West Coast Bias: Saturday, October 12 with Dennis Bernstein

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Guest Dennis Bernstein joined West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio for the Saturday, October 11, 2014 show to help break down the day’s 15 games. It was one of the rare times all 30 NHL teams were in action. Among the topics discussed were drama surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs, an ‘eyes-closed’ goal in the [...]

NHL Season Predictions: Who Wins in 2014-15 and Why

Quick by Zampelli

Summer is officially over. Final NHL rosters have been submitted to the league, preseason games are no more, and now comes the time when the puck is dropped and the real goodness begins. Before you settle in for the 82-game season though, here is how MayorsManor thinks the standings will shake out over the next six months:
WESTERN [...]

FREE REPLAY: War Room Review on NHL Network Radio

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// How about a little bit of East Coast Bias to balance out all the Western Conference talk we normally share on NHL Network Radio? The WCB team of John Hoven and Jonathan Davis joined Mick Kern and Peter Berce from the War Room Review show earlier today to debate the Penguins, Rangers, Bruins, [...]

The Mayor on TSN Radio talking NHL Playoffs

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The Mayor John Hoven returned to TSN Radio over the weekend, once again joining host Matthew Ross of Game Points. They took a lap around the NHL and hit a multitude of playoff series – including Kings v Sharks, Blackhawks v Blues, Ducks v Stars, Wild v Avalanche, Canadiens v Lightning, Carey Price, Brent Seabrook [...]

MayorsManor: Thoughts on the 2014 NHL Awards Nominees

Last year, through the Professional Hockey Writers Association, I was honored to be part of the voting body responsible for most of the major NHL Awards. Following the end of the lockout shortened season, I posted my selections, as submitted, with brief comments. The article was well received, so I thought I’d offer my thoughts [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Brad Schlossman

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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 [...]

Kings 4, Bruins 2 – Locker room Quotes

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Following the LA Kings’ 4-2 win over the visiting Boston Bruins on Thursday, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms…
Darryl Sutter on tonight’s game:

“Jeff [Carter] played well, and got us going with his goal and Marty played well. I mean we’ve played well the last nine games, but this one worked out for [...]

Well-rounded game key for emergence of Monarchs’ Bodnarchuk

Bodnarchuk by Steve Babineau

Hockey can be a game that takes a lifetime to master. And defenseman often have a much longer path to becoming full-time NHL players than their counterparts at forward – just ask former Los Angeles King Rob Scuderi. A New York native, Scuderi didn’t become a regular NHLer until he was 27 years old.
You never know, it all just [...]

Ducks 5, Bruins 2 – Locker Room Quotes

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Following the Anaheim Duck’s 5-2 win over the visiting Boston Bruins, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms…
Jonas Hiller on the first period:
“Sometimes it’s easier to get a lot of shots, so you feel right in the game. It definitely felt like I made a couple good saves. You definitely don’t want to [...]

Checking in with Zdeno Chara – talks West vs East

Zdeno Chara at Staples Center, January 2011 (photo: M. Zampelli)

Questions with Boston Bruins defenseman following the team’s morning skate in Anaheim, in advance of Tuesday night’s game vs the Ducks…
On making the Olympic team:
“Anytime you can be apart of it, it’s a huge honor. Being selected as a captain, obviously it’s another huge honor… This is going to be my third that I’ll be [...]