Kings v Rangers preview with NY coach Alain Vigneault

Raw comments from New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault, in advance of Monday’s game vs. the LA Kings…
On sending JT Miller down after he’d played so well in the pre-season:
“In talking with both Glen [Sather, President and General Manager] and Jeff [Gorton, Assistant General Manager] about our numbers situation, we felt…[he’s] such a young player [...]

PHOTO GALLERY: Rangers v Kings – Frozen Fury 2013

Opening night of Frozen Fury 2013 featured a dominant performance by Darryl Sutter’s Kings over the visiting New York Rangers. With their 4-1 victory on Friday, LA now holds a 3-0 lifetime record vs. the blueshirts in Las Vegas.
MayorsManor photographer Chasen Ikiri was on hand to snap up all the action – including images of [...]

OFFICIAL: LA Kings 2013 pre-season schedule

Although it hasn’t been officially announced yet, the 2013-14 NHL regular season schedule is set to start around October 1. ALl teams will be playing a slightly condensed schedule to allow players to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.
For now, you can start to plan your calendars by making note of these seven [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio: NHL Awards and playoff predictions

With the 2013 regular season behind us it’s time to talk about who is worthy of being nominated for the NHL Awards and look ahead to the eight playoff match-ups.  Who will win in the East?  Which teams have a shot at an upset in the West?
As usual, there a lot of questions at this time of [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Kings set to double down with two games at Frozen Fury 2013

For the second time in history, the Kings’ annual pre-season party in Las Vegas had to be cancelled last September. On both occasions, the fun fell by the wayside due to labor strife between the NHL and NHLPA.
In 2004, a game between the Kings and Ducks was nixed – the only time Anaheim has ever been scheduled [...]

Simon Gagne scores two goals in his return to action

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Simon Gagne, pictured above with Justin Williams Saturday night, scored two goals in his return to action for the first time since hoisting the Stanley Cup in June.
It was a charity game though. So, no – he hasn’t agreed to a deal somewhere in Europe or the ECHL.
Instead, it was Team Philly vs Team New [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Colin Hanks, hockey fan first

Through the years we’ve had a variety of guests on the MayorsManor show – including prospects, current players and several NHL legends. Today is no different, although we’re going in a slightly different direction. Instead of talking to one of the guys on the ice we’ll be joined by somebody who watches from the stands.
Colin [...]

July 4th – A Hockey Birthday Story

We begin today with a special thank you to all the men and women who have bravely volunteered for military service. You’re a big reason why friends and families all across the country can safely gather tonight and enjoy spending time together. We truly appreciate all that you’ve done for us!
Now, we’d like to share [...]

First Goal Contest – Devils at Rangers, game two

Here we go, the Eastern Conference Finals resume tonight with game two…
And along with the Rangers and Devils taking to the ice, our special edition of the First Goal Contest is back up and running (original article here). As previously announced, one lucky reader is going to win their choice of a team signed LA [...]

First Goal Contest – Kings v Blues and Capitals v Rangers

We’re going to try something new here and see how it goes.
As most of you know, we’ve been running two separate First Goal Contests during the playoffs.  The first is the traditional MayorsManor contest run exclusively during Kings games, where recently we’ve been giving away a signed puck. The other, is more like a tournament that [...]