Jordan Weal – ‘I am not on a personal vendetta’

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As the Los Angeles Kings’ top minor league affiliate prepares to play in the AHL’s Eastern Conference Final later this week, Jordan Weal is looking to become anything but the next Bud Holloway.
Viewed by many as somebody who squandered his opportunity to make the NHL, Holloway was originally selected by the Kings in the third […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Justin Williams and Conf Final Predictions

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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 offer some predictions on the Western and Eastern Conference Finals, plus discuss what is going on with Justin Williams’ contract situation, a Mike Richards buyout, Jordan Weal’s future, Mike Babcock, Todd McLellan, […]

MayorsManor Live: 2014-15 LA Kings Post-Mortem, Every Question Answered

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We’re back! Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine joins us to answer every L.A. Kings question you have about the team’s 2014-15 season, as well as what lies ahead in what will be an interesting summer. Topics include:
– Mike Richards, buy out or not? See the cap cost (penalty) by […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings Problems, WC Playoff Predictions

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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 the Los Angeles Kings missing the playoffs and to offer predictions on all eight Western Conference teams who did make it into post-season play. Among the highlights were a look […]

REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio – Kings Playoff Scenarios

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN radio, where he discussed the L.A. Kings playoff scenarios with former NHL player Jason Strudwick. They also talked about the play of Alec Martinez, what to do with Mike Richards, the surging Winnipeg Jets, and the Pacific Division winning Anaheim Ducks, among […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Richards, Kings, Ducks Problems

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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 touch on all the latest happenings in the Western Conference. Among the highlights were observations on Mike Richards’ return to the NHL, Jarret Stoll’s progress, a surging Anze Kopitar, what might be […]

10 Tidbits on Mike Richards Return to the NHL

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As expected, Mike Richards is back in the NHL.
However, his return probably didn’t follow the path Kings’ management had in mind when they first sent him down to the AHL in late January. You simply can’t prepare for every factor in the world of sports because some of what unfolds is ultimately out of your […]

AHL: Auger Scores Twice, Monarchs Sweep Weekend

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After winning their games on Friday and Saturday, the Monarchs came into Sunday’s home contest with the Portland Pirates looking for a clean sweep on the weekend. A 3-1 victory would give them six out of six points, winning all three games they played.
Playing each other 12 times on the year, games between the teams […]

Saturday Update: Notes on Kings Plans for Mike Richards

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Even though he has been back in Los Angeles for a few days now, the fervor surrounding Mike Richards’ present and future with the Los Angeles Kings has shown no signs of slowing down. For example, in the MayorsManor poll that ended yesterday afternoon, more than 80% of voters wanted him called back up – […]

Dean Lombardi Offers a Mike Richards Update

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During Thursday night’s Kings at Canucks contest, Los Angeles GM Dean Lombardi offered updates on Mike Richards (including the real possibility of his return to the NHL), Jonathan Quick’s heavy workload, mentioned the absence of Slava Voynov, the challenges his team has faced this season compared to their 2012 Stanley Cup defense, and many other […]