MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 47 – Kings at Red Wings

Brown with Cup art

Already dealing with a less than .500 record on the road, the Kings now have the unenviable task of playing in Detroit tonight without their captain (more on that below).
Additionally, the Kings are in a dog fight for the fourth seed, the only way they’ll secure home-ice advantage for the first round of the playoffs.
Despite [...]

Fill in the Blank: Gm18 – readers react to Kings 2-1 win over Red Wings

It’s time for more input from the readers.
After coming out of the gates extremely slow on Wednesday night, the Kings trailed 1-0 when a fluky goal somehow made it past Jonathan Bernier – something he was still having trouble explaining after the game. Like they did on Monday against the Ducks though, the home team came out [...]

Red Wings may want some cheese with their post-game whining

Post-game comments from the Red Wings locker room following their 2-1 loss to the Kings on Wednesday night…
- Henrik Zetterberg on the overall game: “This was a tough one. We played really well in the first period. We had really good penalty killing in the second. And then the third was pretty even. Unfortunately they [...]

Anze Kopitar on his half-a-Forsberg goal vs the Red Wings

Post-game comments from Anze Kopitar following the Kings 2-1 win over Detroit…
- On if the Kings stole a win tonight: “It was a little bit of a case of, the game in Detroit, where we out played them and you know, didn’t get the result. Maybe that was the case tonight, but it doesn’t matter [...]

Drew Doughty on why it was important to beat the Red Wings

Doughty Drew LA Kings - MayorsManor

First batch of quotes following the LA Kings 2-1 win over Detroit…
- Drew Doughty on recording seven hits tonight: “They have so many skilled guys that if you give them too much time and space they’re going to make you look foolish. Especially a guy like Datsyuk. I was pretty much against him every single [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 18 – Red Wings at Kings

If you’re going to play the odds tonight, Jeff Carter may be your guy.  Then again, maybe his hot streak will come to an end.  Same could be said for Dustin Brown.
On the flip side, maybe this is the night Anze Kopitar goes off and has four points.
But, they aren’t the only players you can pick for tonight’s [...]

Word Association: Five Kings take on five Red Wings

word association - Red Wings Kings MayorsManor

Several LA Kings players said they didn’t have redemption on their minds when playing the Anaheim Ducks on Monday, despite a 7-4 loss at the Honda Center earlier in the season being perhaps their low point of the year.
What does that have to do with tonight, you ask?  Well, a recent last second loss in Detroit has been [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 10 Feedback – Kings at Red Wings

Datsyuk Red Wings MayorsManor

It’s time for more input from the readers.
Yesterday in Detroit, the Kings outshot the Red Wings 47-31.  They outhit them 25-24.  And they even controlled 58% of the faceoffs.  Still, after battling back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the game in the final minute of regulation, they lost with just 4.5 seconds on the clock. [...]

Video highlights – all the goals from Red Wings 3-2 win over LA

Highlights from the Kings 3-2 loss to the Red Wings…
Pavel Datsyuk makes in 1-0 Detroit:

Damien Brunner puts the home team up 2-0:

With less than a minute to play in the first period, Anze Kopitar gets LA on the board:

Then, with less than a minute remaining in regulation, Alec Martinez ties the game:

But, with 4.5 seconds [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 10 – Kings at Red Wings

Out of respect for our readers we’re posting this contest much sooner than usual because – well, we know that a game starting at 9:30am PST on a Sunday might be tough enough as it is.
The Kings were shutout in their last game on Thursday, so nothing has changed with the Kings’ key stats. Jeff Carter still leads [...]