Joe Thornton on Sharks struggles in LA and roster depth

Sharks captain Joe Thornton shared some thoughts following his team’s pre-game stake on Wednesday, in advance of facing the Kings…
On why it’s difficult to play at Staples Center:
“They play hard. Doesn’t matter where they play, to be honest with you. They’re just a real competitive team. Goal tender right out to Kopitar. They play solid, [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – October 27

Jarret Stoll, Garry Galley and Gene Principe were this week’s guests on West Coast Bias.
Live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, we packed in another two hours of hockey talk over the NHL Network Radio airwaves on Sunday night following the Kings-Oilers game. A full list of guests joined us, including Kings center Jarret [...]

Garry Galley to join us on WCB – will explain these crazy comments

We’re happy to announce former NHL defenseman Garry Galley will be joining us on this weekend’s edition of West Coast Bias. The two-hour show airs live on NHL Network Radio (Sirius 207, XM 211) every Sunday night beginning at 8pm PST / 11pm EST. Don’t worry though, if you can’t listen at that time, we post [...]

Western Conference: Hertl takes four bites for the Sharks

Canada, Russia and the U.S. might grab most of the hockey headlines, but let’s not forget about the Czech Republic either. While 41-year old native Jaromir Jagr was busy scoring his 683rd goal a few hours north in Vancouver, young Tomas Hertl was busy lighting the lamp four separate times for the San Jose Sharks [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – our debut show

Luc Robitaille, Bruce Boudreau, Doug Wilson and more guest on West Coast Bias.
Our brand new show is on the air! West Coast Bias debuted on NHL Network Radio over the weekend and featured a slew of guests from around the Pacific Division. Along with my co-host, Jonathan Davis, we caught up with LA [...]

Wednesday conference call – full Mike Richards quotes

Although the Kings took a much deserved needed day off today, their PR staff organized a conference call with three players. Last hour we posted the full quotes from Dustin Penner. Now, here’s what Mike Richards had to share…
On how he is feeling being half-way through the playoffs:
“Obviously happy that we’re here, like you said [...]

Wednesday conference call – full Dustin Penner quotes

The Kings took a much deserved needed day off today. However, the team’s PR staff organized a conference call with three players (thank you!). First up was Dustin Penner. Here’s what he had to share…
On knowing they are half-way through the playoffs:
“It felt great. A sense of accomplishment, we’re half way there. And [...]

Soundbites with Sutter after Kings def Sharks in Game 7

Following the Kings 2-1 win over the Sharks – eliminating San Jose from the playoffs – here’s what LA coach Darryl Sutter had to share…

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Post-game 7: Rob Scuderi talks up Jonathan Quick

Post-game quotes from Kings defenseman rob Scuderi…
On when the desperation kicked in:
“I think with us, in a Game 7, there’s always a feeling out period. Both teams are nervous that their season is going to end. No one wants to make a big mistake early. I think the first five to ten minutes was a [...]

Post-Game 7: Jonathan Quick on the Kings eliminating the Sharks

Comments from Kings goalie Jonathan Quick after LA defeated San Jose 2-1 and eliminated them in Game 7…
On the overall game:
“Obviously it’s a high pressure situation here at the end. I think both teams came out in the first period and played a little apprehensive. Nobody wanted to make the first mistake. The second period opened up [...]