments from LA Kings morning skate in advance of Game 3…
On if he thinks the Kings will pull off a win tonight:
“Yeah, for sure. It’s one at a time. We’ve done it before and we have to do it again.”
On the biggest concern for tonight:
“We’re not looking for concerns or anything. It’s a [...]

WCF Post-Game 2 – comments from Kings’ coach Darryl Sutter

Post-game comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter…
Q. How soon before the game did you have to make the decision on Mike after warm-up?
“Right after warm-up. He was fine today, then I think just once his blood got pumping tonight, the adrenaline got going, there were symptoms. I went in right after warm-up, he was sitting [...]