The following article is part of a continuing series this season, where MayorsManor correspondent David Hofreiter provides commentary on prospects playing in the Canadian-based major junior leagues and US-based college hockey programs. He’ll spend time tracking a player, then offer some opinions and observations based on a single game or multiple games, depending on the [...]
Bob McKenzie, Nick Nickson and Jeremy Roenick guest on West Coast Bias.
Even with only two games on the schedule, there was still plenty to talk about around the NHL on Sunday night. West Coast Bias was back on the NHL Network Radio airwaves for more than two hours and we had three special guests to [...]
With a 3-2 shootout loss on Sunday, the Monarchs were unable to avoid a perfect 3-0 weekend. However, there were still several positives to take from the game, including the point they earned (giving them five of a possible six points over the weekend) and forward Maxim Kitsyn scored his first professional goal. Here’s more…
With the game scoreless on Saturday night, Willie Mitchell put a hard hit on Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog in overtime (see video above). Moments later Colorado scored to take a 1-0 win. But, back in the locker room, Landeskog was first talking up LA’s veteran defenseman.
“I was trying to get a shot off, but I [...]
Hockey is a game of ebbs and flows.
After a disappointing start to the season, Scott Sabourin has hit his stride. Building off his previous game, in which the winger scored and added an assist, Sabourin tallied two more goals Saturday night to lead his team to victory.
As division rivals, the Monarchs and Bruins face each [...]
One of the marks of a great team is their ability to face and overcome adversity.
Still feeling the effects of NHL call-ups paired with a rash of injuries, the Monarchs turned to new faces to fill out their roster once again. Recently signed to professional tryout agreements, forwards A.J. Gale, Cameron Burt, and Mike Ullrich [...]
Time to talk some LA Kings hockey. Once again, I joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to share some news and opinions on Jeff Carter, Jonathan Quick, Alec Martinez, Jake Muzzin, Drew Doughty, Matt Frattin, Willie Mitchell, Martin Jones, Darryl Sutter, trade rumors and much more. Give it a listen and see what you [...]
Where do you even begin with 41-year-old Jaromir Jagr? Currently, he’s posted four goals in the last three games. Against the Kings, he has 30 points in 30 games lifetime. And after his overtime marker in Los Angeles on Thursday, he’s now tied with Mario Lemieux for 690 career goals, good enough for ninth best in [...]
The Kings outshot the visiting Devils 35-15, they rallied late to tie it, but still came up short in overtime when Jaromir Jagr scored to secure the 2-1 win for New Jersey.
Here’s what the coaches had to say after the final buzzer…
– Kings coach Darryl Sutter on his team’s scoring chances: “We got a lot. [...]