MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 26 – Kings at Sharks

Great news – Fathead has signed on to give away some more product! So, tonight’s First Goal Contest will be your first of four chances to win an LA Kings Stanley Cup edition Fathead. Guess correctly and you could end up with a 6-foot tall Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty or Mike Richards to put up […]

Next for the Kings – Oilers coming off a loss to Sharks

The Kings flew to Edmonton following last night’s loss the Avalanche. Tomorrow night they’ll meet up with an Oilers team who gave up six goals in the first period on Tuesday to the Sharks. San Jose went on to win that game 6-3, so – like the Kings – the Oilers will be looking to […]

POLL: Which rival should the Kings play on NHL Opening Night?

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What hook might the NHL use to try and lure fans back to the game should the lockout end in the coming week?
It’s a question many have pondered, as most of the ‘tools’ used in 2005 won’t be available this time around. Back then they rolled out a slew of rule changes and ideas designed to make the game […]

Familiarity brings early success for Setoguchi and the Reign

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Three weeks ago, Ontario was hosting the expansion San Francisco Bulls and trailing by three goals with less than five minutes to play in regulation. They came back to tie the game and eventually won 5-4 in a shootout.
For the re-match on Wednesday night, the Reign brought reinforcements – namely, Minnesota Wild forward Devin Setoguchi.
“I was down […]

MayorsManor LIVE show – NHL Playoff Preview

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Free replay of the MayorsManor LIVE show from Tuesday, April 10.  We had a plethora of guests to help us look at all the playoff match-ups in the Western Conference. Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period  joined me as co-host for another night of hockey talk galore. The show featured…
– Daryl Evans previews the Kings-Canucks series […]

VIDEO: Guest spot on Inside Sports after Sharks-Kings shootout

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Following the Kings-Sharks shootout on Thursday night at Staples Center, I joined Charles Smith on Inside Sports to talk about the fallout from the game – including the crazy Ryane Clowe incident – and what was still to come for LA, Phoenix and San Jose. After my opening segment, Smith also chatted with Dave Joseph of […]

Kings at Sharks season finale notes and First Goal Contest

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Will this game be for the Pacific Division title or the seventh seed in the Western Conference? That’s still to be decided at the time of this post.
Here’s the deal…
At 5pm PST the Coyotes are playing the Wild in Minnesota. If Phoenix wins that game, they’ll also be crowned the division champs and the LA/SJ […]

Doughty and Sutter on the fight with Sharks Joe Thornton

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On October 11, 2008 Drew Doughty made his NHL debut in the Kings season opener at San Jose.
Fast forward to his 314th game last night and it was another memorable moment for Doughty against the Sharks. About seven minutes into a scoreless game, he had his first NHL fight – taking on 6-foot-4 Joe Thornton.
After […]

Williams, Doughty, other LA Kings talk Ryane Clowe stick play

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After one of the most ridiculous plays you’ll ever see in a professional hockey game, Sharks forward Ryane Clowe had this to say – “I have no idea what you guys are talking about. I’ll have to see the video or something. Someone show me the video.”
OK sir, here you go…

ALTERNATE VIDEO FEED via YouTube: […]

LA Kings players talk Sharks game and First Goal Contest

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It all comes down to this. With two games remaining in the regular season, the Kings and Sharks will play each other in a home-and-home series, as the Pacific Division title is yet to be decided.  In the four previous match-ups this year, each team has won the two games played on their home ice.
Unfortunately, Jeff […]