KINGS OF THE PODCAST-logo

KINGS OF THE PODCAST

Sports & Recreation Podcasts

John Hoven of Mayor's Manor (http://www.mayorsmanor.com) and Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period (http://www.thefourthperiod.com) cover the NHL from their home base in Los Angeles. Known as both influencers and insiders, the duo are weekly staples on satellite and terrestrial radio. Dennis is the Los Angeles Chapter Chair of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and John's Mayor Manor is a go-to source for LA hockey news and views for over a decade. Not affiliated with the Los Angeles Kings, Sacramento Kings or Kings of Leon.

Location:

United States

Description:

John Hoven of Mayor's Manor (http://www.mayorsmanor.com) and Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period (http://www.thefourthperiod.com) cover the NHL from their home base in Los Angeles. Known as both influencers and insiders, the duo are weekly staples on satellite and terrestrial radio. Dennis is the Los Angeles Chapter Chair of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and John's Mayor Manor is a go-to source for LA hockey news and views for over a decade. Not affiliated with the Los Angeles Kings, Sacramento Kings or Kings of Leon.

Language:

English

Contact:

3109480431


Episodes

KOTP Ep, 187 with guest @ryan_conmy

4/11/2024
As the final four games of the LAK regular season approaches, prospect Ryan Conmy joins the Mayor for a 1-on-1. Some nights they're Kings, others Kongs. DB and The Mayor discuss LAK's inconsistent play down the stretch. Also: You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:28:34

KOTP Ep. 186 - Home Sweet Home?

4/3/2024
Bullet points for Episode 186: Sound bites: You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:01:08

KOTP Ep. 185 - Oh Canada

3/26/2024
In this Episode 185, with DB in Canada the guys discuss the recent games of the LA Kings and the impressive performances of certain players. They talk about the physicality of the games and the importance of winning against tough opponents. The conversation touches on the potential re-signing of Trevor Lewis and the upcoming decisions the Kings will have to make regarding their roster and salary cap. Overall, the Kings have been playing better at home and are looking to continue their success on the road. They talk about the potential milestone of Trevor Lewis reaching 1000 games played in his career and also discuss the Kings' recent winning streak and their chances in the playoffs. They analyze upcoming games against the Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, and Winnipeg Jets and also mention the three Kings prospects playing in the college hockey playoffs and the AHL player of the week, Akil Thomas. The conversation ends with a discussion about the NHL playoffs and the excitement of playoff season. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:00:53:08

KOTP Ep. 184 - The Final 15

3/19/2024
In this episode, John and Dennis discuss various topics including the Team USA hockey players, the GM meetings, proposed changes to the game, and the Amazon behind-the-scenes series. They also analyze Victor Arvidsson's return, potential line combinations and provide a recap of the Kings' recent games. Also discussed -- the Washington Capitals' playoff chances and the possibility of expanding the Stanley Cup Playoffs, a preview of the upcoming homestand against Chicago, Minnesota, and Tampa Bay, the use of 11 forwards and 7 defensemen plus updates on college hockey prospects and European leagues. DB has the Andreas Englund conversation and close with discusses the LA Kings' MVP and upcoming awards voting, and future plans. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:02:41

KOTP Ep. 183 - Trade Deadline Preview

3/5/2024
In this episode, DB and The Mayor discuss their recent trips to Las Vegas and San Diego and share their experiences at concerts and reflect on the performances. They also discuss the passing of Ole Anderson and the impact he had on the wrestling industry. The guys provide updates on the NHL trade deadline, the signing of Aaron Dell and also announce an upcoming guest appearance on Puckdoku. The conversation continues with the team's goaltending situation and potential trades, the Kings' plans for Matt Roy and salary cap constraints, the challenges of managing the salary cap and signing Quinton Byfield. DB leads with the importance of peaking at the right time and playoff matchups, the debate about avoiding Edmonton in the playoffs and various playoff scenarios. Also covered: The conversation then turns to cap compliance and roster management. They discuss the need to create roster spots and the potential moves the team can make. The conversation also delves into waiver exemptions and the risk of losing players on waivers. They analyze the trade deadline, the possibility of trading Blake Lizotte. and emphasize that no major moves are expected and discuss upcoming games and the team's playoff outlook. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:06:26

KOTP Ep. 182 - Canadian Trio Up Next

2/26/2024
In this episode, John and Dennis discuss the LA Kings' recent three-game homestand and the impact of injuries on the team. They also bid farewell to Helene Elliott, a Hall of Fame reporter who recently took a buyout from the LA Times. The conversation covers the team's performance in each game, including the slow start against Columbus, the tough matchup against Nashville, and the close victory over Anaheim. They also discuss the roster changes and potential defensive pairings for the upcoming games. The conversation also includes the performance of defenseman Brandt Clarke, upcoming games against Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver, the team's recent hot streak, potential trade scenarios, the importance of Matt Roy to the defense, the impact of coaches Jim Hiller and DJ Smith. The episode concludes with a discussion of the transformation of Quinton Byfield, the evaluation of the Dubois-Vilardi trade, and the rumors surrounding Jonathan Quick. Takeaways You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:00:56:43

KOTP Ep. 181 - It's Just One Game

2/12/2024
The guys discuss the successful coaching debut of Jim Hiller behind the LAK bench. DB congratulates a certain NFL fan base. The Mayor gives his take on how the impending return of Viktor Arvidsson affects the forward depth chart. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:00:45:37

KOTP Ep.180 -- Goodbye McLellan, Hello Hiller

2/5/2024
The guys discuss the departure of Todd McLellan after 4 1/2 seasons behind the LAK bench. DB discuss his adventures at the NHL All Star weekend in Toronto. The Mayor gives his thoughts on the expansion of the international hockey calendar. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:00:56:35

KOTP Ep. 179 with guest @StephenNelson

1/25/2024
Another session of Kings ReHab for those who need it! One of the KOTP OG's Stephen Nelson makes his return. DB has some things to say about the climate around LAK. The Mayor gives a salary cap lesson. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:27:32

KOTP Ep. 178 with guest Ned Colletti

1/19/2024
To steal a line from a Supertramp album, "Crisis, What Crisis?" The guys dissect LAK GM Rob Blake availability and what's gone south. Former LA Dodgers GM and current San Jose Sharks scout Ned Coletti joins to talk puck and ball. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:28:00

KOTP Ep. 177 -- How Deep is the Valley?

1/10/2024
Using the words of Coach Todd McLellan, LAK "is in one" as the guys offer some Kings Rehab and try to make sense of the team's current winless streak. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:00:55:52

KOTP Ep. 176 -- Going Back to Our Roots

12/31/2023
The guys go retro by recording an episode postgame Kings-Oilers at Crypto.com Arena. The Mayor and DB discuss LAK recent mediocre play and roster implications, take listener questions and present their holiday season gifts. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:00:29

KOTP Ep. 175 with guest Jacob Ingham

12/21/2023
LAK goaltending prospect returns to KOTP for a 1-on-1 with The Mayor. The guys cover the last week including a discussion around PL Dubois. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:25:16

KOTP Ep. 174 with guest Julian James

12/14/2023
Rocker Julian James of the Love Bombs joins the Mayor for a 1-on-1 about music and puck. The guys discuss the #GabeGotRevenge game and possible tinkering to the lineup. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:13:50

KOTP Ep. 173 -- Dustin Brown USA Hockey Hall of Fame Induction and Road to History

12/7/2023
DB recants his attendance at Dustin Brown's USA Hockey Hall of Fame induction. The guys discuss LAK's huge comeback in Columbus that sets the stage for some NHL history in Montreal. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:00:58:43

KOTP Ep. 172 with guest Andreas Englund

11/30/2023
One of the pleasant surprises of LAK's early season, defenseman Andreas Englund makes his debut KOTP appearance with The Mayor. The guys discuss LAK at the 20 game mark and evaluate PL Dubois' start to the season. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:06:48

KOTP Ep. 171 with guest @ejemery55

11/27/2023
A projected first round pick in the 2024 NHL Draft, defenseman EJ Emery joins the Mayor for a chat. The guys talk about LAK's continued strong play and DB has a contract extension suggestion. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:18:20

KOTP Ep. 170 with guest Ontario Reign General Manager Rich Seeley

11/22/2023
Reign GM Rick Seeley stops in for a 1-on-1 with the Mayor. The guys give injuries updates, discuss their early season LAK MVPs and DB's upcoming radio appearances. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:19:51

KOTP Ep. 169 with very special guest Mike Stothers

11/20/2023
The Mayor visits with Mike Stothers in a special 1-on-1. DB debriefs on his Boston trip and the guys discuss the week that was and is. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:38:14

KOTP Ep. 168 with guest @isaiahmustafa

11/14/2023
We now return you to our regular programming..... (1st/2nd/3rd periods) Actor and massive LAK fan Isaiah Mustafa chats with The Mayor. The guys discuss the return of a Kings prospect, some free agent and trade speculation and DB's travel schedule. You can find us on X/Twitter at @kingsofthepod

Duration:01:19:12