West Coast Bias with Robitaille and Kearns

Guests Luc Robitaille and Patrick Kearns joined us for the January 26, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I were back live on the airwaves for another two hours of non-stop hockey talk. Among the myriad of topics discussed were – the two outdoor games played over the weekend, [...]

Robitaille on having Gretzky involved in LA’s outdoor game

It’s getting closer… the Kings and Ducks will square off outdoors in less than two weeks. To help kick off the official countdown, the NHL held a special press conference at Dodger Stadium on Monday afternoon, where Wayne Gretzky met the ice truck as it arrived at Chavez Ravine. Among the others in [...]

VIDEO: Lombardi and Robitaille on Dustin’s Brown’s new contract

Following up on the announcement of Dustin Brown’s new eight-year contract extension with the Kings, below is some instant reaction from Dean Lombardi and Luc Robitaille.
Also, worth noting, the Kings will hold a media conference call later this afternoon with Brown and Lombardi – so, we’ll have plenty more quotes throughout the day today.
Until then, [...]

Lombardi and Robitaille on the hiring of Rob Blake as Kings Asst GM

As MayorsManor first told you about earlier in the week, Rob Blake has been named the new Assistant GM in Los Angeles. The Kings will hold a media conference call later this morning – so, we’ll have plenty more quotes throughout the day today.
However, here’s some instant reaction from Dean Lombardi and Luc Robitaille, courtesy [...]

Hugging the post with Kelly Hrudey – what really went down back then

Historically, goaltending hasn’t been one of the strongest facets of the Kings organization. Yes, they had Rogie Vachon in the ’70s and now have Jonathan Quick, the reigning Conn Smythe trophy winner. However, the only other sustained high point you could really reference in between those two would be the eight years Kelly Hrudey spent in [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Kelly Hrudey prepares for Appreciation Ceremony

Saturday night will be ’5-hole night’ as Luc Robitaille recently said, affectionately joking about the Kings’ pre-game ceremony prior to playing the Calgary Flames.  In truth though, it will be Kelly Hrudey Appreciation Night, as the team honors the goaltender most famously known as the man between the pipes when they went to the Stanley Cup [...]

Robitaille talks NHL realignment and validation for Lombardi

Late yesterday we posted some thoughts from Luc Robitaille via the Marek and Wyshynski show on Fan 590 in Toronto. In the first article he talked about ‘Gretzky era’ Kings fans compared to today and explained why LA isn’t a basketball town, as some people think.
Now, let’s see what he had to say about GM [...]

Luc Robitaille explains why LA isn’t a basketball town

Luc Robitaille, Kings’ President of Business Operations, was on the Marek and Wyshynski podcast earlier today via Fan 590 in Toronto.  Check out some of the highlights…
- On comparing fans in the Gretzky era to the Stanley Cup era: “It’s become a lot of the same. Even this year we’re seeing a huge influx of [...]

Dustin Brown reacts to 10 LA Kings-inspired baby names

On Saturday afternoon Nicole Brown, wife of Kings captain Dustin Brown – and the self-proclaimed ’best hockey player in the Brown household’ – made her return visit to The Fourth Period Live, a weekly show airing on NHL Network Radio via Sirius/XM.
During her segment she dropped the news that the couple is expecting their fourth child.
So, with three [...]

Luc Robitaille – ‘Brown and Kopitar aren’t the same players’

Previously, we posted some thoughts on Jeff Carter that Luc Robitaille shared with Elliotte Friedman and Kelly Hrudey when he was a guest on Hockey Night in Canada radio.  During that same conversation they also talked about Drew Doughty and some of the struggles the Kings have gone though this year.  Take a look…
“We hope so,” Robitaille said, when asked [...]