NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes on LA Kings Day 1 with Desjardins

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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 following the LA Kings first practice under new head coach Willie Desjardins. Was this the right move, why now, and how did it all come together… and what might be next?
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NHL RADIO REPLAY: Hoven’s Opinion on John Stevens’ Future as :LA Kings Coach

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Enjoy a free replay of today’s segment on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jonathan Davis to break down several news items surrounding the LA Kings – the conversation included John Stevens status behind the bench, possible trades coming, Matt Luff making his NHL debut, what Dustin Brown really means to the […]

Understanding Kyle Clifford and the LA Kings Becoming One And the Same

His jersey will never be hanging from the rafters inside the arena, nor will he get a statue outside Staples Center. However, his contributions to the LA Kings organization are immeasurable, often unnoticed, and far greater than most people will ever realize.
Last month, Clifford played his 500th NHL game and Dustin Brown, who served as […]

Rob Blake on How and Why John Stevens Was Promoted

Following today’s LA Kings press conference to announce John Stevens as the team’s new head coach, General Manager Rob Blake shared a plethora of additional insight into how and why the promotion occurred:
Blake on finding a head coach right away:
“Well, I think I’ve experienced it first hand, which goes a long way. Also, the experience […]

Kempe Scores, But Gulls Hand Reign First Regulation Loss at Home

After dropping a close contest in San Diego Friday night, the Ontario Reign fell again to the Anaheim Ducks farm club on Saturday night, this time 3-1.
Adrian Kempe, one of the Kings top prospects at forward, netted his seventh marker of the season in the third period, but it wasn’t enough to spark a […]

Reign Get Physical and Budaj Shuts the Door on the Heat

Perhaps there is no other way to describe it; it was simply a strange and uncharacteristic game for the Ontario Reign. Playing on home ice, the Stockton Heat came out with all they had and forced the Reign to play a physical battle right from the get-go, although the results were rather futile in the […]

Gravel Treats Reign Fans to OT, Team Tricked in Overtime

Despite dominating the shot count, time of possession and pace of the game, for the second night in a row the Ontario Reign could not secure a win. It was deja vu in overtime, as San Antonio captain Ben Street netted the game winning goal, just as he had done on Friday. Even so, Ontario […]

FREE REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio talking Lucic, Toffoli, Doughty

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Here is a free replay of the “The Mayor” John Hoven previewing tonight’s Kings – Oilers game on TSN Radio in Edmonton. Among the many players discussed during the spot were Milan Lucic, Drew Doughty, Tyler Toffoli, Brayden McNabb, and Jonathan Quick.
Give it a listen using the player below or download any of […]

AHL: San Diego Gulls Hire Eakins as Coach; Has ‘Fire Burning to Get Back’

The San Diego Gulls announced Friday that Dallas Eakins will be the team’s head coach for the inaugural 2015-2016 season.
Eakins, 48, last coached the Edmonton Oilers to the beginning of the 2014-2015 season but was fired last December after a string of losses. Prior to that Eakins was a member of the Maple Leafs organization […]

Monarchs Take 3-0 Lead in ECF, Coach Stothers Quotes

The Manchester Monarchs are now one win away from going to the Calder Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history. After their 5-3 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, coach Mike Stothers spoke with MayorsManor…
On his overall impression of the victory:
“Glad we got a win on the road, but still […]