Kings v Blues – round two playoff schedule and poll

Now that all round one games have been completed, the NHL has released the schedule for round two. As we first reported a few days ago, the Kings v Blues series will open on Saturday. Here’s the remaining info you’ve been waiting for…
Game 1 – Saturday, April 28, 2012 4:30 p.m.
Los Angeles at St. Louis
TV: [...]

Interviews and notes from Kings practice – April 25, 2012

LA Kings related news has been at a steady stream today. Early this morning you had the announcement that goaltender Jonathan Quick was named as a Vezina Trophy (best goaltender) finalist – along with Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators and Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers. The leagues’s 30 General Managers voted on [...]

AEG owned hockey team wins league championship

You might be able to spot Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar and Mike Richards in the above picture. Yet, those certainly aren’t the jerseys you’re used to seeing them play in.
They’re the sweaters normally worn by the Eisbaren Berlin Polar Bears, a team owned by Philip Anschutz (of Anschutz Entertainment Group, parent company to the Kings).
No, don’t [...]

10 Tidbits from LA Kings practice – April 24, 2012

We’re going to resurrect an old favorite here at MayorsManor, the ’10 Tidbits’ theme for quick articles. With the Kings returning to practice today for the first time since ousting the Canucks on Sunday, things were pretty much business as usual. The most noticeable change was Dustin Penner playing on the second line with Mike [...]

VIDEO: Blues players talk about facing Kings in 2nd round

Following the Kings win last night vs. Vancouver, they now advance to the second round for the first time in over a decade. Waiting patiently – or, actually, not so patiently – are the St. Louis Blues. LA took the day off today and they’ll return to practice tomorrow. However, the Blues were at their [...]

POLL: LA Kings 3-stars and first round MVP

Many players on the LA Kings came up big throughout the series vs the Canucks – perhaps none bigger than captain Dustin Brown and goaltender Jonathan Quick.
Yet, lets take a look at some stats before you vote:
Brown – led all players in goals (4), points (5), shots (25) and tied for lead in hits (21)
Anze Kopitar [...]

It’s ‘Jarret Stoll Scores a Goal’ day – with video to prove it!

Jarret Stoll wanted to know when it would be ‘Jarret Stoll Gets a Goal’ day…and we promised to declare it as such if he delivered in Vancouver. Well, just watch the video – he delivered…

For good measure, he also laid a big hit on Alex Burrows earlier in the game…

After the customary post-game handshake, here’s [...]

MayorsManor LIVE – LA Kings post-game show with Jim Fox

After three days off, the Kings and Canucks are set to resume their first round playoff series tonight at 5pm PST.
Immediately following the game, the MayorsManor LIVE post-game show will be on the air for your listening enjoyment.
As always, Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period will join me for what promises to be a night full [...]

Kings at Canucks – five keys to a game five victory

Yes, the Kings had a chance to write some history last Wednesday by beating the Canucks.
That doesn’t matter at this point though. Daniel Sedin returned to the line-up and Vancouver won the game. Now, after a long break so Coldplay could play a few sold out shows in BC, the series resumes.
Perhaps the long gap between [...]

Contest: First Goal – 4/22/2012 playoff games

And the NHL playoffs just keep rolling right along…
As does the playoff edition of our First Goal Contest (announced last weekend).
Please note this is a different version than the traditional MayorsManor First Goal Contest - where throughout LA’s first round series vs. Vancouver, if you correctly guess the Kings player who scores first, you could win [...]