AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Kings, Oilers, possible trades

TSN Radio

With the Oilers back in Southern California to play the Kings, I once again joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to share some news and opinions on the two teams, previewing their game coming up at Staples Center on Tuesday… as well as talk about Team USA, Team Canada, the Sochi Olympics, the World Junior [...]

AUDIO: West Coast Bias on NHL Radio – Cam Fowler and Justin Goldman

Sirius XM NHL Network

Don’t worry – we’re back. We know you need your hockey fix!
West Coast Bias was live on NHL Network Radio Sunday night, once again broadcasting from the Honda Center in Anaheim.  Jonathan Davis and I were talking hockey for two-hours, covering all the latest news and notes around North America.
As you’ve come to expect, we [...]

AHL: Pearson’s first pro hat trick propels Monarchs to win

Backman Manchester Monarchs

Injuries can easily ravage a team’s season, but don’t tell that to the Manchester Monarchs. Despite continual carnage that the Hockey Gods have bestowed upon the Los Angeles Kings’ primary affiliate over the past few months, coach Mark Morris and crew have continually found ways to win.
Still missing several regular players from their lineup, they [...]

AHL: Weal nets two in Monarchs victory

Weal headshot Manchester Kings

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
GLENS FALLS, NY – The Manchester Monarchs solved their special team troubles as they collected two power play goals in a 5-3 victory over the Adirondack Phantoms at Glens Falls Civic Center on Saturday night.
Manchester (18-5-1-4) leads the Atlantic Division with 41 points.  Adirondack (12-11-0-2) is [...]

AHL: Berube backstops Monarchs past baby Sharks

manch AHL

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
WORCESTER, MA – Right wing A.J. Gale scored twice to lift the Manchester Monarchs over the Worcester Sharks, 3-1, at the DCU Center on Friday night.
Manchester (17-5-1-4) leads the Atlantic Division with 39 points.  Worcester (10-9-1-1) ranks fifth in the Atlantic Division with 22 points.
“Our goals [...]

CONTEST: Win a free NHL Fathead via West Coast Bias

Fathead contest on West Coast Bias

Coming up on this weekend’s edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio (SiriusXM), we’ll be announcing our end-of-year contest. In partnership with Fathead, West Coast Bias will be giving away three NHL Fatheads between now and December 31st. Each week, beginning this Sunday, one lucky listener will win the opportunity to select the Fathead [...]

VIDEO: Full Brian Burke presser, changes underway in Calgary

Burke Brian Flames

If you know anything about NHL managers, you’re already hip to the fact Brian Burke is one of the most polarizing figures in the game, as well as one of the most entertaining. When he was hired by the Calgary Flames several months back, the writing should have been on the wall that major [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on Sportsnet Radio – looking at the Martin Jones situation

Sportsnet

On Wednesday afternoon I was back on Sportsnet 960 in Calgary to help preview the Kings-Leafs game. During the conversation we spent quite a bit of time talking about Martin Jones – about his past, what he’s been doing over the past few weeks with the Kings and speculated on his future once Jonathan [...]

Postgame Chatter: Minnesota Wild latest victim for Anaheim Ducks

Grant Alex Anaheim Ducks

With a 2-1 win over the visiting Minnesota Wild on Wednesday, the Anaheim Ducks now sport a 12-0-2 home record – and they’re perfect in regulation. They’ve also won four straight overall and picked up points in seven consecutive games.
While Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf extended their points streaks (Perry with a career-high seven-game goal [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Montreal – talking Kings, Habs, Leafs, Jets

TSN Radio

Following the Kings 6-0 destruction of the Canadiens Tuesday night, Matthew Ross had me back on TSN Montreal for another edition of Game Points. If you missed the spot, catch a free replay using the audio player below.
During the segment we talked about the LA Kings, Tyler Toffoli, Martin Jones, PK Subban, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto [...]