May 2010 - Page 2 of 7 - LA Kings Insider
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Monarchs lose, eliminated

The Manchester Monarchs lost 3-2 to the Hershey Bears in Game 6 of the AHL Eastern Conference Finals. The Monarchs lost the series 3-2. Hershey's Boyd Kane scored seven minutes into overtime to end the series after the Monarchs led 2-0 in the second period after goals by John Zeiler and Joe Piskula.... Read More
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Lombardi Q&A

First, a reminder that the Manchester Monarchs play their must-win Game 6 against Hershey today at 4 p.m. Pacific time... Also, it's almost time for an end of season/start of summer Q&A with Dean Lombardi. As always, question topics will be reader-generated, so please feel free to post your questio... Read More
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Brandon wins Memorial semi

Brandon beat Calgary 5-4 in overtime tonight, so Brayden Schenn and the Wheat Kings will face Windsor in Sunday's championship game of the Memorial Cup tournament. Schenn had three assists tonight. For Calgary, Kings goalie prospect Martin Jones stopped 42 of 47 shots and Brandon Kozun had two assis... Read More
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Hardy charge now felony (UPDATE)

The Washington Post has reported that Kings assistant coach Mark Hardy has been charged with fourth-degree sexual abuse for an alleged incident with his adult daughter at a Washington, D.C., hotel early this morning. According to the paper, ``The victim told police that she and her father were `very... Read More
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Memorial Cup update

The Memorial Cup continues today, and it appears as though Kings prospect Brandon Kozun will be able to resume his quest for the cup. Kozun missed the Calgary Hitmen's previous two games with an ankle injury but is expected to play today when the Hitmen face the Brandon Wheat Kings in the tournament... Read More
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Assistant coach Hardy arrested

Kings assistant coach Mark Hardy was arrested in Washington, D.C., and has been charged with misdemeanor sexual abuse, a report on KABC-TV's website said. Hardy was taken into custody overnight and that ``the complaint came from a woman in her 20s who claimed to be a relative of Hardy's,'' according... Read More
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Monarchs game recap

Here's the recap of tonight's Monarchs game from the local newspaper, the Union Leader... Bears edge Monarchs in OT, 3-2 The paper also took a look at the relatively small crowds that the Monarchs have been drawing during the series... Monarchs in it, but where are the fans?... Read More
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Monarchs lose Game 5

Francois Bouchard's goal, 10:38 into overtime, gave the Hershey Bears a 3-2 victory over the Manchester Monarchs in Game 5 of the AHL Eastern Conference Finals. Hershey now leads the series 3-2, and the Monarchs will have to win at Hershey on Saturday and Sunday to advance to the Calder Cup Finals. ... Read More
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Morning listening

Ken Cail, a name and voice that some of you are becoming increasingly familiar with, is the radio voice of the Manchester Monarchs. Ken did a podcast with the Kings' Mike Kalinowski this week, talking about the Monarchs, who face a big Game 5 in the Eastern Conference Finals series tonight against t... Read More
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Memorial Cup update

The junior-level Memorial Cup is into its sixth day today, and round-robin play wraps up as the Brandon Wheat Kings play the Calgary Hitmen. It will also be a head-to-head matchup of Kings prospects, as Brandon center Brayden Schenn faces Calgary goalie Martin Jones. The Hitmen also have Kings prosp... Read More
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Monarchs win Game 4

Dwight King's second-period goal held up as the Manchester Monarchs beat the Hershey Bears 1-0 in Game 4 of the AHL Eastern Conference Finals at Manchester. The best-of-seven series is now tied 2-2, with Game 5 to be played Thursday at Manchester. Jonathan Bernier stopped all 18 shots he faced for h... Read More