Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q13 with Anze Kopitar

As quarantine continues to roll along, so does Kings of the Podcast. In this episode, LA Kings captain Anze Kopitar stops by for his second appearance on the show to help the guys celebrate their one-year anniversary.
Topics discussed on this episode:
– Summer vacation in Slovenia
– Kopitar’s thoughts on Adrian Kempe and Gabe Vilardi
– […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q7 with Gabriel Vilardi

After bringing on several guests from Kings management and NHL roster, we now turn our attention to LA’s top prospect – joining us this time around is Gabe Vilardi.
Our most recent Prospect Rankings are here for your reference:
LA Kings 2020 Prospect Rankings: The Top Three Players

We should also share some background on one of the […]

LA Kings 2020 Prospect Rankings: The Top Three Players

Finally, we’re ready to reveal the No. 1 player on our annual LA Kings Prospect Rankings.
As noted in the previous article from this series, our original intention was to publish the entire Top 15 before the NHL Trade Deadline in February. Things happen. However, the final rankings were completed in January and have been […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes on Vilardi, Frk, Kings Future Plans

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss several timely topics, including: Gabe Vilardi, Martin Frk, Cal Petersen, Kings prospect rankings, future plans in Los Angeles, and more.
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the player below or […]

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes on Kings Trade Outlook and Prospects

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss a few key topics surrounding the LA Kings, including: which players could be moved prior to the NHL Trade Deadline next month, why Alec Martinez seems to be brought up all […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 14 – with Hammer from Violent Gentlemen

For Episode 14 we took the show deep behind the Orange Curtain for a live recording at the Honda Center. What did we cover? Here’s a brief look at some of the topics covered:
– First Kings-Ducks meeting of the season
– An interview with Mike Hammer, who explains the backstory on Violent Gentlemen
– […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 13.1 – with Greg Hetson

Why wait for more? Nobody likes to wait too long, so we’re already back with another episode, just a few days after Craig Johnson joined us for Episode 13.
In an all new Episode 13.1, we cover a myriad of topics – including:
– Interview with Greg Hetson (Circle Jerks, Bad Religion, punk rock legend)
– […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 12 – with Gasper Kopitar

Your wait is over!
Kings of the Podcast, Episode 12 includes…
– Interview with Gasper Kopitar (talking ManchVegas, scouting, insight galore)
– Full story behind a recent chat with Chris Sutter
– Notes on plans for Nikolai Prokhorkin and Matt Luff
– Injury updates on Gabe Vilardi and Derek Forbort
– Ron Hextall’s role with The […]

Forwards: Odds of Kings Prospects Making 2019-20 Roster

Do any of the Kings prospects have a legitimate chance at making LA’s Opening Night roster this season? If so, which ones?
Before entertaining such questions, one must first evaluate how many spots might actually be open for such a competition in training camp.
As reported earlier this summer, MayorsManor projects the opening night roster to be:
Dustin […]

UPDATED: Kings 2019 Rookie Camp Roster; Kempe and Vilardi Notes

If you can hear the tick-tock of a clock nearby, that’s just time moving along at the slowest possible pace. Hockey will return — eventually — even though it still seems so far away.
Things will really start to get going just after Labor Day Weekend, with Rookie Camp opening a few days later, and then […]