Post-game notes (2 of 2): Coyotes at Kings 9/21/2011

Earlier we posted the recap from game one of the Kings – Coyotes split-squad game over in Arizona.

Here are ten post-game notes from the second contest, this one was in downtown Los Angeles…

* Slava Voynov looked strong throughout the game. He scored the Kings only goal in regulation (a power play marker at 5:53 of the second).

* Voynov had five shots, trailing only Dustin Brown and the Coyotes Patrick O’Sullivan (six) for most in the game.

* Coach Terry Murray on the play of Voynov – “I thought Voynov had a very good game. He’s got great awareness on the ice, with or without the puck. I wish he would sometimes shoot the puck a little bit more at times, but he has great composure.”

* Jack Johnson played a whopping 32 minutes in the game. Voynov and Rob Scuderi had the second most on the team, around 24 minutes.

* Kyle Clifford led all LA players with 11 penalty minutes, including five minutes for fighting Ryan Hollweg in the second period. The Colonel lost the scrap.

* Jonathan Quick played the first 40 minutes of the game and stopped 12 of 13 shots faced. Martin Jones was in for the third and stopped all nine shots thrown at him in regulation.

* Brett Hextall was relatively quite for the Coyotes after going off against the Kings twice last week. Here, he was playing for the second consecutive night in SoCal, having faced the Ducks last night. Hextall played just over 10 minutes total and took two shots.

* Two Norton Sports clients scored back-to-back in the shootout – first Brown, then Andy Miele. Brown’s goal was set up with a nifty stick handle that created a stutter move, a shot and a goal. Oliver Ekman-Larsson put the game away for the Coyotes 2-1.

* Brown on playing with Richards for the first time in a competitive setting – “It was good. He’s really easy to read off of. We had some good shots. First shift of the night we were peppering the goalie. We had some good chemistry out there.”

* Thomas Hickey played just over 11 minutes, with most of them coming in the first two periods. He had a goal waived off in the first period when Clifford was called for goaltender interference. After the game, Murray said – “Hickey wasn’t bad, he was more physical than any other time I’ve ever seen him.”

Finally, if you haven’t done so already, be sure to check out this Voynov vs. Hickey related article from yesterday… Coach Murray starting to prepare for life without Drew Doughty.

The Mayor
www.twitter.com/MayorNHL 
www.facebook.com/MayorsManor  

Shop for Los Angeles Kings Gear at Shop.NHLcom!

Recent Articles

Brown Dustin Kings

Hoven on NHL Radio: New Kings Captain, Lucic Contract Update

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined hosts Scott Laughlin and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss Dustin Brown no longer being the captain of the Los Angeles Kings, which players will likely wear letters next season, the very latest on Milan Lucic’s contract status, and much […]

NHL playoffs WCF ECF 2016

Hoven on ESPN Radio: Game 7s out West and a Stanley Cup Prediction

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on ESPN Radio, where he joined hosts Chris Hart and Gary Dickman to discuss the Western and Eastern Conference playoff races, including offering predictions on who wins Game 7 between the Sharks and Predators, which team will prevail in Game 7 of the Blues-Stars series, why […]

Sirius XM NHL Network

Hoven on NHL Radio: Kings Roster Plans and Sutter’s Future

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined hosts Scott Laughlin and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss all the latest news surrounding the Kings, including: coach Darryl Sutter’s immediate future, Dean Lombardi’s salary cap problems, the possibility of Milan Lucic re-signing in Los Angeles, potential trades, Dustin […]

Major News Items

LAK Prospect No 1

LA Kings 2015-16 Prospect Rankings: No. 1 Revealed

We're finally ready to announce the name of which Los Angeles Kings prospect has nabbed the No. 1 spot in our bi-annual rankings of the team's future hopefuls. After working our way through a handful of Honorable … [Read More...]

More Prospect News