Puck Probability: Predictions for Kings at Oilers, Dec. 30

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Kings v Oilers, man, back in the day that was a marquee match up in the NHL if there ever was one. The story lines came by the chapter, not simply by the headlines. Nowadays, meh. It means little in the grand scheme of things.
That being said, LA needs a road win. What’s new, right? Well, actually, […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Kings at Oilers Edition

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A little more than two decades ago, a trip through Calgary and Edmonton was about as brutal of a roadie a hockey team could endure. Not only because of the weather, but more for what took place on the ice. In more recent times, it has become the California trip – running through San Jose, […]

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

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Everything is fluid, let’s remember that key point.
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 […]

FREE REPLAY: The Mayor on TSN Radio with Kings-Oilers Preview

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Here is a free replay of the “The Mayor” John Hoven previewing tonight’s Kings – Oilers game on TSN Radio in Edmonton. Among the many topics discussed during the spot were an injury to Marian Gaborik, Mike Richards, the status of Jake Muzzin, plans for Brayden McNabb, Tyler Toffoli, and much more.
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Puck Probability: Odds for Oilers at Kings, October 14

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Continuing with our season series, it’s time to once again take a look at the odds for the next Kings game. As always, we’ll provide the tidbits related to various things that may occur on the Kings side of the ice, and we have a guest to share thoughts related to the other bench. Joining […]

Kings v Sharks preview, plus Shea Weber and the Oilers

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The Mayor John Hoven once again joined former NHL player Jason Strudwick on his TSN Radio show in Edmonton, where the main topic was of discussion was the first round playoff match-up between the Kings and Sharks – including the names of three players to keep an eye on. Plus, they examined the situation […]

Kings and Oilers talking up Martin Jones after 3-0 LA win

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On the back of rookie goalie Martin Jones, the LA Kings just keep rolling along. With a 3-0 shutout on home ice, he became the first netminder in franchise history to start his NHL career 6-0-0. That stretch also includes three shutouts.
Overall, Darryl Sutter’s club is 14-2-4 in their last 20 games, which is a […]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Kings, Oilers, possible trades

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With the Oilers back in Southern California to play the Kings, I once again joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to share some news and opinions on the two teams, previewing their game coming up at Staples Center on Tuesday… as well as talk about Team USA, Team Canada, the Sochi Olympics, the World Junior […]

AUDIO: West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – November 3, 2013

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Along with my co-host Jonathan Davis, we packed another two hours of hockey talk into this week’s episode of West Coast Bias over on NHL Network Radio. Joining us for some of the fun was former goaltender Kelly Hrudey of Hockey Night in Canada, plus veteran official (and author) Kerry Fraser.
One of the key highlights […]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – October 27

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Jarret Stoll, Garry Galley and Gene Principe were this week’s guests on West Coast Bias.
Live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, we packed in another two hours of hockey talk over the NHL Network Radio airwaves on Sunday night following the Kings-Oilers game. A full list of guests joined us, including Kings center Jarret […]