THURSDAY: Comments from Rangers coach after practice in LA

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Q. You’ve said before you’ve played well in this building the first two games, but it didn’t come across, surrendered the two-goal leads. How do you prevent that kind of event while still playing well?
COACH VIGNEAULT: Well, you know, the three games that we’ve played in this building, we’ve played well. We’ve played well throughout [...]

THURSDAY: Sutter offers thoughts back in LA

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Comments from Kings coach Darryl on Thursday afternoon…
Q. Do you still have the same level of frustration after last night or have you put it in the rearview mirror?
SUTTER: No, you move on really. I don’t think it was really frustration. I think it was a lot of opportunities to tie a game, win a [...]

Dustin Brown on what went wrong for Kings in Game 4

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Quotes collected from Kings captain Dustin Brown in the L.A. locker room after the team’s 2-1 loss to the Rangers in Game 4 at Madison Square Garden in New York…
On if it’s disappointing that they didn’t close the series out tonight:

“I don’t know about disappointment. It’s an opportunity lost, but again, we park it and [...]

Post-Game 4: Comments from Rangers – Lundqvist and Stralman

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Comments after Game 4:
Q. What does this win mean in terms of the way you think this series can go now?
ANTON STRALMAN: It means a lot. I think this is a game we can build some confidence on. It wasn’t our best game, but at the same time we got the win and that’s what we needed.
Q. Talk about [...]

Post-Game 4: Sutter comments after Kings loss in NYn

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Q. How did you feel about your team’s performance? Vigneault said
it was the best he’s seen of your club.
COACH SUTTER: It was a good hockey game. I thought both teams
played really well.
Q. Can you ever recall a game, as a player or a coach, where the
puck stopped on [...]

Post-Game 4: Rangers coach on Hockey Gods

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Comments from Rangers coach Alain Vigneault after his team’s 2-1 win in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final…
Q. How would you describe your team’s performance tonight and how proud are you of the way they played?
VIGNEAULT: Well, it was a real tough game I think for L.A. It was probably [...]

AUDIO: The Mayor offers Game 4 prediction on NHL Radio

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Enjoy the free replay of today’s segment with guest John Hoven on NHL Radio’s Power Play with Scott Laughlin – live from Madison Square Garden, talking Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. They talked prospects, Dean Lombardi, the Conn Smythe Trophy, plus The Mayor offered his prediction for Game 4. Give it [...]

Tyler Toffoli checks in prior to Game 4

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MayorsManor had a chance to catch up with Tyler Toffoli on a myriad of subjects this afternoon. Here is what the second-year NHL forward had to share…
On if the focus has been building up to this point:
“Yes. I think Brownie said it best, but I don’t even remember [the exact quote] – It’s been [...]

Doughty offers his thoughts on Lombardi sit down

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Following up on our one-on-one conversation with Kings GM Dean Lombardi yesterday, where he offered some thoughts on his sit down meeting with Drew Doughty after Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, now we get the defense man’s side of things…
On the distractions a couple of years ago:
“I guess distractions last time were trying [...]

One-on-One with Matt Greene before Game 4

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Comments from our chat with Matt Greene after the Kings morning skate in advance of Game 4…
On keeping composure and not getting ahead of themselves as in 2012:
“I think it’s once they focus and approach it as a game and that’s it—that’s when we have success. So don’t think about too much else.”
On his own [...]