Game 4: Stars talk tying the series, while Ducks look for answers

Comments following the Stars 4-2 victory over the Ducks on Wednesday night, where they tied the series 2-2 before heading back to Anaheim for Game 5…
Stars Head Coach Lindy Ruff on the teams’ resiliency tonight:

“Obviously we didn’t play our best first period. I thought we were slow to move the puck and didn’t quite [...]

LA Kings 2014 prospect rankings – the top three

This final article in our Mid-Season Prospect Rankings series is going up a little later than first expected. We could blame the outdoor game in LA, the Olympic break, the trade deadline, or a myriad of other events as the prime culprits for its tardiness. Honestly, would you even care? Probably not. All you really [...]

Game 3: Sutter, Brown, Quick, Sharks talk OT winner for San Jose

Locker room quotes following the Sharks OT victory in LA on Tuesday night…
Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter on tonight’s game:

“Not quite enough tonight. I thought we played a pretty good hockey game. We were pretty good tonight and so were they.”
Sutter on top players:

“I think our better players were better, that was for sure and [...]

Game 3 Fallout: Mike Richards – ‘Don’t worry about what’s ahead of you’

While being down 0-2 in their first round series with San Jose wasn’t the end of the word – despite being outscored by a wide margin – coach Darryl Sutter’s team desperately needed a win in Game 3 if they wanted to have a realistic chance of coming back to beat the Sharks. Trailing by [...]

Post game: Kopitar wants more from the Kings

Comments from Kings center Anze Kopitar following the Sharks OT victory in Game 3 on Tuesday night…
On tonight’s game:
“We had some chances, but it wasn’t enough. We’re going to have to come back in a couple of days and throw everything at them. Our backs are against the wall. It’s really coming out and giving [...]

Game 3: Stars getting under Ducks skin after 3-0 shutout

When a team is down 2-0 after opening a playoff series on the road the plan is simple, get a win in your own arena and then build from there. On Monday night in Dallas the Stars did just, shutting out the Pacific Division champion Anaheim Ducks in Game 3. Jamie Benn, who has been [...]

The Mayor Previews Kings-Sharks Game 3 on Sportsnet Radio

The Mayor John Hoven returned to Sportsnet Radio in Calgary on Monday to discuss the Kings-Sharks opening round playoff series. Down 2-0 to San Jose, what changes can coach Darryl Sutter make before Game 3 on Tuesday? Listen to Hoven’s analysis using the player below or download it on iTunes for free here.
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GAME 2: Kings and Sharks have different stories after 7-2 San Jose win

People were expecting a tight, close series between the Kings and Sharks in the opening round of this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. So far? Well, San Jose has scored 13 goals. Nobody had that number in their office pool, that’s for sure. Following the Sharks 7-2 win over the Kings in Game 2 on [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Dennis Bernstein

Guest Dennis Bernstein joined us for the April 19, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio to discuss all the action taking place in the Stanley Cup Playoffs – including a deep dive on the Los Angeles Kings vs. San Jose Sharks, plus in-depth talk about the Dallas Stars vs. Anaheim Ducks. [...]

The Mayor on TSN Radio talking NHL Playoffs

The Mayor John Hoven returned to TSN Radio over the weekend, once again joining host Matthew Ross of Game Points. They took a lap around the NHL and hit a multitude of playoff series – including Kings v Sharks, Blackhawks v Blues, Ducks v Stars, Wild v Avalanche, Canadiens v Lightning, Carey Price, Brent Seabrook [...]