Two down, one to go for the White Line

Vey Toffoli LA Kings 2013

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 [...]

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

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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 [...]