Pre-game Sutterisms – comments from morning skate

Comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s morning skate on Wednesday…
– On the last game against Detroit being a kick-start for the recent success and what he liked about that game: “Basically, we responded when we played Detroit, right? It’s natural, not natural, but when you win a faceoff in the last few […]

Fill In The Blank: Game 17 – feedback from Kings 5-2 win over Ducks

It’s time for more input from the readers.
This normally would have gone up yesterday.  However, with the trade of Simon Gagne, it was pushed until today.  Sorry if that disrupted anybody’s sleep last night.
Following the game at Staples Center on Monday night we asked people to complete this statement:
‘The best moment in the Kings 5-2 […]

Alec Martinez leaning on a teammate while on IR

Yesterday afternoon Kings GM Dean Lombardi said the original estimate of two to four weeks seems about right for Alec Martinez and that he was progressing just fine.
Earlier in the day, we had a chance to catch up with Martinez to discuss the situation, his former love for the Red Wings and he shared a […]

VIDEO: Ron Hextall talks Simon Gagne trade, plus Lombardi audio

We’ve already posted all the comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi in various articles today – click here to get started if you’ve missed those notes.
Now, here’s an interview with Asst GM Ron Hextall:

If you prefer the audio of GM Dean Lombardi’s call with the media, here you go…

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And just what type of trade is Lombardi looking to make?

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Have you had enough of Kings GM Dean Lombardi yet?  Of course you haven’t.  This is the final batch of quotes from today’s conference call following the trade of Simon Gagne.  After this, we’re moving on to comments from Asst GM Ron Hextall.
If you’re joining late though and want to start at the beginning, click here.
Otherwise, […]

Lombardi on trade options and what they have in Manchester

Yes, even though you’ve already read a lot of comments from Kings GM Dean Lombardi on MayorsManor today, we still have more for you!
– On if he’s still looking for a left wing via trade: “No, I think like I said earlier, you still have Brad Richardson, who can play all the positions. That’s one […]

Lombardi on what he’s seen from Doughty, Voynov and the young D

Guess what?  There’s even more from today’s conference call with Kings GM Dean Lombardi.  In the following riff he talks about the team’s young defense – starting with the play of Keaton Ellerby and then moving on to Drew Doughty, Slava Voynov and other guys manning the blueline…
“As a collective unit it’s the youngest in the league. […]

Lombardi gives all the details on the Simon Gagne trade

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Veteran forward Simon Gagne was traded by the Kings on Tuesday for a conditional draft pick. He’s headed back to Philadelphia after being a healthy scratch for the last four games and playing only 11 times this season. LA General Manager Dean Lombardi participated in a conference call with the media this afternoon to discuss the […]

Dean Lombardi – ‘Becoming emotionally attached again is a difficult thing’

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After sending Simon Gagne back to the Philadelphia Flyers for a conditional draft pick, Kings GM Dean Lombardi held a conference call where he addressed a number of items, including – the trade details, injury updates, calling up prospects, what he’ll be looking for at the Trade Deadline and much more.  Here’s the first batch of […]

What will Sutter say? Tuesday’s non-practice comments

Comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the Kings (non) practice on Tuesday…
– On Brown and Kopitar getting back to being themselves: “I think (Willie) is, I think Brownie still has some straight line work to do, and make the line a little more where they’re….Joining the dots a little bit better. Willie did most […]