FREE REPLAY: Mayor Talks NHL and AHL on ESPN Radio

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on ESPN Radio in with Greg Kerr from earlier today, where they talked NHL and AHL hockey. Among the key subjects were the Stadium Series game in Northern California, passionate fans vs. annoying fans, the AHL’s West Coast invasion, San Diego hockey Fest, the […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Flames and Kings Updates

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their West Coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, February 22, 2015. In the free replay of the show’s first hour below, the Two Man Advantage crew caught up with Pat Steinberg of Calgary Flames radio to talk about the team’s playoff chances, their coach, […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on Sportsnet Talking Kings Trade Scenarios

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Pat Steinberg from earlier today, where they looked at key topics surrounding the Los Angeles Kings. Among the topics were: recent play of Jonathan Quick, make-up of the Kings defense, trade offers for Mike Richards (including ongoing interest […]

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 […]

Full Details on Kings’ Maneuvers with Richards

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Nothing like a major news item to start off the week. As reported earlier today by Elliotte Friedman, the Los Angeles Kings have placed center Mike Richards on waivers. We have since been inundated with questions, so let’s try to break down several issues and bring some clarity to what is going on and what […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on Sportsnet Radio Talking Richards Situation

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Here is a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Bruce Dowbiggin this morning discussing Mike Richards being placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Kings. Among the points covered were: what does this mean in the short-term, which teams were interested in trading for him, how […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Shore vs. Shore, Flames at Kings

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While they may not get the publicity of say the Sutter or Staal families just yet, the Shores are turning into quite a little NHL factory. Older brother Drew was a second round draft pick by the Florida Panthers in 2009 and is now part of the Calgary Flames organization. His younger brother Nick was […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Kings at Flames Edition

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Forget the vaunted two-goal lead in hockey, the Kings blew a three-goal lead against the Flames last week in the closing minutes of their contest in Los Angeles. Johnny Gaudreau aka Johnny Hockey recorded a hat trick, then added two more goals against Edmonton in Calgary’s next game, and was just announced as the NHL’s […]