Game 2 morning skate – Brad Richardson on salads, Stoll and Sutter

On if he’ll be getting a nap in before the game:

“Yeah, I usually do.  Try to get like an hour, so I’m sure I will today.”

On what he has for pre-game lunch and if it is the same every day:

“Not every day no.  On game day I do sweet potato, carrots, rice pasta spirals with meat sauce.  And then I do a salad at the end.”

On if he feels extra pressure to fulfill Stoll’s face-off role:

“No, I don’t think so.  I mean I try to do my best on face-offs, but you know there’s a lot of pucks sitting around there that you need your wingers to help you out with.  So I’m going to do the best I can on that.  We focus on their centermen.  Watch face-offs and study all that.  Do all our homework on them.  So we just gotta go out there and do it.  And everyone knows the wingers are always gonna be ready.  Those are a big help too on those.”

On it being Trevor Lewis’ fault then if he doesn’t win draws tonight (joking):

“No, that’s not the case, but I might just look at him and be like, ‘What’s going on?’  Even if it’s not going great, Lewie can jump in there and take face-offs too, but I’m ready to go on that.  We’ve been practicing that.  Practiced after practice again today.  Yeah, we know they’re big, but we want to do well.”

On what he took away from watching Game 1:

“I thought we played well.  We came out pretty hot, and they kinda seemed like they sat back at first during the start.  We came at them pretty good, but as the game got going we kind of reversed a little bit.  We kind of relied on our defense and Quicky a lot.  Obviously he did a great job, but we want to keep going, keep pushing the game in the offensive zone.”

On if Sutter gives him a talk, or just basically a pat on the back when he puts him in:

“Yeah, just basically a kick in the butt and ‘Get in there, and play well.’”

RELATED CONTENT:  It’s time to out Brad Richardson

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

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings Roster Plans, Game 7 Predictions

Follow @mayorNHL Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to share the latest thnking surrounding the bevy or roster decisions the L.A. Kings need to make this summer (as detailed in this feature story), plus offered opinions and predictions on the pair […]

LA Kings Dean Lombardi buying out contracts

Kings Contracts: Heating up, Cooling off, and the Buyout

When it comes to the Los Angeles Kings summer to do list, to say things are fluid would be about as obvious as calling the sky blue. A potential buyout for center Mike Richards and the ongoing legal issues surrounding defenseman Slava Voynov should be enough to bring everything else to a screeching halt. However, […]

ECF Manchester Sweeps Hartford

Analysis, Line Combos, and Highlights from Monarchs ECF Sweep

In the history of the Manchester Monarchs, the team has never made the Calder Cup finals. Though they have come close through their 14 season existence, they have never had a chance to fight for the AHL’s sacred trophy. On Wednesday, the team had a chance to sweep the Hartford Wolf Pack and make team […]

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