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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 […]

Kings-Ducks Primers: Comments from Brown, Doughty, Kopitar

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Following the Kings practice at their training facility in El Segundo on Friday morning, several players spoke about what to expect in their Round 2 match-up with the Anaheim Ducks. Below are comments from captain Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Jake Muzzin, and coach Darryl Sutter. Among the various topics discussed are travel advantages, […]

Game 6: Quotes from Kings locker room – including Sutter and Kopitar

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Post-game quotes following the Kings 4-1 win in Game 6 vs. San Jose…
Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter on the game:
“I think the momentum started during the penalty kill in the second period. It was the strong part of the game…it was a big swing in the game.”
Sutter on the series:
“I think we were able to […]

Game 6 Morning Stake: Dustin Brown on chit chat, Kopitar and confidence

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Quick comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown following morning skate in advance of Game 6 vs. the Sharks at Staples Center…
On the play where he set up Kopitar in Game 5:
“I bobbled the puck a bit. By the time I corralled it, and had my head up, there wasn’t really much to shoot at. Just […]

Game 5: Doughty and Kopitar ready for more work ahead

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More post-game quotes from the Kings locker room following their 3-0 win in Game 5…
Drew Doughty on if win makes series less daunting:

“Not at all. If anything it feels more daunting. We came this far to get two and now we need to get two more. We take it one at a time and that […]