Exclusive photos from NHLPA charity game – Kings, Ducks, etc

Hopefully you were following on twitter Friday night when we passed along tons of news and notes live from the charity hockey game that took place at the Kings training facility in El Segundo. On the ice were members of the Ducks, Islanders, Maple Leafs, Sabres, Stars – plus Stanley Cup champions Jeff Carter, Kyle [...]

Ducks Bobby Ryan finds Kings Stanley Cup ‘a tough pill to swallow’

Occasionally we’ve featured guest columnists here on MayorsManor. For example, last Thanksgiving Scott Coffman from The Fourth Period penned an article about his love for NHL referees. We’ve also posted pieces from Kings prospects Kevin Gravel, Nick Shore and Ray Kaunisto. Today’s guest has been been a featured writer here a few times of late [...]

Word Association with Kings forward Dustin Penner

Next Friday in Winkler – a small town in Manitoba, about two hours south of Winnipeg – Dustin Penner will get his ‘Day with the Cup.’ Even thought it’s his second time with the NHL’s top trophy in five years, things will be different he recenlty told us.  “Last time I didn’t get to spend [...]

Occupy The Ponda – Kings at Ducks pregame primer

Divisional games in any sport are supposed to be close. So, last night’s 2-1 win by the Kings in a shootout looks to fit the bill. However, it was probably a game where they gave the visiting Ducks a free point.
LA entered the third period up 1-0 on a goal by Mike Richards, who converted [...]

Quotes from Anaheim Ducks locker room after 2-1 LA win

There’s no denying the Anaheim Ducks offense has been struggling.
Entering tonight’s game with the Kings, they had averaged only 2.0 goals per game and 20 of their 34 goals had been scored by just four players (Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf, Bobby Ryan and Teemu Selanne).
After the Kings defeated the Ducks 2-1 in the [...]

100 Games Later, Little Has Changed for Kings-Ducks

Game one of the Kings-Ducks rivalry was a one goal game back in December 1993, a night that began with the two teams tied in the standings.
Fast forward more than 15 years and game #100 ended 2-1 (in overtime) and the clubs were separated by just three points in the standings.
They’re also now tied in [...]

Pre-Game Notes: Ducks vs Kings for the 100th Time

It’s been more than a decade since both the Kings and Ducks were in the playoff hunt this late in the season.
Surprisingly, the two teams have never participated in post season play at the same time. Could this be the year?
When it comes to regular season match-ups, this will mark the 100th time the Kings [...]

LA Kings Players on Favorite Moments in Anaheim

In 48 regular seasons games at the Pond / Honda Center the Kings have only managed to generate 17 wins.
However, many of the games have been memorable – or at least featured memorable moments.
Like any good rivalry, the contests are often very close. In fact, about 20% of the games played between the two teams in Anaheim have [...]

…And Now You’re Caught Up – Feb 21, 2011

Now that you’re done celebrating Hockey Day in America – which turned into three days this year – it’s time to catch up on things you may have missed.
To help you out, below are ten stories you need to know coming out of the weekend…
* Andrei Loktionov was sent back to Manchester. It’s a numbers [...]

Something’s Gotta Give

The Kings and the Ducks usually put on a good performance when playing each other, regardless of the their respective records.
Tonight, the Kings are counting on a much better showing than what they’ve provided lately. And, so are the Ducks. Both teams enter play having lost six of their last seven games.
Anaheim will be adding [...]