Blackhawks coach talks 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3 and Keith’s penalty

Post-game comments from Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville…

Q. How did you feel your team responded?

“I didn’t like our push back. We’re looking for more from the outset. The last 10 minutes was basically the way we should have started, have that intensity.”

Q. Did they make any adjustments?

“They made a couple adjustments technically. I still think the intensity was the differential.”

Q. On the high-sticking penalty, what was your take on that incident?

“Well, you know, we took five penalties tonight, probably four too many. We have to be smarter in that area. You get the building rocking with them having momentum, having chances around our net. But you have to stay out of the box.”

Q. Do you think it was worth four minutes?

“Four minutes is a high stick with a cut.”

Q. When you struggle to win the neutral zone, as you did tonight, turning pucks over, does that affect the rest of your game, too?

“Well, I think it slows you down. You want to make sure you get on the forecheck. Otherwise you’re spending the rest of the shift in your end. Making them turn is what both teams are prioritizing in their game. They were way more efficient than we were tonight.”

Q. What is taking Patrick Kane out of a position to score?

“He didn’t have the puck much tonight. I think he’s way more dangerous when he has it. Just think that time and space is always going to be limited on top guys. You have to find a way to get the puck and find a way to want it.”

Q. Can you talk about Bryan Bickell?

“Bicks has been good game in, game out. You notice him. He’s at the net. You see some bodies moving around. Seems like he has the puck.”

Q. They seemed to step up at your blueline, step up more.

“I thought their forecheck was a little heavier than we saw in the first couple games. I thought even if it wasn’t a clean exit out of our end, we didn’t get it out indirectly. They sustained puck time, generated some plays. I don’t know about the quality of chances, but they definitely got the momentum out of the game spending time in our end.”

Q. How was Hjalmarsson?

“He’s a warrior. He came back.”

There’s plenty of additional post-game quotes from both sides provided in the links below.

RELATED CONTENT:

Flash quotes from Blackhawks locker room after 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3

Post-Game 3 – Tyler Toffoli talks Kings 3-1 win

Flash quotes from Kings locker room after 3-1 win in Game 3 vs Chicago

Post-Game 3 comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter

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

Recent Articles

TSN REPLAY: Hoven Breaks Down NHL Playoffs and Kings Future Outlook

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined hosts Andrew Paterson and Rick Ralph to discuss several LA Kings related topics – including prospects, NHL roster changes, and possible mini-camps coming up in the next few months. They also spoke about the NHL returning soon, including teams to watch […]

SPORTSNET REPLAY: Hoven talks NHL Return to Play and UFC 251 on Fight Island

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio, where he joined host Roger Lajoie in Toronto to talk a plethora of topics surrounding the NHL’s Return to Play plan, as well as this weekend’s UFC 251 card scheduled to take place on Fight Island.
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the […]

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q3 with Rob Blake, LA Kings GM

Los Angeles Kings General Manager — and Hockey Hall of Famer — Rob Blake stops by for the latest Kings of the Podcast episode.
We’re sure you’ll enjoy this far reaching conversation and learn all sorts of things. We talked about his playing days, his inner circle, the next AGM in LA, the coaching search […]

Major News Items

2020 NHL Draft Preview: Quinton Byfield, OHL Forward

One of Dean Lombardi’s most impactful picks came in the form of Drew Doughty at second overall. Twelve years later, the Kings would benefit if the lottery provided the same courtesy. According to Tankathon, Los … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

About John Hoven

John Hoven is a member of the of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and co-hosts Kings of the Podcast. He is also the founder and editor of MayorsManor.com, which has been named Best Sports Blog in Los Angeles by LA Weekly and Hockey Blog of the Year by Yahoo Sports. Click "ABOUT OUR TEAM" above for a full bio.

Trackbacks

  1. […] Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville talks 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3 and Keith’s penalty on Carte… […]

  2. […] Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville talks 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3 and Keith’s penalty on Carter […]

  3. […] Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville talks 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3 and Keith’s penalty on Carter […]

  4. […] Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville talks 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3 and Keith’s penalty on Carter […]

  5. […] Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville talks 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3 and Keith’s penalty on Carter […]

  6. […] Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville talks 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3 and Keith’s penalty on Carter […]

  7. […] Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville talks 3-1 loss to LA in Game 3 and Keith’s penalty on Carter […]