Pre-Game 4: In-depth Thoughts from Drew Doughty

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On if being ahead in the series feels different:

“No, I don’t think it feels any different. It’s a new game, it’s a new day. It’s a game, it’s a must win for us. This game is very important. If we lose this game tonight, it puts them right back in the series and gives them [...]

Sunday’s with Sutter – Kings coach talks 2014 WCF

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After practice Sunday, Kings coach Darryl Sutter shared the following…
Q.  How do you see the matchups and are you comfortable with them
SUTTER:  I think the rules, the lockout, it’s tough to change on the fly, really tough.  Took the redline out.  The hooking and holding.  It’s a lot. There’s not much matchup on the fly [...]

Sunday: Quotes from Stoll, Williams, Mitchell, Richards

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Comments from LA Kings players Jarret Stoll, Justin Williams, Willie Mitchell, and Mike Richards after the team’s practice on Sunday…
Q.  Do you feel that you have gained momentum
STOLL:  Every game is its own little deal.  You have to try to come out and play well and win. You see little things going on in the [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Radio with Friedman and Bernstein

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Guests Elliotte Friedman, Dennis Bernstein,  Tab Bamford and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon joined us for the May 24, 2014 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
We hit on several topics throughout the show, including – full analysis of Game 3 between the Kings-Blackhawks, an update on Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr, the Canadiens-Rangers series in the Eastern [...]

Brown and Toffoli share thoughts on Kings 2-1 series lead

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We’ve already posted comments from Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Jonathan Toews, and both coaches. Now, enjoy some post-game thoughts from Kings captain Dustin Brown and forward Tyler Toffoli following Game 3 in Los Angeles on Saturday night…
Dustin Brown on the overall game:

“I thought our power play gained us momentum, they were both good but from [...]

Post-Game 3: Darryl Sutter on the Kings 2-1 series lead

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Kings coach Darryl Sutter shared the following comments after his team’s 4-3 win in Game 3 on Saturday night vs. the Blackhawks…
On dominating the first two periods:

“I didn’t think it was ‘dominating.’ I mean, we outscored ‘em.”
On how the team responded after giving up a shorthanded goal:

“We gave up the shorthander right off the faceoff, [...]

Quick hits from the Blackhawks after Game 3 loss in LA

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A few quick comments from the Chicago Blackhawks following their 4-3 loss to the Kings in Game 3 on Saturday night…
Jonathan Toews on tonight’s game:
“We played well but we didn’t get the result we wanted tonight. We’ll keep improving and move on to the next one. There is no time for getting discouraged and frustrated. [...]

VIDEO: Slash performs National Anthem for Game 3

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No Pia Toscano? No problem.
Legendary guitarist Slash – of Guns N Roses, Velvet Revolver, and Slash’s Snakepit – performed the National Anthem at Staples Center prior to Game 3 of the Western Conference Final between the Kings and Blackhawks.
Including his previous performance (Opening Night, 2010), the Kings are now 2-0 when he does the [...]

Post-Game 3: Doughty and Carter talk Kings 4-3 win over Hawks

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Comments from Kings center Jeff Carter and defenseman Drew Doughty following the team’s 4-3 win over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night…
Q. How much fun has it been playing with those guys?
CARTER: It’s been great. Obviously they have a lot of chemistry from playing together in Manchester. They’re working and they’re having fun. They use [...]

Post-Game 3: Hawks coach Q talks loss to the Kings

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Comments from Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville after his team’s 4-3 loss to the host LA Kings in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final…
Q. I think you out-shot something like 18 to 7 in the third period. Was it alarming the sense of urgency wasn’t there for you?
QUENNEVILLE: No. I think very comparable getting [...]