West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Matt Nieto and John Ahlers

Guests Matt Nieto of the San Jose Sharks and John Ahlers of the Anaheim Ducks joined us for the December 29, 2013 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I hit the airwaves for another night of non-stop hockey talk. We checked in with a few guests following the San [...]

AHL: Vey scores a pair, Berube sets Monarchs record

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – Center Linden Vey and left wing Tanner Pearson each collected three points as the Manchester Monarchs snapped their two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Sunday.
Manchester (22-7-1-4) leads the Atlantic Division [...]

UFC 168 predictions: Weidman v Silva, Rousey v Tate

It’s finally upon us. After nearly six months of build up, UFC 168 will go down in Las Vegas in mere hours.
To see pre-fight comments from champion Ronda Rousey, challenger Miesha Tate and company president Dana White, click here.
Tweet from the night before UFC 162:
Weidman, Edgar, Kennedy, Munoz, Swanson…5-0 w/ those main card picks at [...]

Linden Vey reflects on time in LA, had help from surprising veteran

Center Linden Vey, who entered the season ranked third among the Kings’ Top Ten Prospects, was a healthy scratch back in Manchester on Thursday. From what we gathered, he left town for Christmas and ran into some travel troubles returning to Manchester in time for the morning skate. Although that’s understandale at this time of [...]

WJC 2014: Kings prospect scores in 5-1 win for Team USA

The youngest prospect currently in the Kings’ system, Hudson Fasching (fourth round, 2013 NHL Draft), scored the third goal of the game for Team USA in their opening round matchup at the 2014 World Junior Championship. In fact, his line was one of the most productive at both ends of the rink and the [...]

AHL: Monarchs falter in third, lose to Pirates

One quick note before getting to Thursday’s report from the ice. Prior to the game, the Monarchs announced the release of goaltender Aaron Dell, while recalling Mathias Niederberger from the Ontario Reign (ECHL). Also, Linden Vey was a healthy scratch for Thursday’s game, see additional article on MayorsManor for more information.
Game report provided [...]

Tyler Seguin talks Kings, Stars, teammates and more

Comments from Tyler Seguin following the Stars 5-2 win over the Kings in LA on Monday night…
On beating the Kings:
“Tough building, tough team. That was quite the grind, quite the battle. It’s great to see the guys step up and really show some character. We have a lot of guys down like a lot teams [...]

Locker Room Quotes after Stars 5-2 Win in LA

Quotes from both locker rooms following the Dallas Stars 5-2 over the LA Kings on Monday night…
Darryl Sutter on tonight’s game:
“Every scoring chance they got, they scored on us, so that’s a tough challenge.”
Sutter on the Kings not playing until Saturday:
“We come back from the break and start with a tough six week run right [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio with Goldberg, Kurz and McLellan

Guests Mike Goldberg, Kevin Kurz, Sarah McLellan, Isaiah Mustafa and Chris Peters joined us for the December 22, 2013 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Over the jam packed two hours, Jonathan Davis and I talked about all the latest news and notes from around the rinks in North America – including Dan [...]

Ray Whitney weighs in on the dirtiness of Dustin Brown

Nearly every year, a familiar theme has a tendency to work its way through the NHL season and become the story. A few years ago it was the success of inexpensive goaltenders. Many moons ago it was the influence of European players. Among the early leaders for Story of the Year in the 2013-14 campaign [...]