Stars def Kings 2-1 – quotes from the Dallas locker room

The Kings had gone 3-0-1 in their last four home games vs. Dallas, but – once again – couldn’t come up with many goals and lost to the Stars 2-1.
After four games played this year, the season series is now tied 2-2.
Here’s what they were saying in the Stars dressing room following the game…
Coach Glen […]

Jack Johnson – ‘We have to do something different here’

From what I’ve observed over the last few years, Jack Johnson is one of those players who hates to lose more than he likes to win. When the Kings are victorious, there’s usually a small smile or two and a ‘on to the next one’ attitude in the room afterwards. But, when they […]

Wild def Kings 4-2, quotes from the Minnesota locker room

Although the Kings out-shot the Wild 44-24 and out-hit them 46-22, they gave up a season-high four goals (for the third time) and that was too much for an offense that’s unable to score more than two goals right now. Final score 4-2, and here’s what they were saying in the Minnesota locker room […]

Murray’s postgame presser – includes his mtg with players

Quick highlights from LA Kings coach Terry Murray’s postgame presser…
On the overall game – “Those [early period goals] are killers. You have a team [Wild] that is a really good defensive team. They’re the number one team in the league. They get a lead, they’re going to protect it; they have in the last games […]

Dustin Brown on his hit total tonight, seeing Kopitar on the ice

Kings captain Dustin Brown had a season high 12 hits tonight vs. the Wild, to go along with five shots on goal.
After the game, he shared the following…
On his 12 hits in the game – “We need more intensity in our game and part of that is physical, I guess. But, I don’t look […]

Trent Hunter on his first goal and the postgame meeting

Trent Hunter played a total of 13:02 in the Kings 4-2 loss to the Wild tonight. He also recorded four hits and three shots on goal.
But, the most important stat related to Hunter was in the goal column. He scored his 100th NHL goal and first as a King – after going 0-15 this season.
“It’s […]

Habs def Kings 2-1 – comments from Montreal locker room

The Montreal Canadiens came into Saturday’s game with six straight wins over the LA Kings, dating back to March 2004.
Make it seven.
After coming out of the gate firing, including outshooting the Habs 14-5 in the first period, LA put it on cruise control. Montreal ended the game tied in shots 27-27. More importantly, they picked […]

Simon Gagne on LA’s loss to Montreal – ‘We kind of shut down’

With the injury to Mike Richards, Kings coach Terry Murray was forced to mix up his lines. Simon Gagne found himself on the top line, reunited with Anze Kopitar.
On Saturday afternoon, Gagne had four shots on goal in over 21 minutes of total ice time.
After LA lost 2-1 to the Habs, here’s what he had […]

LA Kings coach Murray and Jarret Stoll talk missed penalty

Montreal at LA, final score 2-1.
Late in the game, Jarret Stoll had his stick snapped in half from a slash by one of the Canadiens. Although Stoll was screaming for a penalty, none was called. After the game, here’s what they were saying…
Coach Murray – “That was not the game. There were a lot of […]

LA v MTL: Coach Murray’s presser – comments on Dustin Penner

Dustin Penner returned to the Kings line-up today had the only goal for LA in a 2-1 loss to Montreal.
Dustin coach Terry Murray’s post game presser he had the following to say about the play of #25 today…
“I liked Dustin Penner today. He played well,” said Murray. “He dug in, he was skating in a […]