Toews, Sharp and Perry talk Stamkos, Canadian Olympic roster

Some quick comments from a few playuers regarding Steven Stamkos not being part of the final Canadian Olympic roster…
Jonathan Toews:

“It’s a tough situation. Everyone knows that even when he is not at his best he is one heck of a player.  Who knows what he could have accomplished at the Olympics.  That’s a serious injury.  [...]

Drew Doughty: Morning Skate 2/6/14

On Martin St. Louis being named today to replace Steven Stamkos on the Canadian Olympic team:
“I think he’s an unbelievable player. When we play against him, he’s tough to play against. I was able to play with him at a World Championships a few years back and he amazed me there. It’s a crappy bounce [...]

Willie Mitchell: Morning Skate 2/6/14

On if a win tonight would help them feel better about things going into the Olympic break:
“Yeah, we made a few mistakes last game, but I don’t think anyone can hide it. The effort was there, I think we had a little bit more energy as a hockey club. We played against a good team, [...]

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 [...]

Teemu Selanne looks ahead to his final Olympics

Pre-game quotes from Teemu Selanne following the Ducks morning skate in Anaheim, prior to their game vs. the visiting Chicago Blackhawks…
Was going to the Olympics something you always wanted to do?
“Obviously it was a big thing.  When I was a young boy and watching the Olympics it was something special and a dream for me [...]

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 [...]

Dustin Brown on the frustration in Kings locker room

After dropping their fourth straight game on Monday night, the Kings find themselves with just a single win in their last 10 games played. Goals have been hard to come by and the players have been inundated with questions about what’s gone wrong and how to best address it. Drew Doughty had talked about the [...]

Post-game with Simmonds and Schenn – talking Lappy, chirping, celebrations

Flyers’ forwards Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn made their returns to MayorsManor on Friday, after a few year absence since being dealt by the Kings to Philadelphia in the Mike Richards trade. Following up on those pre-game comments, here’s what both players had to say after shutting out LA 2-0 on Saturday afternoon…
Simmonds on his [...]

Instant Locker Room Quotes: Flyers shutout the Kings in LA

Instant quotes from the Kings and Flyers locker rooms following Philadelphia’s 2-0 win in LA on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center:
Coach Darryl Sutter on the overall game:
“You have to score to win, you can’t win with nothing. You can’t get frustrated; you can’t allow guys who are playing well to get frustrated, you have to [...]

Flyers Scott Hartnell on LA, Simmonds, etc

After the Flyers practiced for about an hour at TSC today, I caught up with Scott Hartnell for a brief chat…
On if it’s exciting for him to come west at all, or if it’s just another game:
“It is. Playing in the western conference before, you always look forward to coming out here a couple times [...]