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 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 [...]

Full replay of Muzzin hit, suspension could be coming

Late in Thursday night’s game at St. Louis, Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin put a hit on Blues center Vladimir Sobotka that could generate a phone call from the league office…

UPDATE
#LAkings haven't heard a word from league office re: Muzzin's hit in STL last night. Looks like not only no suspension, but no fine either.
— The [...]

Brenden Morrow talks trying to fit in, Dustin Brown and more

Brenden Morrow practically made a career out of agitating the Kings when he played with the Dallas Stars and was their long-time captain. His 20 goals and 42 points vs. Los Angeles trail only the 21 goals and 45 points he’s put up against Phoenix for tops against any opponent in his career.
Frequent readers of this site may [...]

Kings and Blues players talk another one-goal game, LA wins 3-2

Post-game quotes from both locker rooms following the LA Kings 3-2 win over the visiting St. Louis Blues on Monday night…
- Jake Muzzin on defending home ice: “Home ice is important. We’ve got to create a better identity for ourselves at home, play a little stronger, win more games at home and make it a [...]

Brent Burns hat trick powers Sharks past the Blues

Fresh off their shootout win over the Kings on Wednesday, the Pacific Division leading San Jose Sharks used a Brent Burns hat trick to down the visiting St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Friday. With the two points, they now sit just one point behind Chicago for the NHL’s top spot.
After the game, here’s what was [...]

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, [...]

Ben Bishop’s NHL debut vs LA Kings, thank you Sarah Palin

Politics essentially started the career of Tampa Bay Lighting goaltender Ben Bishop.
Back then, he was a member of the Blues. Prior to their game on October 24, 2008, Republican Vice-Presidential hopeful Sarah Palin was in St. Louis to drop the ceremonial first puck…

Starting goalie Manny Legace tripped on the carpet that had been laid out [...]

Saturday Media Call: Comments from Dustin Penner

As noted in our earlier article with Justin Williams, the Kings’ PR staff arranged a special media conference call today. Here’s what Dustin Penner had to say…
On the possibility of facing the Sharks or Ducks:
“Both teams have similar players to our team.  We’re familiar with both teams.  Obviously, Anaheim would be shorter for travel – [...]

Comments from Blues’ locker room after being eliminated by Kings

After being eliminated by the Kings by a 2-1 final in Game 6, here’s what was being said back in the St. Louis Blues’ locker room…
- Coach Ken Hitchcock on the overall series: “I think that’s probably the story of the series for us: missed opportunities. We had a lot of people play very hard, but [...]