Quotes from Anaheim Ducks locker room after 5-2 loss in LA

Let’s take a quick lap around the Anaheim Ducks locker room and get some post-game thoughts following their 5-2 loss to the Kings at Staples Center on Monday night…

– Saku Koivu on the overall game: “On Brown’s goal. It was a wrist shot that hit the bar and went it. The third one trickled in. Those were tough goals. Fasth can’t take the blame for this one. We have to forget this one and get back on Wednesday. The schedule coming up is heavier so we just have to get it back. They are a tough team to play. They are physical, big team. We knew coming into this getting two points would have been huge for our club. We didn’t do it.”

– Viktor Fasth on the overall game: “During the whole game I had to work really hard to see the pucks. It’s one of those games. Try to learn from these games and get back to work. They are a good team and so are we. We really wanted to win this game and it didn’t end up like that.”

– More from Fasth: “Some days you have those games when it feels you can track the puck much easier. Today I was fighting hard. I made some bad decisions out there. We just have to forget this and start working harder next game.”

– Coach Bruce Boudreau on the overall game: “We had a chance when it was 2-1 to make it 3-1 maybe even 4-1 at one point. Once they scored that third goal it didn’t seem like we had the push to sustain any rushes against. It was a tough situation for us. We didn’t get a chance to breathe. Basically every time we touched the puck they were on us. Especially after they scored and the crowd was energized and they were energized. Sometimes back to back games catch up to you.”

– Boudreau on Fasth bouncing back after first loss: “He’ll respond. He’s a really good goaltender. There’s not much he could do. He made some really good saves first. Maybe the third one that snuck through him by an inch, he could have squeezed a little tighter. That was a slap shot from the top of the circles or inside the top of the circles. It should have been covered; shouldn’t have had that shot.”

RELATED ARTICLE: What will Sutter say? Coach’s comments after 5-2 win over Anaheim

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

Recent Articles

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: LA Kings Summer Moves and Drew Doughty Contract Situation

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to look at the Kings first round exit, what GM Rob Blake might do next, how the Drew Doughty contract situation will be resolved, which LA player may have been injured against Vegas, […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven Talks Kings-Golden Knights Game 3 and Impact on the Series

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of this week’s 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jonathan Davis to discuss the fallout from Game 3 of the Kings-Golden Knights series and what was most concerning in the loss for Los Angeles.
The segment can be heard using the player below or download […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on Sportsnet Radio – LA Kings captaincy and RD 1 vs Vegas Golden Knights

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio, where he joined host Will Nault to share thoughts surrounding the Los Angeles Kings and Vegas Golden Knights round one playoff series. Among the topics discussed were: Alex Iafallo, Adrian Kempe, Drew Doughty, Dion Phaneuf, Jonathan Quick, Anze Kopitar, Jeff Carter, a few predictions, […]

Major News Items

LA Kings 2018 Mid-Season Top 10 Prospect Rankings: The Top Two

It all comes down to this. After an extensive journey through the LA Kings current prospect pool, we've finally arrived at the top two players in the rankings - including this year's highly coveted No. 1 spot. … [Read More...]

More Prospect News