Western Conference: Hertl takes four bites for the Sharks

Canada, Russia and the U.S. might grab most of the hockey headlines, but let’s not forget about the Czech Republic either. While 41-year old native Jaromir Jagr was busy scoring his 683rd goal a few hours north in Vancouver, young Tomas Hertl was busy lighting the lamp four separate times for the San Jose Sharks [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – our debut show

Luc Robitaille, Bruce Boudreau, Doug Wilson and more guest on West Coast Bias.
Our brand new show is on the air! West Coast Bias debuted on NHL Network Radio over the weekend and featured a slew of guests from around the Pacific Division. Along with my co-host, Jonathan Davis, we caught up with LA [...]

Wednesday conference call – full Dustin Penner quotes

The Kings took a much deserved needed day off today. However, the team’s PR staff organized a conference call with three players (thank you!). First up was Dustin Penner. Here’s what he had to share…
On knowing they are half-way through the playoffs:
“It felt great. A sense of accomplishment, we’re half way there. And [...]

Game 4 morning skate: Kopitar says Clifford brings ‘a little meat’

Following the Kings’ morning skate in San Jose earlier today, here’s what Anze Kopitar had to share…

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Comments from Sharks’ locker room after 4-3 loss to LA in Game 2

Comments from the San Jose Sharks’ locker room after their come-from-ahead loss to the Kings in Game 2…
- Coach Todd McLellan on the overall game: “I liked our game. We’ll meet tomorrow at the rink and I’ll tell our team that. The thing I like about our team, maybe in the past this [...]

VIDEO: NHL explains Raffi Torres suspension

San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has been suspended for the remainder of the second round of the playoffs for his hit on Jarret Stoll. Here’s the full NHL explanation…

Meanwhile, Stoll remains sidelined following the hit. He will not play in Game 2 tonight and Brad Richardson will take his place in the Kings’ line-up.
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Post-Game 1 Comments from Tyler Toffoli

On the differences between St. Louis and San Jose:
“Oh, it’s just the next round.  It’s a lot harder and faster.  We came out, first game, we wanted to get the win, and that’s what we did.”
On if the Sharks were chirping him hard as the rookie out there:
“I don’t think they know who I am.  [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio – Round 2 preview with Jim Fox

Jim Fox is back!  He joined us a few weeks ago to set-up the Kings-Blues opening round series.  Now, he returns to the MayorsManor show to help preview the Kings-Sharks second round match-up.  We’ll also look back at some key moments from the NHL’s first round battles, including Game 7 between the Ducks and Red Wings.  If [...]

OFFICIAL: Kings v Sharks playoff schedule, Round 2

Wait no further, the schedule for the Kings and Sharks round two match-up is now available…
GAME 1 – Tuesday, May 14 at 7:00 pm PST in Los Angeles
GAME 2 – Thursday, May 16 at 7:00 pm PST in Los Angeles
GAME 3 – Saturday, May 18 at 6:00 pm PST in San Jose
GAME 4 – Tuesday, [...]

Comments from Sharks’ locker room after 3-2 loss to Kings

Following the Sharks 3-2 loss in Los Angeles on Saturday night, here’s what they were saying back in the San Jose locker room…
- Captain Joe Thornton on how much incentive there was in the game, knowing that home-ice wasn’t possible: “We’re going to go up to Vancouver. Excited to play them. You want to win [...]