AHL: Toffoli nets two in Monarchs win, roster move could be next

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The Monarchs likely took to the ice with revenge on their minds Saturday, after dropping the first game of a back-to-back set against the visiting St. John’s IceCaps the night before. With Kings GM Dean Lombardi in attendance once again, Manchester used a four goal second period to ultimately come out on top 5-3 in [...]

AHL: Notes and highlights – Monarchs drop first game in regulation

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As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Coming in to Friday night’s game, the Monarchs had not lost a game in regulation. With Kings GM Dean Lombardi, his Special Assistant Jack Ferreira and Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Yannetti in attendance, the Monarchs finally met their match in the St. John’s [...]

2013-14 Manchester Monarchs Home Opener Preview

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The following article was prepared by Andy Tonge, who is based in New Hampshire and will serve as our AHL correspondent throughout the season. Although his primary focus will be weekly coverage of the Manchester Monarchs, he’ll also be sharing notes, quotes and observations related to other top prospects playing in the AHL.
Starting the season [...]

MayorsManor: What line-up the LA Kings should use, not what it will be

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Hopefully by now you’ve had a chance to read the article put up over the weekend predicting what moves the Kings would be making to get down to the maximum roster size of 23 players. Perhaps the most common question asked this week is how/why Tyler Toffoli didn’t make the final list.
It’s explained in that [...]

Prediction Time – LA Kings 2013-14 opening night roster

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After all the hand-wringing and head-scratching that went on this summer over the Kings roster, it’s all about to become crystal clear in the next 48 hours. Some people will like the results, others won’t. Regardless, there are several tough choices ahead for GM Dean Lombardi, coach Darryl Sutter and their key lieutenants.
Based on everything we’ve [...]

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 [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on NHL Network Radio – LA Kings season preview

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On Tuesday I joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon for another guest spot on NHL Network Radio (XM 92 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
In the segment we took a look at all the key issues surrounding the Kings heading into the 2013-14 NHL [...]

Line combos and notes for Monday’s Kings v Ducks Rookie Game

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Tonight’s second and final game between prospects from the Kings and Ducks is scheduled to start at 6pm. If you missed our full recap of Game 1 – including a photo gallery, fight videos and post-game quotes – click here to check it out now.
As for the re-match, the Kings are making several roster changes, [...]

Line combos and expectations for Saturday’s Kings v Ducks Rookie Game

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No rest for the wicked. Rookie Camp opened on Wednesday with the dreaded Wingate test, then a few dozen Kings prospects hit the ice for two-a-day practices on Thursday and Friday…and now it’s game time!
Tonight in Anaheim, the Kings will face off with the Ducks in Game 1 of a series that will also involve a re-match Monday [...]

Rookie Camp Day 2 – Tyler Toffoli raw quotes

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Raw quotes from Tyler Toffoli…
On if Rookie Camp is different this year, as he’s being looked at as one of the leaders:
“Yeah, I think obviously you have to be a leader. If you watch the practices, our line is going first in all the drills and just trying to be crisp and make sure everyone is being [...]