Flash quotes from Blackhawks locker room after 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3

Comments from the Chicago Blackhawks’ locker room after dropping Game 3 to the Kings by a score of 3-1…
Jonathan Toews on the overall game: “We lost the game. We’re not happy with the result. We will learn from it and do whatever we have to do in the next one. They played with more energy. [...]

Pre-Game 2: Blackhawks’ Toews on Brown’s late elbow, leadership of Doughty and Richards

Last hour we posted comments from a few Blackhawks players talking about Dustin Penner and the Kings. Now, here’s Chicago captain Jonathan Toews with some thoughts in advance of tonight’s Game 2 with the LA Kings…
Q. With Bryan Bickell playing with you and Hossa, looked like it went well for you?
“Yeah, we played games together [...]

NHL Awards – selections submitted for 2013 regular season honors

Beginning Monday, the NHL will start to announce the nominees for the 2013 Regular Season Awards, beginning with the three Calder Trophy candidates. This comes on the heals of having members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (myself included) submit our nominees in various categories just before the playoffs began. We were asked to provide [...]

MayorsManor Live Radio: Kings at Blackhawks preview with Tab Bamford

In advance of Sunday’s Kings vs. Blackhawks game we invited Tab Bamford onto the MayorsManor show.  He’s a featured writer fot The Fourth Period Magazine and and covers Chicago hockey for CommittedIndian.com.
In the episode below we’ll take a look at some of the key storylines heading into the game, including – power play woes, Michal Rozsival [...]

Word Association: Six Kings take on Four Blackhawks

Sunday afternoon the suddenly surging Kings will get a chance to extract a little revenge on the red-hot Blackhawks in Chicago.  It was just last month that the two teams met in Los Angeles on opening day of the 2013 season.   That game was a decisive win for the road team and the Kings are [...]

Quotes from Blackhawks locker room after def. Kings 2-1

With Chicago’s 2-1 win last night, that pushes their streak to seven straight over Los Angeles and 10-0-1 in the last 11 games vs. the Kings.
Following the game, here’s what was being said in the Blackhawks locker room…
Head coach Joel Quenneville on the overall game – “I think that the game that got us back [...]

Blackhawks game – three points of view from LA blueline

Tonight will be the first match-up of the year between the Kings and Blackhawks. Last season, Chicago took all four games in the series, pushing their win streak over Los Angeles to six straight and they’re 9-0-1 in the last 10 meetings overall.
Last hour we looked at some fun facts leading into tonight’s game [...]

Shane Doan Would Pick Kopitar at NHL All-Star Draft

Anze Kopitar received some recent praise from one of the most respected captains in the league…
Friday afternoon Shane Doan of the Phoenix Coyotes was a guest on The PowerPlay (NHL Radio show) and they were talking about the fact that the Coyotes didn’t have any players selected to attend this year’s NHL All-Star Game.
Which, if you’re [...]

Toews, Smyth, Momma and What You Missed…

Researchers say one of the most popular vacation weeks among the American workforce is the time between Christmas and New Year’s. With that behind us, it’s now on to 2011.
The Kings are home tonight to take on the Chicago Blackhawks. Ryan Smyth had this to say about the game “Chicago set the barrier high with [...]

Kings ‘Youth and Promise’ Has Familiar Ring to ‘Hawks

The team was coming off a run where they hadn’t made the playoffs since 2001-02. However, the roster was filled with promising forwards and a few stud defenseman, including one who will be a Norris Trophy finalist for much of the next decade. Which left goaltending as the only question. They responded with a 100-point [...]