In the Room: Kings and Islanders talk NY’s 2-1 win

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Following the Islanders 2-1 shootout victory over the host LA Kings on Thursday night, here is a quick sample of what was being said in both locker rooms:
Kings coach Darryl Sutter on the overall game:
“We held a top team to one goal and we would have liked to score one more… I think we had [...]

Puck Probability: Odds for Islanders at Kings, November 6

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Home sweet home is likely what Kings players and fans are thinking – or at least secretly hoping. After a road trip that was pretty ugly through the first four games, Darryl Sutter’s team managed to salvage a win in Dallas on Tuesday night to end things on a high note. Now, the Islanders – [...]

Things You May Not Know: Islanders-Kings Edition

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Thursday night the New York Islanders, once loosely considered rivals of the Kings (many decades ago, after the teams made some high profile trades, namely the one for Butch Goring), will make their lone appearance of the season at Staples Center. As usual, we have a few pre-game tidbits to pass along. Study up, as [...]

West Coast Bias: 2014-15 Season Debut on NHL Radio

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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 [...]

West Coast Bias with Robitaille and Kearns

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Guests Luc Robitaille and Patrick Kearns joined us for the January 26, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I were back live on the airwaves for another two hours of non-stop hockey talk. Among the myriad of topics discussed were – the two outdoor games played over the weekend, [...]

Hickey, Tavares, Getzlaf talk Islanders 5-2 loss to Ducks

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Those Anaheim Ducks just keep on rolling, running their home record to 11-0-2 after a 5-2 win over the visiting New York Islanders on Monday night.  Now sitting at 21-7-5 overall (47 points), they’re tied with Chicago for the overall NHL lead. Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf extended their points streaks and Jonas Hiller once again [...]

Locker Room Quotes: Kings def Islanders 3-0

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Paced by goals from Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown, along with a shutout from Martin Jones in net, the Kings stopped the visiting New York Islanders 3-0 on Saturday night. They’ve now allowed two goals or less in 15 straight games (not counting shootout goals), which is a team record.
LA is also 8-2-2 in their [...]

VIDEO: Islanders post-game with Tanner Pearson

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Post-game comments from rookie Tanner Pearson following his first NHL goal, courtesy of the New York Islanders…

And Pearson’s goal…

Earlier today, I had an in-depth story on Pearson that ran on LAKings.com – it includes comments from Pearson, Kings Asst GM Rob Blake and Manchester coach Mark Morris. Check it out here.
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VIDEO: Islanders post-game with Darryl Sutter

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More classic stuff from Kings coach Darryl Sutter, courtesy of the New York Islanders…

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AUDIO: Guest spot on NHL Network Radio – Mayor’s Minutes

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Earlier today I joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon for another guest spot on NHL Network Radio (XM 211 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
In the segment we took a look at several storylines around the league, largely focusing on the Western Conference. Among [...]