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About John Hoven

John Hoven is a member of the of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and co-hosts Kings of the Podcast. He is also the founder and editor of MayorsManor.com, which has been named Best Sports Blog in Los Angeles by LA Weekly and Hockey Blog of the Year by Yahoo Sports. Click "ABOUT OUR TEAM" above for a full bio.

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q30 with Arash Markazi

It’s Thanksgiving week and here at Kings of the Podcast we are equal parts thankful and giving. Because we appreciate our loyal listeners, KOTP is here to give you a pre-holiday episode featuring Arash Markazi.
Among the topics discussed:
– LA Kings prospects tidbits (Turcotte, Byfield, Thomas, Andersson, etc.)
– Latest news on the NHL opening training camps […]

FAN VOTE: Quarter Final Matchups Set in Reverse Retro Cup

With all votes now tabulated, the top 16 jerseys have been determined — as selected by MayorsManor readers — and seeded for our Reverse Retro Cup playoff bracket.
If you’re late to the party, here’s a quick recap: Shortly after the NHL launched their new Reverse Retro collection, we asked for hockey fans across […]

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q29 with LA Prospect Cole Hults

Fresh on the heels of Minnesota and Penn State kicking off the Big 10 college hockey season this week, we’re keeping with the theme. After recently being joined by Kings prospect and Golden Gopher freshman Brock Nelson, we now welcome former Nittany Lion defenseman Cole Hults into the mix for an all new Kings of […]

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q28 with LA Prospect Brock Faber

While the world awaits what the NHL plans to do with training camps and an official start to the 2020-21 season, college hockey is back! Thursday night marks the kickoff for Big 10 Hockey, and features No. 11 ranked University of Minnesota hosting No. 10 Penn State.
Better yet, on the eve of that big game, […]

Reverse Retro Cup: Fans to Vote 16 Favorite Jerseys into Playoff Bracket

It’s the offseason, let’s have some fun around here.
On Monday, the NHL and Adidas launched their new Reverse Retro collection, giving all 31 teams a specialty jersey for the upcoming season. Now that everybody has had some time to digest all of the various looks, let’s get some fan feedback. Rather than us simply putting […]

Introducing the Reverse Retro Cup – VOTING IS OPEN

It’s the offseason, let’s have some fun around here.
On Monday, the NHL and Adidas launched their new Reverse Retro collection, giving all 31 teams a specialty jersey for the upcoming season. Now that everybody has had some time to digest all of the various looks, let’s get some fan feedback. Rather than us simply putting […]

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q27 with Kelly Cheeseman, AEG Sports COO

We’re back for more! AEG Sports Chief Operating Officer, Kelly Cheeseman, joins Kings of the Podcast to break down a variety of topics.
Among the items discussed:
– Background info on the Kings new Reverse Retro jersey
– Follow-up on our story regarding the Ontario Reign possible relocating for 2020-21 season
– What it will take to get fans […]

MayorsManor Exclusive: Full Uniform Kit for LA Kings Reverse Retro Look

After much talk and buzz over the past month or so, today was the official launch of the NHL’s new Reverse Retro jersey program. All 31 teams released their new looks earlier today. And MayorsManor can now offer up even more information. Below is the official uniform kit the Kings will wear when they eventually […]

Final Notes: Kings Reverse Retro Jersey, Updated Preview, Commentary

Come Monday, all the suspense will be over. Adidas and the LA Kings will be launching a new jersey, as part of the NHL’s 2020-21 Reverse Retro collection. What this name means and some of the origins of the project were explained here. On October 22, we provided a sneak peek at what the new […]

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q26 with Andre Lee and David Hrenak

Kings of the Podcast returns with a double episode – packed with two LA Kings prospects, Andre Lee and David Hrenak.
Among the topics discussed:
– Kings news and notes in the first period
– Nicknames, Halloween, and karate lessons
– College hockey: UMass Lowell River Hawks and St. Cloud State Huskies
– European Football vs. the NFL
– USHL, winning […]