Sunday with Sutter – pregame quotes

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Sunday morning, in advance of Game 7 vs. the host Chicago Blackhawks, Kings coach Darryl Sutter shared the following…
Q. Is part of bouncing back and being resilient the ability to put the soft ones or the bad ones behind you and keep going?
SUTTER: Just looking at last game for the most part. We bounced back [...]

Jake Muzzin talks Doughty, Kane, and leadership

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Comments from Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin following the team’s morning skate, in advance of tonight’s Game 6 vs. the visiting Chicago Blackhawks…
On if he’s ready to make it a low scoring game tonight:
“Yes. Exchanging some line rushes with them…that’s not our game so we’ve got to get back to tightening things up a little bit.”
On [...]

Dustin Brown – This is Game 7 or there’s something wrong with us

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Comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown following the team’s morning skate, in advance of tonight’s Game 6 vs. the visiting Chicago Blackhawks…
Brown on the importance of Game 6:
“I think everyone is well aware of the situation, where we’re at, what we need to do, and the importance of the situation. And the importance of getting [...]

Doughty explains what the Kings need to do in Game 6

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Comments from Kings defenseman Drew Doughty at the team’s training facility on Thursday…
On if it’s easy to forget last night’s loss, knowing the Kings played well:
“Yes. We have to forget about it. We’re here to win this series and we’re back here at home at Staples Center, in front of our home fans. Even though [...]

Quick and Richards open up about teammates, Lombardi, and playoffs

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Jonathan Quick and Mike Richards usually aren’t two of the most talkative guys on the Kings team, preferring to let their actions on the ice provide the necessary commentary. However, upon landing in Chicago late Tuesday, both players had quite a bit to offer up…
Q. What is the biggest difference between last year’s series and [...]

Gaborik confident, but cautious as Kings head to Chicago for Game 5

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With his goal in Monday night’s 5-2 Kings win, Marian Gaborik became only the third player in L.A. history to score 10 or more goals in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Wayne Gretzky holds the franchise lead with 15, accomplished in 1993, and Luc Robitaille potted 12 in 1991. With the team now holding a 3-1 [...]

Contract updates on five LA Kings prospects

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Perhaps lost in the shuffle of the NHL being shut down back in September 2012, due to a lockout, was a rather interesting story surrounding one of the Kings key prospects at forward.
We began the tale a few months prior. Just after the Kings won the first Stanley Cup in franchise history, GM Dean Lombardi [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Friday: Kings quotes – Brown, Mitchell, Martinez, Stoll

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On Friday afternoon, Kings players Dustin Brown, Willie Mitchell, Alec Martinez, and Jarret Stoll sat dowm and shared the following after practice at the team’s training facility in El Esgundo…
Q. (On Anze Kopitar.)
BROWN: I said this about Kopy the other day, he’s a hockey player. He does all the right things at the right time. [...]