Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Round 2 Predictions & the Worlds

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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 round two of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, what the Anaheim Ducks did right, what the Calgary Flames did wrong, predictions for each series, how to fix the St. Louis Blues, […]

FREE REPLAY: Mayor on ESPN Radio Talking NHL SC Playoffs

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Enjoy a free replay of “The Mayor” John Hoven on ESPN radio in Honolulu, where he joined the Sports Animals show to offer thoughts on several Stanley Cup playoff matchups, including: Canucks-Flames, Rangers-Penguins, Senators-Canadiens, Blackhawks-Predators, Capitals-Islanders, and more.
You can give today’s segment a listen using the player below or download any of our […]

MayorsManor Live: Playoff Podcast with The Kid

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It’s time to have a little fun. Perhaps we get too caught up at times with line combinations, why teams didn’t make the playoffs, and which players will sign with certain teams. Even with the regular season ending on Saturday and the Stanley Cup Playoffs set to begin shortly, there has been no […]

Kings Players Trying to One-Up Each Other

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After winning the Stanley Cup twice in the past three seasons, and then not making the playoffs this year, many questions are swirling around the LA Kings. Sunday brought a day of many confusing feelings for players – with team captain Dustin Brown calling it, “just an awkward feeling for this group.” He later added, […]

Dustin Brown on Fixing the Kings, Pushing Back on Sutter

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Never one to shy away from the media, Kings captain Dustin Brown met with a small group gathered at the team’s training facility in El Segundo earlier today. Following his club missing the playoffs for the first time since 2009, there was obvious disappointment and many in management, as well as inside the locker room, […]

Brown, Kopitar, Sutter on Life Without Stoll and Williams

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Among the Kings myriad of roster issues needing to be addressed over the next two months is what to do with pending unrestricted free agent forwards Jarret Stoll and Justin Williams. Both were critical pieces to the team’s two Stanley Cups. However, given the salary cap issues facing GM Dean Lombardi, there likely won’t be […]

Doan Loves To Hate, Maybe Has Had Enough

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Over the past dozen or so years, there have been a myriad of changes out in the Arizona desert. Wayne Gretzky came and went as part of the Coyotes ownership group, the team moved to a beautiful new arena in suburban Glendale, and they’ve gone through a handful of jersey designs. Through it all, the […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio with Elliotte Friedman

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Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada joined John Hoven and Jonathan Davis to kick off the Sunday, March 8, 2015 edition of their show on NHL Network Radio. In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew and Friedman discussed a myriad of hot topics around the NHL – including: why the Anaheim […]

TBT: McSorley Still Hurt by Stick vs Montreal

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With the Montreal Canadiens in town to face the Los Angeles Kings tonight, it only seems natural to feature Marty McSorley in this week’s Throwback Thursday.
Being called for an illegal stick in Game 2 of the 1993 Stanley Cup Final was something that haunted McSorley for the better part of two decades. So much […]

Barry Melrose Evaluates Players from his 1993 Kings Roster

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Few other players or coaches spent such little time with the Los Angeles Kings and made such a lasting impression. Hired out of the Detroit Red Wings minor league system, Barry Melrose arrived to coach hockey at the Forum in 1992. Few had heard of him, although everybody knew his biggest star. With Wayne Gretzky […]