Lombardi – ‘Without Toffoli Signing, Couldn’t Have Made This Trade’

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More from Kings GM Dean Lombardi regarding today’s trade for left wing Milan Lucic…
On acquiring a player who only has one year left on his contract:
“I think, given the fit, it made sense to push the envelope. We were able to pull this off – and we need a backup goalie now and we’ll probably […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: LA Kings, Richards, Toffoli, Conn Smythe

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about a myriad of topics, including: the LA Kings possibly trading Mike Richards [detailed in writing here], an offer sheet for Tyler Toffoli, the Chicago Blackhawks becoming America’s Team, which Tampa […]

Kings Contracts: Heating up, Cooling off, and the Buyout

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When it comes to the Los Angeles Kings summer to do list, to say things are fluid would be about as obvious as calling the sky blue. A potential buyout for center Mike Richards and the ongoing legal issues surrounding defenseman Slava Voynov should be enough to bring everything else to a screeching halt. However, […]

MayorsManor Live: 2014-15 LA Kings Post-Mortem, Every Question Answered

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We’re back! Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine joins us to answer every L.A. Kings question you have about the team’s 2014-15 season, as well as what lies ahead in what will be an interesting summer. Topics include:
– Mike Richards, buy out or not? See the cap cost (penalty) by […]

Kings Trade Scenarios, Odds on Several Deals

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With the NHL Trade Deadline quickly approaching, we continue to be inundated with questions about what the Kings might be doing, who they’re looking at, which players might move, if they’re done making deals after the trade with Carolina, etc.
We have spent a ton of time on calls, texts, and face to face conversations over […]

FREE REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio Talking Kings Problems

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Here is a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN Radio in Edmonton. During the segment they discussed Mike Richards future, Dean Lombardi’s heart-to-heart talk with Richards, Darryl Sutter’s use of young players, Anze Kopitar being on the same line with Marian Gaborik, Jeff Carter at center vs. wing, line combo suggestions, goalie Martin Jones, Slava […]

Time for Change: Kings Lineup Suggestions

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‘Oh October, where have you gone,’ is likely something Darryl Sutter often wonders. Back in the opening month of the season his Kings had the hottest line in hockey, with the trio of Tanner Pearson-Jeff Carter-Tyler Toffoli racking up 35 points in the first 11 games. Overall, the team has been a bit of a mystery most nights, […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on Sportsnet Radio talking Kings-Flames

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Here is a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Flames host Pat Steinberg. During the segment they discussed Anze Kopitar’s recent play, Marian Gaborik’s return from injury, what to do with Jeff Carter, Tanner Pearson’s declining numbers, how Tyler Toffoli is being used, the greatness of […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Sabres, December 9

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Tuesday night will begin the first of five games in eight days for the Kings, and they’re hoping a trip to upstate New York is just what they need to get things started off on the right foot. Already holding a 2-0 shutout win over Buffalo in Los Angeles back in October, Darryl Sutter’s club […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Wild, November 26

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Los Angeles and Minnesota have split the last six games played, with each side winning three. All but the first game in that set have been decided by just one goal. Further, there has been at least one shootout between the teams in each of the last four seasons. To keep that streak alive, they’ll […]