San Jose Sharks 32-year-old rookie does it again

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From college hockey in Calgary to the ECHL to the AHL, forward Bracken Kearns just kept plugging away. Brought up to the NHL for just one game last season, he knew he wanted to get back there. So, perhaps he was trying to prove a point with the Sharks’ AHL affiliate in Worcester, where he [...]

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 [...]

Kings and Oilers talking up Martin Jones after 3-0 LA win

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On the back of rookie goalie Martin Jones, the LA Kings just keep rolling along. With a 3-0 shutout on home ice, he became the first netminder in franchise history to start his NHL career 6-0-0. That stretch also includes three shutouts.
Overall, Darryl Sutter’s club is 14-2-4 in their last 20 games, which is a [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Kings, Oilers, possible trades

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With the Oilers back in Southern California to play the Kings, I once again joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to share some news and opinions on the two teams, previewing their game coming up at Staples Center on Tuesday… as well as talk about Team USA, Team Canada, the Sochi Olympics, the World Junior [...]

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 [...]

AUDIO: West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – November 3, 2013

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Along with my co-host Jonathan Davis, we packed another two hours of hockey talk into this week’s episode of West Coast Bias over on NHL Network Radio. Joining us for some of the fun was former goaltender Kelly Hrudey of Hockey Night in Canada, plus veteran official (and author) Kerry Fraser.
One of the key highlights [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – October 27

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Jarret Stoll, Garry Galley and Gene Principe were this week’s guests on West Coast Bias.
Live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, we packed in another two hours of hockey talk over the NHL Network Radio airwaves on Sunday night following the Kings-Oilers game. A full list of guests joined us, including Kings center Jarret [...]

Instant Quotes: Kings and Oilers talk LA’s 2-1 shootout win

From both sides of the aisle, locker room quotes following the Kings 2-1 shootout win over the Oilers…
Kings coach Darryl Sutter on the overall game: “Their goalie had a hell of a game, with almost 50 shots for them, 50 is a lot of shots. I think we had a lot of traffic.”
Sutter on overtime: [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Kings, Oilers, roster moves

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Prior to tonight’s Edmonton Oilers vs LA Kings game, I once again joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to preview the Pacific Division match-up and break down several key issues.   We talked about Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Daniel Carcillo, Kyle Clifford, Matt Frattin, Darryl Sutter, trade rumors and much more. Give it a listen and [...]

Disheartened Oilers arrive in LA under cloud of questions

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Will the Oilers acquire a goaltender anytime soon? Is a defenseman more likely to land in Edmonton first? These are just a few of the questions surrounding the young, on-the-rise team. However, following another loss on Saturday, the words coming out of the locker room are starting to show the mounting frustration.
After giving up a [...]