Rookie Camp Day 2 – Tyler Toffoli raw quotes

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Raw quotes from Tyler Toffoli…
On if Rookie Camp is different this year, as he’s being looked at as one of the leaders:
“Yeah, I think obviously you have to be a leader. If you watch the practices, our line is going first in all the drills and just trying to be crisp and make sure everyone is being [...]

Top 10 LA Kings prospects – 2013 pre-season rankings, numbers 1-5

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Now that you’ve had a chance to hopefully digest the first part of these rankings (posted here), where we looked at the lower half of the top 10, it’s time to get into the high rent district. This edition of our Kings pre-season prospect rankings features a new number one overall, another player who climbed six [...]

Sheriff Bobby riding into town for Kings Rookie Camp

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As dozens of the Kings’ top prospects begin descending upon LA in advance of the team’s 2013 Rookie Camp, it sure feels like it’s been a long time coming. After all, two years have passed since the organization has been able to hold their annual Training Camp prequel.
Sure, there’s been a pair of Development Camps (2012 and earlier this summer), [...]

Kings Rookie Camp starts Sept 4 – look at probable roster

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Earlier today we posted comments from Mike O’Connell, one of the LA Kings key management members responsible for developing the organization’s prospects. He shared thoughts on guys like Andy Andreoff, Derek Forbort and Michael Mersch.  Be sure to check it out if you missed it.
Now, like we did with Development Camp in July, below is a first [...]

Two down, one to go for the White Line

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Last season, Linden Vey made his pro debut with the Manchester Monarchs and went on to post 19 goals and 43 points. A fine rookie season indeed, but a far cry from his 46 goals and 116 points the year prior – en route to winning the WHL scoring title. Yet, that’s what often happens [...]

Chemistry 101 with Kings’ prospects Linden Vey and Jordan Weal

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We’ve all heard about the importance of chemistry, especially as it relates to team sports. When certain guys have it the sum of their parts can equal more than the individuals and great success can come from it. On the other hand, a lack of chemistry can cause players to be traded, managers to be [...]

10 Tidbits from the Black Aces

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With more than a dozen of the Kings’ top prospects in town for the playoffs, it’s time to check in with some of the guys and see what’s going on. Here, we talked with defenseman Nick Deslauriers, plus forwards Andy Andreoff, Linden Vey and Jordan Weal…
– Vey on learning the importance of playing sound defensively: [...]

The prospects are coming, the prospects are coming!

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Just like last year, the Kings will once again have a group of prospects in town for the remainder of the playoffs. More commonly known as the Black Aces, the unit started to take shape over the weekend with goaltenders Martin Jones and JF Berube. Now, MayorsManor has learned that approximately 11 players will be [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – White Line pays off again

Below is a full recap, including video highlights, of Friday night’s 2-1 win by the Manchester Monarchs – their fifth consecutive victory. First though, a few quick notes:
– Tyler Toffoli left Los Angeles early Friday morning, reformed the ‘White Line’ with his AHL teammates, and looked like he had never missed a beat, assisting on the [...]

End of Year Awards and another win for Manchester on Sunday

Prior to Sunday’s regular season finale at home, the Manchester Monarchs handed out their End of Year Awards and several of the Kings’ top prospects came away with honors…
– Ace Bailey Most Valuable Player Award (voted by Monarchs players and coaches): Linden Vey
– Mark Bavis Unsung Hero Award (voted by Monarchs players): Andy Andreoff
– Monarchs [...]