Game 6 Morning Skate: LA Kings Quotes

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Comments from the Kings locker room following morning skate at Staples Center, in advance of Game 6 vs. the Anaheim Ducks later today…
Drew Doughty on the biggest change in their game since San Jose:
“I think that we’ve just gone back to the way LA Kings play. We just wanted to score goals. We just wanted [...]

Game 5: Dustin Brown has a simple recipe for Game 6

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Kings captain Dustin Brown had the following to share after LA’s 4-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks in Game 5…
On the giveaways:
“It’s just a mental thing. When we get pressured in the giveaways, that’s one thing, but when we’re giving the puck up and we’re not under heavy pressure. we have to eliminate those.”
On the [...]

Pre-Game 5: Comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown

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Comments from Kings captain Dustin Brown following the team’s morning skate at the Honda Center, in advance of Game 5 vs. the Anaheim Ducks…

Suggested line changes for the Kings were posted here earlier today.
Also, morning skate quotes from Kings defenseman Drew Doughty were posted here.
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OPINION: Time for the LA Kings to use this lineup

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In something that has become a little bit of a joke – call it a weird coincidence, who knows – over the past two seasons, after making suggestions for the Kings line-up, Darryl Sutter has magically used them the next game.
Case in point, when the Kings were trailing in the San Jose series, I posted [...]

Dustin Brown quotes after Game 4

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Quotes from LA Kings captain Dustin Brown following the team’s 2-0 loss to the visiting Anaheim Ducks in Game 4…
On falling behind early:
“I don’t think you ever want to start down 1-0, let alone 2-0. We can’t give up that type of goal. I know it’s a power play goal, but you say you have [...]

Drew Doughty – ‘We couldn’t hear their fans here’

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Commnets Kings defenseman Drew Doughty in advance of tonight’s Game 4 vs. the Anaheim Ducks…

Bonus quotes from Kings captain Dustin Brown…

By The Numbers: Kings and Ducks Through 2 Games

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In advance of Game 3 between the Kings and Ducks tonight in Los Angeles, let’s take a look at how the numbers stack up through the opening two games in their second round match-up…
Kings vs Ducks stats:
Player       Goals     Assists   Points
Gaborik       3              1               4
Kopitar        0             4               4
Martinez     2              0               2
King             1              0               1
Richards     0              1               1
Doughty      0              1               1
Brown         0              1               1
Toffoli         0              1               1
Pearson      0              1               1
Williams     0              1               1
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Dustin Brown – ‘We have the best goalie in the world’

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Comments from Dustin Brown after the Kings 3-1 win in Game 2 vs. the Ducks on Monday night…
Dustin Brown on Quick:
“We’re lucky to have Jonathan Quick in our goal. He makes big saves for us at key times and allows us to kind of squeak one out [in] the end.”
Brown on being 2-0 in series:
“It’s [...]

Game 2: Quick and Sutter talk Game 2 win in Anaheim

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First batch of post-game quotes from the Kings locker room after LA’s 3-1 win in Game 2 on Monday night…
Jonathan Quick on the win:
“We’re trying to get ready to win a game in a couple days here. That’s what we’re focused on. They’ve got a great team. We have a lot to prepare for to [...]

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 [...]