Bernier trade completed, first notes on Frattin and Scrivens

Nothing like a little hockey news over Sunday brunch.
It’s official. After months years of speculation, the Kings have traded Jonathan Bernier. Although he’s been linked to over half the teams in the league at various times, his next stop will be the Toronto Maple Leafs.
In return for the former first round pick, LA received forward [...]

POLL: What should the Kings do with Rob Scuderi?

With the signing of Slava Voynov earlier today the Kings now have five defenseman under contract for next season – Drew Doughty, Matt Greene, Willie Mitchell. Robyn Regehr and Voynov.
They also have used up $56.76M of the allowed $64.3M salary cap on 15 players. That leaves an average of about $950K each for the remaining [...]

It’s all about Jeff Carter and Jack Johnson

With the Columbus Blue Jackets in town to face the LA Kings, it’s not that surprising that most of the talk over the last 24 hours has been about Jeff Carter and Jack Johnson. After all, they were the two central pieces in a trade last season that helped change things for both franchises. Columbus received [...]

Lombardi on what’s going on with the Kings’ top prospects

Towards the end of today’s chat with Kings GM Dean Lombardi we were able to go deep on the team’s top prospects…
- On how important it is to get a first round draft pick back this year (Columbus had the option of taking LA’s first round pick in 2012 or 2013 as part of the [...]

Robyn Regehr’s first interview as a member of LA Kings

Fresh off of participating in his first practice as a member of the Kings, Robyn Regehr spoke with the local media earlier today.  At 6-foot-3, 225 lbs, he’s expected to fill a hole the team has struggled with all season due to the absence of Matt Greene and Willie Mitchell. Primarily a stay-at-home defenseman, Regehr had two [...]

Dean Lombardi on acquiring Robyn Regehr – how, the price, etc.

We’re going to have a lot of quotes up this afternoon from Kings GM Dean Lombardi. After pracitce today he shared thoughts on a myriad of topics, starting with yesterday’s trade with the Buffalo Sabres for defenseman Robyn Regehr…
Question: Can you take us through the process of how something like a [Robyn] Regehr trade comes [...]

Only three guys on the outside looking in, plus Drewiske traded

One of the many things that helped the Kings during last year’s playoff run was their balanced scoring, with nightly contributions coming from up and down the line-up. In fact, 17 different players contributed a goal during their 20-game run to capturing the Stanley Cup.
After a disappointing end to their homestand last week – where they were [...]

10 Tidbits on new Kings dman Robyn Regehr

The Kings have acquired rugged defenseman Robyn Regehr (6-foot-3, 225 pounds) from Buffalo for two second round draft picks, coming in 2014 and 2015.  Through 29 games with the Sabres this season, he’s posted zero goals and two assists. Regehr is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, as he’s playing out the [...]

Why Jagr makes more sense than Iginla for the Kings

If there’s one thing you’ve probably learned about MayorsManor through the years it’s that we don’t waste much time on trade rumors. Such articles are great for driving traffic to a website, but they’re also a maddening exercise that usually bears very little fruit. Instead, we prefer to deal with real stories, not hypothetical ones.
Occasionally though, there [...]

Back to school for Keaton Ellerby – new friends and homework included

Defenseman Keaton Ellerby had played nine games this season with the Florida Panthers when the Kings acquired him. Since then, he’s played nine games with his new club and is slowly starting to settle in.
From Dean Lombardi saying his coaching staff needed to give him a foundation, to coach Darryl Sutter reminding everybody Ellerby is still [...]