AUDIO: West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – November 17, 2013

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Fresh on the heals of six games played throughout North America earlier in the day, West Coast Bias once again took to the NHL Network Radio airwaves on Sunday night. We packed a full two-hour show with special guests, highlights and discussion – primarily focused on the Western Conference.
Along with my co-host Jonathan Davis, we […]

Well-traveled Eric Nystrom planting roots in Nashville

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Journeyman isn’t a word usually associated with a former first round draft pick, but it’s likely appropriate for left wing Eric Nystrom. Originally selected 10th overall by Calgary back in 2002, he only spent three seasons with the Flames at the NHL level before signing a free agent contract with the Wild in the summer […]

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

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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 […]

Rookie Seth Jones talks Kings prospects and life in Nashville

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Rookie Seth Jones was in town this weekend, but it wasn’t his first trip to Los Angeles. In fact, his trip to Staples Center on Saturday wasn’t even the first time the 19-year old defenseman had been inside the arena.
“I was actually in LA with my agency’s training camp a few times and I was […]

Instant Quotes: Kings and Preds talk Nashville’s 4-3 win in LA

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Post-game quotes from both locker rooms following the Nashville Predators 4-3 win over the LA Kings on Saturday night…
– Coach Darryl Sutter on Tyler Toffoli: “I give him credit, those kids had a long day yesterday, they didn’t get out until 10:30 last night and didn’t get here until midnight, so I thought he had […]

Rich Clune has some serious opinions on Dustin Brown being a predator

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To properly set the stage for our conversation with Nashville Predators forward Rich Clune, some people may need a quick refresher on what’s gone down recently. In a nutshell, former NHL defenseman Garry Galley went on Hockey Night in Canada radio and listed a group of eight players – whom he called ‘the Crazy Eights.’ […]

Barry Trotz on Kings-Preds roster changes prior to game in LA

On Rich Clune, who will return to the line-up for Nashville: 
“Clune has actually played quite well, it’s just the number of forwards we have, we’ve been struggling a little bit offensively. So then we’re considering putting more offensive guys in there. As a junior, he scored as a junior, and he has good poise and […]

Fill In The Blank: Feedback from back-to-back wins by Kings

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It’s time for more input from the readers.
For the first time since December 2008, the Kings played back-to-back home games on Monday and Tuesday.
The first contest featured a boring 40 minutes, where the Kings were limited to just six shots on goal, but began the third period with a 1-0 lead. Then came an offensive explosion […]

Kings forward Jeff Carter – ‘I’m here to put the puck in the net’

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Jeff Carter continues to lead the Kings in goals after recording a natural hat-trick on Monday night vs. Nashville. In his career, the 6-foot-4 forward now has 10 goals in 14 career games against the Predators. After his big night, here’s what he had to say back in the locker room…
– On it being hard […]

Predators coach critical after loss to Kings, expecting changes

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Comments from Nashville coach Barry Trotz following the Predators 5-1 loss to the Kings on Monday night…
– On going 0-3-0 on the road trip: “It’s sort of been a trip from hell, this trip. We’ve given up two power play goals every game. We haven’t been able to generate enough offensively, and from that standpoint. […]