With Manchester eliminated from the AHL playoffs the other day – ironically by the Ducks’ affiliate in Norfolk – the LA Kings have called up the first of six players for their Black Aces. More will be officially announced later, but for now, forwards Colin Fraser and Linden Vey, defensemen Andrew Bodnarchuk, Andrew Campbell, Brayden [...]
Comments after Game 3 morning skate in Los Angeles…
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Special teams can be the deciding factor in any given hockey game. A hot powerplay can fuel a team to victory, while a weak penalty kill can sink a team’s chances at the win. For the Manchester Monarchs, a night in which their penalty kill allowed three goals would not hold them back from victory.
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 [...]
On Tyler Toffoli and Linden Vey coming up while Jeff Carter goes on the injured list:
“Obviously Carts is a big loss, but hopefully it’s not for very long. Personally, I didn’t even know until I came into the rink today, it’s one of those surprises, I guess for me anyways. Tyler’s been here, obviously played [...]
Earlier today we posted comments from Colin Fraser, where he intimated he would get the better of Matt Greene in a good ‘ol hockey scrap. Ever the opportunist, we felt it only fair that Greene be given a shot at a rebuttal.
“Yeah, I don’t know about that,” he said, shrugging off the mere suggestion.
Then, after [...]
In addition to the ongoing battle at Kings training camp for roster spots on the blueline, there’s still some unfinished business among the third and fourth lines, as well. Outside of Jarret Stoll being cemented in as one of the pivots, multiple cases can be made for various players to occupy the other five positions.
For center [...]
For those who can’t watch videos at work or just prefer to read, here you go – Kings coach Darryl Sutter, captain Dustin Brown, center Colin Fraser and right wing Justin Williams all had stuff to say on Monday afternoon at the team’s training facility…
Q. On the Kings being down 0-2 in the series.
WILLIAMS: We’ve been [...]
LA Kings center Colin Fraser shared some thoughts earlier today on injuries and the Kings trailing the Blackhawks 0-2 in the Western Conference Final…
Coach Sutter also spoke earlier today. Click here to see his extended comments as the Kings prepare for Game 3, down 0-2 in the series.
Also, after yesterday’s Game 2 we posted a [...]