West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – October 27

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Jarret Stoll, Garry Galley and Gene Principe were this week’s guests on West Coast Bias.
Live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, we packed in another two hours of hockey talk over the NHL Network Radio airwaves on Sunday night following the Kings-Oilers game. A full list of guests joined us, including Kings center Jarret [...]

PHOTO GALLERY: Avalanche v Kings – Frozen Fury 2013

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Night two of Frozen Fury 2013 was a reminder of how difficult it is to play in back-to-back games, even during the pre-season. Coming off their smothering of the New York Rangers the night before, the LA Kings came up short on Saturday night, losing 3-2 to the visiting Colorado Avalanche.
However, with final rosters due [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on EDM radio – talking Kings pre-season questions

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On Monday evening I was back on Team 1260 in Edmonton with former NHL player Jason Strudwick to share some insights and opinions on the LA Kings upcoming season. If you missed the spot when it aired live, the full segment is available below for your listening pleasure.
We’ll tackle all the major questions surrounding the [...]

PHOTO GALLERY: LA Kings Training Camp – Day 7

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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 [...]