Jeff Carter assesses his performance, talks changes for game five

Four was a big number for the Kings on Wednesday night. Not only were they going for win number four versus Vancouver, but Jeff Carter had more than four shots too. Why is that significant? Since coming to LA, when he had at least that many shots in a game, the team was 6-2. He [...]

Matt Greene’s not good with numbers

Kings defenseman Matt Greene claims he isn’t very good with numbers, whether it’s cell phone numbers or even remembering his own birthday at times. But, bank on the back there’s at least one digit he’s not having trouble with – four. It’s the playoff victory number that’s eluded him and his teammates each of the [...]

VIDEO: Darryl Sutter – short and sweet

Here’s another video from the Canadian Sportsnet crew who are in town to cover the Kings v Canucks series. They captured several comments from Drew Doughty, Jarret Stoll, Anze Kopitar, Mike Richards, Justin Williams and others regarding LA’s bench boss…

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Dustin Brown on which teammate is keeping things loose

Time for more quotes from some of the post-skate conversations recorded this morning. Here’s Kings captain Dustin Brown…
Thoughts heading into tonight – “Excitement. The opportunity is there for this team and it’s up to us to go out there and grab it and run with it. It’s exciting for a lot of guys in here, [...]

Rob Scuderi – ‘Do you really want to get to that point?’

This morning involved a lot of running around – going from the Kings skate in El Segundo, to downtown for the Canucks ‘Daniel Sedin show. Over the next hour or so I’ll be posting some of the conversations I had with a few of the key players. There’s a lot to type up, so nothing [...]

Canucks at Kings game four – First Goal Contest

If you’ve been following along today on twitter and/or facebook, you’re pretty much up to speed on the roster situation for both teams.  If you’re out of the loop though, here’s a few nuggets…
- Brad Richardson will return to the Kings line-up tonight.  He’ll play left wing on the fourth line – along side Colin [...]

VIDEO: McSorley said what about Kings v Canucks?

From the beautiful beach in Southern California, Marty McSorley and the guys from Sportsnet (Canada) preview game four of the LA Kings v Vancouver series…

More news and notes coming up after today’s morning skate. For live updates, be sure to follow along on twitter or at www.facebook.com/MayorsManor
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Contest: First Goal – NHL playoff games 4/18/2012

As announced over the weekend, we’re now running two separate First Goal Contests. Please READ CAREFULLY.
There is the traditional MayorsManor First Goal Contest, which runs exclusively during all Kings games.  Throughout LA’s first round series vs. Vancouver, if you correctly guess the Kings player who scores first, you could win an autographed puck from Dustin Brown.  Entries for that contest [...]

MayorsManor LIVE show – Kings v Canucks game 4 preview

Get ready!  The MayorsManor LIVE show returns tonight at 7pm PST.  As you know, we’ve had a plethora of guests over the last few weeks – including Jim Fox, Nick Nickson, Daryl Evans,  Jamie Kompon, Ray Bennett, Stu Grimson, Tyson Nash, Jake Muzzin and many, many more.
As always, Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period will join me as co-host for another night of hockey [...]

VIDEO: Morning interviews with Brown, Doughty, Greene

The Kings reported to their training facility at 10:30 am this morning. However, the only players to take the ice were guys like Davis Drewiske, Kevin Westgarth, Jonathan Bernier, etc. The rest of the team went through meetings and off-ice workouts. Even so, the Kings PR team did a great job of making multiple players [...]