AUDIO: Talking Bernier rumors and NHL rookies on TSN radio

If you missed my appearance on TSN radio in Canada last week, don’t worry – we have the audio. I joined Matthew Ross of Game Points to talk about Jonathan Bernier trade rumors, goaltending depth, the Kings road schedule this season, which Western Conference teams will be fighting for a playoff spot, 2013 NHL rookies and [...]

Dean Lombardi – ‘Bernier trade not feasible, he’s too valuable’

Based on the volume and type of questions coming in on twitter, facebook and our email address, it looks like about 30% of hockey fans might have checked out for long periods during the lockout.  Honestly, who can blame them?  The whole process was dreadful and became beyond frustrating with each passing day. So, like a five [...]

Quick cleared, Bernier rumors and the Kings goaltending depth

Just minutes after practicing with several of his teammates today Jonathan Quick uttered a few simple words that gave Kings fans and management an opportunity to exhale.
Their runaway MVP of last season shared that he’s been medically cleared to play.
As reported back in October when Quick was skating in separate sessions from his NHLPA brethren, the reigning Conn Smythe Trophy winner was never actually [...]

Doughty talks LA Kings contracts for Shane Doan and Jon Quick

With the Blue Jays having a few days off for the All-Star break, Drew Doughty had some free time on his hands. So, he lobbed us a call to chat about a myriad of topics. We’ll get to some of the other stuff later. But right out of the gate, two of the areas we discussed centered on [...]

Exclusive: Penner on the possibility of Shane Doan as a King

What was once thought to be impossible is perhaps now close to becoming a reality.
Coyotes captain Shane Doan has a long and checkered history with the recently crowned Stanley Cup Champions. He’s been labeled a ‘Kings Killer’ for the stats he’s posted against them in 87 career games during the regular season – including 30 goals [...]

LA Kings v Vancouver Canucks potential playoff schedule

Few things were decided as of late last night, other than the Kings and Canucks would be playing in the first round of the playoffs…and that Vancouver will have home ice advantage.
While there is the possibility their best-of-seven series will open up with games in Vancouver on Thursday/Saturday, things may be leaning towards the Wednesday/Friday option due to the need for a back-to-back [...]

Jim Fox talks Dustin Brown rumors – is he being traded?

Thanks to everybody who listened in to MayorsManor LIVE tonight. Sorry we ran out of time before we could get to all of the live calls.
Here’s Jim Fox, who we pre-taped a segment with just before going on the air. He answers questions about Jeff Carter, addresses the Dustin Brown trade rumors and more. Take a listen…

We’ll [...]

MayorManor LIVE call-in show tonight – trade rumors and special guests

Just a quick reminder that we’re looking to hear from you hockey fans! Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period will join me tonight to co-host 90-minutes of wall-to-wall NHL trade rumors. We’ll be giving you everything you need to know about tomorrow’s trade deadline – who’s being shopped, who’s not leaving, what teams want in [...]

VIDEO: Guest spot on Inside Sports – talking LA Kings trades

After the Kings 4-0 win over the Blackhawks last night, I was a guest on Inside Sports. Live from the press box at Staples Center, we talked about Dustin Brown, Jeff Carter, Jack Johnson, will the Kings make another trade before the deadline, what’s going on in Manchester and much more. I’m the guest for [...]

One-on-one with LA captain Dustin Brown, talking trade rumors

Dustin Brown has averaged 27 goals per season over the last four years, he’s always near the top of the league in hits (currently second) and has a very favorable contract, including a cap hit of $3.175 million per season.
Who wouldn’t want that guy on their team? So, of course, teams are interested in him.
But, [...]