AHL: Monarchs, Fraser lose to Falcons in shootout

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Nobody said hockey is a fair game. After spending the past six seasons in the NHL, winning two Stanley Cups in that time, Colin Fraser was sent down to the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL. Friday marked his debut with the team, as they hosted Springfield.
The visiting Falcons would open the scoring thanks to former [...]

AHL: Martin Jones stops 40 in shootout victory

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There’s something about the St. John’s IceCaps that gives the Manchester Monarchs trouble every time the two teams meet. While the Monarchs sit atop the AHL standings, they have only won three of nine meeting with the Winnipeg Jets primary affiliate coming into Sunday’s game.
One factor possibly playing into the struggles versus their division rivals [...]

AHL: Toffoli, Vey dominate in Monarchs victory

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As the top nations compete in Sochi for Olympic gold, the AHL continues on with business as usual. Many NHL teams sent eligible young players to their farm teams to continue getting ice time and working on their case, a move which has paid dividends for the Manchester Monarchs.
While the team has spent the majority [...]

Martin Jones reflects on lessons learned from first NHL call-up

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Now back in Manchester, goaltender Martin Jones took some time to answer a few questions for MayorsManor. With Jonathan Quick sidelined due to injury, the 24-year-old netminder was summoned to Los Angeles, making his NHL debut on December 3 in Anaheim. He went on to post a 10-2-2 record with a 2.16 goals against average [...]

Locker Room Quotes after Stars 5-2 Win in LA

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Quotes from both locker rooms following the Dallas Stars 5-2 over the LA Kings on Monday night…
Darryl Sutter on tonight’s game:
“Every scoring chance they got, they scored on us, so that’s a tough challenge.”
Sutter on the Kings not playing until Saturday:
“We come back from the break and start with a tough six week run right [...]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio – Dec 23, 2013

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Talking Kings, Ducks, Oilers, Team Canada, Jonathan Quick injury situation, Martin Jones vs Ben Scrivens, Dustin Brown hit on Tomas Hertl, Matt Greene, trades, UFC 168 preview and more.
Earlier today, I once again joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon on NHL Network Radio (XM 211 / Sirius 207) for another edition of Mayor’s Minutes. Because not [...]

Patrick Roy not really a fan of the shootout, LA def Avs 3-2

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Following the Kings 3-2 win over the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms…
- Darryl Sutter on the Kings’ first period goal:
“The last two shifts of the first period were really good. They took an icing so we were able to get Kopi’s [Kopitar] [...]

Locker Room Quotes: Kings def Sharks 4-1

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Kings captain Dustin Brown received a five-minute major penalty for kneeing and was tossed from LA’s game vs. San Jose on Tuesday night, but that didn’t stop Darryl Sutter’s team from another dominate performance against the Sharks on home ice. Goals from snipers Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli helped fuel a 4-1 victory. [...]

Tyler Toffoli after LA Kings 4-1 win over San Jose Sharks

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Tyler Toffoli continues to shine for the Kings. On Tuesday night vs. the Sharks he set up the first goal of the game and scored the second, finishing the night as a plus-2 with a team-high five shots on goal. Perhaps even more amazing is six other LA forwards had more ice time [...]

AUDIO: West Coast Bias on NHL Radio – Cam Fowler and Justin Goldman

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Don’t worry – we’re back. We know you need your hockey fix!
West Coast Bias was live on NHL Network Radio Sunday night, once again broadcasting from the Honda Center in Anaheim.  Jonathan Davis and I were talking hockey for two-hours, covering all the latest news and notes around North America.
As you’ve come to expect, we [...]