WCF Game 1: Ducks and Blackhawks talk Anaheim’s 4-1 Win

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An early goal from Hampus Lindholm gave the Ducks a 1-0 lead in the first period and they went on to earn a 4-1 victory over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final. Anaheim defensemen continue to lead all other blueline groups in the NHL’s post-season, having now recorded 32 […]

Stothers and Mersch talk Monarchs Advancing to East Final

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True to his pre-series prediction, Adrian Kempe found the back of the net in the Monarchs second round series vs. the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. However, he didn’t beat Michael Mersch to the punch, as his fellow rookie notched a shorthanded goal in Game 4. Regardless, Kempe, the Kings first round draft pick last June, put Manchester […]

Coach Stothers Postgame Quotes After Monarchs Game 2 Win

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We will have our usual analysis and game highlights article posted later. Jordan Weal’s postgame quotes were already posted here following his two goal performance in the Monarchs 5-2 victory over the visiting Penguins in Game 2. Below is what Manchester coach Mike Stothers after his team secured a 2-0 series lead with their victory on […]

Game 2 Quotes: Ontario Reign Beat The Grizzles, Take 2-0 Series Lead

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Matt White’s hat trick lead the Ontario Reign attack in a 6-2 victory over the Utah Grizzles on Monday night, afterwards Head Coach Jason Christie shared the following…
On being all smiles after being up 2-0:
“No, it was a tough game to play there. It was chippy and it’s tough because it’s the east coast hockey […]

Quick Quotes after Ducks def Flames in Game 2

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Following Anaheim’s 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames in Game 2, which also served as Ducks goaltender Frederik Anderson’s first career shutout, here is what was being said in both locker rooms…
Ryan Kesler on winning in any fashion:
“We knew we’d get their best push, and I thought we generated a lot in the first. They came back […]

Stothers Wants to Talk Monarchs Players After Round 1 Victory

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Manchester rallied from giving away a 2-0 in their opening round series with Portland to eventually being tied 2-2 in the series and tied 3-3 entering the third period of Game 5. A pair of goals early in that final stanza helped push them out of the first round, though, and gave them their first playoff series […]

Bob Hartley Likes Swagger of His Calagary Flames Players

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Comments from Flames coach Bob Hartley in advance of Game 1 in Anaheim vs. the Ducks…
On how the history of Calgary has in Anaheim and how it affects his outlook on the series:
“Well it’s all about the start. Both teams are well rested and we just have to be sure that we get all four […]

Boudreau Says Flames’ Quicker, More Dynamic Than Jets

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Comments from Anaheim Ducks Bruce Boudreau in advance of their Game 1 matchup vs. the visiting Calgary Flames…
On what Calgary’s losing streak in Anaheim means to either team:
“I don’t think either team is think one iota about what’s happened in the past. I think both teams are looking forward to tonight, and they couldn’t care […]

Monarchs Coach Evaluates State of the Series Prior to Game 4

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With two decisive wins in their opening games of a best-of-five first round series with Portland, the Manchester Monarchs were likely thinking a sweep was possible. Their 5-2 victory in Game 1 was bettered when they downed the Pirates 6-2 in Game 2. However, when they left the comforts of home and traveled to Portland […]

Ontario Reign Coach Stops by to Preview Game 7

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It doesn’t matter if you’re a fan, a player, a coach – or whatever – it simply doesn’t get any better than a Game 7 during the playoffs. Tonight, for only the second time in franchise history, the Ontario Reign will be tested in such a situation, when they take on the visiting Colorado Eagles in the […]