One-on-One: Mike Futa on Sekera and Dealing Prospects

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We continue our ongoing coverage of L.A.’s trade with Carolina by checking in with Mike Futa, Kings Vice President of Hockey Operations. As noted in our initial article following breaking the trade on twitter, Futa and the 28-year-old defenseman have a history together, going back to their days in the Ontario Hockey League. Here are […]

Lombardi on Sekera Trade, Pearson, Clifford, and Voynov

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Following the Kings trade with Carolina earlier today, GM Dean Lombardi hosted a conference call with local media. In typical fashion, he had plenty to say on a myriad of topics. In earlier portions already posted (with links below), he explained in detail what’s been going through his mind over the past month and how […]

Dean Lombardi – “Lesser Men Would Have Folded”

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Following the Kings trade with Carolina earlier today (broken down  here, including a detailed look at the price they paid), GM Dean Lombardi hosted a conference call with local media. Per the norm, there was a tremendous amount of content, so here is the first of a three-part article…
Lombardi on what he likes about how […]

BREAKING NEWS: Full Details on Kings Trade for Sekera

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Following up on the news MayorsManor broke via twitter, the Los Angeles Kings have acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes. Although the trade call has not taken place with the NHL just yet, to officially finalize things, we have been told the deal is for a first round draft pick and defensive prospect […]

5 Myths Surrounding Mike Richards to Toronto Trade Rumors

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Ever since Mike Richards was first put on waivers by Los Angeles, we’ve been inundated with questions regarding the likelihood of where he would play his next NHL game. The latest round of questions came earlier today via Twitter after our writer in Manchester, Andy Tonge, tweeted this:
#MapleLeafs have two scouts at today’s #Monarchs game – including […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on TSN Radio – Trade Rumors and LA Defense

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN Radio in Winnipeg this morning. He joined host Darrin Bauming to discuss all things Los Angeles Kings related, including: Justin Williams’ contract situation, Mike Richards’ future in LA, Jarret Stoll’s contract, fixing the defense, their win over the Blackhawks, Darryl Sutter, Dean […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Mike Richards Future in LA

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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 all about the Los Angeles Kings placing Mike Richards on waivers. What team(s) might put in a claim? Where will he be playing next season? Is a trade still possible? […]

Full Details on Kings’ Maneuvers with Richards

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Nothing like a major news item to start off the week. As reported earlier today by Elliotte Friedman, the Los Angeles Kings have placed center Mike Richards on waivers. We have since been inundated with questions, so let’s try to break down several issues and bring some clarity to what is going on and what […]

REPORT: Kings Top Prospect Set to be Traded

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Although the NHL is in trade freeze period, that does not stop junior hockey clubs from making deals. In fact, with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) trade window open from December 19 to January 6, 2015, it appears Baie-Comeau Drakkar is about to make a significant trade. From what we’ve gathered, forward Valentin Zykov looks […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – LA contracts, injuries, and trades

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Here is a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about all the latest topics surrounding the LA Kings, including – Alec Martinez, where Slava Voynov fits in now, pending free agents, trade possibilities, Andy Andreoff’s skills, Darryl Sutter’s line […]