West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – week two

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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

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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

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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

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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 [...]

Johnson and Sutter talk LA power play and goaltending

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The Kings lost 1-0 to the Jets in overtime last night, on a goal by Evander Kane. Earlier in the game, Winnipeg’s young forward had tried starting a fight with LA defenseman Jack Johnson after taking umbrage with a hit put on teammate Blake Wheeler. Not much [...]

Quotes from Winnipeg locker room after def LA 1-0 in OT

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In their first trip back to the ‘Peg in 15 years, the Kings topped the Jets 31-27 in shots on goal. However, the home team had the edge in hits (28-26), blocked shots (24-12) and the all important scoreboard. It may have taken overtime to do [...]

Remembering Winnipeg and Gretzky’s last 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 [...]

Interview with pro wrestling legend Nick Bockwinkel

Marty O’Neill with Nick Bockwinkel(photo: WrestlingClassics.com)

A sold out throng of fans packed Staples Center last night for the WWE’s annual SummerSlam event. It was a glitzy affair, attended by many athletes and celebrities – including NHL defenseman Sheldon Souray sitting in the front row.
It wasn’t that surprising really, as there’s always been a loose [...]