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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Western Conf Final preview with Hrudey and Bernstein

Kelly Hrudey makes another trip onto the MayorsManor radio show today. In the past, he’s talked about not wanting to cry during his speech at Staples Center, his kids, the honest words Dean Lombardi gave him near the end of his career, his favorite memories of LA and much more. So, you just never know [...]

MayorsManor Lockout Radio with NHL goalie Marty Turco

After 543 games played in the National Hockey League, goaltender Marty Turco may have manned his last crease…or he might not have.  Much like the NHL lockout, Turco’s future remains to be determined.
At the moment, he’s an unrestricted free agent and can sign with any team interested once play resumes.  But, does he want to come [...]

Blues at Kings game one – First Goal Contest

Before we being here, just a quick reminder… If you missed this morning’s MayorsManor show, you should absolutely check out the free replay here. We covered the Blues vs Kings match-up from every possible angle and had a slew of guests on to help us – names like Luc Robitaille, Rob Blake, Ian Laperriere, Ted [...]