Last year, through the Professional Hockey Writers Association, I was honored to be part of the voting body responsible for most of the major NHL Awards. Following the end of the lockout shortened season, I posted my selections, as submitted, with brief comments. The article was well received, so I thought I’d offer my thoughts [...]
Guest Brad Schlossman joined us for the March 23, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio to discuss the just announced brackets for the 16-team NCAA hockey playoffs.
In addition, Jonathan Davis and I reviewed all the action from around the NHL and debated which teams are peaking at the right time, as [...]
Guests Steve Kouleas and Dennis Bernstein joined us for the February 9, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
No NHL hockey? No problem. Despite the league being shutdown for the Olympic break, Jonathan Davis and I took to the airwaves for another edition of the show. During the two hour episode we [...]
After the Flyers beat the Sharks 5-2 in San Jose on Monday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Joe Thornton, Wayne Simmonds and both coaches…
Sharks coach Todd McLellan on the loss:
“Even in the first I didn’t think we were as sharp as we needed to be. You [...]
Here’s this week’s Mayor’s Minutes from NHL Network Radio – we’ll talk trade rumors (who might be coming to LA and why certain deals don’t work), Kings scoring woes, Darryl Sutter, Jake Muzzin, Dustin Brown, Justin Williams, Jarret Stoll, Tyler Toffoli, Mike Cammalleri, Matt Moulson, Ducks troubles at home, Canucks, Wild, Stars, Flyers, [...]
Guest Ian Laperriere joined us for the February 2, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I returned to the airwaves for a special Super Bowl Sunday edition of the show. During the one hour episode we talked the Kings scoring troubles, the Ducks home record turning sour, Philadelphia Flyers, [...]
Flyers’ forwards Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn made their returns to MayorsManor on Friday, after a few year absence since being dealt by the Kings to Philadelphia in the Mike Richards trade. Following up on those pre-game comments, here’s what both players had to say after shutting out LA 2-0 on Saturday afternoon…
Simmonds on his [...]
Instant quotes from the Kings and Flyers locker rooms following Philadelphia’s 2-0 win in LA on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center:
Coach Darryl Sutter on the overall game:
“You have to score to win, you can’t win with nothing. You can’t get frustrated; you can’t allow guys who are playing well to get frustrated, you have to [...]
Over the years, he’s been one of the best people to talk with – in a sport widely consdiered to already have the most honest athletes. Ian Laperriere was never a superstar in the NHL, but he was loved everywhere he went. And he remains one of the most popular players in recent memory with [...]
There’s no denying Ron Hextall has almost always been associated with the Flyers. However, he’s greatest accomplishment in hockey came in Los Angeles when the Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012. The former goaltender was an integral part of GM Dean Lombardi’s inner-circle and helped craft the roster that eventually claimed the most coveted [...]