Robitaille Lays Out AHL California Story – Past, Present, Future

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Several years ago, Luc Robitaille did an interview on MayorsManor where he revealed thoughts of wanting to hold an outdoor game on the beach, likely near Hermosa or Redondo. It would be a pre-season game against the Ducks because he loved the idea of doing something cool to create a media buzz for Southern California […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Mike Richards Future in LA

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about all about the Los Angeles Kings placing Mike Richards on waivers. What team(s) might put in a claim? Where will he be playing next season? Is a trade still possible? […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on Sportsnet Radio Talking Richards Situation

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Here is a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Bruce Dowbiggin this morning discussing Mike Richards being placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Kings. Among the points covered were: what does this mean in the short-term, which teams were interested in trading for him, how […]

The Return of Dustin Penner

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It’s time. Dustin Penner is making his return to the world of hockey.
Before you get all nitpicky about the title of this article, just wait. It got you here, didn’t it? And who doesn’t love a good Penner story?
Since landing in Los Angeles back in 2011, MayorsManor has been one of his favorite stops. Although […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Kings at Sharks, with a twist

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Hopefully you’re sitting down for this one.
During the 2011 playoffs, Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News wrote a disparaging article about L.A. fans and Staples Center. With the Kings and Sharks tied at one game each in their best-of-seven series – and the Kings coming off a 4-0 shutout in San Jose – […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Western Conference Updates

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their west coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, January 18, 2015. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew caught up with Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area and Puck Daddy’s Joshua Cooper to talk about the Western Conference. Among the topics […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Mayor Talking Kings and Ducks

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their west coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, January 18, 2015. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew recapped Rob Blake’s jersey retirement from Saturday night, Jonathan Quick’s play of late, LA’s troubles in shootouts this season, their need for better […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Shore vs. Shore, Flames at Kings

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While they may not get the publicity of say the Sutter or Staal families just yet, the Shores are turning into quite a little NHL factory. Older brother Drew was a second round draft pick by the Florida Panthers in 2009 and is now part of the Calgary Flames organization. His younger brother Nick was […]

ENCORE: Rob Blake on How We Got To This Point

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A few months back, Rob Blake joined us for a rather candid chat about his career. Now, in honor of his jersey retirement tonight in Los Angeles, we proudly offer an encore presentation of that podcast. During the chat we covered every major story in his career and you’ll definitely want to hear […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – talking defense, call-ups, etc.

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about all the latest topics surrounding the LA Kings, including Robyn Regehr’s injury, which defenseman in likely to be called up from Manchester soon, trade possibilities in the coming month, goaltending, […]