Quick – ‘You always have to be disciplined no matter what’

Goalie Jonathan Quick stopped 29 of the 32 shots he saw, giving up power play goals to Sami Salo and Andrew Ebbett, plus an even strength goal to Aaron Rome.

Immediately following the game, here’s what he had to say…

On the overall game – “You don’t want to get down one goal, two goals, it doesn’t matter. You always want to score the first goal and we were unable to do that tonight. The next 50 minutes we were trying to get out of the hole we dug ourselves in but came up a little short there. I thought we fought hard to get back into the game and we did, we made it a game. We had a couple chances at the end to tie it up. We just have to keep battling the way we did there in those last two periods and things will turn around.”

On the penalties – “A couple of those calls a few of us wouldn’t agree with but at the end of the day you always have to be disciplined no matter what. Even if you get a call you don’t think you deserved, it is what it is and you have to fight it off and you have to kill it off.”

On the physical part of the game – “It happens. It’s part of the game. It’s a physical game. Guys are trying to get to the net and create stuff in front of the net. It’s going to happen. You just deal with it, that’s it. It’s part of the game and you expect it to happen from time to time and it does.”

Comments from coach Terry Murray are on the homepage right now.

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

Recent Articles

Kings Of The Podcast: Ep. Q24 with Alex Iafallo

After a recent episode where we welcomed a pair of prospects all the way from Germany, this Kings of the Podcast episode comes back stateside – where we welcome in Alex Iafallo.
Among the topics discussed:
– His cross-country trip, including a stop at a goalie’s house
– What’s going on in the Buffalo area
– Signing as a […]

This Date in LA Kings History: October 29

On October 29, 1982, Marcel Dionne became the 10th player in NHL history to record 700 assists when he set up Dave Taylor for the first goal of the game against Edmonton. Dionne led the @LAKings in scoring in 1982-83 with 56 goals and 107 points in 80 games.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/3XGWE4h1mg
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October […]

This Date in LA Kings History: October 28

On October 28, 1998, goaltenders Stephane Fiset and Manny Legace shared a shutout in the @LAKings' 4-0 win against the New Jersey Devils. Fiset made 23 saves before being pulled in the second period due to an injury, and Legace made 17 saves in relief.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/sy4SOLKYGg
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) October 28, 2020

Happy birthday to […]

Major News Items

Anatomy of a Draft Pick – How the Kings Decided on Byfield

It seems that nearly every year there is a debate among two players either at or near the top of the NHL Draft board. This year was no exception, with Quinton Byfield vs. Tim Stuetzle being a common theme among … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

About John Hoven

John Hoven is a member of the of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and co-hosts Kings of the Podcast. He is also the founder and editor of MayorsManor.com, which has been named Best Sports Blog in Los Angeles by LA Weekly and Hockey Blog of the Year by Yahoo Sports. Click "ABOUT OUR TEAM" above for a full bio.