Want to see what Dustin Brown has been doing during the lockout?

So, you’ve watched the videos we’ve been posting of Anze Kopitar playing over in Sweden the last few weeks. And you’ve seen the photos of Alec Martinez in a Finnish hockey jersey. On top of that, you’ve also listened intently to the MayorsManor radio show to hear what guys like Colin Fraser and Kevin Westgarth [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings’ defenseman Alec Martinez

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Even with the lockout, we continue to roll along here on MayorsManor.
Joining us on today’s show is Kings’ defenseman Alec Martinez. The 25-year-old Michigan native has secured his spot on the LA blueline over the past two seasons and can now call himself a Stanley Cup Champion. We’ll talk with him anout how that experience [...]

Kevin Westgarth on what goes into preparing for a scrap

As sometimes happens when you sit down with Kevin Westgarth, the conversation can drift. His insightful answers to questions on topic A can quickly lead to you asking about topics B, C and D. Such was the case recently when we began talking about something as simple as taping his wrists.
“I do a [...]

LA Kings’ Willie Mitchell on his past, present and future

Willie Mitchell will be staring at part of his past when he steps onto the ice tonight in New Jersey.
“Where it all started. That’s the first thing I think about when it comes to playing the Devils,” the 10-year NHL veteran said. “It doesn’t matter how many teams you’ve played for, and I’ve [...]

Kyle Clifford raising his own questions during Kings Camp

Last weekend, Kyle Clifford intimated that he wasn’t letting himself believe he had earned on spot on this year’s LA Kings team.
Given his humble and quiet nature, it wasn’t surprising that the 20-year old forward was approaching training camp with anything other than his full passion for the game.
One thing that has changed for him [...]

LA Kings Training Camp 2011 – Player Groups A, B and C

Saturday morning at 8:30 am the Los Angeles Kings – well, about one-third of them – will take the ice in El Segundo for the opening of the team’s main training camp.
Over two dozen of the participants have been in Rookie Camp for the last week or so and the majority of other players and [...]

Simon Gagne likes what he sees so far, even the travel

Which one is Gagne?

Simon Gagne was one of several big-time additions to the Los Angeles Kings roster this summer, even if his arrival has been somewhat lost in the shuffle. Signing on July 2nd, he fell between the blockbuster trade for Mike Richards, the heavy pursuit of Brad Richards and last month’s arrival of Ethan [...]

Matt Greene pulls no punches about Penner’s conditioning

Matt Greene (photo: K. Spatz)

This needs to be the final article on Dustin Penner‘s weight…
Matt Greene loves to joke around. He’s sarcastic, witty and has some of the best comebacks you’ll ever hear.
However, while on stage at HockeyFest yesterday, he became instantly serious about one topic – Kevin Westgarth’s singing ability. Greene swears the Kings [...]

Murray ‘starting to see some signs of progress’ from Penner

Earlier today I posted extended comments from Dustin Penner following the Kings Development Camp in El Segundo. He was at TSC working out and shared a ton of thoughts on summer conditioning, next season…and offered up plenty of one liners.
Later in the afternoon Kings coach Terry Murray weighed in on Penner‘s commitment to showing [...]

Welcome to the Dustin Penner Comedy Hour

Dustin Penner is in shape. We’re talking lean, mean, wrecking machine.
And that’s not the joke here.
In fact, physical conditioning was about the only thing Penner was serious about during an extended conversation at the Kings training facility today, as Development Camp wrapped up. The talk went on so long they were literally shutting off the [...]