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Thursday Quotes: Anze Kopitar and Marian Gaborik

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Earlier today we posted thoughts from Drew Doughty at the Kings training facility. Now, here is what Anze Kopitar and Marian Gaborik had to share, as they look ahead to Friday’s Game 6 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks…
Q. On trying to close out the series.
GABORIK: Yeah, I mean, you want to close it out. Of course, […]

Kopitar and Williams all business after taking 3-1 series lead

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Following the Kings 5-2 win in Game 4, giving them a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Blackhawks, here’s what Justin Williams and Anze Kopitar had to share…
Q. Justin, having been in their position, in a hole, does that help you maybe know how to deal with this position?

JUSTIN WILLIAMS: We just know we don’t […]

Anze Kopitar on Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews

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Comments from Kings center Anze Kopitar after Monday’s morning skate, specifically talking about Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews…
On if he came into the series with a renewed commitment – or plan on how – to shutdown Toews:
“Yeah, I had a pretty good idea that we were going to play against each other a lot and we […]

WCF Post-Game 2: Quotes from Carter, Kopitar, Pearson and Quick

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Post-game quotes from the Kings players following their 6-2 over the Blackhawks in Chicago on Wednesday night…
Q. Jeff, the goal you got late in the second period, from a psychological standpoint, how important is that?
CARTER: It was a huge goal for us. To be honest with you, I thought we were a little flat heading […]

Saturday night – Brown and Kopitar quotes from Chicago

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Comments from the LA Kings upon arriving in Chicago Saturday night…
Q.  Dustin, does it matter that it’s this team waiting for you tomorrow?
DUSTIN BROWN:  I don’t think going into the playoffs you’re looking forward or you have a team you want to play.  It’s just kind of how it works out.  Generally the best […]

Game 7: Anze Kopitar after Kings eliminate Ducks

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Anze Kopitar post-game comments…
On what makes the team so confident in Game 7:

“…A sense of comfort, too, even though we got obviously down in the first series and being down in this series, too. We play our best hockey when our backs are against the wall. We’ll get to enjoy this one tonight and start […]

Game 5: Gaborik, Kopitar, Sutter talk loss to Ducks

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Quotes from the Kings locker room following their 4-3 loss to the Ducks in Game 5…
Anze Kopitar on facing elimination:
“Now we have to go home and win a home game. That’s the bottom line. There is no secret to it. We want to come back here and give us a chance.”
Kopitar on giveaways:
“We didn’t manage […]

Anze Kopitar quotes after Kings Game 4 loss to Ducks rookie

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After taking the first two games in Anaheim, the Kings returned home for Games 3 and 4 and now find themselves tied 2-2 in their second round match-up vs. the Ducks. Prior to Saturday night, Kings center Anze Kopitar had recorded at least one point in every playoff game this season and was looking to […]

Pre-Game 2: Darryl Sutter on Kopitar-Getzlaf, plus Doughty

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Quotes from Kings coach Darryl Sutter following the team’s morning skate in Anaheim, in advance of Game 2 later tonight vs. the Ducks…
Will having two days before Game 3 allow him to increase the minutes Drew Doughty:
“Well, you play 30-plus minutes because you play overtime. Drew, if you’re just talking about the specific player, he plays 26 minutes, so […]

Game 1 Morning Report: Kopitar on Greene, the Ducks, and Brown

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The Kings opted not to take a morning skate today, largely due to the 5pm start for Game 1. However, Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar, and coach Darryl Sutter were made available to the media. Brown’s quotes have already been posted here. Below are thoughts from Kopitar…
On the time off between the first and second round […]