West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Brad Schlossman

Guest Brad Schlossman joined us for the March 23, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio to discuss the just announced brackets for the 16-team NCAA hockey playoffs.
In addition, Jonathan Davis and I reviewed all the action from around the NHL and debated which teams are peaking at the right time, as [...]

Lombardi talks Marian Gaborik trade and price for rentals

We already posted part one of today’s chat with Kings GM Dean Lombardi (linked here). Now, let’s take a look at what he offered up when asked about the Marian Gaborik acquisition…
“[You try to] make sure your team has all the weapons necessary. I think this was one weapon that we were lacking. The [...]

Blue Jackets not happy with Dustin Brown hit

Kings captatin Dustin Brown laid a hit on the Blue Jackets Ryan Murray Thursday night at Staples Center that seems to be causing quite a stir. In the heat of the moment, Brown was assessed a two minute penalty for charging (which it didn’t appear to be). However, after the game the two locker rooms [...]

Coyotes lose Ekman-Larsson, then drop game to Blue Jackets

Post-game comments from both locker rooms following the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0 loss to the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night…
Coyotes Head Coach Dave Tippett on tonight’s game:
“Well, we just didn’t play well enough, we didn’t execute well enough, we didn’t compete hard enough, and we made some mistakes… The two goals they got were on [...]

CONTEST: Win a free NHL Fathead via 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 [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – October 27

Jarret Stoll, Garry Galley and Gene Principe were this week’s guests on West Coast Bias.
Live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, we packed in another two hours of hockey talk over the NHL Network Radio airwaves on Sunday night following the Kings-Oilers game. A full list of guests joined us, including Kings center Jarret [...]

NHL Awards – selections submitted for 2013 regular season honors

Beginning Monday, the NHL will start to announce the nominees for the 2013 Regular Season Awards, beginning with the three Calder Trophy candidates. This comes on the heals of having members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (myself included) submit our nominees in various categories just before the playoffs began. We were asked to provide [...]

Reaction from Blue Jackets’ locker room after 2-1 loss in LA

Following the Blue Jackets 2-1 loss to the Kings on Thursday night, here’s what was being said in the Columbus locker room…
- Coach Todd Richards on the overall game : “There’s big plays that happened throughout the game. The biggest play we turn the puck over, we weren’t working back to position hard enough on [...]

Flash quotes from Kings’ locker room after 2-1 win over CBJ

Following the Kings 2-1 win over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets, here’s what was being said in the LA locker room…
- Darryl Sutter on the game recap: “We played desperate against a desperate hockey club. There was lot’s going on out there, typical Columbus and LA game right? Heavy lifting.”
- Sutter on Matt Greene: “I [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 44 – Blue Jackets at Kings

Somehow, the Columbus Blue Jackets often find a way to be part of an LA Kings story.  Last season there was the Jack Johnson for Jeff Carter trade and the famous clock issue at Staples Center.  This season there was the booing of Carter in Columbus.  But, tonight may be just as big – perhaps even bigger [...]