Kings Links - Nick Shore NHL Ready; Jack Johnson Bankrupt

Could Nick Shore be ready for his first "cup of coffee" in the NHL?

Following Wednesday's game, Mayor's Manor reporter covering the Manchester Monarchs, Andy Tonge, made a declaration that prospect Nick Shore is ready for the NHL. And some shocking news about former Los Angeles King Jack Johnson, who was forced into bankruptcy by some unscrupulous people.

Kings News

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JONATHAN QUICK’S ELITE GOALTENDING MASK Let's just say that this former Vezina candidate has some ways of dealing with pressure that may or may not include "purposely" shaking his mask off.

Shore Brings Quiet Confidence Up The Middle The 22-year-old Denver native is poised for a breakout season.

Mayor's Manor

Mark Morris on Muzzin, McNabb, and ManchVegas The former Monarchs bench boss compared two young defenseman who were under his tutelage (albeit briefly in one case).

LA Kings Insider

GREENE CALLS HIS REDIRECTION GOAL "A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME DEAL" The defenseman describes his reaction and says that he'll never end up in that situation again.

WAKING UP WITH THE KINGS: NOVEMBER 19 It wasn't the prettiest or best game ever, but hey, a win's a win.

WAKING UP WITH THE KINGS: NOVEMBER 21 A couple of mistakes led to some goals against, but otherwise a good, solid, dominant win.


The Kings are no longer the possession kings A pretty interesting read. The solution for the team's possession woes: adjust ice time distribution in order to compensate for players who aren't living up to expectations.

In Other News

Columbus Dispatch

Blind-sided: Blue Jackets’ Jack Johnson is bankrupt; who led him there is biggest shocker It's really sad when the people you trust most take advantage of you.

The Score

Gordie Howe showing minor improvement, still not walking or speaking Mr. Hockey is showing some signs of improvement and is at least out of bed.

Dallas News

Stars trade Brenden Dillon for San Jose’s Jason Demers as defensive moves continue An interesting move for both teams.