Game 2: Key Odds for Kings at Coyotes

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On Wednesday, along with all the other Opening Night festivities, we debuted a new series here on MayorsManor, where we passed along a few odds on several interesting tidbits that we thought may or may not take place in the game between the Kings and Sharks. In addition to five odds we supplied regarding the [...]

Lombardi explains his sit down meeting with Doughty after Game 1

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In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, New York Rangers Chris Kreider caught Kings defenseman Drew Doughty in the face with the butt-end of his stick. Obviously, Doughty wasn’t happy about it. However, the way he responded to teammate Jeff Carter on the bench was even more a concern for GM Dean Lombardi.
Thus, the [...]

Who’s right, Jeff Carter or Kyle Clifford?

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Comments from LA Kings forwards Jeff Carter and Kyle Clifford during media availability on Thursday afternoon…
Q. Jeff, what is the big difference between this team and the team that won the Cup?
CARTER: Not a lot. I mean, we made it a little more difficult on ourselves this year. We’ve had to really dig down and [...]

Thursday: Brown and Kopitar spend off-day talking about teammates

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Comments from LA Kings forwards Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar during media availability on Thursday afternoon…
Q. You’ve turned over half of your top six forwards. Can both of you speak about what the additions of Gaborik and Carter has meant to this team.
KOPITAR: Well, they’ve obviously stepped up in a big way for us. I [...]

MEDIA DAY: Interviews with Pearson, Carter, and Toffoli

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As part of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final Media Day in Los Angeles, here are comments from Kings forwards Tanner Pearson, Jeff Carter, and Tyler Toffoli…

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Carter and Lewis with plenty to say after landing in Chicago

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Upon landing in Chicago on Tuesday, Kings forwards Jeff Carter and Trevor Lewis shared the following thoughts…
Q. Your screen you had on the goal, that’s an example that you are out-smarting the Blackhawks, playing a smarter game. Do you feel that way, that your hockey IQ is ruling the series at this point?
CARTER: I think [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Game 2 Postgame: Stoll and Doughty quotes, plus Carter stats

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Trailing 2-1 after 40 minutes didn’t seem to bother the Kings on Wednesday night. They stormed back for a big third period in Chicago, ultimately winning 6-2, tying the series 1-1. Now comes two more days off, before the Western Conference Final resumes in Los Angeles on Saturday night.
To begin our Game 2 post-game wrap-up, [...]

Monday Musings: Carter and Stoll comments from Chicago

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Following the Kings practice in Chicago on Monday several players were made available to the media. Here’s what Jarret Stoll and Jeff Carter had to share…
Q. Talk about playing from behind in a series.
STOLL: Yeah, you don’t want to get in that position, but we have a couple times. Obviously we’re in it now. You [...]