When a team is down 2-0 after opening a playoff series on the road the plan is simple, get a win in your own arena and then build from there. On Monday night in Dallas the Stars did just, shutting out the Pacific Division champion Anaheim Ducks in Game 3. Jamie Benn, who has been [...]
There are many guys around the NHL who never disappoint with their amazing quotes, regardless of the situation. Yet, if you want to get to the best of the best conversationalists, Dustin Penner, Willie Mitchell, and Rich Clune are just a few of the names who quickly come to mind in any such discussion. Equally [...]
It was a big night for the Anaheim Ducks on Friday. After falling behind 1-0 early to the visiting Dallas Stars, they did what they found a way to do numerous times throughout the regular season, stuck to the gameplan and came storming back to beat their opposition. Following the Ducks 3-2 victory, giving them [...]
After bulding a 4-0 lead on the visiting Dallas Stars, it looked like the train might come off the tracks for the Anaheim Ducks in the third period. After pulling to wihthin one goal – and even pulling their goaltender in the final minute – the Stars came up empty, and the Ducks skated off [...]
Guests Daryl Evans and Dave Pagnotta joined us for the February 9, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Although I was off for the weekend, there was still plenty of hockey to talk about – so Jonathan Davis, along with ‘the fill-in’ Phil DeLand, handled all the duties for this week’s edition [...]
Comments from Tyler Seguin following the Stars 5-2 win over the Kings in LA on Monday night…
On beating the Kings:
“Tough building, tough team. That was quite the grind, quite the battle. It’s great to see the guys step up and really show some character. We have a lot of guys down like a lot teams [...]
Quotes from both locker rooms following the Dallas Stars 5-2 over the LA Kings on Monday night…
Darryl Sutter on tonight’s game:
“Every scoring chance they got, they scored on us, so that’s a tough challenge.”
Sutter on the Kings not playing until Saturday:
“We come back from the break and start with a tough six week run right [...]
Nearly every year, a familiar theme has a tendency to work its way through the NHL season and become the story. A few years ago it was the success of inexpensive goaltenders. Many moons ago it was the influence of European players. Among the early leaders for Story of the Year in the 2013-14 campaign [...]
Brenden Morrow practically made a career out of agitating the Kings when he played with the Dallas Stars and was their long-time captain. His 20 goals and 42 points vs. Los Angeles trail only the 21 goals and 45 points he’s put up against Phoenix for tops against any opponent in his career.
Frequent readers of this site may [...]
Are you ready for another two-hour episode of West Coast Bias? We were back on the NHL Network Radio airwaves yesterday, talking up all the latest news and notes around the hockey world.
TSN’s Brent Wallace also joined us from Ottawa to share some insight and observations on former Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson returning to Ottawa, now [...]