VIDEO: Darryl Sutter has surgery performed by a robot

If you missed the recent report on CBS Los Angeles, here’s an in-depth update on Kings coach Darryl Sutter’s recent surgery performed by a robot – including comments about his recovery and current condition…

[UPDATE – June 23, 2013] During a conference call earlier today to discuss the trade of Jonathan Bernier to Toronto, Kings GM Dean Lombardi was asked about Sutter’s double hernia surgery and replied with some good-nature teasing. Take a look:

“You know what? I don’t want him to get any sympathy at all because that stubborn whatever…Clearly he was aware of this last year, and during the lockout he was told to have it taken care of…So, not only did he do one of his finest coaching jobs – I can remember how many mornings he’d come in, and he was in pain, but he wouldn’t let anybody know. I told him at that time, ‘You’ve got no sympathy from me buddy because this could’ve been done back in November, but you just didn’t want to do it.’ He was in a lot of pain there this week, but no sympathy. I don’t want you guys giving him any either. But if you had gone through the year, there were some mornings I know he was hurting, and you talk about players playing injured – I mean this guy was injured, and he was still playing every day and nobody knew. But I remember some times he couldn’t get up…It’s like ‘Ah, it’s going to go away.’ What? There’s your classic Western Canadian. He’ll fight you right to the end…The other thing too, he said, ‘Well, I want to set an example to the players that I can play injured, so I want to set an example.’ Hey, good job. So you’ve proven to your players that you can perform injured. I don’t want you giving him any sympathy for this when you’re talking to him.”

RELATED CONTENT:

Prospect Brandon Kozun primed for a shot at LA dreams

POLL: What should the Kings do with Rob Scuderi?

Voynov signs six-year deal, now comes the hard part

Why the Kings can’t bring everybody back – simplistic overview

AUDIO: TFP Live guest spot – talking LA Kings contracts, summer plans

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

Recent Articles

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Hoven on Toffoli, McLellan, Expectations for Next Season

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined hosts Steve Kouleas and Scott Laughlin on the Power Play to look at many of the key issues currently facing the LA Kings and GM Rob Blake – including: Tyler Toffoli, coach Todd McLellan, Jonathan Quick, Jeff Carter, trade scenarios, […]

July 2019 – LA Kings Lineup Projection, Salary Cap Situation

In most NHL cities, July 1st is equivalent to Christmas morning. Fans across North America get to wake up and hear all about the players headed to their town, ready to put on the sweater of their local team, and bringing hope for the next season.
In Los Angeles, it’s a bit of a waiting game […]

Kings Dev Camp: Who is the One Invitee to Watch Closely Tonight?

Every summer, one of the more intriguing aspects of Kings Development Camp is the short list of players who are invited to attend camp, but aren’t actually property of the team. Typically, these players fall into three categories – undrafted players who are committed to attend college the following season, players who are there as […]

Major News Items

Dev Camp: Chatting Up Turcotte, Kaliyev, Other Kings Prospects

Below are some quick highlights from conversations with various LA Kings prospects at Day 1 of the team's annual Development Camp" Alex Turcotte Selected No. 5 (RD1) of 2019 NHL Draft - scouting notes here Expected … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

Trackbacks

  1. […] just for good measure, what about Sutter’s recent surgery?  That was a little […]

  2. […] of where coach Darryl Sutter ultimately decides to play him, Frattin says he doesn’t have any real concerns as summer […]

  3. […] VIDEO: Darryl Sutter has surgery performed by a robot […]