Highlights: Pair of goals from Kozun and Vey pace Monarchs nine goal night

After a nine goal outburst vs. the Connecticut Whale, the Monarchs now have a new franchise best for goals in a single game. Kings forward – and Stanley Cup Champion – Jordan Nolan started the onslaught when he put one in the net just past the five minute mark of the first period.
Before the first [...]

Highlights and interviews from Monarchs 3-0 def of Bruins

LA Kings 2012 first round draft pick Tanner Pearson seems to be adjusting just fine to his rookie season in the AHL so far. Playing with a 1-0 lead Saturday night vs the Providence Bruins, Pearson found the back of the net seven minutes into the third – extending the Monarchs lead to 2-0.  It was his [...]

Highlights from Monarchs 4-1 win, Brandon Kozun doubles up

Kings prospect Brandon Kozun started the season with a modest six-game point streak. He was then held off the score sheet in the Monarchs two most recent games, played last weekend. So, it was time to get things going again.
With his regular center (Andrei Loktionov) nursing a minor injury, Kozun played with Marc Andre Cliche to [...]

Dwight King on being linked to Jordan Nolan

Jordan Nolan and Dwight King were called up to the NHL together on February 10th.
They both played 20 games in the playoffs last spring and won a Stanley Cup together.
Over the final 27 games of the regular season Nolan scored two goals with the Kings…and King scored in those same games as well.
When they first [...]

Extended highlights: Dwight King shines in return, Monarchs win 5-1

With a 5-1 win over the Worcester Sharks earlier today, Manchester is now 4-1 on the season. Below are extended video highlights from a dominate performance in front of their home fans in New Hampshire.
Dwight King, fresh off of signing an AHL contract, played in his first game for the Monarchs since winning a Stanley Cup [...]

Extended video highlights from Monarchs 6-4 win – Toffoli, Voynov, etc.

After a 6-4 win last night, the Manchester Monarchs are now 3-1 on the young AHL season. Below are extended video highlights from a wild game that featured goals from a pair of Russians (Slava Voynov and Andrei Loktionov), a short-handed goal from the Kings top prospect, Tyler Toffoli…and the first two professional goals from [...]

Monarchs finish the pre-season undefeated, Voynov on fire

Voynov at Kings practice - by Sheehan

The competition and level of play in the AHL - already second best in North America - is expected to be a notch or two above normal when the season kicks off later this week, as most clubs stand to benefit greatly from the NHL lockout.
Just a few days ago, coach Mark Morris told us he thinks this might be the most [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio with Monarchs head coach Mark Morris

Even with the NHL in lockout mode, there’s plenty of hockey action ramping up across North America. Out east in New Hampshire the LA Kings top minor league affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, are wrapping up their first week of training camp.
Tomorrow night they’ll kick off their exhibition schedule vs. the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (affiliate of the New York [...]

Monarchs Camp: Day 3 photos – including Voynov working out

Monarchs training camp is now in full swing, with a myriad of LA Kings prospects preparing for their first pre-season game this Friday night.  As mentioned the other day, these are the line combinations being used for the forwards:
Nikolay Prokhorkin – Andrei Loktionov – Jordan Nolan
Linden Vey – Stefan Legein – Tyler Toffoli
Andy Andreoff – Robbie [...]

Monarchs Training Camp – exclusive photos, Voynov update, etc.

There might not be any training camp news coming out of Los Angeles at the moment, however things are starting to heat up on the other side of the country.
In advance of the AHL season getting underway soon, the Manchester Monarchs opened camp this weekend and dozens of Kings prospects took to the ice yesterday.  [...]