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 [...]

Lombardi explains his sit down meeting with Doughty after Game 1

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In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, New York Rangers Chris Kreider caught Kings defenseman Drew Doughty in the face with the butt-end of his stick. Obviously, Doughty wasn’t happy about it. However, the way he responded to teammate Jeff Carter on the bench was even more a concern for GM Dean Lombardi.
Thus, the [...]

Lundqvist on Kings luck in Game 3

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Comments from Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist following Ney York’s 3-0 loss to the LA Kings in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final…
On tonight’s game:

“Well you try to stay positive right now, but it’s tough, it’s really tough. We are doing a lot good things, but you look at the goals and we put two [...]

Justin Williams – ‘I don’t really care much for petty battles’

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Comments from Kings forward Justin Williams upon arriving in New York City on Sunday afternoon..
Q. Justin, you keep doing this every game, no big deal.
WILLIAMS: We’re not proud of the way we’re starting games. We find ourselves in the same situation, regurgitating the same mumbo-jumbo every time.  We’re in a results-oriented league. The results are [...]

Sundays with Sutter: Coach is talkative after landing in NYC

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Comments from Kings coach Darryl Sutter after landing in New York City on Sunday, in advance of Game 3 vs. the Rangers…
Q. Almost every player to a man, including you, have been saying, We can’t keep doing this, we can’t keep falling behind, it’s not going to work. Yet you keep doing it. How are [...]

West Coast Bias: Game 2 pregame show on NHL Radio – packed with guests

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// Enjoy a free replay of the West Coast Bias pre-game show on NHL Network Radio, as co-hosts John Hoven and Jonathan Davis set up Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. Joining them to talk all about the Kings, the Rangers – and New York City billboards –  were AEG executive Kelly Cheeseman, Bob [...]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven and Davis on the War Room, NHL Radio

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// Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven and Jonathan Davis, co-hosts of West Coast Bias, as they join the gang from the War Room to break down the 2014 Stanley Cup Final between the LA Kings and NY Rangers. Give it a listen using the player below…

Thursday: Brown and Kopitar spend off-day talking about teammates

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Comments from LA Kings forwards Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar during media availability on Thursday afternoon…
Q. You’ve turned over half of your top six forwards. Can both of you speak about what the additions of Gaborik and Carter has meant to this team.
KOPITAR: Well, they’ve obviously stepped up in a big way for us. I [...]

ANALYSIS: Hoven and Davis talk SCF Game 1 on NHL Radio

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Following Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final in Los Angeles, John Hoven and Jonathan Davis of West Coast Bias joined the crew from Ice Cap on NHL Network Radio to break down what took place at Staples Center and look ahead to Saturday’s Game 2.
Give the post-game analysis a listen now…

Stanley Cup Final Preview and Prediction – Kings v Rangers

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With no shortage of storylines heading into this year’s Stanley Cup Final, we’re set for a matchup of the different styles of hockey brought forth in each conference. From the Rangers, fans will see a quick passing offense, complementary defense and superb goaltending from Henrik Lundqvist. In contrast, the Kings will offer hard forechecking, great [...]