Kings Links: Monarchs Dominate, Prokhorkin Trade, Kopitars' "Swedish Cribs" Video

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The latest news roundup for your weekend.

Kings/NHL News

First up, a video feature on the Kopitar brothers in Mora. It starts off as a kind of a Swedish apartment version of "Cribs":

"Anze is the best brother." Aww. And he can sort of use a coffee maker.

The Kings scheduled three more opportunities to see the Cup in October, since we won't have a home opener, I guess. [LA Kings]

Talented but oft-injured forward Scott Parse has found a home with the Devils' AHL team. [McSorley's Stick]

The LA Kings' broadcasters discuss the roles Sutter and Lombardi played in getting the championship. [Frozen Royalty]

A surprise meeting happened between Fehr and Daly yesterday, so maybe there's hope both sides can actually talk instead of being stupid. [Reuters]

Kevin Allen suggests the owners offer the players something in exchange for a 50/50 split. A sensible labor dispute solution, even if the owners' supposed 50/50 goal won't fix disparity in the league. [USA Today]

Manchester Monarchs

The Monarchs dominated the Tigers yesterday, out-shooting them 41-17. Here's a thorough live-blog of the game. [Soundin' Off]

Coach Mark Morris was pleased with their competitive drive and system adjustments. [Monarchs News' Game Recap]

The Barrie Colts traded for Prokhorkin's junior rights, calling it a gamble that could yield a "huge reward." [Simcoe]

Prokhorkin was initially in Friday's lineup but then scratched at the last minute; Kozun took his place on the top line. Are we ever going to hear an official answer about his KHL contract?

Mayor's Manor Radio had a ton of Monarchs guests lately. Here's one with the coach. [Mayor's Manor]

One star of the game was Andrei Loktionov with a goal and an assist, but alas, he's going to make a trade request soon. [McSorley's Stick]

A terrific article on the importance Manchester has played in the development of the current Kings players. [Toronto Sun]

Are you going to follow the Monarchs? You may want to try out one game and see how you like it. Streams can be bought at AHL Live.

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