AUDIO: West Coast Bias on NHL Radio – Chiasson, Alfredsson’s return

Are you ready for another two-hour episode of West Coast Bias? We were back on the NHL Network Radio airwaves yesterday, talking up all the latest news and notes around the hockey world.
TSN’s Brent Wallace also joined us from Ottawa to share some insight and observations on former Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson returning to Ottawa, now [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on NHL Radio – Mayor’s Minutes

It’s time for more Mayor’s Minutes, as I joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon for another guest spot on NHL Network Radio (XM 211 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
Among the myriad of largely Western Conference topics were – the LA Kings, Tyler Toffoli, [...]

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

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 [...]

Video explanation – Garubtt gets five game suspension for hit on Penner

Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garubtt has been given a five game suspension for his hit on Dustin Penner. NHL Director of Player Safety, Brendan Shanahan, explains further…

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West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – October 20th

Tyler Seguin and Emerson Etem appear as guests on West Coast Bias.
Another jam packed edition of the show is in the books! On this week’s episode we featured guests Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars and Emerson Etem of the Anaheim Ducks – plus we debated several key topics from around the world of hockey.
Per the norm, [...]

Fallout continues from the hit on Dustin Penner

While Government employees have returned to work in the U.S. and are slowly ramping back up, things over at the NHL’s Department of Player Safety continue to operate at full speed. Already with a busy docket this week – as they’re scheduled to debate hits by Patrick Kaleta, Cody McLeod and Michael Grabner – now, [...]

Stars and Ducks quotes after Anaheim rolls to seventh straight win

A surprising goaltender change following the first period may have been just what the Ducks needed on Sunday night. After surrendering three unanswered goals to the visiting Dallas Stars in the opening 20 minutes, Anaheim came storming back to take control for the final two stanzas. Forward Emerson Etem scored his first of the season [...]

Stars’ Seguin and Peverely praise Quick and LA penalty kill in 5-2 loss

One of the surprising moves of the summer saw the Boston Bruins send 2010 first round draft pick Tyler Seguin to the Dallas Stars as part of a seven-player, coming on the eve of the league’s annual free agency window opening. While several other big names switched teams in the days that followed, it was [...]

Instant locker room quotes after Kings def Stars 5-2 in LA

Tied 2-2 after 40 minutes, the Kings broke the game open in the third period and finished things off with an empty net goal by Matt Greene. All together, that was enough to down the visiting Dallas Stars 5-2 on Saturday night.
Kings coach Darryl Sutter on getting productivity from his centermen: “Mike Richards and [...]

NHL Awards – selections submitted for 2013 regular season honors

Beginning Monday, the NHL will start to announce the nominees for the 2013 Regular Season Awards, beginning with the three Calder Trophy candidates. This comes on the heals of having members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (myself included) submit our nominees in various categories just before the playoffs began. We were asked to provide [...]