MayorsManor: Thoughts on the 2014 NHL Awards Nominees

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 [...]

Ducks talk incredible comeback, defeating the Jets at Honda Center

After trailing through two periods, the Ducks came storming back to beat the Jets 5-4 in overtime Monday night in Anaheim. Following what the team was calling their biggest comeback in franchise history, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Ryan Getzlaf, Stephane Robidas, Mark Stuart, and both coaches…
Stephane [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Souray and Chase

Guests Sheldon Souray and Kelly Chase joined us for the March 2, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Trade rumors and hockey related comedy were the major topics of conversation this week. Anaheim Ducks defenseman helped us get the bottom of many burning questions surrounding his current and former teammates in a [...]

CONTEST: Win a free NHL Fathead via West Coast Bias

Coming up on this weekend’s edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio (SiriusXM), we’ll be announcing our end-of-year contest. In partnership with Fathead, West Coast Bias will be giving away three NHL Fatheads between now and December 31st. Each week, beginning this Sunday, one lucky listener will win the opportunity to select the Fathead [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Montreal – talking Kings, Habs, Leafs, Jets

Following the Kings 6-0 destruction of the Canadiens Tuesday night, Matthew Ross had me back on TSN Montreal for another edition of Game Points. If you missed the spot, catch a free replay using the audio player below.
During the segment we talked about the LA Kings, Tyler Toffoli, Martin Jones, PK Subban, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – October 20th

Tyler Seguin and Emerson Etem appear as guests on West Coast Bias.
Another jam packed edition of the show is in the books! On this week’s episode we featured guests Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars and Emerson Etem of the Anaheim Ducks – plus we debated several key topics from around the world of hockey.
Per the norm, [...]

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 [...]

Top quotes from Jets locker room after def the Kings 5-3

Some raw quotes following the Winnipeg Jets home win over the visiting LA Kings on Friday…
- Olli Jokinen on playing against a tough team like the Kings: “After the first period we started playing the way we should play. The first twenty weren’t good enough. The second period, the last six, seven minutes, we start [...]

Top quotes from Kings locker room after Game 2 in Winnipeg

Some raw post-game quotes following the Kings 5-3 loss to the Jets in Winnipeg on Friday – followed by some pretty funny Darryl Sutter audio…
- Justin Williams on if he can put a finger on where things went off the tracks: “It was just a balance thing. They got stronger and we slowly got weaker [...]

Wayne Gretzky in Winnipeg, final game with the LA Kings

For several years in the mid-90′s it seemed like the Kings were on a ‘Closing Down the Arena’ tour, as they made their final visits to old Chicago Stadium, Boston Garden, Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, the Capital Centre just outside Washington DC and several others.
However, it was their second-to-last skate around the ice at [...]