Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog talks hit by Kings’ Willie Mitchell

With the game scoreless on Saturday night, Willie Mitchell put a hard hit on Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog in overtime (see video above). Moments later Colorado scored to take a 1-0 win. But, back in the locker room, Landeskog was first talking up LA’s veteran defenseman.

“I was trying to get a shot off, but I had to hold him off with my left hand,” said the young forward. “I was trying hard to get a shot off but he’s a strong man so he showed me.”

On how the Avalanche is continuously playing well:

“That’s what we’re trying to do. We’re just trying to keep it going. People are wondering when we’re really going to hit a rough patch, but I think we keep believing in ourselves and keep doing what we’re doing. Like I said, we keep facing big tests- Phoenix and LA- those are two tough places to take points in itself. To steal two in overtime, both of them, that’s big for us. Keep growing as a team. ”

On being captain:

“It’s fun. I’m just riding along, I’m just having fun. Just riding along, like I said. Just trying to do my part. We are having a lot of fun. It was nice to get this one.”

For more post-game coverage, see the links below.

RELATED CONTENT:

Post-game quotes, Avs top Kings 1-0 in OT – Patrick Roy, Darryl Sutter, etc.

Word Association: Five Kings take on four Avalanche players

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

Recent Articles

McSorley Marty LA Kings NHL hockey

TBT: McSorley Still Hurt by Stick vs Montreal

With the Montreal Canadiens in town to face the Los Angeles Kings tonight, it only seems natural to feature Marty McSorley in this week’s Throwback Thursday. Being called for an illegal stick in Game 2 of the 1993 Stanley Cup Final was something that haunted McSorley for the better part of two decades. So much […]

Sutter Kings bench NHL hockey

What do the Kings need most right now?

With the NHL Trade Deadline done and over with, it’s time for a quick temperature check. Going into the final 20 games of the regular season, which player (or group of players) will coach Darryl Sutter need the greatest improvement from over the next six weeks? Rather than list out a player’s stats over the […]

Bartosak by Rich Tilton

AHL: Patrik Bartosak’s Guide To Being A Better Driver

If you have followed Kings prospect Patrik Bartosak on Twitter for any amount of time, you have probably already realized that the Czech native is not a big fan of other drivers (note: If you have a Twitter account, Bartosak is a must follow). After signing an entry level contract with Los Angeles near the […]

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. […] Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog talks hit by Kings’ Willie Mitchell […]