Darryl Sutter talks Kings 3-1 win over Blackhawks in Game 3

Comments from Kings head coach Darryl Sutter after defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 in Game 3…

Q. Justin Williams tonight seemed like a man that did not want to end the series.

“He was really good. He’s a veteran guy. Back-to-back, good last game, too. Probably didn’t get noticed as much because everybody was talking about Mike. But he was really good. The line was really good again.”

Q. Chicago gets a late second-period goal, but it looks like the Kings are able to go out there…

“The faceoff goal we won the faceoff on, we have to defend it better.”

Q. The third period, how the Kings were able to continue playing their game.

“They’re going to come on. Chicago is the best team in the league. We’re just trying to make sure they don’t win easy.”

Q. On moving Kopitar to the third line.

“Just to get a better matchup at home. Willie has been really good offensively. Just thought it was better to put Kopi (Kopitar) there.”

Q. (No microphone.)

“Yeah, I thought we did a good job. That’s obviously a factor. I mean, it’s tough to limit their opportunities because of the high-end guys that they have. They’re a big, strong line. They have two guys coming at you in the next line that are so skilled. I said it before Game 1, I said it after Game 1 and before Game 2, you have to manage the puck really well. You have to about play a perfect game to beat them.”

Q. Any specific message that you gave to the club before tonight’s game so all the energy seemed to kick in instantly?

“No, it didn’t kick in instantly. We’re playing three in four. I don’t think either team is really playing on a full tank.”

Q. Players were saying after the game that working hard, you make your breaks, opportunities. Voynov goal, a broken stick.

“I think we had several opportunities before that that didn’t go in. You just got to continue. That is our mindset. That’s why we’re able to stay in games. It’s not like we’re going to drift away from it. We’re going to try to stay with it. Quite honestly, they had the same in the very first shift of the game. They could have scored. Could have been 1-0. Not much separation there.”

Q. What did you think of the Keith high stick?

“I didn’t think it was a four-minute penalty. Thought it was a wrong call.”

Q. On the penalty to Duncan Keith (called as four minutes for high sticking)

“Retaliation. That’s three head injuries now in the playoffs for us. I don’t know how to answer it. It’s retaliation with a stick. It’s not a high stick. Whatever they want to call it, they’ll call it. Don’t even need video.”

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

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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

Flash quotes from Blackhawks locker room after Game 3 – including Keith on his high-sticking penalty

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