Kyle Clifford – ‘I don’t want to just be a fighter’

We’ve already heard from coach Darryl Sutter, Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar. Now, here’s what Kyle Clifford had to say following the Kings 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night…

- On his goal (shown below): “Just got the puck on net and good things happen…I’d like to say that’s where I wanted to shoot but sometimes I just close my eyes and put it on net.”

- On his developing power game: “I definitely want to develop my game. I don’t want to be just a fighter so to say, and it’s just a matter of building on it. It’s about being patient and it’s going to come.”

- On almost dropping the gloves at the end of the second: “We had the momentum going our way. I fight on my terms. I think our whole team has a lot of team toughness so it just wasn’t the right time.”

- On giving the goal up late spoiling Bernier’s shutout: “You know I think coming out of this game we’re just glad that we got the win. You know other teams are going to score goals; those things happen.”

- On the crowd’s energy and being home: “You know we have a great group. Our fans are the best fans in hockey as far as I’m concerned.”

- On Jonathan Bernier: “He’s an awesome goaltender, we know that. He did a great job tonight – (and) a great job in St. Louis – good for him.”

- On the vibe against Columbus: “They’re not the easiest team to play. They play a hard style and we just want to match that and build off that.”

RELATED CONTENT: Kopitar likes how Kings rebounded after coming out flat

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

Recent Articles

Martinez Kings Ducks

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio – talking Voynov, Muzzin, Martinez, Kopitar

Follow @mayorNHL Here is a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joins host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon for a lap around the Western Conference, where a myriad of topics were discussed – including Slava Voynov, Jake Muzzin, Alec Martinez, Anze Kopitar, Tyler Toffoli, Mike Richards, Andy Andreoff, Anaheim Ducks, [...]

MM-shield-1400x1400

FREE REPLAY: Davis on NHL Radio, update following Kings practice

Follow @westcoasthky Here is a free replay of Jonathan Davis on the Power Play via NHL Network Radio earlier today. He updates listeners on the Slava Voynov discussion at Kings’ practice, Jake Muzzin’s injury status, rookie Brayden McNabb, Mike Richards, Anze Kopitar, Tanner Pearson, Tyler Toffoli, and more. Give it a listen using the player [...]

LoVerde Kings NHL by Zampelli

Kings Options on Defense with Voynov Out

Although this should hardly need a preface, we’ll provide one anyway. We are more concerned about the well-being of all parties involved in today’s events than we are about the sport of hockey at the moment. Naturally, we wish nothing but the best outcome for all involved – and that means their health and safety [...]

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

Trackbacks

  1. [...] RELATED CONTENT: Kyle Clifford says he wants to be know for being more than ‘just a fighter’ [...]

  2. [...] Speaking of Clifford, he recently said he wants to be known for being more than ‘just a fighter’ and so far so good – seven points (two goals and five assists), after posting just 12 points [...]