PHOTO GALLERY: LA Kings Training Camp – Day 7

The following photo gallery comes courtesy of David Sheehan, who’s work is often featured here on MayorsManor. He’s been a visible presence at TSC throughout Kings training camp and you can view more of his work here.
In this set, captured on Wednesday, you’ll see images of Andy Andreoff, Dan Carcillo, Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Anze [...]

Top 10 LA Kings prospects – 2013 pre-season rankings, numbers 1-5

Now that you’ve had a chance to hopefully digest the first part of these rankings (posted here), where we looked at the lower half of the top 10, it’s time to get into the high rent district. This edition of our Kings pre-season prospect rankings features a new number one overall, another player who climbed six [...]

Will Matt Frattin be the answer at left wing for Sutter and the Kings?

This coming November marks the twenty year anniversary of one of the most disputed trades in Dodger history. On November 19, 1993 LA dealt seldom used pitcher Pedro Martinez to the Montreal Expos in exchange for a left-handed hitting All Star second baseman named Delino DeShields. Just three years later, DeShields was allowed to walk [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on Edmonton radio – talking Brown and Clifford

With all the breaking news surrounding the LA Kings this week, I once again took a few laps around the hockey radio airwaves – with guest spots on the NHL Network (Sirius/XM), Sportsnet in Calgary and The Team in Edmonton.
If you missed the Calgary spot, it’s posted here.  We talked about a handful of topics, including the [...]

Kings players have parting thoughts for Jonathan Bernier

You’d be hard pressed to find a negative article on new Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier. He was a consummate professional during his time as a member of the Kings organization.
So it’s no surprise that as today wore on and the news of his departure from LA began to spread, several of his now-former teammates [...]

Post-Game 5: Jarret Stoll – ‘We wanted to keep playing’

Following the Kings elimination from the 2013 playoffs, here’s what Jarret Stoll had to share…

Additional notes and quotes from the 2013 Western Conference Final can be found at the links below.
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Friday quotes – Kings looking ahead to Game 5 tomorrow

We’ll they’ve really done it now. After winning 15 straight games at home and six straight playoff series, the Kings have dug themselves quite a hole following their loss to the Blackhawks in Game 4. Yet despite the odds of trailing Chicago 3-1 in the Western Conference Final, they aren’t talking like a team ready [...]

Sutter’s full comments from WCF Game 4 morning skate

Comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 4 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
Q. The other day you ruled out Richards fairly early in the day. Can you give any kind of update?
“He didn’t skate today, so he won’t play tonight.”
Q. How was [...]

WCF Game 4 morning skate: Stoll on line changes, Keith’s suspension

Comments from Kings center Jarret Stoll following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 4 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
On playing on the top line with Williams and Brown:
“I don’t know what you’d consider ‘top lines’ or what. But, whoever you’re playing with, try to be good, create chances, try to be a plus player. [...]

WCF Game 3 morning skate – comments from Jarret Stoll

Jarret Stoll’s comments from LA Kings morning skate, in advance of Game 3 vs. the Blackhawks…
On Game 3:
“There’s not much room for error anymore, got to find out way, play well. Home or away is not the issue here. The issue is playing the right way and not giving up too many quality scoring chances. [...]