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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
It’s been three years since we last ran a poll asking which active NHL player you liked the least. While that may not seem like a long time ago, when you look over the previous list and see names like Chris Pronger and Sean Avery, you’re easily reminded how quickly things change in the NHL.
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 [...]
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 [...]
As if there was ever any doubt, on Friday morning the NHL and NHLPA confirmed they will be participating in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With that in mind, the league will shut down for nearly three weeks, February 9-26.
“The National Hockey League features the most international player population in professional sports, and [...]
Although the Kings players were given a much deserved day off today, three guys were made available for a media conference call. We’ve already posted full comments from Dustin Penner and Mike Richards. Now, here’s what Drew Doughty had to share…
On how he is feeling today:
“Yeah, it’s huge to get this couple days here in [...]
Although the Kings took a much deserved needed day off today, their PR staff organized a conference call with three players. Last hour we posted the full quotes from Dustin Penner. Now, here’s what Mike Richards had to share…
On how he is feeling being half-way through the playoffs:
“Obviously happy that we’re here, like you said [...]