AHL: Pearson, Kozun tally goals in Monarchs OT loss

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
BINGHAMTON, NY – Left wing Mike Hoffman scored with 35 seconds remaining in overtime as the Manchester Monarchs fell to the Binghamton Senators, 5-4 in overtime, at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena on Friday night.
Manchester (22-8-2-4) leads the Atlantic Division with 50 points.  Binghamton (20-9-0-3) [...]

AHL: Vey scores a pair, Berube sets Monarchs record

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – Center Linden Vey and left wing Tanner Pearson each collected three points as the Manchester Monarchs snapped their two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Sunday.
Manchester (22-7-1-4) leads the Atlantic Division [...]

AHL: Monarchs falter in third, lose to Pirates

One quick note before getting to Thursday’s report from the ice. Prior to the game, the Monarchs announced the release of goaltender Aaron Dell, while recalling Mathias Niederberger from the Ontario Reign (ECHL). Also, Linden Vey was a healthy scratch for Thursday’s game, see additional article on MayorsManor for more information.
Game report provided [...]

AHL: Pearson’s first pro hat trick propels Monarchs to win

Injuries can easily ravage a team’s season, but don’t tell that to the Manchester Monarchs. Despite continual carnage that the Hockey Gods have bestowed upon the Los Angeles Kings’ primary affiliate over the past few months, coach Mark Morris and crew have continually found ways to win.
Still missing several regular players from their lineup, they [...]

VIDEO: Full Brian Burke presser, changes underway in Calgary

If you know anything about NHL managers, you’re already hip to the fact Brian Burke is one of the most polarizing figures in the game, as well as one of the most entertaining. When he was hired by the Calgary Flames several months back, the writing should have been on the wall that major [...]

Progress Reports on LA Kings Prospects, December 2013

The following article is part of a continuing series this season, where MayorsManor correspondent David Hofreiter provides commentary on prospects playing in the Canadian-based major junior leagues and US-based college hockey programs. He’ll usually spend time tracking a player, then offer some opinions and observations based on a single game or multiple games, depending on [...]

Murphy, Murphy and more Murphy

Hall of Fame defenseman Larry Murphy was drafted fourth overall by the LA Kings in 1980. After picking up four Stanley Cups (two each with Pittsburgh and Detroit), his career came full circle when he played his final NHL game against the Kings in a playoff game on April 23, 2001 – when LA eliminated [...]

AHL: Andreoff and Berube not enough, Monarchs fall to worst team in East

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Manchester Monarchs dropped their first game in December with a 3-2 decision going to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the Webster Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.
Manchester (15-4-1-3) leads the Atlantic Division with 34 points. Bridgeport (6-10-1-3) is ranked fifth in the Northeast [...]

UPDATED – PREVIEW: Kings – Ducks Stadium Series jerseys

Besides the weather, once of the most talked about elements related to the upcoming Kings-Ducks game at Dodger Stadium surrounds the jerseys each team will be wearing. For the last few months, we’ve been tweeting out information as it was confirmed to us by multiple sources. Back in September came word that the Kings wouldn’t [...]

AHL: Deslauriers pots two in Monarchs’ comeback win

Among the early takeaways from the first two months of this AHL season is the fact you can never count out the Manchester Monarchs. With the cards stacked against them, they have consistently found ways to win.
Heading into Friday night, they were first in the Eastern Conference. Sporting a better winning percentage though and sitting [...]