What will Sutter say? Comments as he runs to the plane

After the Kings 3-1 win over the visiting Calgary Flames, coach Darryl Sutter shared the following thoughts…

– On the defensive effort: “Scored a power play goal, penalty kill did a good job, and Quicker was pretty solid for us.”

– On if Quick has made good steps over the last two games: “Yup. Played…You know, he was sharp. In a lot of areas, so that’s good.”

– On if he’ll play tomorrow night: “I really…Talk…Talk on the plane tonight and see.”

– On it not being a pretty win: “Tough…You know what? Schedule’s hard…Gotta find different ways to hang in there.”

– On Martinez getting burned: “Yeah he did. He got beat clean one-on-one. Don’t get beat one-on-one in the NHL.”

– On playing a long division stretch coming up: “Yeah, we got five. The next five games are Phoenix and San Jose.”

– On what he makes of that schedule: “Guess we gotta play them some time. We’re gonna get them done in a hurry, right? I know we were talking about it before the game with the players. You know what? After tonight, it’s like this is our game in hand on everybody. So, we knew it was going to be tough. You know, guys are looking ahead a little bit. So it was going to be tough. They did a good job.”

– On if he’ll make a change with Martinez tomorrow: “No, you know what? These kids are…It’s just you can’t get beat one-on-one in the NHL. That is a fact.”

– On if it’s strange that they’re at the mid-way point of the season: “We are…We are…I didn’t look at it like that, because I break it into home/road trips. Back-to-back…You know, even doing this, back-to-back with Calgary. So we haven’t even really looked at it like that.”

– On being pleased with only giving up two points during the home stand: “Yeah, I mean…It’s like I said, we found different ways to win games, and that’s what you have to do. Because this schedule does win and lose games for teams. And we see that.”

– On the 5-on-3 kill being a turning point: “Well we had one against us the other night. Actually they scored on us in the first part of the one, and we had to make a couple of adjustments in there. Quite honestly with you, on the defensemen. You know, you still need a big save, but key guys there are Cammy and Jerome obviously, one-timing pucks. Mike scored on the one-timer down low. That’s a hard play the other night. And we had that covered tonight, and then Jerome has one-timers from the other side. We made a good adjustment. You know what? You still need your goaltender to be your best player 5-on-3.”

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Comments

  1. Jason Kahn says:

    Whats going on with Martinez this season? I used to think he was on par with Voynov. Too bad.

  2. Eva Marie Alonzo says:

    I’m not giving up on Martinez. He was playing well before the Upper Body Injury. He is just playing catch-up right now. I think this is a different team he came back too. They are really hustling now, Martinez just needs to pick up the pace….which he will.

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