NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on West Coast Bias

Unfortunately, we didn’t get the audio loaded up in time for last night’s show, as there were several in-stadium challenges with the internet. However, prior to the game between the Kings and Ducks at Dodger Stadium, we were able to speak with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.
Here’s what he shared during our pre-game chat for his [...]

Stadium Series: Kopitar and Brown talk Kings 3-0 loss to Ducks

Kings forwards Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown had the following to share after dropping their Stadium Series game 3-0 to the ‘visiting’ Anaheim Ducks on Saturday…
Dustin Brown on the experience:
“Overall, the experience was good. Obviously the results are disappointing. To be apart of a game like this is always, I think, pretty cool for the [...]

Stadium Series: Best of the Ducks post-game quotes

Best of the Ducks’ quotes following their 3-0 win over the Kings at Dodger Stadium…
Jonas Hiller on his game play and how he saw the puck:
“Yeah, I was really happy the way I played the last game, and I want to make sure I’m ready tonight and it wasn’t too tough with the whole thing [...]

West Coast Bias live post-game from Dodger Stadium

Guests Kevin Smith, Colin Hanks, Heidi Androl and Dave Joseph joined us for the January 25, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I were live from Dodger Stadium to provide all the post-game action following the Kings v Ducks outdoor game at Chavez Ravine.

One quick programming note, if you’ve [...]

Penner holds court after practice, then meets KISS

Comments from Ducks forward Dustin Penner after Anaheim took their practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday night…
On Willie Mitchell saying Drew Doughty was sweating because he’s out of shape:
“Willie would be correct.”
On if he was sweating:
“Like Mike Tyson in a spelling bee.”
On being out on the ice:
“It was nice to be out here. We saw [...]

Dustin Brown thoughts after Stadium Series practice

Thoughts from Kings captain Dustin Brown following the team’s practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday…
On having his family out at the rink today:
“One of the best things about what we do for a living is if you have kids, they get to experience a pretty unique aspect of it.”
On the importance of the game, considering [...]

Doughty looking to pay Penner back at Dodger Stadium

Comments from Kings defenseman Drew Doughty following the team’s practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday night…
On playing outdoors
“I’ve never played outdoors in a game. [Reporter: Even while growing up?] Oh you mean like just for fun? Yeah, I played probably when I was 12 years old, 13 was probably the last time. [It’ll] bring back [...]

Coach Boudreau – ‘It’s a man’s game, better be prepared’

Comments from Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau after his team downed the visiting LA Kings in Anaheim on Thursday night…
“I know every time we play this team, it’s a man’s game and you better be prepared to hit and be hit, because they’re’re so good. It also proves that even if we got, I thought, outplayed [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio – Stadium Series Preview

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Here’s this week’s Mayor’s Minutes from NHL Network Radio – we’ll talk Kings, Ducks, the outdoor game at Dodger Stadium, trade rumors around the NHL involving defenseman, what’s up with the Sharks’ big three contracts and more…https://archive.org/download/MayorsMinutes-January23-2014/Mayorsminutes-Jan23-2014.mp3

Word Association: Dustin Penner on the LA Kings

Pre-game chats with Dustin Penner used to be the norm when he was in LA, but now that he’s in Anaheim his visits to MayorsManor have been a little less frequent – and that’s not necessarily a good thing. Always a great quote and one of the more honest players in the league when it [...]