POLL: Where will the LA Kings finish in the standings?

The Los Angeles Kings last played a game in April.
You’ve had all summer to contemplate how the additions of Mike Richards, Simon Gagne and others will impact the team’s offense.  Plus, the last month has provided multiple looks at the revamped Kings, via eight different pre-season games.
And earlier this week, predictions for the 2011-12 NHL […]

NHL 2011-12 season predictions – timing is everything

Predictions – everybody loves them and if you’re correct about half the time, you’re doing pretty well.
Two years ago I had the Los Angeles Kings finishing sixth in the Western Conference. Nailed it.
Last season, I slotted the Kings at fourth during my NHL season preview article. That’s certainly where they should have finished, […]

FULL VIDEO: LA Kings preview show on Fox Sports West

If you missed last night’s LA Kings preview show on Fox Sports West, fear not – Kings Vision has you covered. The video below features Kings captain Dustin Brown speaking to fans at HockeyFest, Kings analyst Jim Fox giving some predictions for the new season, they identify the x-factors for success this year and much […]

Terry Murray helps temper high expectations for this season

You can call him the voice of reason.
While some fans wanted to pull their hair out as Kings coach Terry Murray calmly stood behind the bench during two disastrous losing streaks last season – lost points that ended up costing the team home ice advantage in the playoffs, but more on that later…GM Dean Lombardi […]

RECAP: Kings GM Dean Lombardi on NHL Live

Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi was a guest on NHL Live this morning.
Below is a recap of what was discussed (as always, these are near exact quotes, with selected paraphrasing for brevity)…
* [topic: Kings have been good on the road lately] True. However, I think a lot of that is when you’re a young team […]

Point Break at 50 Games

It’s not uncommon for coaches to break the NHL season down into 10-game segments. Things are just easier to digest that way.
Last year there were several articles on MayorsManor that followed the progression of the Kings throughout the season using this simple approach – which also helps even out the highs and lows that may […]