Word Association with Willie Mitchell, Panthers captain

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With Willie Mitchell back in town, it seemed like the perfect time to break out something our readers are always asking for. Even though Florida’s morning skate was optional for their players today, to the surprise of nobody, Mitchell was not only out on the ice, but was one of the last players off it, as well. Soon after, he [...]

Puck Probability: Odds for Panthers at Kings, November 18

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Even if you’re only halfway paying attention, you already know that Willie Mitchell is returning to Staples Center tonight and that’s one of the many key storylines to follow. We know you guys thought. You’re looking for more. With that in mind, we’ve asked George Richards of the Miami Herald News to join us for today’s Puck [...]

Things You May Not Know: Panthers-Kings Edition

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Which Panthers team will show up Tuesday night when the team makes their only appearance of the year at Staples Center? That’s likely a tougher question to answer than predicting what Darryl Sutter will say when you ask about who his starting goaltender might be for a particular game. After scoring only 15 goals over [...]

PODCAST: Rob Blake on Eve of HHOF Induction

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Rob Blake, on the eve of his Hockey Hall of Fame induction, made sure to stop by MayorsManor for an extended lap around the rink. We covered every major story in his career and you’ll want to hear some of the things he shared. Among the highlights were – the truth behind what [...]

Mike Modano Opens Up Before HHOF Induction

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Mike Modano, on the eve of his Hockey Hall of Fame induction, made sure to stop by MayorsManor for one more lap around the rink. He’s shared so many great stories with us through the years and this special edition of the West Coast Bias podcast is no exception. Among the highlights include [...]

Puck Probability: Odds for Ducks at Kings, November 15

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Apparently, the only two teams the Kings need to worry about right now are the Ducks and Stars. Darryl Sutter and crew have already seen the Dallas team twice of late, now they get their second look at Bruce Boudreau’s Anaheim club in the last four days. With that in mind, we’ve asked Mark Whicker [...]

In The Room: Kings and Stars talk 2-0 Dallas shutout

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With 27 saves on an equal number of shots, goaltender Kari Lehtonen earned a 2-0 shutout victory over the Kings in Los Angeles on Thursday night. Following the game, here is what was being said in both locker rooms:
Coach Darryl Sutter on assesing the game:
“I thought we fought hard, but couldn’t come up with a [...]

Things You May Not Know: Stars-Kings Edition

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It seems like just a week or so ago that I gave you five things you may not know prior to a Kings-Stars game. Oh wait, that’s right, they play each other three times in less than three weeks this month. Even so, every game needs fresh content, so here is a fresh batch of [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – Voynov update, plus Kings-Stars preview

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Here is a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to hit on several Western Conference topics – primarily focusing on the Ducks, Kings, and Stars. There is also a potential major Slava Voynov update that at least deserves a small introduction [...]

Puck Probability: Odds for Stars at Kings, November 13

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Tonight’s matchup between the visiting Stars and host Kings should be an interesting one for at least two intriguing reasons. First, this is the second of three meetings between the two teams in less than 20 days. Why they need to complete their entire three-game season series in the same month is one of the [...]