10 Tidbits on Mike Richards Return to the NHL

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As expected, Mike Richards is back in the NHL.
However, his return probably didn’t follow the path Kings’ management had in mind when they first sent him down to the AHL in late January. You simply can’t prepare for every factor in the world of sports because some of what unfolds is ultimately out of your […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio with Dennis Bernstein


Dennis Bernstein of The Fourth Period magazine joined John Hoven and Jonathan Davis during the Sunday, March 8, 2015 edition of their show on NHL Network Radio. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew and Bernstein talked up the Western Conference playoff contenders vs. pretenders – including the Kings, Ducks, Blues, Flames, […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Trades, Weber, Nicholls, More

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their West Coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, February 15, 2015. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew caught up with Nashville’s Pete Weber to break down the big trade between the Predators and Maple Leafs; spoke with former NHL sniper […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – talking defense, call-ups, etc.


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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about all the latest topics surrounding the LA Kings, including Robyn Regehr’s injury, which defenseman in likely to be called up from Manchester soon, trade possibilities in the coming month, goaltending, […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Rangers at Kings, Jan. 8

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It’s funny, after the Kings beat the New Jersey Devils for the Stanley Cup in 2012, there wasn’t much of a buzz for a rematch the next time they played (in fairness, that was partially due to their next encounter not coming for quite some time due to the NHL Lockout). More recently, the Kings […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Rangers at Kings Edition


Some games simply don’t need much hype or explanation prior to puck drop. Thursday night’s Stanley Cup Final rematch is one such contest. Anytime you get teams from the two largest U.S. markets, there is the natural East Coast v West Coast flavor permeating the air. This one is a little extra special because of […]

WCB on NHL Radio – talking Ducks, Canucks, Coyotes, more

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Jon Abbott, radio voice of the Vancouver Canucks, joined John Hoven and Jonathan Davis as a guest on this week’s show. They provided some west coast bias on the latest news swirling in the NHL, as well as the day’s highlights and scores via the NHL Network Radio on Sunday, November 24, 2014.
In the free […]

Tuesday’s Tidbits: NHL News, Notes, and Nuggets

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Like Drew Doughty going coast to coast against the New Jersey Devils in the 2012 Stanley Cup Final, let’s take a quick look at what’s going on from one end of the league to the other. Here are 10 tidbits worth checking out today:
– Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff held a leadership drill and his […]

NHL Season Predictions: Who Wins in 2014-15 and Why

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Summer is officially over. Final NHL rosters have been submitted to the league, preseason games are no more, and now comes the time when the puck is dropped and the real goodness begins. Before you settle in for the 82-game season though, here is how MayorsManor thinks the standings will shake out over the next six months:

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 […]