Colin Fraser after his first game in Manchester

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Prior to Friday night in Manchester, Colin Fraser hadn’t played in the AHL since suiting up for the Rockford IceHogs in 2008. However, after being put on waivers by the LA Kings just as the NHL was going on their Olympic break – and ultimately going unclaimed by one of the 29 other clubs – […]

Matt Greene on wine and the Olympic break

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Comments from Matt Greene following Kings practice at Thursday…
JD:  Any reason you won’t be watching the Men’s game between Canada and the US on Friday?
MG:  Silly question.
JD:  You’re not watching the women’s gold medal game between Canada and the US…
MG:  Practicing, working, somebody’s got to earn a living around here.
JD:  Did you wake up early to watch any […]

Gasper Kopitar drawing rave reviews with ECHL’s Ontario Reign

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While Team Slovenia and older brother Anze continue to gather big headlines over at the Sochi Olympics, Gasper Kopitar is grinding his way through the ECHL. Once thought to be a likely member of the squad his native country would send to Russia, the younger Kopitar took a few months off earlier this year, preventing […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio with Boomer

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Here’s this week’s Mayor’s Minutes from NHL Network Radio – we’ll talk all things Olympics (including Canada, USA, Russia and others), Jonathan Quick vs Ryan Miller, LA Kings scoring woes, Darryl Sutter, Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Dustin Brown, and much more…

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Evans and Pagnotta

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Guests Daryl Evans and Dave Pagnotta joined us for the February 9, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Although I was off for the weekend, there was still plenty of hockey to talk about – so Jonathan Davis, along with ‘the fill-in’ Phil DeLand, handled all the duties for this week’s edition […]

AHL: Martin Jones stops 40 in shootout victory

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There’s something about the St. John’s IceCaps that gives the Manchester Monarchs trouble every time the two teams meet. While the Monarchs sit atop the AHL standings, they have only won three of nine meeting with the Winnipeg Jets primary affiliate coming into Sunday’s game.
One factor possibly playing into the struggles versus their division rivals […]

AHL: Toffoli, Vey dominate in Monarchs victory

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As the top nations compete in Sochi for Olympic gold, the AHL continues on with business as usual. Many NHL teams sent eligible young players to their farm teams to continue getting ice time and working on their case, a move which has paid dividends for the Manchester Monarchs.
While the team has spent the majority […]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Kouleas and Bernstein

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Guests Steve Kouleas and Dennis Bernstein joined us for the February 9, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
No NHL hockey? No problem. Despite the league being shutdown for the Olympic break, Jonathan Davis and I took to the airwaves for another edition of the show. During the two hour episode we […]

AHL: Martin Jones shuts out baby Devils

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After a game where seemingly nothing went their way the night before, the Manchester Monarchs were hungry a win heading into the AHL All Star break.
Still reaping the benefits of the Olympic break, the Monarchs’ loaded roster took on the Albany Devils on Sunday afternoon. Luckily for Manchester, Albany was without injured starting goalie Keith […]

AHL: Deslauriers’ two points not enough, Monarchs lose 3-2

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With the Olympic games in Sochi looming, the Manchester Monarchs reaped the benefits of the lull in NHL action.
Returning to the Monarchs lineup on Saturday night were Tyler Toffoli, Jeff Schultz, and Martin Jones, all key contributors in their own way. With a revitalized lineup, Manchester looked to take down division rivals in the Providence […]