MONDAY: Sutter comments after Game 3 morning skate

Comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 3 vs. the New York Rangers…

Q. For all of your experiences with hockey as a player or coach, have you ever had a team be able to win three straight overtime games at this time of the year?

SUTTER: I haven’t really thought about that. You got to win games in overtime. You don’t see it as much in the regular season now obviously because of shootouts.
In playoffs, the farther you go, there’s a lot. We’ve played I think maybe five overtime games this year. So if we played 23 games, that’s a significant number. Three in a row, doesn’t really matter.

Q. What has the acquisition of Marian Gaborik allowed you to do as far as constructing your forward lines?

SUTTER: Allowed us to move players around a little bit. Gaborik can play right wing, left wing.

Q. Any further thoughts on leaving the defense intact or maybe trying to get Regehr in there?

SUTTER: We’ll just do it as games go along, warmups go along, how guys feel.

Q. Is there anything you can say or do, or is it entirely up to the players to kind of get themselves going faster out of the blocks?

SUTTER: No, we thought we had a really good first period last game. I know it’s based strictly on scoring. But we don’t look at it like that.
If it was only on whoever scored the first goal or second goal was going to win every game, then lots of you guys would go home after the first period (laughter).

Q. What concerns you about tonight’s Game 3 here in New York?

SUTTER: I think the biggest concern would be that we’re coming into Madison Square Garden and playing the New York Rangers.
Makes sense. It’s logical (smiling).

Recent Articles

Game 3 Kings Kopitar NHL playoffs 2014

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kopitar Extension, Richards Situation, Voynov Status

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 talk about several topics, most notably: Jarret Stoll signing with the New York Rangers, Mike Richards’ contract status, and the likely future of Slava Voynov (which was also explained in greater detail […]

Sirius XM NHL Network

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Radio – Kings, Sharks, Stars, and Blues

John Hoven joined host Jonathan Davis for this week’s edition of the 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network radio, where they took a lap around the Western Conference to check on a few teams. “The Mayor” reviewed which five Kings prospects have a shot at making the team at forward and also discussed Derek Forbort’s […]

King Dwight Kings NHL hockey

LA Kings 2015-16 Projected Lineup and Salary Cap Review

Twitter isn’t for everybody, we know. And not everybody gets a chance to listen to the various radio spots we post here on MayorsManor. Thus, as a friendly service, let’s look at the Kings projected roster for next season – since that seems to be one of the most popular questions we’ve received as of […]

Major News Items

Forbort AHL Burger King

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