As one of three young centers, along with Jordan Weal and Nic Dowd, who lasted deep into training camp, it isn’t that far off to envision Nick Shore wearing a Kings jersey in the near future. The University of Denver alum excels on the defensive side of the puck, while still being able to produce [...]
Besides the obvious trades and free agent moves that took place in July, the single event that seemed to energize the hockey world the most was the debut of the Dewy Show. With two back-to-back episodes that came out in August, it didn’t take creators Chris Pavlica and Zach Baumgartner long to realize they were [...]
Enjoy the free replay below of “The Mayor” John Hoven guesting on Top Shelf Radio with Jimmy Murphy. In the segment that aired earlier today on NHL Network Radio, they previewed tonight’s Game 1 of the 2014-15 season between the Kings and Sharks.
To listen, you can use the player in this article or access all [...]
Guests Kevin Kurz, Dennis Bernstein, and Farhan Lalji of TSN joined us for the second hour of the October 5, 2014 edition on West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
With Kurz, we talked everything San Jose Sharks – including trading Joe Thornton, the captaincy, their forwards, defensemen, goaltending moves, playoff failures, the nearly sold out [...]
Very few players enjoy a journey filled with smooth sailing on their way to the to the NHL. Once seen on track to be a Rob Scuderi-like defenseman for the Kings, questions have been now raised over Kevin Gravel’s “compete” level.
In what can be interpreted as a challenge to the St. Cloud State alum, the [...]
Guests Elliotte Friedman, Dennis Bernstein, Kevin Kurz, and Farhan Lalji of TSN helped us kick off 2014-15 season of West Coast Bias via the October 5, 2014 edition on NHL Network Radio.
We hit on all the key storylines coming into the season – including can the LA Kings repeat as Stanley Cup champions, plus playoff [...]
After being the very last player taken at the 2012 NHL Draft, defenseman Nick Ebert had nowhere to go but up. He made a favorable impression during a brief stint with the Ontario Reign the following year, but it was this past season where he really started to capture the attention of most people. Traded [...]
Even without suiting up for a single NHL game, one could argue that last season was a career best for Manchester Monarchs defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk. In his sixth professional season, the former Bruins draft pick put up 32 points, 12 more than his previous best of 20. On top of that, his +43 rating left [...]
Here is a free replay of the “The Mayor” John Hoven on NHL Network Radio talking about which Western Conference teams may surprise people this season and possibly make a playoff push. In the conversation with host Jimmy Murphy on Top Shelf, some of the teams mentioned include the Coyotes, Oilers, Flames, Predators, [...]
Getting a call-up to the NHL is the moment most professional players dream of. It marks their first time to show the world their skills and gives them an opportunity to show they belong.
What often isn’t seen are the opportunities that call-ups can lead to for players still stuck in the minors. Entering last season, [...]