What will Sutter say? Comments after 3-0 win over Wild

Paced by two goals from Justin Williams – giving him markers in five straight games – and another tally from Jeff Carter, the Kings picked up a small piece of redemption when shuting out the visiting Minnesota Wild.  Following the action on the ice, here’s what coach Darryl Sutter had to share…
– On Robyn Regehr’s contribution tonight: ”He’s a […]

What will Sutter say? Classic comments after 3-2 win in Dallas

Following the Kings 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars, here’s what coach Darryl Sutter had to share…
– On Brad Richardson: “Gave us some energy and some speed…He and I have a good relationship and I feel bad not playing him. He’s a guy who can play anywhere in your line-up and it’s been hard for him.”
– […]

Bernier talks lucky seven and growing rivalry with Coyotes

Jonathan Bernier‘s stats are starting to enter some rarefied air. After a 3-2 win over the Coyotes on Tuesday night he’s improved his record to 7-0 in games he’s started this season.
During that stretch his goal against average is just 1.63 and his overall GAA of 1.94 is fourth best in the NHL.
It wasn’t an […]

Fill In The Blank: Feedback from back-to-back wins by Kings

It’s time for more input from the readers.
For the first time since December 2008, the Kings played back-to-back home games on Monday and Tuesday.
The first contest featured a boring 40 minutes, where the Kings were limited to just six shots on goal, but began the third period with a 1-0 lead. Then came an offensive explosion […]

What will Sutter say? Post-game thoughts after Kings def Blues 6-4

Comments from coach Darryl Sutter’s post-game presser, following Kings 6-4 win over the Blues…
– On the last time he was part of a comeback like that: “Oh, I bet I did it in midget or something like that.”
– On where the team found the energy for the third period coming off a game last night: […]

Bernier likely going again Tuesday, wishes he had shutout Monday

As expected, there wasn’t much activity at the Kings training facility this morning. After practicing Sunday and playing on Monday night against the Predators, the skate was optional for most players. The usual cast of characters (i.e. non-starts) were present, of course. However, the most interesting tidbit is that it looks like goaltender Jonathan Quick […]

Back to school for Keaton Ellerby – new friends and homework included

Defenseman Keaton Ellerby had played nine games this season with the Florida Panthers when the Kings acquired him. Since then, he’s played nine games with his new club and is slowly starting to settle in.
From Dean Lombardi saying his coaching staff needed to give him a foundation, to coach Darryl Sutter reminding everybody Ellerby is still […]

Fill in the Blank: Gm18 – readers react to Kings 2-1 win over Red Wings

It’s time for more input from the readers.
After coming out of the gates extremely slow on Wednesday night, the Kings trailed 1-0 when a fluky goal somehow made it past Jonathan Bernier – something he was still having trouble explaining after the game. Like they did on Monday against the Ducks though, the home team came out […]

Jonathan Bernier – ‘Quicky is our number one, I’m not’

Jonathan Quick did almost enough to beat the Red Wings in Detroit two weeks ago. He stopped 28 of 31 shots and didn’t allow a goal for nearly the last 45 minutes of regulation. But, moments after the Kings won a face off in the final seconds of the third period, the puck slipped between […]

Anze Kopitar on his half-a-Forsberg goal vs the Red Wings

Post-game comments from Anze Kopitar following the Kings 2-1 win over Detroit…
– On if the Kings stole a win tonight: “It was a little bit of a case of, the game in Detroit, where we out played them and you know, didn’t get the result. Maybe that was the case tonight, but it doesn’t matter […]