AHL: San Diego Gulls Hockey Fest Report

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The Anaheim Ducks hosted “HockeyFest” in San Diego on Sunday to unveil the official name and logo of the new team that will compete in the AHL’s recently announced Pacific division.
As MayorsManor reported back on February 2, the Ducks new affiliate will be called the Gulls, a name with a longstanding history in San Diego […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings, Ducks, Sharks Updates

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about a myriad of topics, but largely focused on three teams: Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, and San Jose Sharks.
You can give today’s segment a listen using the player below or […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Trades, Weber, Nicholls, More

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their West Coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, February 15, 2015. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew caught up with Nashville’s Pete Weber to break down the big trade between the Predators and Maple Leafs; spoke with former NHL sniper […]

UPDATED: San Diego Gulls Jersey Concept

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Two years in a row, our artist, Justin Cox, has accurately provided comps of the jerseys to be worn by the LA Kings at their outdoor games weeks before the actual sweaters were released to the public (see here and here). MayorsManor was able to do this, in large part, based on information we gathered […]

Ducks Land on AHL San Diego Team Name

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Once fans got over the initial shock (or excitement, depending where you live) of news related to the AHL’s planned invasion of California, the two most commonly asked questions have centered around team names and jersey designs.
Coming out of the multiple press conferences last week, only one of five teams heading to the West Coast […]

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 […]