Kings and Sharks talk LA’s 1-0 win in San Jose

Following the Kings 1-0 in San Jose on Monday night, here’s what was being said in bother locker rooms…
Kings coach Darryl Sutter:
“We don’t score many goals, so you have to make big saves and you have to bare down on your opportunities at the end of the night. Our game doesn’t change.”
Matt Greene:
“It’s tough to [...]

West Coast Bias with Robitaille and Kearns

Guests Luc Robitaille and Patrick Kearns joined us for the January 26, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I were back live on the airwaves for another two hours of non-stop hockey talk. Among the myriad of topics discussed were – the two outdoor games played over the weekend, [...]

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on West Coast Bias

Unfortunately, we didn’t get the audio loaded up in time for last night’s show, as there were several in-stadium challenges with the internet. However, prior to the game between the Kings and Ducks at Dodger Stadium, we were able to speak with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.
Here’s what he shared during our pre-game chat for his [...]

Stadium Series: Kopitar and Brown talk Kings 3-0 loss to Ducks

Kings forwards Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown had the following to share after dropping their Stadium Series game 3-0 to the ‘visiting’ Anaheim Ducks on Saturday…
Dustin Brown on the experience:
“Overall, the experience was good. Obviously the results are disappointing. To be apart of a game like this is always, I think, pretty cool for the [...]

Stadium Series: Best of the Ducks post-game quotes

Best of the Ducks’ quotes following their 3-0 win over the Kings at Dodger Stadium…
Jonas Hiller on his game play and how he saw the puck:
“Yeah, I was really happy the way I played the last game, and I want to make sure I’m ready tonight and it wasn’t too tough with the whole thing [...]

LA Stadium Series post-game tidbits provided by the NHL

The following information was provided courtesy of the NHL PR department…
2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles
Anaheim Ducks 3, Los Angeles Kings 0 – January 25, 2014
HILLER POSTS SECOND SHUTOUT IN AN OUTDOOR REGULAR-SEASON NHL GAME
Anaheim goaltender Jonas Hiller made 36 saves in recording the second shutout in an outdoor regular-season [...]

Coach Speak: Boudreau and Sutter post-game Dodger Stadium

Following the Ducks 3-0 win over the Kings at Dodger Stadium on Saturday night, here’s what Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau and LA coach Darryl Sutter had to share…
Boudreadu on if he felt they took the crowd out of the game:
“I thought the energy was fabulous. I can’t even talk now because players couldn’t hear me [...]

West Coast Bias live post-game from Dodger Stadium

Guests Kevin Smith, Colin Hanks, Heidi Androl and Dave Joseph joined us for the January 25, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I were live from Dodger Stadium to provide all the post-game action following the Kings v Ducks outdoor game at Chavez Ravine.

One quick programming note, if you’ve [...]

AHL: Pearson and Vey come up big in Burger King jerseys

As Los Angeles prepared for its first outdoor hockey game, thousands of miles away in Manchester they paid tribute to their parent clunb. Saturday was the Monarchs’ annual Kings Night, which saw the team wear the cult classic Burger King jerseys originally donned during the 1995-96 season.
With the Portland Pirates in town, division rivals of [...]

Penner holds court after practice, then meets KISS

Comments from Ducks forward Dustin Penner after Anaheim took their practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday night…
On Willie Mitchell saying Drew Doughty was sweating because he’s out of shape:
“Willie would be correct.”
On if he was sweating:
“Like Mike Tyson in a spelling bee.”
On being out on the ice:
“It was nice to be out here. We saw [...]