Word Association: Doan and Biz Nasty take on the Kings

word association - Coyotes on Kings
As noted recently, we’ve tried to mix up the use of our popular Word Association feature, alternating between having LA players talk about the opposition and occasionally going over to the visiting locker room to get their perspective on the Kings.

Following the Coyotes morning skate at Staples Center we connected with two guys at opposite ends of the Phoenix depth chart. Shane Doan is as much a part of the franchise as the logo on their sweater. He’s played over 1,200 games for the team, including 89 vs. the Kings. And his 32 career goals against Los Angeles are the most on his resume.

Paul Bissonnette, on the other hand, is a self-proclaimed fourth liner for life. He’s played 152 career games in the NHL, while averaging just a few minutes a night – when he even plays. However, his popularity is so ridiculous that a few years ago he actually recorded more All Star votes than anybody else on his team. He’s outspoken, articulate and extremely funny. His 16 games against Los Angeles are also the most he’s played vs. any one opponent.

Take a look at what they had to say when we played some Word Association…

– On Dustin Brown:

Shane Doan – Captain
Paul Bissonnette – Heart and soul

– On Kyle Clifford:

Doan – An honest, good player. Just an honest, honest player.
Bissonnette – Great sophomore. (After being reminded it’s Clifford’s third season…) Either way, he’s becoming a good player.

– On Drew Doughty:

Doan – Best defenseman
Bissonnette – Slippery

– On Anze Kopitar:

Doan – Best player
Bissonnette – I think of Slovakia, or Slovenia actually. Close enough, right? (laughs)

– On Jarret Stoll:

Doan – Great third-line guy
Bissonnette – I think of face-offs

– On Justin Williams:

Doan – Makes that line work
Bissonnette – Glue guy

We have more with Bissonnette up here, where he opens up about his changing feelings for Clifford.

Also be sure to check out some of the related articles below – including an all new one-on-one interview we did with Doan earlier today.

RELATED ARTICLES:

Shane Doan breaks down a double dose of the LA Kings

Doan talks Dustin Brown and LA Kings playoff controversy

Coyotes coach Dave Tippett on possible NHL rule changes

Former Coyote saw lack of focus and composure in team’s playoff loss to LA

Penner’s perspective – what really happened in the handshake line

Note to webmasters/reporters: When recapping news or interviews from this site please include a link to www.MayorsManor.com

Recent Articles

NHL Radio Replay: Hoven Boldly Predicts Kings Future Plans

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined host Jonathan Davis on the Two Man Advantage to discuss a myriad of Los Angeles Kings related topics – and went so far as making a few bold predictions about upcoming moves and the future of GM Dean Lombardi, […]

Reign Sent Reeling By San Jose

The Ontario Reign skated in their second game of a back-to-back against the visiting San Jose Barracuda. San Jose boasted a 10-game winning streak entering Saturday night’s action, seven of the wins coming on the road. They would push those numbers to 11, and eight on the road Saturday, handing Ontario a 2-0 loss. The […]

LA Kings 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings: Top Two Players Revealed

The wait is over; it’s time to reveal the top two players on our 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings. Which player has earned the coveted No. 1 spot?
As we finish off this multi-part series, we’ll begin with a thank you to all those who study our rankings. These articles continue to provide some of the most […]

Major News Items

LA Kings 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings – Honorable Mentions

Surprise! Your patience is about to be rewarded. After sitting on pins and needles, waiting to get an update on the LA Kings top prospects, we’re back. Fear not, oh loyal readers; we haven’t let you down in the … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

Comments

  1. Eva Marie Alonzo says:

    Have been so close to ‘UNFOLLOWING’ Bissonnette but I just can’t get myself to do it . 🙂

Trackbacks

  1. […] Word Association: Doan and Bissonnette take on the Kings […]

  2. […] RELATED ARTICLE:  Word Association – Doan and Biz Nasty take on the Kings […]

  3. […] RELATED ARTICLE: Word Association – Doan and Biz Nasty take on the Kings […]

  4. […] RELATED CONTENT:   Doan and Biz Nasty take on the Kings in Word Association […]

  5. […] – Shane Doan and Biz Nasty take on the Kings in Word Association […]