West Coast Bias on NHL Radio – McKenzie, Nickson and Roenick

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Bob McKenzie, Nick Nickson and Jeremy Roenick guest on West Coast Bias.
Even with only two games on the schedule, there was still plenty to talk about around the NHL on Sunday night. West Coast Bias was back on the NHL Network Radio airwaves for more than two hours and we had three special guests to [...]

Kopitar on extra pressure with Carter out

Kopitar Kings 2013

On Jeff Carter going on injured reserve:
“It’s definitely tough to see when a player goes down, regardless of who he is. With Jeff, the guy going down is definitely a loss for us, but that’s the way it is. We are going to have to find a way to score goals and put up points [...]

Colin Fraser on Carter, Toffoli, Vey changes

Colin Fraser LA Kings Jan 2013 MayorsManor

On Tyler Toffoli and Linden Vey coming up while Jeff Carter goes on the injured list:
“Obviously Carts is a big loss, but hopefully it’s not for very long. Personally, I didn’t even know until I came into the rink today, it’s one of those surprises, I guess for me anyways. Tyler’s been here, obviously played [...]

Coach Darryl Sutter not talking injuries after Kings practice

Sutter practice

On the loss of Jeff Carter and the impact it will have on the team:
“I didn’t know we lost him.”
On his injury:
“There are several guys injured.”
On what play Carter was hurt on:
“I don’t know what you’re talking about, where did you get your info from? It’s somebody in the organization that told you, where you [...]

Kopitar on Toffoli and Vey call-ups with Carter out injured

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In a story reported earlier on MayorsManor, the Kings are in the process of making a series of roster moves – including putting Jeff Carter on the injured list, then calling up both Tyler Toffoli and Linden Vey from Manchester.
Following the team’s practice this morning in El Segundo, here’s what Anze Kopitar had to say about things…
On [...]

LA Kings recall two players, make a pair of other roster changes

Vey Toffoli LA Kings 2013

With an offense that continues to provide less than consistent scoring, it was only a matter of time until a move had to be made in Los Angeles. As we first discussed when NHL team’s had to submit their initial rosters to the league office, coach Darryl Sutter was going to carry eight defenseman until [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Coyotes at Kings

TSN Radio

As part of tonight’s coverage of the Kings-Coyotes game in Phoenix, I once again joined Matthew Ross and the guys on TSN radio in Montreal for some Western Conference hockey discussion. During the guest spot we discussed a laundry list of topics, including – Darryl Sutter, Jonathan Quick vs Ben Scrivens vs Jonathan Bernier, line [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Kings, Oilers, roster moves

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Prior to tonight’s Edmonton Oilers vs LA Kings game, I once again joined Jason Strudwick on TSN Radio to preview the Pacific Division match-up and break down several key issues.   We talked about Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Daniel Carcillo, Kyle Clifford, Matt Frattin, Darryl Sutter, trade rumors and much more. Give it a listen and [...]

Kings locker room quotes after def Ottawa 4-3 in OT

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-Darryl Sutter on playing 5-on-5 and not getting a lot of scoring chances:
“We drew penalties that allowed us to score goals 5-on-5, so you know I’m not too caught up in that. We scored enough goals to win every game.”
-Sutter on Dustin Brown’s physicality:
“The first goal he scored, isn’t that being physical? He comes out [...]

Jeff Carter instant quotes after Kings 4-3 OT win

Carter after Keith hit MayorsManor Kings

On the first period:
“We got our power play rolling pretty good in the first there. A couple quick ones to give us a little bit of cushion. I think we maybe sat back a little bit in the back end a little bit. You’re not always going to be pretty. We stuck with it, and [...]