West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – week two

Stu Grimson and Michael Russo guest on West Coast Bias.
Week two of the newest show on NHL Network Radio is on the air! Jonathan Davis and I are back with the latest edition of West Coast Bias, where we were joined by Nashville Predators color analyst Stu Grimson and Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star [...]

Top quotes from Kings locker room after Game 1 win in Minny

Some raw post-game quotes following the Kings 3-2 shootout win in Minnesota on Thursday…
Matt Frattin on how it felt to play his first official game as a King: “It was a good start. At least we got the win, but I still feel like I played a little sloppy. It was a sloppy game out [...]

Dustin Brown suspended two games, Kings recall Tyler Toffoli

Following a play along the boards Thursday night, there were questions about a hit from Dustin Brown that knocked Jason Pominville out of the game between the Kings and Wild.
Depending on your point of view, LA’s captain was either responding to a check he was about to receive from Pominville or he threw an illegal elbow [...]

Full quotes from Minnesota Coach Mike Yeo after win over LA Kings

Following his team’s 2-1 win over the visiting LA Kings on Tuesday night, here’s what Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo had to share at his post-game presser…
- On the second period coming close to unraveling: “Well, the last game could have unraveled us too. It’s how you respond. You gotta deal with adversity. To me [...]

Reaction from Minnesota locker room after 2-1 win over LA

Following their 2-1 win over the visiting LA Kings on Tuesday night, here’s what they were saying back in the Minnesota Wild locker room…
- Goalie Niklas Backstrom on the overall game: “I think it was a solid 60 minutes for us, and it was a very good team we played against. So it was a [...]

Bernier after his first regulation loss of the season

Following the Kings 2-1 loss in Minnesota on Tuesday, here’s what goalie Jonathan Bernier had to share…
- On if he could tell the Wild were desperate: “Yeah, obviously I felt our effort wasn’t great tonight.  And in this league if you don’t show up, most nights you’re going to lose.  And that’s what happened tonight.  [...]

Jeff Carter on his goal and Kings loss to Wild

Following the Kings 2-1 loss in Minnesota on Tuesday, here’s what Jeff Carter had to share…
- On his goal: “I just came off the bench.  Good play.  I know Richey was out there.  I’m not sure who the other winger was, but they’re battling hard low, and like I said, I just came off the [...]

Dustin Brown on the elbow and game vs Wild (with video)

Following the Kings 2-1 loss in Minnesota on Tuesday, here’s what LA captain Dustin Brown had to share…
- On the third period: “First good shifts.  You kind of build on them, and Bernie made a couple saves in the third that he had to.  That gave us a chance to win, and we had some [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 46 – Kings at Wild

When the Kings and Wild met in Los Angeles just a few weeks ago it looked like a possible first round playoff match-up.  However, due to the highly volatile nature of the Western Conference standings - and a slumping Minnesota team that has gone only 3-6-1 over their last 10 games - each side is now fighting for something different.
While Zach [...]

Suter, Pominville, Wild coach talk 3-0 loss to LA Kings

Over in the Kings’ locker room they were talking about Thursday night’s game providing a bit of redemption, as LA felt like they let one get away in Minnesota last week (where they had a 3-1 lead and lost via a shootout). In the re-match – and possible playoff preview – it was the Wild coming [...]