West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Evans and Pagnotta

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 [...]

Tyler Seguin talks Kings, Stars, teammates and more

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 [...]

Locker Room Quotes after Stars 5-2 Win in LA

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 [...]

Ray Whitney weighs in on the dirtiness of Dustin Brown

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 talks trying to fit in, Dustin Brown and more

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 [...]

AUDIO: West Coast Bias on NHL Radio – Chiasson, Alfredsson’s return

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 [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on NHL Radio – Mayor’s Minutes

It’s time for more Mayor’s Minutes, as I joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon for another guest spot on NHL Network Radio (XM 211 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
Among the myriad of largely Western Conference topics were – the LA Kings, Tyler Toffoli, [...]

NHL players no longer excited by trips to play California teams

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 [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – October 20th

Tyler Seguin and Emerson Etem appear as guests on West Coast Bias.
Another jam packed edition of the show is in the books! On this week’s episode we featured guests Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars and Emerson Etem of the Anaheim Ducks – plus we debated several key topics from around the world of hockey.
Per the norm, [...]

Fallout continues from the hit on Dustin Penner

While Government employees have returned to work in the U.S. and are slowly ramping back up, things over at the NHL’s Department of Player Safety continue to operate at full speed. Already with a busy docket this week – as they’re scheduled to debate hits by Patrick Kaleta, Cody McLeod and Michael Grabner – now, [...]