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: [...]

MEDIA DAY: Comments from Dean Lombardi and Darryl Sutter

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As part of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final Media Day in Los Angeles, here are comments from Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi and Head Coach Darryl Sutter…
Q. Coach, you and your club have gone through so much this postseason, what are some of the things that you are most proud of as to the way your [...]

MEDIA DAY: Comments from Rangers coach and GM

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As part of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final Media Day in Los Angeles, here are comments from New York Rangers General Manager Glen Sather and Head Coach Alain Vigneault…
Q. Alain, do you think your time in Vancouver helps you in terms of familiarity with this team?
VIGNEAULT: Well, it’s definitely a team that I know real [...]

VIDEO: Best of Sutterisms by Kings coach Darryl Sutter

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From the gang at Shnarped, a collection of the best Sutterisms quipped by Kings coach Darryl Sutter…

Of course, the best Sutter press conference of all-time is likely this one.

MayorsMinutes on NHL Radio: Kings advance to Stanley Cup Final

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Enjoy the free replay of today’s Mayor’s Minutes from NHL Network Radio with Boomer Gordon – where they reviewed the Kings Gave 7 overtime win vs. the Chicago Blackhawks and looked ahead to the upcoming Stanley Cup Final between the Kings and New York Rangers. Among the topics discussed include the Kings’ leading Conn Smythe [...]

Jake Muzzin talks Doughty, Kane, and leadership

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Comments from Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin following the team’s morning skate, in advance of tonight’s Game 6 vs. the visiting Chicago Blackhawks…
On if he’s ready to make it a low scoring game tonight:
“Yes. Exchanging some line rushes with them…that’s not our game so we’ve got to get back to tightening things up a little bit.”
On [...]

Morning Skate Quotes: Regehr closer, not playing in Game 6

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Although the Kings series with the Ducks almost feels like a lifetime ago, at least one player is still feeling the impact of the NHL’s first all-SoCal playoff series, as a collision with Devante Smith-Pelly continues to be a problem for defenseman Robyn Regehr.  After testing his knee during morning skate today, Regehr says he’s out [...]

Dustin Brown – This is Game 7 or there’s something wrong with us

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Comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown following the team’s morning skate, in advance of tonight’s Game 6 vs. the visiting Chicago Blackhawks…
Brown on the importance of Game 6:
“I think everyone is well aware of the situation, where we’re at, what we need to do, and the importance of the situation. And the importance of getting [...]

Thursday Quotes: Anze Kopitar and Marian Gaborik

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Earlier today we posted thoughts from Drew Doughty at the Kings training facility. Now, here is what Anze Kopitar and Marian Gaborik had to share, as they look ahead to Friday’s Game 6 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
Q. On trying to close out the series.
GABORIK: Yeah, I mean, you want to close it out. Of course, [...]