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Dean Lombardi-Part 1

This is Part 1 (3 Parts in total) of my conversation with Dean.  As many of you know already, Dean can be very philosophical in his thought process and I believe he goes "deep" in many of his answers.  Most of the questions deal with the hockey side at some point, but some of the questions also deal... Read More
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Hexy talk Monarchs III

JF: I’m sure it’s a type of question you’re asked all the time early in the season, 5-1 start so far, so it’s a great start. I guess the simple way of asking is, do you think the Monarchs can contend for a Calder Cup Championship? RH: I think it’s a little early to say whether they can c... Read More
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Hextall on Manch Part 2

Ron talks about "interacting" with players when in Manchester...does the system with the Monarchs change since Darryl Sutter is now the Kings' coach...Freddy Meyer, new assistant coach with Manch...we also get a scouting report on Tanner Pearson and Nikolay Prokhorkin... JF: How much interaction ... Read More
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A Tale of Two Forums

Continuing in our series about bygone hockey arenas, today I have stories about two Forums in which I did radio and television broadcasts. MONTREAL FORUM One of the most famous hockey arenas, and the one housing the most Stanley Cup Championships was the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec, Ca... Read More
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Davis Payne-Welcome Aboard!

This the the fourth and final part of the chat I had with Davis...he talks about about "keeping on top" of things when he not behind the bench...challenges of being the new guy with the defending Stanley Cup Champions...assistant coaching responsibilities and working on the power-play coaching...wha... Read More
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Davis Payne III

In part III, Davis is asked about people who influenced him to want to be a coach...what did he know about Darryl Sutter before he interviewed...other "friends' with the Kings...staying in the "mix" when in "transition". JF:  Anyone that sticks out to you, as a major influence, in becoming an... Read More