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 [...]
West Coast Bias was live again on NHL Network Radio Sunday night and we had plenty of surprises in store for our listeners.
Broadcasting live from Teemu Selanne’s Steak Tavern in Laguna Beach, Jonathan Davis and I were talking hockey for two-hours, covering the latest news and notes around North America.
As always, we had a slew [...]
The following article is part of a continuing series this season, where MayorsManor correspondent David Hofreiter provides commentary on prospects playing in the Canadian-based major junior leagues and US-based college hockey programs. He’ll usually spend time tracking a player, then offer some opinions and observations based on a single game or multiple games, depending on [...]
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 [...]
Hall of Fame defenseman Larry Murphy was drafted fourth overall by the LA Kings in 1980. After picking up four Stanley Cups (two each with Pittsburgh and Detroit), his career came full circle when he played his final NHL game against the Kings in a playoff game on April 23, 2001 – when LA eliminated [...]
When NHL teams hold their annual Development Camps each summer, it’s usually the first chance for most people to get an up close look at players that have just been drafted. This past July there was one notable omission from the Kings’ roster, 17-year-old Hudson Fasching. The Burnsville, MN native had been selected in the [...]
Following Tuesday’s 3-2 shootout win by the Kings, several Anaheim players stopped by the LA locker room to talk with their crosstown rivals. While things like this happen on occasion, it seemed the exchanges were more about showing appreciation and respect to their opponents than simply catching up with old friends. Guys on both sides [...]
Comments from Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Bonino following the team’s morning skate, in advance of hosting the LA Kings later tonight…
On the Stadium Series jerseys:
“I like it. I think one of the coolest things about the Ducks’ is the orange color and it’s pretty cool to see a jersey all orange. It’s nice. Stadium jerseys [...]
Brenden Morrow practically made a career out of agitating the Kings when he played with the Dallas Stars and was their long-time captain. His 20 goals and 42 points vs. Los Angeles trail only the 21 goals and 45 points he’s put up against Phoenix for tops against any opponent in his career.
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Post-game quotes from both locker rooms following the LA Kings 3-2 win over the visiting St. Louis Blues on Monday night…
- Jake Muzzin on defending home ice: “Home ice is important. We’ve got to create a better identity for ourselves at home, play a little stronger, win more games at home and make it a [...]