Game 1: Ducks and Stars talk 4-3 Anaheim win

After bulding a 4-0 lead on the visiting Dallas Stars, it looked like the train might come off the tracks for the Anaheim Ducks in the third period. After pulling to wihthin one goal – and even pulling their goaltender in the final minute – the Stars came up empty, and the Ducks skated off [...]

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 [...]

Round One: Kings and Ducks playoff previews

The Mayor John Hoven returned to the airwaves in Palm Springs earlier today, where he talked NHL Playoffs with
Julie Buehler and Geoff Bloom on Buehler’s Day Off. They focused in on the Kings/Sharks and Ducks/Stars opening round series. Who will win and why? Give it a listen using the player down below or download it [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Brad Schlossman

Guest Brad Schlossman joined us for the March 23, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio to discuss the just announced brackets for the 16-team NCAA hockey playoffs.
In addition, Jonathan Davis and I reviewed all the action from around the NHL and debated which teams are peaking at the right time, as [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Trade Talk – Tuesday, March 4

Earlier today I was back on NHL Radio with Boomer for another segment of Mayor’s Minutes. Of course, the conversation wan dominated by trade talk, as the NHL Deadline is quickly approaches. After spending some time on the LA Kings, we also looked at the latest trade rumors involving the Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Phoenix [...]

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 [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Evans and Pagnotta

Guests Daryl Evans and Dave Pagnotta joined us for the February 9, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Although I was off for the weekend, there was still plenty of hockey to talk about – so Jonathan Davis, along with ‘the fill-in’ Phil DeLand, handled all the duties for this week’s edition [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Kouleas and Bernstein

Guests Steve Kouleas and Dennis Bernstein joined us for the February 9, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
No NHL hockey? No problem. Despite the league being shutdown for the Olympic break, Jonathan Davis and I took to the airwaves for another edition of the show. During the two hour episode we [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio with Boomer

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Here’s this week’s Mayor’s Minutes from NHL Network Radio – we’ll talk trade rumors (who might be coming to LA and why certain deals don’t work), Kings scoring woes, Darryl Sutter, Jake Muzzin, Dustin Brown, Justin Williams, Jarret Stoll, Tyler Toffoli, Mike Cammalleri, Matt Moulson, Ducks troubles at home, Canucks, Wild, Stars, Flyers, [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Matt Nieto and John Ahlers

Guests Matt Nieto of the San Jose Sharks and John Ahlers of the Anaheim Ducks joined us for the December 29, 2013 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I hit the airwaves for another night of non-stop hockey talk. We checked in with a few guests following the San [...]