Puck Probability: Odds for Bruins at Kings, December 2

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Like the Blackhawks game last Saturday, several Kings players and fans circled tonight’s matchup on the calendar when the 2014-15 NHL schedule was released, as this is generally considered a benchmark game. Interestingly, neither club has played up to their full potential thus far.
Regardless, we’re always here to help. And with that in mind, we […]

Things You May Not Know: Kings-Bruins Edition

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Expected to meet up in the Stanley Cup Final last season – something that never materialized – the Kings and Bruins will square off on Tuesday night for the first time since last January. In their two-game series last season, each team emerged victorious on home ice. With Boston making their lone stop in So […]

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

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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

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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 […]