Game 2 morning skate: Lewis – ‘Richie’s kind of a prick to play against’

On being comfortable with Brad Richardson stepping in:
“Yeah, played with Richie a lot so I kind of know how he is.  Gonna miss Stolly out there, but Richie’s kind of a prick to play against.  Great on the forecheck, has a lot of speed, and makes plays.  So we just gotta stick to what we were [...]

Game 2 morning skate – Anze Kopitar on pressure without Stoll

On if he feels extra pressure in the face-off circle with Stoll out:
“Not anymore.  I mean we knew that coming in they were a good face-off team.  In order to have the puck a little bit more, you gotta win face-offs.  You definitely don’t want to chase those guys around.  So the onus is on [...]

Game 2 morning skate – Brad Richardson on salads, Stoll and Sutter

On if he’ll be getting a nap in before the game:
“Yeah, I usually do.  Try to get like an hour, so I’m sure I will today.”
On what he has for pre-game lunch and if it is the same every day:
“Not every day no.  On game day I do sweet potato, carrots, rice pasta spirals with [...]

Sharks’ players react to Torres hit and pending disciplinary hearing

Sharks forward Raffi Torres will appear before the NHL Disciplinary Committee in New York on Thursday afternoon. As such, Torres will definitely miss Game 2 in Los Angeles.
Meanwhile, the status of Jarret Stoll’s availability for the game remains unknown at the time of this post.
Regardless, San Jose defenseman Jason Demers thumbed out a tweet in [...]

Raffi Torres and Jarret Stoll – former roommates and BFFs?

Everybody is talking about the Raffi Torres hit on Jarret Stoll from last night, but what about ‘back in the day’ when they were good buddies…
Former Oliers’ Strength and Conditioning coach Chad Moreau tweeted this:
#RaffiTorres hit on @jarretstoll I remember when they used to be best buds in ETown. #whereisthelove
— Chad Moreau (@Hockey_OT) May 15, [...]

VIDEO: Raffi Torres hit on Jarret Stoll in Game 1 – Sharks at Kings

The following video is of Raffi Torres’ hit on Jarret Stoll from the second period of Tuesday night’s playoff game between the Sharks and Kings…

REVERSE ANGLE

Stoll did not play another shift after the hit.
Following the game, here’s a link to what Kings coach Darryl Sutter had to say about the situation.
Meanwhile, Sharks coach Todd McLellan [...]

Another LA Kings player joins twitter

If you’re not on twitter, really, what are you waiting for?
It’s the quickest way to get all the news from around the NHL, including 140-character comments from several players.
Specific to the Kings, there are already a fair amount of players on twitter, with each bringing their own personality and style.
For example, there’s Dustin Penner. Already [...]

Monday Practice Comments from Jarret Stoll 5/13/13

Following the Kings’ one-hour practice earlier today, here’s what center Jarret Stoll had to share…
On the San Jose Sharks:
“Two teams that don’t like each other, and have a good rivalry within our division here.  Yeah, it’s going to be fun.  They’re always fun games against San Jose.  We know that.  We’ve seen it.  This is [...]

Scuderi: ‘They beat us fair and square’ – plus Penner, Stoll, Richards comments

Following the Kings practice in El Segundo this morning, here’s what several players had to say about trailing the Blues 2-0 in their best-of-seven playoff series…
Dustin Penner

Mike Richards

Jarret Stoll

Rob Scuderi

All videos are courtesy of KingsVision.
Follow @mayorNHL
//
Note to webmasters/reporters: When recapping news or interviews from this site please include a link to www.MayorsManor.com

Kings players select high and low points of 2013 regular season

Over the last few days we spent time collecting thoughts from a handful of LA Kings players, asking them to look back on the 48 games played in 99 days – a whirlwind of a schedule to say the least. What were the high points, what were the low points? Here’s what they had to [...]