Brent Burns hat trick powers Sharks past the Blues

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 [...]

Post-Game 6 Comments from Darryl Sutter

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Comments from coach Darryl Sutter after the Kings eliminated the St. Louis Blues and advanced to the second round of the 2013 NHL playoffs…
On if he knew that Penner’s goal was good:
“You know what?  Clock couldn’t tell you, right?  But we got it within a couple seconds if there was still two-tenths.  So we knew [...]

Post-Game 6 Comments from Dustin Penner

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On how he raises his game in the playoffs:
“When the game means a lot more, it’s definitely more fun to play.  It brings out the best in a lot of players, sometimes it brings out the worst in guys.  Speaking for our team in general, I think these games bring out the best in us.”
On [...]

Post-Game 6 Comments from Anze Kopitar

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Comments from Anze Kopitar after the Kings eliminated the Blues and advanced to the second round…
On how good it feels to come back from a 2-0 deficit:
“It feels good.  I mean we realize we have some room for improvement too, and you know, and shocker, Quicky came out huge for us again the last couple [...]

Blues coach Hitchcock – ‘Darryl is cheating’ and other comments

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Following the Blues’ morning skate in advance of Game 6 vs. the Kings later tonight, here’s what coach Ken Hitchcock had to share…
On how his team has played:
“Except for Game 4, we’ve played awfully well.  I think it’s a different landscape when you’re playing a game.  I think the feeling with us is, that I [...]

Jake Muzzin channels his inner Toronto Maple Leafs prior to Game 6

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Catching up with Jake Muzzin after the Kings’ morning skate, in advance of tonight’s Game 6 vs. the St. Louis Blues…

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