Jonathan Quick not getting much support, even on off day

While Canadians proudly proclaim hockey is their sport, few things are as American as the Super Bowl. Whether you’re gathering with friends today to watch the game, the commercials or just eat a bunch of food, the game has nearly turned into a national holiday. Football fan or not, it’s hard to escape the hype surrounding the biggest sporting event of the year. So, who are the Kings favoring today…

Jonathan Quick – “27-24 Giants!”

Drew Doughty – “I want the Pats to win. I kind of have a few things going with some of the guys on the team. Quickie is a big Giants fan. So, I have to make sure I’m able to rub that in.”

Jack Johnson – “Patriots. I think Eli (Manning) is great, I like him. Yet, when push comes to shove, I have a hard time betting against Tom Brady. I hope it’s not a low scoring game though. I’d like to see a little bit of a shootout, that makes things more interesting.”

Matt Greene – “Patriots. The total points in the game will be 67.”

Rob Scuderi thinks it going to be a high scoring game too – “I’ll take the Patriots. I don’t care about the score, as long as it ends up to 57 (total points) or over.”

So, three guys from one of the stingiest defenses in the National Hockey League are looking for an offensive explosion in the Super Bowl?

Fine, how about the forwards – what do they think?

Jarret Stoll, Patriots…Trevor Lewis, Patriots…Kevin Westgarth, Patriots. Is there some sort of conspiracy going against Quick? Or is there any logic built into these predictions?

Kyle Clifford – “Patriots, that’s about as far as I’ll go. I just think New England is going to win. I don’t know anything else about the game.”

Justin Williams – “Patriots. But, I’m rooting more for a good game. I like to be entertained.”

Anze Kopitar – “Those are two really good teams and it’s going to be a good rematch from a few years ago. So, it should be fun. I think I’d like the Pats to win. Just to get a little revenge. But, I’m not going to be cheering too loud for either one.”

Dustin Brown – “I’m going with the Pats, 27-24.”

Interesting, the two guys from New York – Brown and Scuderi – are both took the Pats. What gives?

“Growing up, I hated the Bills, hated the Rangers,” said Brown. “I hated all New York teams really – except for the Yankees. And I liked them when they sucked, just because Don Mattingly was my favorite player. I was a 49ers fan back then. My older cousins grew up in Northern California and they were 49ers fans, so then I became a 49ers fan.”

How about the coach, who does Darryl Sutter like in today’s big game? He’s going with the Patriots because, well, he likes their coach. Go figure.

So, just like most Kings games, Quick isn’t getting much help from his teammates. The whole room is going with the Pats.

Oh wait, this just in…Mike Richards thumbed out a tweet this morning – “Who does everyone have tonight? #SuperBowl #gogiants”

Finally, Quick has some back-up. Will it be enough?

If it’s anything like his life on the ice, expect a close, low scoring game that won’t be decided until late – possibly in overtime.

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

RELATED ARTICLES:

Don Mattingly says 2012 will be ‘Year of LA Kings, Dodgers’

Results for Jack Johnson and Dustin Penner vs. The Mayor

What I’ve learned so far this season… by Brad Richardson

Recent Articles

Quick Kings Howard Wings NHL

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Red Wings, October 31

After giving Martin Jones the start in net last night in Pittsburgh, Kings coach Darryl Sutter is expected to go back to his ace, Jonathan Quick, against Detroit. The former Conn Smythe winner is just 3-7-1 in 11 career games played at Joe Louis Arena and will also be looking to get his first road [...]

kings

Flashback Friday: Halloween Pics from Kings 2011 Player’s Party

The following article was first published in 2011. We share it again for those who either missed it the first time or just want to re-live the laughs… On Tuesday, there may have been some other players dressed up as the Kings because coach Terry Murray‘s team just didn’t look like themselves in a 3-0 [...]

Datsyuk Red Wings

Things You May Not Know: Kings-Red Wings Edition

With the Kings winless in their two games at opposite ends of Pennsylvania, they’re now set to take on the Red Wings at the famed Joe Louis Arena. Before they drop the puck in Detroit, we have a few tidbits that will make you sound smart while watching the action on TV or hanging out [...]

Major News Items

Manchester Monarchs MayorsManor Kings by Blake Gumprecht

MAJOR NEWS: Kings Preparing To Move Top Prospects To SoCal

Note to webmasters/reporters: When recapping news or interviews from this site please remember to include a link to www.MayorsManor.com Follow @mayorNHL In a story that MayorsManor has been chasing for the … [Read More...]

More Prospect News