Getzlaf upset, talks Ducks win over Kings

Comments from Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf following Anaheim’s 2-1 win over the visiting LA Kings on Thursday night…

On tonight’s game being a good preview for Saturday:

“Yeah. Good hockey game. That was a hard fought game, up and down the rink. I’m glad we came out on top of this one.”

On being upset with Trevor Lewis’ hit on Bryan Allen:

“We’ll I was upset with it, because we came out of the lockout with one mandate and that’s that back-checking hit where the guys in a vulnerable spot. The explanation I get is that it’s not a head shot, but the way I interpret the rule and the way everybody else does, is that anything on that back check where that guys in a vulnerable spot like that. He hits the boards pretty hard.”

On Dustin Penner scoring:

“It was good. You know what, Pens has been working hard, he’s been doing the right things. We’ve had guys in and out of the line up, not because of their play, just because of the depth that we have here and the different line ups we’ve been facing. So, it was good to see Pens get rewarded for that.”

On if the goal being waved off motivated the team:

“Sure, I don’t know. We we’re playing pretty hard at that point. Obviously after that it was kind of a let down, when you work that hard, and you see Jacko and those guys work really hard and get rewarded for it and then get it taken away.”

On Tim Jackman’s line:

“They played great for us. I mean they did a lot of good things in a lot of areas that people don’t see. We see it in the locker room.”

On tonight’s game compared to against the Winnipeg Jets:

“We played okay against Winnipeg. I didn’t think we started the way we needed to against them. Obviously tonight we we’re ready to go. Obviously we got down in the game but we played hard and kept doing the right things.”

On if he can start focusing on the outdoor game:

“Yeah, it’s nice. I mean the hardest thing has been to focus on the task at hand for the last two weeks. Everyone wants to talk about it and build it up and we’re grateful for that. It’s going to be a good experience and we’re glad it’s here now.”

On tonight’s game being tough:

“It was. It was a great hockey game. You look up and down the rink, the shots on goal we’re pretty even. The goalies played great. We came through when we needed to at the end which is a good uplift for our team.

On if he has ever played in an outdoor game:

“Not organized, that’s for sure.”

On if he is in favor of the outdoor game:

“Yeah, that’s great. I’ve been asking for an outdoor game out here for a long time as soon as I heard they could actually, physically do it. I think it’s going to be a good experience for the fan. It’s great to not have to go out there and freeze my butt off.”

3 MUST-READ ARTICLES:

Coach Boudreau – ‘It’s a man’s game, better be prepared’

Dustin Penner scores, beats Kings, shares thoughts

Kopitar on pressure mounting after Kings 2-1 loss to Ducks

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

Recent Articles

Reign Sent Reeling By San Jose

The Ontario Reign skated in their second game of a back-to-back against the visiting San Jose Barracuda. San Jose boasted a 10-game winning streak entering Saturday night’s action, seven of the wins coming on the road. They would push those numbers to 11, and eight on the road Saturday, handing Ontario a 2-0 loss. The […]

LA Kings 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings: Top Two Players Revealed

The wait is over; it’s time to reveal the top two players on our 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings. Which player has earned the coveted No. 1 spot?
As we finish off this multi-part series, we’ll begin with a thank you to all those who study our rankings. These articles continue to provide some of the most […]

NHL Radio Replay: Hoven on LA Kings Trade Rumors and Timing

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined host Jonathan Davis on the Two Man Advantage to discuss rumors surrounding the Los Angeles Kings roster, timing of an upcoming move by GM Dean Lombardi, and how the NHL Expansion Draft plays into things.
The segment can be heard […]

Major News Items

LA Kings 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings – Honorable Mentions

Surprise! Your patience is about to be rewarded. After sitting on pins and needles, waiting to get an update on the LA Kings top prospects, we’re back. Fear not, oh loyal readers; we haven’t let you down in the … [Read More...]

More Prospect News