AHL West Post-Press Conference News and Notes

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Following are selected comments and notes from the five NHL clubs who will place their AHL affiliates in California beginning with the 2015-16 season:
– The AHL Board has approved relocation for five teams. … The Calgary Flames affiliate is going from Glens Falls, N.Y., to Stockton, Calif. … The Edmonton Oilers affiliate is are going […]

VIDEO: AHL West Press Conference Replay

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Finally. It’s actually somewhat hard to belief the AHL West is being officially announced today, considering all the work that has gone on behind the scenes over the past four seasons. Yet, here we go. Live from San Jose, David Andrews, league President and Chief Executive Officer, will formally roll out the plans for five […]

The Return of Dustin Penner

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It’s time. Dustin Penner is making his return to the world of hockey.
Before you get all nitpicky about the title of this article, just wait. It got you here, didn’t it? And who doesn’t love a good Penner story?
Since landing in Los Angeles back in 2011, MayorsManor has been one of his favorite stops. Although […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Ducks at Kings, Jan. 17

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Scheduling Rob Blake’s jersey retirement against the Anaheim Ducks was a curious move by the Kings. Not the Colorado Avalanche, the team he won a Stanley Cup with, and not the San Jose Sharks, the team he was with when he retired as a player in 2010. However, there are reasons for picking tonight as […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Teemu Selanne Jersey Retirement

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their west coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, January 11, 2015, as they were live on hand for Temmu Selanne’s jersey retirement in Anaheim.
In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew discussed everything surrounding the festivities, heard from Selanne, several of his […]

WCB on NHL Radio – talking Kings, Canucks, Oilers, more

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David Amber of Rogers Sportsnet joined John Hoven and Jonathan Davis as a guest on this week’s show. They provided some west coast bias on the latest news swirling in the NHL, as well as the day’s highlights and scores via the NHL Network Radio on Sunday, December 14, 2014.
In the free replay below, David Amber and the […]

WCB on NHL Radio – talking Ducks, Canucks, Coyotes, more

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Jon Abbott, radio voice of the Vancouver Canucks, joined John Hoven and Jonathan Davis as a guest on this week’s show. They provided some west coast bias on the latest news swirling in the NHL, as well as the day’s highlights and scores via the NHL Network Radio on Sunday, November 24, 2014.
In the free […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Ducks at Kings, November 15

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Apparently, the only two teams the Kings need to worry about right now are the Ducks and Stars. Darryl Sutter and crew have already seen the Dallas team twice of late, now they get their second look at Bruce Boudreau’s Anaheim club in the last four days. With that in mind, we’ve asked Mark Whicker […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – Voynov update, plus Kings-Stars preview

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Here is a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to hit on several Western Conference topics – primarily focusing on the Ducks, Kings, and Stars. There is also a potential major Slava Voynov update that at least deserves a small introduction […]

In The Room: Kings and Ducks talk 6-5 Anaheim win

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Although the #FirstToFive hashtag works just fine for the LA Galaxy, it does not seem to apply to AEG’s hockey team. After getting timely goals to go up 5-3, the Kings came from ahead to lose to the host Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday. After the shootout, here is what was being said in both locker […]