Kopitar talking frustrations and goals after 4-2 loss

Anze Kopitar went hard into the boards early in the second period. Minutes later, he was back on the ice during the Kings power play. He finished the night with a team-high seven shots on goal.

The Kings out-hit the Wild 46 to 13, with three of those coming from Kopitar.

After the game, he shared the following…

On the overall game “We are going to have to score some goals, it’s as simple as that. It doesn’t matter how, deflections or rebounds, we need to pick the corner. Whatever it is, we are going to have to score more goals.”

On the higher hit counts tonight – “Maybe a little frustration but…you have to be a little more physical and try to make something happen.”

On the power play – “It’s frustrating and we know we have to do better. I guess if you don’t shoot the puck you can’t score. We’ve had some good puck movement but none of that matters if we can’t score.”

Video highlights from the game are posted here.

To read postgame quotes from Kings coach Terry Murray click here. Also, click on the player’s name to read comments from – Trent Hunter, Dustin Brown and Jack Johnson.

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

Shop MMAOverload.com Today!

Recent Articles

FREE REPLAY: Tonge Talks Kings-Canucks Trade, Nic Dowd on TSN Radio

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of Andy Tonge on TSN 1040, where he broke down the Kings-Canucks trade – including a detailed look at Nic Dowd.
The segment can be heard using the player below or download any of our audio files for free on the MayorsManor iTunes page located here.

FREE REPLAY: Hoven Talks Doughty Contract, Blake as GM, and Quick’s Workload on NHL Radio

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of this week’s 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jonathan Davis to talk about Drew Doughty’s contract situation, Rob Blake as the LA Kings General Manager, Jonathan Quick’s workload this season, the return of Marian Gaborik, Adrian Kempe, the Vegas Golden Knights, and more.
The […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven Talks Kings Good, Bad, Ugly (and Trade Rumor) on NHL Network Radio

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio from earlier today, where he joined hosts Dave Pagnotta and Dennis Bernstein to talk about the Los Angeles Kings first few months of the 2017-18 season – what’s working, what still needs to be changed, GM Rob Blake, coach John Stevens, what they […]

Major News Items

LA Kings 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings: Top Two Players Revealed

The wait is over; it's time to reveal the top two players on our 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings. Which player has earned the coveted No. 1 spot? As we finish off this multi-part series, we'll begin with a thank you … [Read More...]

More Prospect News