Tag Archive for Manchester Monarchs

Spector Says Brown Won’t Be Traded For All the Obvious Reasons

Dustin Brown to Atlanta as part of a deal for Kovalchuk?  Ain’t happenin’. Brown’s their captain, part of the corps of young talent around which management has rebuilt the Kings, he’s among their leading scorers and one of their best physical players, plus they’ve got him signed to an affordable $3.175 million per season for the…

Kings First Semester Grades

[NOTE: Player grades are, first of all, capricious, pretentious and stupid; second, players are graded against themselves, not against each other; i.e. a knuckle-dragger A+ doesn't mean he's better than a superstar with a C] Smyth: Transformed Kopitar, exceeded all expectations, then got hurt, and Kopitar turned into last year’s model. A Simmonds: After stunning…

Hartford’s Locke Named Reebok/AHL Player Of The Month – OurSports Central – Independent and Minor League Sports News

Other nominees for Reebok/AHL Player of the Month include Adirondack center Jon Matsumoto, Albany right wing Jerome Samson, Binghamton center Martin St. Pierre, Bridgeport left wing Sean Bentivoglio, Chicago center Jason Krog, Grand Rapids left wing Tomas Tatar, Hamilton center David Desharnais, Hershey center Keith Aucoin, Houston right wing Jon DiSalvatore, Lowell right wing Vladimir…

Voynov makes Russia’s Selection Camp Roster (as would have Loktionov, if he had two arms)

Goalkeepers Igor Bobkov, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1992 Alexander Zalivin, Dinamo Moscow, 1991 Ramis Sadikov, Erie Otters, OHL, 1991 Alexei Trifonov, Lada Togliatti, 1990 Defensemen Anton Klementyev, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 1990 Dmitri Orlov, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, 1991 Maxim Chudinov, Severstal Cherepovets, 1990 Dmitri Kostromitin, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL, 1990 Nikita Zaitsev, Sibir Novosibirsk, 1991 Nikita Pivtsakin, Avangard Omsk, 1991…

Bud Holloway blogs funny

Excerpts: Azey (Azevedo) has a “lower body” injury and will be out for a while.  Now all he does is lie in his room and listen to “Every Rose Has Its Thorn.”  It’s hard to get to sleep with him crying over how well written the song is. [...] It’s late November and still no…

Q&A with Vyacheslav Voynov – Hockey’s Future

Taken by the Los Angeles Kings in the second round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Chelyabinsk, Russia native Vyacheslav Voynov is in his second year in North America, playing for the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL. An experienced player for his 19 years, Voynov played two full Russian Super League seasons and took part…

Pierre LaBrun has an interesting Bernier tidbit

harry2299: The Kings have the best team they have had in ages, and as a Kings fan, I couldn’t be happier with the progress they’ve made this season. The only gripe I have is why is Jonathan Bernier still in the AHL. I understand wanting to give him more playing time, but Murray’s expecting Quick…