Logan Couture – Kings v Sharks pre-game thoughts


Pre-game thoughts from Logan Couture following the Sharks morning skate in LA on Wednesday…

On the difficulty of playing at Staples Center:

“They play hard in their building. They come out fast, they come out hard. The fans are loud, they’re into it. It’s a tough environment to come into. But hopefully we can change it this year. It was last year that we struggled, but it’s a new season.”

On the different atmosphere this season:

“I’d say we are having a lot of fun in here. I think a lot of that has to do with the youth we have on our team now. A couple of young guys come in and excite the old guys a little bit. Just their excitement to be in new cities, new buildings, and playing against new teams. It helps out the other guys who have played a lot of games to see that type of excitement. It excites them as well.”

On east coat teams having difficulty playing California teams:

“Yeah, it’s a tough division, the Pacific Division. I think it’s been the best division for a lot of years in the NHL, and we try to make it hard on other teams to play against us. I think all the California teams basically play the same style- fast, big bodies, but we skate and make it tough on teams and try to play in the other teams ends. If we’re making it tough on other teams to play against us, then we’re doing something right.”

On their recent loss to the Boston Bruins:

“They’re a good team. I thought we should have beat them, we played better than they did. Their goaltender played very well, ours did as well, but they scored a goal with .8 seconds left. It’s tough, but it was good for us to respond with a couple more wins after that.”

If you missed Couture calling out Drew Doughty during a previous appearance on MayorsManor, see the links below for some entertaining banter.

RELATED CONTENT:

Logan Couture calls out Drew Doughty

Joe Thornton on Sharks struggles in LA and roster depth

Doughty and Sutter on the fight with Sharks Joe Thornton

Joe Thornton on LA Kings’ changes

Doughty talks hatred for the Canucks

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

Recent Articles

New York Islanders icon

TBT: Luc’s First Hat Trick, Kings Memories at Nassau Coliseum

Tonight’s game will mark the Kings final visit to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the stadium where the Islanders have played their home games for the last 43 years.  It’s also a perfect opportunity for the subject of this week’s Throw Back Thursday article. Not only is it a building very reminiscent of the Kings former […]

Richards Mike LA Kings NY Rangers

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Richards, Kings, Ducks Problems

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 touch on all the latest happenings in the Western Conference. Among the highlights were observations on Mike Richards’ return to the NHL, Jarret Stoll’s progress, a surging Anze Kopitar, what might be […]

Amadio

LA Kings Prospect Tracker, Plus Playoff Matchups Set

All Canadian major junior leagues have now completed their regular seasons and playoff matchups have been set. Every Kings prospect playing in the OHL and QMJHL qualified for post-season action, with two of them even set to square off in the opening round as Spencer Watson (Kingston) will face Mike Amadio (North Bay). The Kings […]

Major News Items

Kings Top 10 Prospects MayorsManor

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

Trackbacks

  1. […] Logan Couture – Kings v Sharks pre-game thoughts […]