Kings v Sharks preview, plus Shea Weber and the Oilers

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 [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Fox and Stephens

Guests Jim Fox and Eric Stephens joined us for the April 12, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio to discuss the Kings, Ducks, the end of the NHL regular season, and a look ahead to the playoffs.
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Dowd Heads to Frozen Four for Hobey Baker Presentation

Seventh round draft picks usually carry a chip on their shoulder after being passed over dozens of times in the previous rounds. They have much more to prove if they want to establish themselves as players capable of reaching the next level. Most work extremely hard, and yet few ever reach their goals of making [...]

Mayor on Sportsnet Radio – Kings at Flames Preview

With the Kings back in Calgary to take on the Flames tonight, I was back on Sportsnet 960 to help preview the game. Among the topics we discussed were Drew Doughty’s health, the addition of Marian Gaborik, Jonathan Quick, Dustin Brown, Darryl Sutter, the Anaheim Ducks, the San Jose Sharks, and much more.
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Kings prospect Kevin Gravel talks potential contract, pro debut

It isn’t often defensive-defenseman receive a lot of fanfare. Under Dean Lombardi’s tenure, the Kings have not developed any of their own, unless you count the departed Davis Drewiske or Peter Harrold.
Kevin Gravel, the fourth rated Kings prospect according to MayorsManor, looks to be the first to change that.
After four seasons at St. Cloud State [...]

Comeback artists at it again, Ducks storm Oilers in third

After a brief slump in the middle of the season, the Anaheim Ducks have come storming back of late to solidify their top spot in the Pacific Division. A comeback win against the visiting Winnipeg Jets on Monday – named one of the biggest comebacks in franchise history – all but assured them of finishing [...]

Interview with Kings’ newest goalie, Patrik Bartosak

In the Dean Lombardi era, the Los Angeles Kings have become known as one of the better teams at drafting in the later rounds. Players like Alec Martinez, Dwight King, and Jordan Nolan were all drafted in the 4th round or later and helped the team raise its first Stanley Cup back in franchise history.
Goaltender [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Brad Schlossman

Guest Brad Schlossman joined us for the March 23, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio to discuss the just announced brackets for the 16-team NCAA hockey playoffs.
In addition, Jonathan Davis and I reviewed all the action from around the NHL and debated which teams are peaking at the right time, as [...]

More Locker Room Quotes – Gaborik, Quick, Ovechkin, Sutter, etc

After the Kings’ 2-1 shootout win in Los Angeles on Thursday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Jonathan Quick, Alex Ovechkin and both coaches…
Kings head coach Darryl Sutter on what his 500th regular season win means to him:
“A lot. I’ve been around a long time. Kind [...]

Anze Kopitar talks Marian Gaborik after 2-1 Kings win

Thursday night’s Kings v Caps match-up certainly had moments of excitement on the ice, with LA coming out on top 2-1 in a shootout – off the stick of their newest forward, Marian Gaborik. Back in the locker room, the fireworks continued with Dustin Brown and Dustin Penner sharing a few memorable quotes with MayorsManor. [...]