NHRA funny car driver Jeff Arend talks Kings vs Leafs

It doesn’t matter what the field is – be it acting, music, racing or you name it – if you bring up hockey and there’s a Canadian present, they’re usually quick to jump into the conversation.
Over the last few months, a few of the stars of NHRA Drag Racing have stopped by MayorsManor to talk hockey […]

Kings at Maple Leafs – notes on Melrose, Mitchell, mistakes

Tonight will be the end of an era on at least two fronts.
First, interim coach John Stevens will be coaching his last game for the Kings – as Darryl Sutter is expected to be officially announced as the team’s new bench boss tomorrow and resume game duties Thursday vs the Ducks.
Second, beginning next season, gone […]

Invitee Interview – David Friedmann talks Kings Dev Camp

Friedmann, Team Canada

Of the 35 kids participating in the Kings annual Development Camp, only one player – David Friedmann – still calls the OJHL home. It’s a junior-A hockey league, one step below the more well known major-junior leagues, like the OHL and WHL.
Back in the day, reigning NHL Rookie of the Year, Jeff […]

Ranking the Honda Center and other NHL Buildings

Occasionally when you come across something of interest you file it away in the back of your brain for later.
While preparing for the trip down to Anaheim tonight my thoughts were drawn back to a recent article from Rich Hammond of LAKingsInsider.com , where he ranked his favorite NHL cities.
Having been to 27 different NHL […]

POLL: Best Gretzky Game with LA Kings

The name Wayne Gretzky means many things to many people.
For most, it simply means hockey.
He retired on April 18, 1999 with 61 NHL records. Since then, only one – most career assists in the All-Star Game – has been broken.
The move that brought him to Los Angeles will probably forever be the biggest trade in […]

LA Kings vs Toronto Maple Leafs – When Mullets Were Cool

Tonight the Maple Leafs make a rare appearance in Los Angeles.
Toronto enters the game with 36 points, 13th in the Eastern Conference.  They’ll face a Kings team who won on Saturday for the first time in six games and now have 47 points, placing them 8th in the Western Conference.
However, when these two teams meet it will […]

TRIVIA: Toronto Maple Leafs at LA Kings Preview

One of the many things separating hockey from the other major sports is that it actually has a capital. Basketball doesn’t have one, nor does baseball – even though Yankee fans would tell you differently.
And regardless of the Maple Leafs’ record at any given time, few in the world of hockey would disagree – except maybe […]

The Complete Story on Brayden Schenn

Everybody has that friend or family member who just always seems to find drama. No matter what they do, every time they seem to turn the corner, there’s another perplexing situation sitting there waiting for them.
Brayden Schenn may be that guy for the LA Kings.
Simply take a stroll through his 18-month relationship with the Kings to […]