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

On the pressure in the room:

“I think in this room, everybody knows we can and we have to play better. The pressure is for sure a little bit bigger, but we’re going to get through this together. It’s going to take 22 guys to turn this thing around. I thought tonight we had a good start and then we gave up some late goals in the second. In the third, it was more like our hockey-pressing, puck possession, spending time in their zone. But we came up short. That’s something we have to learn from, we can’t just give up soft goals and easy goals.”

On if the loss takes a little bit of luster off going into the outdoor:

“No, I mean, two points are going to be on the line just like any other game. Yes, we’re going to play outdoors, it’s going to be obviously a different venue, different atmosphere. But at the end of the day we’re going to try and get two points.”

On when the players go to Darryl Sutter and say who they want to play with:

“I don’t know. I think on every team, when the team is struggling, the line combos switch quite consistently. It’s going on right now with us, but I think we had some good looks tonight. We’ll see what happens for the next game.”

On the Kings’ power play:

“We had a few good looks tonight, but at the end of the day it doesn’t matter if you’re getting good looks, if you’re tapping it in the open net. It’s a matter of getting it done, it doesn’t matter if it goes off somebody, broken play. It doesn’t matter, you just have to get it done.”


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