Penner stays red hot, scores another pair, Ducks drown the Flames

Dustin Penner hadn’t scored two goals in the same game since February 2011, back when he was still a member of the Edmonton Oilers.  He’s now done it twice in less than a week.  Following up on his two goal performance for the Ducks last Saturday, Penner netted another pair on Friday in a 5-2 [...]

Some pretty disturbing numbers around the NHL

As we hit the quarter poll of the NHL season it’s time to go inside the numbers and what he have found for some teams is truly disturbing. The Edmonton Oilers (3.73), Calgary Flames (3.71), Florida Panthers (3.19) and NY Islanders (3.14) are at the bottom of the NHL Goals Against stats chart.
Edmonton has surrendered [...]

AUDIO: West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – November 3, 2013

Along with my co-host Jonathan Davis, we packed another two hours of hockey talk into this week’s episode of West Coast Bias over on NHL Network Radio. Joining us for some of the fun was former goaltender Kelly Hrudey of Hockey Night in Canada, plus veteran official (and author) Kerry Fraser.
One of the key highlights [...]

AUDIO: Talking NHL trade rumors and more on NHL Network Radio

We’ve launched a new segment on NHL Network Radio in conjunction with weekday host Jim Boomer Gordon. ‘Mayors’s Minutes’ will give you the latest tidbits on teams in the Pacific Division and hit on several key topics around the league.
This week, we talked Kings, Flames, Oilers, Sabres, Stars, Daniel Carcillp, Anze Kopitar, Matt Frattin, Darryl [...]

Calgary Flames teenage prospect setting NHL on fire this month

When the Calgary Flames arrived in New Jersey for the 2013 Draft, they were the envy of the league – a position they haven’t been in for much of the past 10 years. Holding three picks in the first round was, at least on paper, going to give them a good shot at rebuilding a [...]

Mike Cammalleri recalling days with Kings after Flames win in LA

MayorsManor caught up with Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri following his first game of the season, a 3-2 win over the Kings on Monday night. Of course, he scored against his old club too – which is somewhat par for the course at this point. Since being traded out of Los Angeles in June [...]

Instant Quotes – Greene talks Kings 3-2 loss to Flames

Instant quotes from Kings locker room following their 3-2 loss to the visiting Calgary Flames.
Anze Kopitar’s thoughts have already been posted here. Now, here’s what Matt Greene had to say…
On the challenges of tonight’s game:
“The penalty kill wasn’t there tonight, that’s it. We had the chance to make a difference and kill off those penalties, [...]

Instant Quotes – Kopitar talks Kings 3-2 loss to Flames

Instant quotes from Kings locker room following their 3-2 loss to the visiting Calgary Flames.
First up, Anze Kopitar…
On how the team has been playing up until tonight:
“You have to play every night like that. It’s not enough to play four good games, and a couple slides, and four good ones. It’s a matter of being [...]

The Coaches: Ducks’ Bruce Boudreau vs Flames’ Bob Hartley

Coming off a season that couldn’t have looked much different for two teams playing in the same league, early indicators are things could be different for the Ducks and Flames this time around. A year ago, Bruce Boudreau’s Anaheim club claimed the Pacific Division title and re-signed their captain to an eight-year contract. Meanwhile in [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – week two

Stu Grimson and Michael Russo guest on West Coast Bias.
Week two of the newest show on NHL Network Radio is on the air! Jonathan Davis and I are back with the latest edition of West Coast Bias, where we were joined by Nashville Predators color analyst Stu Grimson and Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star [...]