RECAP: Dean Lombardi Meeting with ‘Shareholders’

Kings GM Dean Lombardi met with a group of about 500 season ticket holders – whom he repeatedly referred to as the team’s shareholders – at their training facility in El Segundo, CA Sunday morning.
Backing him up were Chris McGowan (Chief Operating Officer), Jeff Solomon (VP of Hockey Operations) and Ron Hextall (Assistant General Manager).
Among [...]

VIDEO: Dustin Penner from NHL On The Fly

PennerMania continues.
The newest King, Dustin Penner, called in for a an interview tonight on NHL On The Fly.
In the video below he talks about when he’ll debut for LA, adjusting to his new team, being a King after playing for the Ducks, George Parros, Johnny Damon, his first practice, cycling the puck, Anze Kopitar, Wayne [...]

Upcoming Interviews

In addition to our regular features with Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty and the other members of the Los Angeles Kings, here’s a brief look at some of the exclusive hockey interviews coming up in the next few days on MayorsManor…
* Gasper Kopitar – Anze’s younger brother talks about playing junior hockey and his [...]

Kings Quickly Out of Game With Red Wings

By the time you read this most of the Kings players have already forgotten tonight’s game with the Detroit Red Wings.
At least that’s what they’ll tell you.
LA came into the game riding a mild four-game winning streak over Detroit, including a 5-0 shutout in Michigan two months ago.
Although Michal Handzus scored first, this game was [...]

Two Players Away From Perfect Line Combiinations

Stress level among Kings fans is nearing an all-time high today.
Will they, won’t they, who goes, who stays…
How about a slightly humorous look at something to lighten the mood for just a second.
Much has been made of coach Terry Murray’s Rubik’s Cube like changes to the line combinations.
Yet, the Kings may just be two players away [...]

LA Kings: The Kids Are All Right – Or Are They?

The big question in Los Angeles on Trade Deadline Day 2011 is do the Kings have the right mix of players to make a legitimate run at the Stanley Cup this season?
In net, they’re set. Jonathan Quick is proving to be an elite goalie. So, check that off your list.
On defense, their top-four defensemen are [...]

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 [...]

Cruising the Mall with Simmonds and Doughty

What’s the first thing Wayne Simmonds did upon returning to Los Angeles recently?
“I didn’t do much. I pretty much slept all day (Sunday). When you’re on a long road trip like that you don’t always get the sleep that you want. So, when you come home and you get that day off you use it [...]

All Hail The Kings and Their Men

The Kings continued their recent hot play with another victory today in Washington.
It was a solid game all around, especially defensively and in goal. However, the surge in offense (four goals) was a welcome change for a team who just couldn’t find the back of the net in their last game.
After the jump are video [...]

Kings at Pens By the Numbers, plus Video Highlights

Although Kings coach Terry Murray declined to share his point goal for the road trip prior to the team leaving for Pittsburgh, I’ll stand by my previous mark of 15 points in the 10 games played before they return to Staples Center on February 24.
They picked up a point tonight, losing to the Penguins with [...]