Quick Quotes after Ducks def Flames in Game 2

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Following Anaheim’s 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames in Game 2, which also served as Ducks goaltender Frederik Anderson’s first career shutout, here is what was being said in both locker rooms…
Ryan Kesler on winning in any fashion:
“We knew we’d get their best push, and I thought we generated a lot in the first. They came back […]

Bob Hartley Likes Swagger of His Calagary Flames Players

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Comments from Flames coach Bob Hartley in advance of Game 1 in Anaheim vs. the Ducks…
On how the history of Calgary has in Anaheim and how it affects his outlook on the series:
“Well it’s all about the start. Both teams are well rested and we just have to be sure that we get all four […]

Boudreau Says Flames’ Quicker, More Dynamic Than Jets

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Comments from Anaheim Ducks Bruce Boudreau in advance of their Game 1 matchup vs. the visiting Calgary Flames…
On what Calgary’s losing streak in Anaheim means to either team:
“I don’t think either team is think one iota about what’s happened in the past. I think both teams are looking forward to tonight, and they couldn’t care […]

GM 1 Morning Skate: Ducks Getzlaf on Series with Flames

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Comments from Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf following the Anaheim Ducks morning skate in advance of Game 1 vs. the visiting Calgary Flames…
On the kind of game he wants to play given the layoff:
“The important thing was our practice this week and the preparation. I thought we did a great job of ramping things up and […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Kings Problems, WC Playoff Predictions

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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 the Los Angeles Kings missing the playoffs and to offer predictions on all eight Western Conference teams who did make it into post-season play. Among the highlights were a look […]

Dustin Brown on Fixing the Kings, Pushing Back on Sutter

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Never one to shy away from the media, Kings captain Dustin Brown met with a small group gathered at the team’s training facility in El Segundo earlier today. Following his club missing the playoffs for the first time since 2009, there was obvious disappointment and many in management, as well as inside the locker room, […]

Kopitar Reflects on Down Season and Potential Contract Extension

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Kings center Anze Kopitar met with the media at the team’s training center today following his exit interview with management. Early on in the discussion, Kopitar revealed he will soon join Team Slovenia at the IIHF World Championships because, after all, “It’s kinda hard to say no to your Dad.”
Below are additional highlights from the […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Jets at Kings Edition

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For the second (and final) time this season, the Winnipeg Jets arrive in Los Angeles without a healthy Evander Kane. In their initial meeting back in October, the Kings rolled to a 4-1 victory on the strength of Martin Jones in goal and at a time when the Pearson-Carter-Toffoli line was running roughshod over the competition.
Most […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Rangers at Kings Edition


Some games simply don’t need much hype or explanation prior to puck drop. Thursday night’s Stanley Cup Final rematch is one such contest. Anytime you get teams from the two largest U.S. markets, there is the natural East Coast v West Coast flavor permeating the air. This one is a little extra special because of […]

Five Things You May Not Know: Kings at Oilers Edition

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A little more than two decades ago, a trip through Calgary and Edmonton was about as brutal of a roadie a hockey team could endure. Not only because of the weather, but more for what took place on the ice. In more recent times, it has become the California trip – running through San Jose, […]