Kings v Sharks preview, plus Shea Weber and the Oilers

Kings v Sharks

The Mayor John Hoven once again joined former NHL player Jason Strudwick on his TSN Radio show in Edmonton, where the main topic was of discussion was the first round playoff match-up between the Kings and Sharks – including the names of three players to keep an eye on. Plus, they examined the situation [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio with Goldberg, Kurz and McLellan

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Guests Mike Goldberg, Kevin Kurz, Sarah McLellan, Isaiah Mustafa and Chris Peters joined us for the December 22, 2013 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Over the jam packed two hours, Jonathan Davis and I talked about all the latest news and notes from around the rinks in North America – including Dan [...]

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. [...]

NHL players no longer excited by trips to play California teams

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Last Saturday, the Lightning suffered their first loss to a Western Conference opponent when they were rocked 6-3 by the Phoenix Coyotes. Starting tonight in Los Angeles, the Lightning begin a stretch of three games in four days through California that will see them conclude the trip with back to back games in San Jose [...]

Sabres v Sharks – complacency, composure and controversy

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On Tuesday night in San Jose, the Buffalo Sabres downed the Sharks 5-4 in a shootout. But, the moment creating quite a stir through social media was an apparent missed goal. Take a look…

Adding a little more fuel to the situation, the four goals given up by the Sharks in regulation were the most they’ve [...]

More post-game notes from Kings-Sharks locker rooms

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More from the locker rooms at Staples Center following Wednesday’s 4-3 OT win by Los Angeles…
- Justin Williams on the biggest thing to work on for Nashville: “Consistency. We won here on home ice. Home ice has got to be a hard place for teams to come here and play. We need to keep pace [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on Sportsnet Radio – talking Sharks at Kings

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Prior to tonight’s San Jose Sharks vs LA Kings game at Staples Center, I once again joined the guys on Sportsnet 960 in Calgary for a game preview. During the guest spot we discussed the recent play of Jonathan Quick, Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Matt Frattin, Robyn Regehr, Dustin Brown, physical battles, 2013 NHL Playoffs, [...]

Sharks coach on rivalry with Kings, Quick, Carter and Richards

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Following the Sharks’ morning skate at Staples Center on Wednesday, here’s what San Jose coach Todd McLellan had to share on a myriad of topics…
On Marty Havlat returning:
“Marty is playing his first game of the season. He hasn’t had an exhibition season. For Marty to be effective on our team environment, you have to play [...]

Logan Couture – Kings v Sharks pre-game thoughts

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Pre-game thoughts from Logan Couture following the Sharks morning skate in LA on Wednesday…
On the difficulty of playing at Staples Center:
“They play hard in their building. They come out fast, they come out hard. The fans are loud, they’re into it. It’s a tough environment to come into. But hopefully we can change it [...]

Joe Thornton on Sharks struggles in LA and roster depth

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Sharks captain Joe Thornton shared some thoughts following his team’s pre-game stake on Wednesday, in advance of facing the Kings…
On why it’s difficult to play at Staples Center:
“They play hard. Doesn’t matter where they play, to be honest with you. They’re just a real competitive team. Goal tender right out to Kopitar. They play solid, [...]