TUESDAY: Doughty and Williams comments from MSG

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Comments from Kings players Drew Doughty and Justin Williams on Tuesday afternoon at MSG…
Q. Drew, can you talk about Dustin Brown, what you think of him as the captain, what comes to mind for you? Talk about playing against a guy internationally, as well.
DOUGHTY: Browny is a great leader, a great captain. He does a [...]

TUESDAY: Lundqvist answers questions at optional skate

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Henrik Lundqvist comments after the Rangers optional practice on Tuesday – which he participated in…
Q. Last night, how did things change for the Kings and their approach after the first deflected goal? Sitting here today, how important do you feel the first goal will be psychologically for each team tomorrow?
LUNDQVIST: Well, first obviously when they score [...]

Tuesday: Rangers coach on team’s lack of energy

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Comments from Rangers coach Alain Vigneault during media availibilty on Tuesday afternoon at MSG…
Q. You said you’d take the night to think about what to say to your team. Do you have something in mind now?
VIGNEAULT: You know, all the talk that we can have around trying to spin this any way you want, 29 [...]

Lundqvist on Kings luck in Game 3

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Comments from Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist following Ney York’s 3-0 loss to the LA Kings in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final…
On tonight’s game:

“Well you try to stay positive right now, but it’s tough, it’s really tough. We are doing a lot good things, but you look at the goals and we put two [...]

Post-Game 3 Comments: Rangers coach obviously upset

Comments from Rangers coach Alain Vigneault…
Q. You out-shoot them 2-1. What went wrong?
COACH VIGNEAULT: Couldn’t score.
Q. Did you feel Quick was just that good tonight or were the
mistakes as costly in this game as they’ve been in others?
COACH VIGNEAULT: Well, he was obviously the best player on the ice
tonight.
But, [...]

SCF Game 3 -Sutter comments after Kings 3-0 win

Comments from Darryl Sutter…
Q. How would you describe the road game strategy you used that
worked so well tonight?
COACH SUTTER: Well, we’re used to the travel the day before.
Obviously being in the west, we do it a lot, going to the Midwest or the
east. We moved past all that fatigue part of it [...]

MONDAY: Sutter comments after Game 3 morning skate

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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 [...]

MONDAY: Comments from Rangers coach at morning skate

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Comments from New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 3 vs. The visiting LA Kings…
Q. How concerned were you with Richards’ game in Game 2? Do you feel changes might be necessary as far as the forward alignment?
VIGNEAULT: I mean, I’m sure Brad, with his experience, knows [...]

Sunday: Gaborik on returning to NY, energy, and personal satisfaction

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Comments from Kings forwards Marian Gaborik and Dwight King upon arriving in New York City on Sunday afternoon..
Q. Talk about continually finding a way…
KING: Yeah, it’s definitely strange. Obviously we’d like to have a little better starts. The last three have been two-goal deficits. I think once we get the first goal, it kind of [...]

Justin Williams – ‘I don’t really care much for petty battles’

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Comments from Kings forward Justin Williams upon arriving in New York City on Sunday afternoon..
Q. Justin, you keep doing this every game, no big deal.
WILLIAMS: We’re not proud of the way we’re starting games. We find ourselves in the same situation, regurgitating the same mumbo-jumbo every time.  We’re in a results-oriented league. The results are [...]