Coach Sutter’s comments after Kings def Preds 4-2

In front of another sellout crowd on Saturday night, the Kings out shot the visiting Predators 27-21, out hit them 30-35 and most importantly beat them on the scoreboard 4-2. Paced by goals from Anze Kopitar, Dustin Penner, Dwight King and Kyle Clifford, they’ve now won four in a row for only the second time this season.

After the game, here’s what coach Darryl Sutter had to say…

On the overall game – “We’re keeping pace. That’s it. It’s too bad we can’t gain any ground. You just have to take care of business as much as you can.”

On balance – “We played last night and it’s mentally hard on these guys. They’re trying to get through it and it’s hard. We’re playing a hard game and you need everybody. We got big goals from our left-wingers tonight; flat out.”

On winning last four games in a row – “I don’t look at it as a winning streak. There isn’t much difference in our game at any point. There’s a little break once in a while but we had some guys score some big goals.”

On Jordan Nolan – “It was a good play. I talked to Jordan [Nolan] about making those plays. He can make really good delayed plays. Sometimes he’s trying to play safe while he’s there but if you can make a high percentage play like he did, and we talked about using our speed then good comes out of the third period.”

Translated into the infamous three-word Sutterisms:

Overall – ‘Can’t gain ground’
On balance – ‘You need everybody’
On the streak – ‘Isn’t much difference’
On Nolan – ‘Good comes out’

Post-game quotes from Trevor Lewis and Jonathan Bernier up next.

Recent Articles

Robitaille Luc

Robitaille Lays Out AHL California Story – Past, Present, Future

Several years ago, Luc Robitaille did an interview on MayorsManor where he revealed thoughts of wanting to hold an outdoor game on the beach, likely near Hermosa or Redondo. It would be a pre-season game against the Ducks because he loved the idea of doing something cool to create a media buzz for Southern California […]

LA Kings MayorsManor

Robitaille on Management Changes in Ontario

This truly has been a monumental week for hockey news in Southern California. Along with the long-awaited word of the Ontario Reign becoming an AHL franchise next season, many questions have emerged. In the first of our two-part interview with Luc Robitaille, President of Business Operations for the Los Angeles Kings, he will discuss the […]

Kings Sharks Stadium Series

Kings-Sharks Outdoor Game Coming to Theatres

According to Sharks management, there are less than 500 tickets still available for sale for the Stadium Series game coming to Levi’s Stadium next month. If you want to go, better hurry. On the other hand, if you don’t plan on being there in person, MayorsManor has learned you will now have another option to […]

Major News Items

MayorsManor Prospect Rankings 2015 Midseason

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: No. 6-10

Yesterday, we rolled out the initial article in our three-part series looking at the midseason updates to the LA Kings top 10 prospects list. Already served up were three honorable mentions – defensemen Kevin Gravel, … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

Trackbacks

  1. […] posted coach Darryl Sutter’s post-game quotes in a previous post. Now, let’s head inside the Kings locker room and see what some of the […]

  2. […] from coach Darryl Sutter’s post-game press conference can be found here. Filed Under: audio, Kings, NHL, Predators, video Tagged With: Clifford, hockey, Kings, […]