FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Mayor Talking Kings and Ducks

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their west coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, January 18, 2015. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew recapped Rob Blake’s jersey retirement from Saturday night, Jonathan Quick’s play of late, LA’s troubles in shootouts this season, their need for better […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Ducks at Kings, Jan. 17

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Scheduling Rob Blake’s jersey retirement against the Anaheim Ducks was a curious move by the Kings. Not the Colorado Avalanche, the team he won a Stanley Cup with, and not the San Jose Sharks, the team he was with when he retired as a player in 2010. However, there are reasons for picking tonight as […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Teemu Selanne Jersey Retirement

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their west coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, January 11, 2015, as they were live on hand for Temmu Selanne’s jersey retirement in Anaheim.
In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew discussed everything surrounding the festivities, heard from Selanne, several of his […]

UPDATE: Where Things Stand as NHL Teams Prep for AHL West

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As mentioned last season, the majority of teams in the NHL’s Pacific Division have spent the past few years exploring the idea of moving their top minor league […]

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 […]

Morning Skate Report: Ducks talk first look at Kings this season

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In advance of tonight’s matchup with the visiting Kings, in what will be their first face to face contest since LA defeated Anaheim in the playoffs last season, here is what several of the Ducks players and coach Bruce Boudreau were saying at the morning skate…
Coach Bruce Boudreau on updates re: the condition of Perry […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Ducks, November 12

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Leave it to The Royal Half to not be able to follow rules. The format has been pretty simple for our Puck Probability series this season – we ask a guest to come on and share five odds with us, things that they think just might happen in a particular game. What does TRH do? […]

Things You May Not Know: Kings-Ducks Edition

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We’re pretty sure you already know the Kings have won two Stanley Cups and the Ducks just one. We’ll also assume you know the Ducks did it first, claiming victory in 2007. Thus, we’ll save the obvious points and try to pass along a few other notes that just might make you sound smart while […]

PREDICTION: Dustin Penner on Kings-Ducks Game 7

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Dustin Penner has made only one appearance in the first Kings-Ducks series to ever rally matter.
That wasn’t the way it was supposed to go down.
But last summer, after three playoff runs with the Kings, it was time to move on. No problem though, no hard feelings. He openly thanked Kings GM Dean Lombardi, coach Darryl […]

Game 5: Gaborik, Kopitar, Sutter talk loss to Ducks

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Quotes from the Kings locker room following their 4-3 loss to the Ducks in Game 5…
Anze Kopitar on facing elimination:
“Now we have to go home and win a home game. That’s the bottom line. There is no secret to it. We want to come back here and give us a chance.”
Kopitar on giveaways:
“We didn’t manage […]