Kings coaches to Jeff Schultz – ‘You know how to play’

Early Monday Morning, defenseman Jeff Schultz received his 2013-14 Player Evaluation from MayorsManor correspondent Andy Tonge (who covered the AHL’s Manchester Monarchs for us this season). Several hours later – not that there’s really much of a correlation between the two events taking place on the same day – Dean Lombardi’s summer 2013 signing finally made his Kings debut. Following Game 2 vs. the Ducks, here’s what Schultz had to share…

On not allowing the Ducks to score a lot despite multiple chances:

“Yeah, we know how good they are, especially on the power play. As a whole, we’ve done a real good job of doing that. I’m sure they’re getting frustrated.”

On first playoff game with the Kings:

“It was exciting. A rivalry that I’m sure a lot of people wanted to see. The best part was coming away with the victory.”

On if practicing with the team in the past helped calm his nerves:

“Yeah, I think just being around the guys. The guys made me real comfortable this morning and before the game. The coaches just said to go out there and play how you know how to play.”

On if the Monarchs and the Kings have similar systems:

“Yeah, it’s the exact same systems. So, very familiar with it from throughout the year. Didn’t have to change anything.”

On if he was nervous to play:

“Yeah, there were some nerves this afternoon coming to the rink. I just kind of went through my normal game time routine and got through warm up and tried to kind of limit by shift lengths so I can get in the game.”

We had a lot more Kings-Ducks coverage following Game 2. See the links down below for additional stories and comments.

Instagram

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

Recent Articles

Yannetti Goes Deep on LA Kings 2017 Draftees; Detailed Player Evaluations

Although the Los Angeles Kings have gone through significant upheaval in their management ranks over the past few months, the 2017 NHL Draft was largely business as usual. While GM Rob Blake was present at the draft table, the event was largely run by Mark Yannetti, Director of Amateur Scouting – just as it has […]

UPDATED: LA Kings 2017 Development Camp Roster Info

With the 2017 NHL draft now complete, attention now turns to the other annual summer tradition, Development Camp. Dozens of the Kings top prospects are descending upon Los Angeles this week, with on-ice activity expected to begin on Tuesday at the team’s training facility in El Segundo. Per the norm, a scrimmage has also been […]

NHL Radio Replay: Hoven vs. Bernstein, Kings and Ducks Moves Coming

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven vs. Dennis Bernstein on NHL Network Radio, where they joined host Jonathan Davis of the Two Man Advantage to discuss several topics circling the LA Kings and Anaheim Ducks, including: trade speculation, the 2017 NHL Draft, Jake Muzzin, Alec Martinez, Gabriel Landeskog, Patrick Marleau, Karl Alzner, […]

Major News Items

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 … [Read More...]

More Prospect News