Things You May Not Know: Sabres-Kings edition

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Although we talk a lot about West Coast Bias around here, tonight brings the occasional glimpse into the other side of life, as the Buffalo Sabres make their lone appearance of the season at Staples Center. To get you ready, we have a few tidbits that will make you sound smart when talking to the person next to you – [...]

FREE REPLAY: Davis on NHL Radio, update following Kings practice

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// Here is a free replay of Jonathan Davis on the Power Play via NHL Network Radio earlier today. He updates listeners on the Slava Voynov discussion at Kings’ practice, Jake Muzzin’s injury status, rookie Brayden McNabb, Mike Richards, Anze Kopitar, Tanner Pearson, Tyler Toffoli, and more.
Give it a listen using the player below [...]

Things You May Not Know: Wild-Kings edition

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Sunday afternoon will bring a rare day game to Staples Center, at least from a hockey perspective. Yet, before the Kings and Wild clash in downtown Los Angeles, here is a chance to arm yourself with a few tidbits that will make you sound smart when talking to the person next to you – regardless [...]

You May Not Know: Blues-Kings edition

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Before the Kings meet up with the Blues tonight in downtown Los Angeles, arm yourself with a few tidbits that will make you sound smart when talking to the person next to you, regardless of if that’s in the stands, at a bar, or even at home in front of the TV…
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West Coast Bias: Saturday, October 12 with Dennis Bernstein

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Guest Dennis Bernstein joined West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio for the Saturday, October 11, 2014 show to help break down the day’s 15 games. It was one of the rare times all 30 NHL teams were in action. Among the topics discussed were drama surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs, an ‘eyes-closed’ goal in the [...]

Game 5: Darryl Sutter comments from morning skate

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Comments from Darryl Sutter following the Kings morning skate in advance if Game 5…
Q. Darryl, you guys played so well last game and you don’t get the win. Is the mentality going into this game to show up and play the same way or find another level?
SUTTER: Find different ways every game. I don’t think [...]

FRIDAY: Sutter has a lot to say after Kings practice

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Comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s practice on Friday at TSC…
Q. During the San Jose series when you put together Carter’s line with the two young wingers, what was your thought process?
SUTTER: We wanted to get, first off, our four centermen in that position, so we just felt we matched up better.  [...]

Thursday: Gaborik talks fitting into such a tight-knit team

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Comments from Kings forward Marian Gaborik during Thursday’s media availability in Los Angeles…
Q. What was it like last night playing against some of your former teammates?
GABORIK: It was a little weird to start out with. But as soon as the puck dropped, it was playing like any other team.  Obviously it was a huge win [...]

Thursday: Brown and Kopitar spend off-day talking about teammates

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Comments from LA Kings forwards Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar during media availability on Thursday afternoon…
Q. You’ve turned over half of your top six forwards. Can both of you speak about what the additions of Gaborik and Carter has meant to this team.
KOPITAR: Well, they’ve obviously stepped up in a big way for us. I [...]

Thursday: Rangers coach Alain Vigneault plots his next move

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Comments from Rangers coach Alain Vigneault during Thursday morning’s media availability…
Q. Obviously Dan’s pass did not lose the game last night. When a  guy makes a play like that that’s so out there at the end, what is the
dynamic of how difficult it is when you have two days till you play another  game?
VIGNEAULT: [...]