Behind the Scenes: Creation of the LA Kings 2020 Outdoor Jersey

Jersey leaks are part of the game. At MayorsManor we’re proud of the fact we’ve broken the news on every jersey the Kings have launched over the past 10 years. However, a leak doesn’t always tell the whole tale of how a jersey evolves from a rough idea to an actual sweater worn by NHL […]

LA Kings 2020 Prospect Rankings – Honorable Mentions

As difficult as it may be, we ask for just a little patience before you jump down to the actual rankings.
We know, people love lists – and even more than reading them, they love to debate them.
Yet a small amount of context is pretty critical to the overall process here, regardless if you’re an avid […]

WJC Post-Mortem: Emerson Talks Fagemo, Bjornfot, and Other European Prospects

With this article, we’ll officially wrap up our 2020 World Junior Championship coverage. Over the course of two previous articles we already shared comments from Kings Director of Player of Personnel, Nelson Emerson, on the four prospects representing Canada (Akil Thomas, Aidan Dudas) and the USA (Alex Turcotte, Arthur Kaliyev). For the final installment, we’ll […]

WJC Post-Mortem: Nelson Emerson Talks Thomas, Dudas

Yesterday, we published part one of our chat with Nelson Emerson, who serves as the LA Kings Director of Player Personnel. He was part of a management contingent who went over to the Czech Republic for this year’s World Junior Championship – where nine of the organization’s prospects were competing.
WJC Post-Mortem: Nelson Emerson Talks Turcotte, […]

WJC Post-Mortem: Nelson Emerson Talks Turcotte, Kaliyev

Every year, right after Christmas, a group from the Kings management team heads to the World Junior Championships. Widely celebrated as one of the premier tournaments in all of hockey, the contingent going can vary widely from year to year, both in size and distance traveled. On one hand they were a bit lucky last […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16.4 – WJC Preview with Stephen Nelson

With four episodes already in the books this week, it’s time to complete your Kings of the Podcast box set with the fifth (and final) edition from this run. On this episode, we’re joined by Stephen Nelson of NHL Network. He’s the voice of the World Junior Championships and will provide play-by-play for all of […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16.3 with Tony Granato

We’re inside of 48 hours of the 2020 World Junior Championships kicking off in the Czech Republic and we have two huge Kings of the Podcast episodes to share with you during the wait. First up, we talk with former Kings player and current Wisconsin Badger coach, Tony Granato. Not only is he the current […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16.2 with Roman Vopat

With the St. Louis Blues arriving in Los Angeles for a pre-Christmas game vs. the Kings, one of three memories come to mind:
(A) 2012 – Ken Hitchcock craziness during the playoff sweep at Staples Center
(B) 1998 – the Meltdown on Manchester
(c) 1996 – Wayne Gretzky is traded to St. Louis
And for this Kings of the […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16.1 with Robb Stauber

After just launching a new episode yesterday, we’re going back-to-back for the first time at Kings of the Podcast. Just 24 hours later, we’re back with another new episode, with special guest Robb Stauber – the man who wore the best goalie masks in LA Kings history, and a player who was key to them […]

Kings Of the Podcast Ep. 16 with Colin Fraser

The holidays are kicking off early at Kings of the Podcast. We have something super special lined up for our listeners this week – and it all begins with a brand new episode, featuring Stanley Cup Champion Colin Fraser!
Here’s a quick overview from a plethora of topics covered this time around:
– Fraser talks Lombardi, […]