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

NCAA West Regional - St. Cloud State vs Ferris State

Dev Camp Preview with Mikey Eyssimont, Kings 2016 Draft Pick

It’s been a whirlwind week for Mikey Eyssimont. The Colorado native was just drafted by the Kings last Saturday and now he finds himself in Los Angeles for the team’s annual Development Camp. With only one year of college experience under his belt – and expected to play a big role this upcoming season at […]

Brown Kings NHL 2015

Brown on Losing the Captaincy; Not Your Typical Conference Call

Dustin Brown met with the media today via a conference call to share his thoughts on no longer being captain of the Los Angeles Kings… and to say he was extremely candid would be more than understatement.
Partial opening comment on no longer being the captain:
“There are a lot of emotions [that come with this]. […]

Johnson Kings

UPDATED: LA Kings 2016 Development Camp Roster Info

As July 1st quickly approaches, most of the hockey world is discussing free agency. Simultaneously, we’re also just a few days away from the other annual summer tradition, Development Camp. In fact, dozens of the Kings top prospects will be arriving in Los Angeles over the weekend, with on-ice activity expected to begin on Monday […]

Major News Items

LAK Prospect No 1

LA Kings 2015-16 Prospect Rankings: No. 1 Revealed

We're finally ready to announce the name of which Los Angeles Kings prospect has nabbed the No. 1 spot in our bi-annual rankings of the team's future hopefuls. After working our way through a handful of Honorable … [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 […]