Doughty looking to put Kings on his back

Comments from the Kings morning skate in advance of their Monday night game against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks…
Drew Doughty on having Willie Mitchell as a defensive partner:
“I haven’t had a chance to play with him for the last few years. He was out all of last year. A couple years ago I was with Scuds. [...]

Coach Dan Bylsma on Penguins defeating the Kings

Following Thursday game in LA, here’s what Penguins coach Dan Bylsma had to say about his team beating the Kings…
On if he watches Olympic goalies during the regular season:

“I said I have to ask this question after the Buffalo game. Seeing Ryan and now seeing Jonathan here today, it’s one game I could see live. [...]

Former Kings prospect Jeff Zatkoff on beating LA

Former Kings goaltending prospect Jeff Zatkoff had the following to share after he and the Penguins defeated the Kings in Los Angeles on Thursday night…
On if playing against the Kings was special:

“I think so. I think anytime you’re able to play against your old team. I know I’ve never played any regular season games but [...]

Stoll has a lot to say after Dodger Stadium practice

Thoughts from Jarret Stoll following the Kings’ practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday…
On playing in an outdoor game previously:

“It was cold. It was pretty brutal. It was warm on the bench, though, I remember that. The heaters on the bench. Maybe good if you’re not playing much that game. Yeah, it was a good experience, [...]

Kopitar shares thoughts after Dodger Stadium practice

Thoughts from Anze Kopitar after the Kings’ practice at Dodger Stadium on Friday evening…
On this game vs the other outdoor games this year:
“I don’t know if you can draw too much comparison between this game and the one on the East Coast. It’s just the one thing. They were stressing out. It’s just keep it [...]

Getzlaf upset, talks Ducks win over Kings

Comments from Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf following Anaheim’s 2-1 win over the visiting LA Kings on Thursday night…
On tonight’s game being a good preview for Saturday:

“Yeah. Good hockey game. That was a hard fought game, up and down the rink. I’m glad we came out on top of this one.”
On being upset with Trevor Lewis’ [...]

Jeff Schultz gives first interview back in LA

In advance of the Kings-Ducks game in Anaheim tonight, we spent a few minutes with defenseman Jeff Schultz for his first interview since arriving back in Los Angeles.
Since signing with LA as an Unrestricted Free Agent last summer, he’s played 41 games from their AHL affiliate in Manchester. Known primarily as a stay-at-home guy, Schultz [...]

Catching up with the returning Tyler Toffoli

He’s up, he’s down, he’s back.
With nine goals in 33 games played as an LA King this season, Tyler Toffoli sits sixth on the team’s goal scoring sheet. That’s two more goals than Mike Richards and one shy of Dustin Brown – in spite of playing 17 fewer games. However, after recording zero [...]

Kopitar talks Jeff Carter, Ryan Getzlaf and Anaheim Ducks

Comments from LA Kings forward Anze Kopitar in advance of tonight’s game in Anaheim…
On playing with Jeff Carter:

“I’ve played on the line with him for quite a bit lately and he makes it look really easy. He’s definitely, I think, one of the top natural goal scorers in the league and that’s what he does.”
On [...]

Drew Doughty previews Kings at Ducks

Some comments from defenseman Drew Doughty following the Kings’ morning skate in advance of tonight’s game in Anaheim…
On playing the Anaheim Ducks in back-to-back games:

“It’s fun playing teams back-to-back. To be honest, I don’t think anyone here is thinking about that stadium game. Everyone else is making a big deal about it but really we [...]