MayorsManor Live: 2016-17 RD1 Playoff Podcast with The Kid

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For the third straight season, we’re looking to have a little fun heading into the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Before we get to all the criticism for some predictions – and one thing is certain, you won’t like several of our picks – sit back and enjoy something a little different on this edition of […]

FREE REPLAY: NHL Trade Talk with Hoven, Bernstein, Friedman, Pagnotta, and more

Sunday night, host Jonathan Davis welcomed a slew of guests to the airwaves of NHL Network radio — including John Hoven, Dennis Bernstein, Dave Pagnotta, Elliotte Friedman, and Eric Stephens — to discuss all the latest trade deadline rumors and speculation. Among the teams discussed were: Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, Dallas […]

Milan Lucic – ‘Kings Are Stanley Cup Contenders Next Season’

Following the Kings trade for Milan Lucic earlier this afternoon, the former Boston Bruin forward spoke with the media via conference call and shared the following:
On his feelings being traded away from Boston:
“It was definitely an emotional call. I could sense it his (Sweeney) voice that it was an emotional call for him and even […]

Kings Trade Trio of Assets for Bruins’ Milan Lucic

If you simply looked up the top level particulars on Milan Lucic, you would assume he’s custom-built for the L.A. Kings organization. Standing 6-foot-4, the bruising left wing has spent his entire eight-year career playing in the rough and tumble town of Boston. With 342 points (139 goals, 203 assists) in 566 regular season games, […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio, 30 Team Roundtable

Live from the Honda Center following the Ducks-Flames Game 2 contest, “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. In the third segment, Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine joined the […]

MayorsManor: Thoughts on the 2015 NHL Awards Nominees

Through the Professional Hockey Writers Association, I was honored to be part of the voting body responsible for most of the major NHL Awards a few years ago. However, once I started writing prospect profiles for the LAKings website, there was a conflict of interest, and I no longer have the opportunity to vote in any official […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio with Elliotte Friedman

Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada joined John Hoven and Jonathan Davis to kick off the Sunday, March 8, 2015 edition of their show on NHL Network Radio. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew and Friedman discussed a myriad of hot topics around the NHL – including: why the Anaheim […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Carter mistake, MVP, shootouts

John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their west coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, December 14, 2014, as they discussed the day’s highlights and several key topics around the world of hockey.
In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew discussed a trade coming involving one of the […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Bruins at Kings, December 2

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

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 […]