More Locker Room Quotes – Gaborik, Quick, Ovechkin, Sutter, etc

After the Kings’ 2-1 shootout win in Los Angeles on Thursday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Jonathan Quick, Alex Ovechkin and both coaches…
Kings head coach Darryl Sutter on what his 500th regular season win means to him:
“A lot. I’ve been around a long time. Kind [...]

Alexander Ovechkin on new linemates, plus the coaches

Late last night we posted some pretty funny comments from Capitals forward Dustin Penner following Washington’s 3-2 win in Anaheim. Now, here are some additional locker room quotes collected from Alexander Ovechkin, John Carlson, the debuting Stephane Robidas, and both coaches…
Ovechkin on the overall game:
“That was a huge game. We prepared for it and we [...]

Kings and Coyotes locker room quotes after 4-3 Phoenix win

After the Coyotes scored a late goal to beat the Kings 4-3 in Los Angeles on Monday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Jonathan Quick, Alec Martinez, Shane Doan and both coaches…
Jonathan Quick on Phoenix being desperate:
“I thought they were desperate the whole game there, like [...]

Kings and Leafs locker room quotes after 3-2 Toronto win

After the Maple Leafs beat the Kings 3-2 in Los Angeles on Thursday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Anze Kopitar, James Reimer and both coaches…
Darryl Sutter on the game winning goal:
“I think everybody knew where the puck went. I think he [Kopitar] thought it was in [...]

Blue Jackets not happy with Dustin Brown hit

Kings captatin Dustin Brown laid a hit on the Blue Jackets Ryan Murray Thursday night at Staples Center that seems to be causing quite a stir. In the heat of the moment, Brown was assessed a two minute penalty for charging (which it didn’t appear to be). However, after the game the two locker rooms [...]

Kings coach Sutter talks final practice, division and playoffs

On the up tempo morning skate:

“First time we’ve had two days between games for quite a while and I just wanted to make sure the guys were sharp.”
On how closely he’s paid attention to the standings heading into the break:

“We’d like to be in a playoff spot at the break.”
On if he’s sat down and crunched [...]

Ducks falling apart at home, lose again

After the Blackhawks shutout the Ducks 2-0 in Anaheim on Wednesday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Corey Perry, Jonathan Toews, and both coaches…
Corey Perry on the Ducks lack of scoring lately:

“You’re going to go through highs and lows scoring goals. Right now we’re in a rough [...]

Boudreau on Ducks recent losses and call-up of Etem

Quotes from Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau following morning skate on Wednesday…
How significant has the injury of Nick Bonino been to the Ducks?
“It shouldn’t be.  Don’t get me wrong.  He’s a vital part of our team but we have played without Getzlaf and all sorts of guys.  It shouldn’t be vital.  We were winning an awful [...]

Players React: Flyers crush the Sharks in NoCal

After the Flyers beat the Sharks 5-2 in San Jose on Monday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Joe Thornton, Wayne Simmonds and both coaches…
Sharks coach Todd McLellan on the loss:

“Even in the first I didn’t think we were as sharp as we needed to be. You [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Ian Laperriere of Flyers

Guest Ian Laperriere joined us for the February 2, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Jonathan Davis and I returned to the airwaves for a special Super Bowl Sunday edition of the show. During the one hour episode we talked the Kings scoring troubles, the Ducks home record turning sour, Philadelphia Flyers, [...]