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On today’s show we’re going to take a tour around the Western Conference and look at all the key storylines heading into next season. What will it take for [...]
Signings and trades around the NHL have come at a rather slow place this summer. For example, it was several days after the free agent window opened on July 1 before Zach Parise and Ryan Suter decided where they wanted to play in the coming years. Plus, after numerous rumors throughout 2012, Rick Nash was [...]
With the Blue Jays having a few days off for the All-Star break, Drew Doughty had some free time on his hands. So, he lobbed us a call to chat about a myriad of topics. We’ll get to some of the other stuff later. But right out of the gate, two of the areas we discussed centered on [...]
What was once thought to be impossible is perhaps now close to becoming a reality.
Coyotes captain Shane Doan has a long and checkered history with the recently crowned Stanley Cup Champions. He’s been labeled a ‘Kings Killer’ for the stats he’s posted against them in 87 career games during the regular season – including 30 goals [...]
After the Coyotes practiced earlier today for the final time prior to tomorrow’s Game 4 with the LA Kings, we caught up with Shane Doan for another MayorsManor exclusive – take a look…
While over in Phoenix for the first two games of the series, we spoke with Doan – those comments can be found in [...]
Earlier today the NHL conducted conference calls in advance of the Western Conference Finals kicking off tomorrow night in Phoenix. Below is a transcript of the media questions and answers provided by Rob Scuderi, Jarret Stoll, Willie Mitchell (Kings) and Shane Doan, Mike Smith, Keith Yandle, Dave Tippett, Don Maloney (Coyotes)…
First up, the Kings:
Q: Rob, you [...]
Prior to the game, Coyotes forward Ray Whitney referred to match-ups with the Kings as ‘muck fests’ and usually filled with tight, defensive-oriented hockey. Kings defenseman Jack Johnson went so far as to say the games can be boring to watch, with Phoenix lulling teams to sleep.
Neither was the case in the first period, which [...]
Tippett instructing practice (photo: D. Sheehan)
Dave Tippett played over 700 games in the NHL, primarily as a left wing for the old Hartford Whalers. Soon after his playing days were over he found himself as the head coach of the Houston Aeros (IHL), where he won a championship in 1999. The following year [...]
For the third time this season, the Kings defeated the Coyotes last night. LA defenseman Jack Johnson described it as a ‘boring 0-0 game’ – but Drew Doughty managed to sneak one past Mike Smith in overtime, pushing the season series to 3-1 in favor of the Kings.
Afterwards, Coyotes coach Dave Tippett and captain [...]
Three games into the Kings’ six-game season series with the Coyotes it’s been exactly what you’d expect from two division rivals – tight, close battles. They split a pair of games in October, with the Kings shutting out the Coyotes 2-0 in the first contest and losing 3-2 in a shootout about a week later. Both of [...]