AHL: Maxim Kitsyn scores first pro goal – from out at the red line

With a 3-2 shootout loss on Sunday, the Monarchs were unable to avoid a perfect 3-0 weekend. However, there were still several positives to take from the game, including the point they earned (giving them five of a possible six points over the weekend) and forward Maxim Kitsyn scored his first professional goal. Here’s more…
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Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog talks hit by Kings’ Willie Mitchell

With the game scoreless on Saturday night, Willie Mitchell put a hard hit on Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog in overtime (see video above). Moments later Colorado scored to take a 1-0 win. But, back in the locker room, Landeskog was first talking up LA’s veteran defenseman.
“I was trying to get a shot off, but I [...]

AHL: Sabourin scores twice, Monarchs win again

Hockey is a game of ebbs and flows.
After a disappointing start to the season, Scott Sabourin has hit his stride. Building off his previous game, in which the winger scored and added an assist, Sabourin tallied two more goals Saturday night to lead his team to victory.
As division rivals, the Monarchs and Bruins face each [...]

AHL: Berube and Sabourin impress in Monarchs victory

One of the marks of a great team is their ability to face and overcome adversity.
Still feeling the effects of NHL call-ups paired with a rash of injuries, the Monarchs turned to new faces to fill out their roster once again. Recently signed to professional tryout agreements, forwards A.J. Gale, Cameron Burt, and Mike Ullrich [...]

Ben Bishop’s NHL debut vs LA Kings, thank you Sarah Palin

Politics essentially started the career of Tampa Bay Lighting goaltender Ben Bishop.
Back then, he was a member of the Blues. Prior to their game on October 24, 2008, Republican Vice-Presidential hopeful Sarah Palin was in St. Louis to drop the ceremonial first puck…

Starting goalie Manny Legace tripped on the carpet that had been laid out [...]

Lundqvist and Vigneault on Rangers 1-0 loss to Kings at MSG

Reaction from the New York Rangers following their 1-0 loss to the LA Kings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night…
Henrik Lundqvist

Coach Alain Vigneault

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VIDEO: Islanders post-game with Tanner Pearson

Post-game comments from rookie Tanner Pearson following his first NHL goal, courtesy of the New York Islanders…

And Pearson’s goal…

Earlier today, I had an in-depth story on Pearson that ran on LAKings.com – it includes comments from Pearson, Kings Asst GM Rob Blake and Manchester coach Mark Morris. Check it out here.
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VIDEO: Islanders post-game with Darryl Sutter

More classic stuff from Kings coach Darryl Sutter, courtesy of the New York Islanders…

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AHL: Morris makes history, Monarchs win, lose two more players

Once a year, the Manchester Monarchs hold a special Education Day game, where they play before noon and invite thousands of local school kids. This year’s version was one for the history books.
Entering the game, head coach Mark Morris sat at 299 professional wins. One more would make the bench boss hockey’s first person to [...]

AHL: Highlights and notes from Manchester’s late victory on Saturday

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
ST. JOHN’S, NF – Right wing Brian O’Neill scored an unassisted, shorthanded goal with 13 seconds remaining in the game to give the Manchester Monarchs a 3-2 win over the St. John’s IceCaps at Mile One Centre on Saturday night.  Monarchs Head Coach Mark Morris is [...]