Jordan Weal – ‘I am not on a personal vendetta’

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As the Los Angeles Kings’ top minor league affiliate prepares to play in the AHL’s Eastern Conference Final later this week, Jordan Weal is looking to become anything but the next Bud Holloway.
Viewed by many as somebody who squandered his opportunity to make the NHL, Holloway was originally selected by the Kings in the third […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio with Bernstein, Cooper, Lazerus, More

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Live from the Honda Center following the Anaheim Ducks Game 1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, the 2 Man Advantage crew once again took to the airwaves of NHL Network Radio. Jonathan Davis hosted the show, along with guest co-host Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine. They offered plenty of opinions on the Eastern […]

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 […]

Jordan Weal Dishes on His Monarchs Teammates

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Any good centerman knows how to serve it up to his linemates, but in part one of our latest interview with Jordan Weal he dishes on – rather than to – a few of his teammates.
The Kings third round draft pick in 2010, Weal knows all about being a mega-points producer, having averaged 105-points-per season […]

MayorsManor Live: The Kid Returns with More Predictions

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Just prior to the start of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, we had my 9-year-old son on the show, as he wanted to share his first round predictions. The response was overwhelmingly positive, so we invited him back this week to help preview the Western and Eastern Conference Finals. There were no […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Justin Williams and Conf Final Predictions

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to offer some predictions on the Western and Eastern Conference Finals, plus discuss what is going on with Justin Williams’ contract situation, a Mike Richards buyout, Jordan Weal’s future, Mike Babcock, Todd McLellan, […]

10 Questions with Jamie McBain: His Past, Present, and Future

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Perhaps lost in the all the hoopla surrounding the Kings defense this year – which included the loss of Willie Mitchell, Slava Voynov’s legal issues, the emergence of Brayden McNabb, retirement of Robyn Regehr, and trade for Andrej Sekera – was an under-the-radar performance by Jamie McBain.
Originally selected in the second round of the 2006 […]

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 […]

WCB on NHL Radio – Is Johnny Hockey the Most Exciting Player in NHL?

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Live from the Honda Center following the Anaheim Ducks elimination of the Calgary Flames in Game 5 of their second round series, “The Mayor” John Hoven and Jonathan Davis once again took to the airwaves of NHL Network Radio to offer a myriad of opinions on the Stanley Cup Playoffs – and more. Joining them […]

FBF: From Tombstones to Milestones with Jordan Weal

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Jordan Weal currently leads the AHL post-season scoring race with 12 points (7 goals, 5 assists) and in a rather not-so-quiet way continues to push for a possible spot on the LA Kings roster next season. Once believed not to be an idea with a high likelihood, his stellar play is starting to change opinions for […]