Stars coach happy to return the ‘spanking’ they received from Kings

Following the Stars 5-1 win over the visiting Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, here’s what Dallas coach Glen Gulutzan had to share at his post-game presser…

– On the two penalty kills in the second period giving them a lift: “We talked about that between the second and third. We gotta get some juice out of those, because those are big penalty kills. Two high sticks that cut guys. So doubled up the minutes there. Those are big kills, and we needed to get some energy off it. We talked about the guys that didn’t…Weren’t involved with the kills, to get their energy up in the third, and they did.”

– On the performance of goalie Richard Bachman: “Solid, real solid. You could see his rebound control and his confidence. He’s out in his crease. He hasn’t played in a while, so it’s a good one for him.”

– On Kari Lehtonen’s injury: “He has a lower body injury. It’s mild. We’ll reassess him tomorrow.”

– On his evaluation of the Stars’ defensive play: “I think we limited the time in our zone by moving the puck north real quickly. We didn’t mess around with it, we just kept it going north. We had a purpose to our game, which we’ve talked about all year. I think the spanking we took from these guys a few weeks ago, or however long it was, was still lingering in our minds. So we wanted to come out here, be direct, put pucks towards their net, and get things away from our net as quickly as possible. I thought we did a good job of that.”

– On seeing the veterans getting goals: “Well they’re all working, and it’s nice when they’ve given us hard games. They’ve played hard. They’ve given us effort every game. It’s nice for them to get rewarded. Especially Fiddler and Whitney. When you’re spreading the scoring around; that gives everybody else a little more confidence. That’s what you need, and this is the right time of year to have it.”

RELATED CONTENT: Jordan Nolan not blaming Jonathan Quick for Kings’ loss in Dallas

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

Recent Articles

Sirius XM NHL Network

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Radio – Kings, Sharks, Stars, and Blues

John Hoven joined host Jonathan Davis for this week’s edition of the 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network radio, where they took a lap around the Western Conference to check on a few teams. “The Mayor” reviewed which five Kings prospects have a shot at making the team at forward and also discussed Derek Forbort’s […]

King Dwight Kings NHL hockey

LA Kings 2015-16 Projected Lineup and Salary Cap Review

Twitter isn’t for everybody, we know. And not everybody gets a chance to listen to the various radio spots we post here on MayorsManor. Thus, as a friendly service, let’s look at the Kings projected roster for next season – since that seems to be one of the most popular questions we’ve received as of […]

Shore Nick Manchester Monarchs AHL

Nick Shore and Jordan Weal Get New Contracts with Kings

Fresh on the heels of a new two-year deal with forward Andy Andreoff on Wednesday, the LA Kings have reached agreements with two of their other Restricted Free Agents, as we reported on twitter earlier today:

#LAKings contract news: Nick Shore’s new deal is for 2 years. YR1 is a two-way (he doesn’t need waivers to […]

Major News Items

Forbort AHL Burger King

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: The Top 5

Finally, the wait is over. With the Honorable Mentions and Nos. 6-10 prospects previously revealed in other articles, we are now prepared to share the final five players making up the latest edition of our L.A. Kings Top … [Read More...]

More Prospect News