Drew Doughty talks day games and his personal performance

Doughty Kings practice 02-22-2013 MayorsManor
Comments from Drew Doughty after Kings practice today…

– On coming home: “Feel good. It’s good to be home. Seems like we’ve been on the road all season. So to finally be able to sleep in our own bed, play in front of our own fans; it will be fun.”

– On day game struggles: “I think just individually we all gotta step it up. You know it’s different getting ready for an afternoon game, but the other team is going through the same thing. So it’s not like we can use it as an excuse or anything like that. We just gotta you know step up to the plate and win a big game tomorrow.”

– On the personal challenge of a day game: “No, it’s not a challenge. It’s different, I kind of like it. You know I’m the type of guy where waiting around all day for the day to come. Like I hate going to the rink practicing, going back home, and then just waiting 7 hours or whatever it is for the game to finally start. So I kind of like the fact that you know a 1 o’clock game just kind of starts and I don’t have anything to think about.”

– On his personal performance during the road trip: “I thought I was pretty good in Calgary. Edmonton I was okay. So Calgary maybe I thought I played pretty well. Just happy with you know my defensive game in that game, trying to shut down their big guys. So I thought we did a pretty good job about it.”

– On the Canadian media: “It was fun. They stayed away from me for the most part, so I was happy.”

– On why they stayed away: “I don’t know, I have no idea why, but it didn’t bother me.”

Trevor Lewis has an idea why…and we’ll post those comments next.

RELATED CONTENT: Mattias Norstrom talks Anze Kopitar

Note to webmasters/reporters: When recapping news or interviews from this site please include a link to www.MayorsManor.com

Recent Articles

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 […]

AHL

AHL West Post-Press Conference News and Notes

Following are selected comments and notes from the five NHL clubs who will place their AHL affiliates in California beginning with the 2015-16 season: – The AHL Board has approved relocation for five teams. … The Calgary Flames affiliate is going from Glens Falls, N.Y., to Stockton, Calif. … The Edmonton Oilers affiliate is are […]

AHL

VIDEO: AHL West Press Conference Replay

Finally. It’s actually somewhat hard to belief the AHL West is being officially announced today, considering all the work that has gone on behind the scenes over the past four seasons. Yet, here we go. Live from San Jose, David Andrews, league President and Chief Executive Officer, will formally roll out the plans for five […]

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. […] RELATED CONTENT: Doughty talks day games and his personal performance […]

  2. […] RELATED CONTENT: Doughty talks day games and his personal performance […]