Boudreau on things the Ducks don’t want to do in Game 5

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Comments from Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau in advance of Game 5 vs. the visiting Los Angels Kings later today…
The talk was the Kings had all the momentum after the first two games and now it looks like it has shifted in the Ducks favor. How do you view momentum?
“We are being pretty cautious. [...]

Pre-Game 5: Jarret Stoll – ‘I’m sure they don’t like us, don’t like me’

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Comments from Kings forward Jarret Stoll following the team’s morning skate at the Honda Center, in advance of Game 5 vs. the Anaheim Ducks…
What changed for the Kings after the first period, limiting the Ducks to zero shots in the second and only three (3) for the third period?
“I thought we were aggressive, more than [...]

Pre-Game 5: Kings Drew Doughty – ‘It’s gut check time’

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Comments from Kings defenseman Drew Doughty following the team’s morning skate at the Honda Center, in advance of Game 5 vs. the Anaheim Ducks…
Always tough to win on the road but having won twice already in this series in Anaheim give you added confidence coming into Game 5?
“Confident every game. Past is the past. [...]

Teemu Selanne on how to beat Jonathan Quick

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The ageless wonder, Teemu Selanne, shared the following thoughts following the Ducks morning skate today, in advance of Game 3 vs. the Kings…
Is it fair to say that there is no downplaying the importance of this game?
“That’s how you want to look at it. It’s by far the biggest game of our season. [...]

Drew Doughty – ‘I want to be considered a leader’

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Kings defenseman Drew Doughty had the following to share after the team took their morning skate at Staples Center, in advance of tonight’s Game 3 vs. the Anaheim Ducks…
Here we are at a game day skate and you look like you want to score as much as if it was a game
“I love to score. [...]

By The Numbers: Kings and Ducks Through 2 Games

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In advance of Game 3 between the Kings and Ducks tonight in Los Angeles, let’s take a look at how the numbers stack up through the opening two games in their second round match-up…
Kings vs Ducks stats:
Player       Goals     Assists   Points
Gaborik       3              1               4
Kopitar        0             4               4
Martinez     2              0               2
King             1              0               1
Richards     0              1               1
Doughty      0              1               1
Brown         0              1               1
Toffoli         0              1               1
Pearson      0              1               1
Williams     0              1               1
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Pre-Game 2: Selanne and Fowler on Ducks must-win game

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Comments from the Ducks morning skate, in advance of Game 2 vs. the Kings later today…
CAM FOLWER:
Players will always say you have to reset after every game. Is it easier to deal with a loss like you had in Game 1, as opposed to if that happened in a Game 6?
“I guess. You never want [...]

Pre-Game 2: Jeff Schultz talks making his Kings debut tonight

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As noted in a MayorsManor article over the weekend, after playing for the Manchester Monarchs this season, Jeff Schultz will step into the Kings line-up for the first time tonight, replacing injured Robin Regehr. After the team’s morning skate in Anaheim, here’s what he shared with the gathered media…
Fair to say you’ve worked all season [...]

Pre-Game 2: Darryl Sutter on Kopitar-Getzlaf, plus Doughty

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Quotes from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s morning skate in Anaheim, in advance of Game 2 later tonight vs. the Ducks…
Will having two days before Game 3 allow him to increase the minutes Drew Doughty:
“Well, you play 30-plus minutes because you play overtime. Drew, if you’re just talking about the specific player, he plays 26 minutes, so [...]

Dan Boyle on loss of Vlasic, Stalock in goal and playing at Staples

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Morning skate quotes from Dan Boyle in advance of the Sharks Game 6 vs. the Kings in Los Angeles…
Based on after game 5 there is a sense in this room about playing game 6, just so the team can move on?
“We would have loved to have played last night if we could have. We are [...]