West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Ian Laperriere of Flyers

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Guest Ian Laperriere joined us for the February 2, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I returned to the airwaves for a special Super Bowl Sunday edition of the show. During the one hour episode we talked the Kings scoring troubles, the Ducks home record turning sour, Philadelphia Flyers, […]

Post-game with Simmonds and Schenn – talking Lappy, chirping, celebrations

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Flyers’ forwards Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn made their returns to MayorsManor on Friday, after a few year absence since being dealt by the Kings to Philadelphia in the Mike Richards trade. Following up on those pre-game comments, here’s what both players had to say after shutting out LA 2-0 on Saturday afternoon…
Simmonds on his […]

Instant Locker Room Quotes: Flyers shutout the Kings in LA

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Instant quotes from the Kings and Flyers locker rooms following Philadelphia’s 2-0 win in LA on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center:
Coach Darryl Sutter on the overall game:
“You have to score to win, you can’t win with nothing. You can’t get frustrated; you can’t allow guys who are playing well to get frustrated, you have to […]

Flyers asst coach Ian Laperriere drops by for a visit

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Over the years, he’s been one of the best people to talk with – in a sport widely consdiered to already have the most honest athletes. Ian Laperriere was never a superstar in the NHL, but he was loved everywhere he went. And he remains one of the most popular players in recent memory with […]

Ron Hextall on Lombardi, Simmonds, the Kings, more

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There’s no denying Ron Hextall has almost always been associated with the Flyers. However, he’s greatest accomplishment in hockey came in Los Angeles when the Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012. The former goaltender was an integral part of GM Dean Lombardi’s inner-circle and helped craft the roster that eventually claimed the most coveted […]

Flyers Scott Hartnell on LA, Simmonds, etc

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After the Flyers practiced for about an hour at TSC today, I caught up with Scott Hartnell for a brief chat…
On if it’s exciting for him to come west at all, or if it’s just another game:
“It is. Playing in the western conference before, you always look forward to coming out here a couple times […]

Catching up with Brayden Schenn

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My chat with Philadelphia forward (and former Kings prospect) Brayden Schenn following the Flyers practice at TSC this afternoon…
On being back at TSC after all these years:
“Yeah. Obviously, it’s cool to get back. I’m excited for the game tomorrow, my first time playing in L.A. Obviously, being drafted here, I didn’t play a whole lot […]

Wayne Simmonds returns to MayorsManor

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More than two years after being traded out of LA, Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds makes his return to MayorsManor via the following chat from earlier today…
On some people still talking about the Carter and Richards trades – and if it’s safe to assume he doesn’t get questions about his time with the Kings from the […]

Doan returns, Flyers beat Coyotes and Tippett not happy

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Coyotes captain Shane Doan made a return to the line-up Saturday night in Phoenix after a prolonged absence due to Rocky Mountain Fever. Out since December 4, Doan played over 18 minutes, but didn’t record a shot or point in his team’s 5-3 loss to the visiting Philadelphia Flyers.
Back in their respective locker rooms, here’s […]

Some pretty disturbing numbers around the NHL

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As we hit the quarter poll of the NHL season it’s time to go inside the numbers and what he have found for some teams is truly disturbing. The Edmonton Oilers (3.73), Calgary Flames (3.71), Florida Panthers (3.19) and NY Islanders (3.14) are at the bottom of the NHL Goals Against stats chart.
Edmonton has surrendered […]