Kings and Flames talk Calgary 2-1 win

Darryl Sutter on the Flames’ game winning goal:
“That’s a bad play all around. That’s all five guys. The puck is behind their goalie with less than a minute left. Kinger [Dwight King] should not have chased behind their net. Cammalleri is a killer. Every game that he plays is like a home game for him.”
Sutter [...]

AHL: Deslauriers pots two in Monarchs’ comeback win

Among the early takeaways from the first two months of this AHL season is the fact you can never count out the Manchester Monarchs. With the cards stacked against them, they have consistently found ways to win.
Heading into Friday night, they were first in the Eastern Conference. Sporting a better winning percentage though and sitting [...]

Penner stays red hot, scores another pair, Ducks drown the Flames

Dustin Penner hadn’t scored two goals in the same game since February 2011, back when he was still a member of the Edmonton Oilers.  He’s now done it twice in less than a week.  Following up on his two goal performance for the Ducks last Saturday, Penner netted another pair on Friday in a 5-2 [...]

Brent Burns hat trick powers Sharks past the Blues

Fresh off their shootout win over the Kings on Wednesday, the Pacific Division leading San Jose Sharks used a Brent Burns hat trick to down the visiting St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Friday. With the two points, they now sit just one point behind Chicago for the NHL’s top spot.
After the game, here’s what was [...]

Kings tie club points streak, talk 3-2 shootout loss to Sharks

Although they lost 3-2 in a shootout Wednesday night, the Kings have now recorded at least one point in 11 straight games, tying the club record. Jeff Carter, playing in just his second game since returning with a foot injury, scored only 18 seconds into the first period. However, it wasn’t enough, as Sharks captain [...]

Sharks players talk 3-2 shootout win over LA Kings

Comments from the San Jose Sharks locker room following their 3-2 shootout win over the visiting LA Kings on Wednesday night…
- Head Coach Todd McLellan on the overall game: “You watch what’s going on in front of you, you have an idea of what your shooter can do. We were beating him with dekes so [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on Sportsnet Radio – Kings at Sharks preview

Time to talk some LA Kings and San Jose Sharks hockey. Once again, I joined Sportsnet 960 to share some news and opinions on tonight’s battle for first place in the Pacific Division. Among the topics we hit on were – Darryl Sutter, Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Slava Voynov, Willie Mitchell, Jonathan Quick, [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on NHL Radio – Mayor’s Minutes

It’s time for more Mayor’s Minutes, as I joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon for another guest spot on NHL Network Radio (XM 211 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
Among the myriad of largely Western Conference topics were – the LA Kings, Tyler Toffoli, [...]

VIDEO: Daniel Sedin loses a tooth vs Kings

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Brad Richardson likes Tortorella, laughs off Doughty

It almost seems automatic. Player leaves a team, returns to face his former club, then scores against them.
Take Brad Richardson, for example. As a member of the Kings, he relished every opportunity to play the Colorado Avalanche, who originally drafted him in 2003 before trading him to Los Angeles five years later.
After signing a free agent contract with [...]