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 [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Forbort talks, top line shines

As we reported last weekend, defenseman Derek Forbort, the Kings’ 2010 first round draft pick, has signed his Entry Level Contract and turned pro. After getting adjusted to things via a couple practices in Manchester this week, he made his official debut Friday night vs. Connecticut.
But first, he shared some thoughts with MayorsManor…
- On what went into [...]

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 [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Vey, Weal, Yellow Horn lead comeback

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs fell down 3-0 before scoring five unanswered goals before defeating the Hershey Bears, 6-4, on the third annual Faith and Family night at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Saturday night.
Manchester (30-27-3-4) is in third place in the Atlantic Division with [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – nobody can slow Kozun down

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs had their four-game winning streak snapped with a 5-4 shootout loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at Max’s Star Wars Birthday at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Sunday night.
Manchester (28-24-3-4) is in third in the Atlantic Division with 63 points. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – Jones and Vey complete the sweep

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
ST. JOHN’S, NL – Goaltender Martin Jones made 37 saves and led the Manchester Monarchs to a 4-1 victory over the St. John’s IceCaps completing a season sweep in St John’s at the Mile One Centre on Saturday night.
Manchester (26-24-3-3) is in third place in the [...]

Lombardi on trade options and what they have in Manchester

Yes, even though you’ve already read a lot of comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi on MayorsManor today, we still have more for you!
- On if he’s still looking for a left wing via trade: “No, I think like I said earlier, you still have Brad Richardson, who can play all the positions. That’s one [...]

Video and notes from Manch – Toffoli and Vey score

* NOTE: Not sure why they did it this way, but the first 35 seconds of the video just features a blank screen. If you fast forward, you’ll get extended highlights – including multiple angle replays of the goals.
Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
HARTFORD, CT – The Manchester Monarchs opened their [...]

Video and notes from Manch – another pair of goals from Kozun

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs celebrated their 1,000th game in franchise history but fell to the St. John’s IceCaps, 5-3, at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Saturday night.
Manchester (22-23-2-3) is fourth in the Atlantic Division with 49 points. St. John’s (22-27-1-2) is fifth in the [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Kings prospect Tanner Pearson

If you”re not going first overall in the NHL Draft, the next best thing is probably being selected by the Stanley Cup Champions. Such was the experience for Tanner Pearson last June.
Taken 30th overall by Los Angeles, the Kitchener, Ontario native is now halfway through his first pro season and has formed a deadly line with [...]