Adrian Kempe on Scoring, Teammates, and Round 2

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For the first – and last – time in franchise history, the Manchester Monarchs are set to take on the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins in the AHL Calder Cup Playoffs. With the Kings’ top minor league affiliate relocating to Southern California next season, the two clubs will be in separate conferences come October. For now, though, […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on TSN Radio with Cup Contenders

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on TSN radio in Montreal, where he joined host Matthew Ross to breakdown the current Stanley Cup contenders and pretenders. They talked about all four second round series — Blackhawks-Wild, Ducks-Flames, Canadiens-Lightning, and Rangers-Capitals — as well as hit a few other NHL related […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio, 30 Team Roundtable

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Live from the Honda Center following the Ducks-Flames Game 2 contest, “The Mayor” John Hoven and Jonathan Davis once again took to the airwaves of NHL Network Radio to offer a myriad of opinions on the Stanley Cup Playoffs – and more. In the third segment, Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine joined the […]

Quick Quotes after Ducks def Flames in Game 2

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Following Anaheim’s 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames in Game 2, which also served as Ducks goaltender Frederik Anderson’s first career shutout, here is what was being said in both locker rooms…
Ryan Kesler on winning in any fashion:
“We knew we’d get their best push, and I thought we generated a lot in the first. They came back […]

AHL: Monarchs Survive, Advance To Conference Semifinals

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After setting themselves up in a great position to succeed by finishing first overall in the AHL, the Manchester Monarchs don’t like to make things easy on themselves. Cruising to two easy victories in Games 1 and 2, the Monarchs lost in the last seconds of Game 3 and played some of their worst hockey […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Round 2 Predictions & the Worlds

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about round two of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, what the Anaheim Ducks did right, what the Calgary Flames did wrong, predictions for each series, how to fix the St. Louis Blues, […]

Monarchs Coach Evaluates State of the Series Prior to Game 4

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With two decisive wins in their opening games of a best-of-five first round series with Portland, the Manchester Monarchs were likely thinking a sweep was possible. Their 5-2 victory in Game 1 was bettered when they downed the Pirates 6-2 in Game 2. However, when they left the comforts of home and traveled to Portland […]

FREE REPLAY: Davis on Sportsnet Previewing Ducks RD2

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Enjoy a free replay of MayorsManor correspondent Jonathan Davis on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Pat Steinberg, where they looked at the recent play of Corey Perry, what Ryan Kesler has meant to the Ducks, how Anaheim was able to finish off the Winnipeg Jets in four games, plus looked ahead to a […]

Coach Jason Christie After Reign Win Game 7

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Quick quotes from Ontario Reign Coach Jason Christie following the team’s 4-2 win over Colorado in Game 7 on Tuesday night…
On Game 7 following a similar script as Game 6:
“We kind of gave up that first one there.  I thought we started a little better though, but as the game went on, the second period, […]

Ontario Reign Coach Stops by to Preview Game 7

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It doesn’t matter if you’re a fan, a player, a coach – or whatever – it simply doesn’t get any better than a Game 7 during the playoffs. Tonight, for only the second time in franchise history, the Ontario Reign will be tested in such a situation, when they take on the visiting Colorado Eagles in the […]